Founder

Sarai has worked as a mentor for, founded and directed girls’ groups and coming of age based programs individually and for organizations such as the ALEPH Kallah, Wilderness Torah, Wild Earth and the Vermont Wilderness School.

Operations Director

Kathren believes we can transform ourselves and our world by connecting with our body’s wisdom, earth wisdom, and the healing power of nature. As a young adult, she learned the ropes of environmental education at the YMCA of the Rockies, where she led group hikes and taught at their summer…

Program Director Michelle with child and dog in outdoor setting
Program Director

Michelle is a first generation descendent of Chinese immigrant parents. She grew up in the dense suburbs of Los Angeles, CA and has made it her life’s work breaking down social barriers and supporting young people through intergenerational and life-long learning, leadership opportunities, and connections to wilderness. She is fascinated…

Program Manager

Ursula is most at home in the water. She was born and raised in the beautiful land of the Bay Area, Ohlone Territory, and loves to wander the wild lands surrounding the city.

Closeup portrait of guide Martha with mushrooms
Program Manager, Guide

Martha is a nature guide, forager, herbal-medicine and natural dye hobbyist, regenerative garden educator, wilderness trip leader, and certified California Naturalist.

Photo of Guide and Program Coordinator Natasha
Program Coordinator, Guide

Natasha (or Nosh) is a lover of story, water, play, and sun. As a mixed-heritage Filipina-American, Natasha inhabits multiple realities and prioritizes the nuance of intersectional realities. She was born and raised here, on unceded Ohlone land.  She loves this colonized land and is highly motivated by a desire to…