Paulina Retamales, Edmonton & Area Wild Child Projects Coordinator

“You teach me, I forget. You show me, I remember. You involve me, I understand.”
― Edward O. Wilson

Paulina Retamales is the Edmonton & Area Wild Child Project Coordinator. She has a Bachelor’s in Education degree from her hometown, Chile, and a Master’s in Recreation & Leisure studies from University of Alberta. She is an outdoor educator and trained Master Naturalist, with strong environmental ethos and extensive experience working with children, youth and adults. Paulina has taught outdoor education courses for the past 10 years and feels passionate about connecting children to natural areas and encouraging others to be active participants of the outdoors. She is a proud mother of two children and enjoys spending time with them in the river valley, exploring nature and exposing her children to nature to help them promote their awareness and importance of resource conservation.

Paulina feels proud to be apart of this amazing Wild child program and she cant wait to share nature experiences with children, families and friends in the community.