Patty Kolesnichenko – “Batty Patty” Member Feature
Patty has worked as an environmental educator for over 20 years. She has taught at the Outdoor Education at the Boyne River Natural Science School, the Nor West Outdoor Centre in Ontario and St Patrick High school’s Outdoor Program in Yellowknife. Patty has also run her own adventure tourism and education business “Wolfsong Adventures” in the Northwest Territories. Patty is in her element when teaching outdoor education and enjoys helping young people find meaningful connections to their natural environment. Since moving to BC she can be found In the Cranbrook & Kimberley area wearing one of 3 educator hats full of wildness!
With Wild Voices for Kids Patty teaches the “All About Bats” program, hence the renown as “Batty Patty”, which is booked through the CBEEN website.
- For Wildsight Patty can be found in their “Education in the Wild” programs;
- Patty is also an educator with Mainstreams for their Creek Science program
- Note: Creek Science is booked through Mainstreams but if bussing is required CBEEN will cover costs but a booking must also be created in the Wild Voices system.
In any capacity she is much loved by her students and her approach to working with students is appreciated by teachers.