Haley Kurtz- Board Member
About: Haley is one of the original founders of Conscious Minds Camp, and continues to be a central organizer in the co-op team. She has a certificate in permaculture design and in earth activist training; she enjoys sharing her growing knowledge of edible and medicinal plants, land mapping, and all things wild crafting, having experience leading groups in nature programming since a teenager. She also has a diploma in Behavioral Science, and works with young people with differing abilities, including autism, to do ABA therapy and non-violent crisis intervention. Haley was invited to be part of the CMC incubator team 8 years ago, and since then has played an important role in the Conscious Minds community, from storing camp supplies, to being an anchor for other members.
Haley enjoys hanging out with her dog, Maverick, and the fish and herbs in her home aquaponics systems.
Contact: Instagram @hailsbails.m.c.grails
Eryn Limson- Organizing Member
About: Eryn is a multifaceted artist who is passionate about creating art/Content using different mediums. She has experience in websites, social media, photography, videography, some editing softwares (premiere pro, Lightroom, Canva, DaVinci resolve..) and she is not afraid to explore other tools to create.
Contact: Instagram @eryn.scape
Caitlin Asmunt- Board Member
About: Caitlin has always had a passion for animals and Environmental Justice, and thusly trained as a Veterinary Technician in small animal practice with the hopes of possibly moving further with it into wildlife and/or companion animal Rehabilitation. She has been doing community work since high school, and found Conscious Minds through a mutual friend after taking a Solidarity trip to Nicaragua with her school in Grade 11. She has stuck with Conscious Minds ever since, going from a yearly camper, to coordinating and organizing camp, and once CMC became incorporated as a Co-operative, was voted onto the Board of Directors.
Some of her other passions include crocheting, digital art, and poetry/Spoken word.
Contact: Instagram @cryskitart
Samantha Lam- Organizing Member
About: Samantha is a recent graduate of the collaborative George Brown Early Childhood Education Diploma/Ryerson University Bachelor of Arts Early Childhood Studies program and has a minor in Sociology. She currently works as a supply registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE), and some of her passions include education, holistic health, and reading. Samantha will be pursuing her Bachelors of Education degree at York University starting September 2021.
Contact: You can find here here: https://slam11079.wixsite.com/education
Sierra Gogol- Board Member
About: Sierra’s lifelong passions are creating art, telling stories, and learning about our natural world: she loves to read, and learn how to live resiliently and holistically. Sierra was connected to organizing members of Conscious Minds after participating in a North-South Solidarity project in high school. She proceeded to return each year, first as a camper, then as part of the organizing team, becoming a co-op member and eventually being voted onto the Board of Directors.
She is occasionally available for art commissions.
Contact: Instagram @la_loutre_deau