GOS Adult Staff are some of the best role models we can find. GOS staff are adults who are are nature connected and living examples of what we want to see in our young people. They are teachers, parents, naturalists, hydro-geologists, forest school practitioners, activists, community organizers, musicians, artists, students, writers, hunters, storytellers, farmers, camp directors, social workers, personal support workers.
Here, the work of mentorship is to listen to stories. To ask questions, and share in curiosity. They keep an eye, and make sure that kids lost in wonder, or focus, are still safe. They bring songs and stories that teach.
Like Coyote - always around, but not front and center - these professionals are called Coyote Mentors.