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Patty Kolesnichenko

Patty Kolesnichenko


Wildsight Regional

Patty Kolesnichenko has worked for over 20 years teaching Outdoor Education to individuals of all ages. Her background includes a Degree in Education with a specialization in Physical Education and Science from York University in Toronto. She has taught at the Boyne River Natural Science School, the Nor West Outdoor Centre in Ontario and started St Patrick High school’s Outdoor Program in Yellowknife. Patty has also run her own business “Wolfsong Adventures” in the Northwest Territories, specializing in Outdoor adventure tourism, consulting and education. Patty enjoys spending time with her family hiking, skiing, canoeing and exploring many of the wild places in BC and beyond.

Patty is in her element when teaching outdoor education and enjoys helping young people find meaningful connections to their natural environment.

Patty's work

Fall Program Requests are now closed. Spring Program intake begins March 15th. Classroom With Outdoors offers B.C.-curriculum-based outdoor education to promote healthy… Read More 
What a great way to deepen the love primary students have for the outdoors. Winter Wonder programs are outdoor, winter ecology field studies — real experiences — that take primary classes outside to learn something new. Read More 
Applications for fall programs are now closed. Spring program intake opens March 15th, 2024 EcoStewards offers an excellent opportunity to showcase how environmental education can… Read More 
"Water is our most precious resource. Everyone in the Basin should know where their water comes from, where it goes after they use it, and… Read More 
  In Beyond Recycling, grade 5 and 6 students embark on a rich 24-week investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and… Read More