Kendra Ormerod

Year Started at Paul Smith’s: 2014
Department: Environment & Society
Program: Recreation, Adventure Education, Leisure Management Faculty
Roles: Instructor; Department Program Coordinator; NOLS PSC Outdoor Leadership Semester Coordinator

Academic Background & Certifications

MPS, Environmental Interpretation, SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry
BA, Sociology, Houghton College
American Canoe Association Level 1, Level 2 Canoe Solo & Tandem Instructor; Level 1 Kayak Instructor
Certified Interpretive Trainer, National Association for Interpretation
Wilderness First Responder & CPR
NOLS Risk Management
New York State Licensed Guide


Environmental interpretation & education
Managing visitors at public lands and waters through education and development of a stewardship ethic
Expedition planning and guiding
Adirondack natural history
Connecting people to nature and science through art

Courses Taught

NOLS PSC Outdoor Leadership Semester Coordinator
REC 105 Recreation & Leisure in the US
REC 133 Environmental Education
REC 220 Outdoor Recreation Leadership
REC 240 Outdoor Education Program Design and Planning
REC 320 Sustainable Nature-Based Tourism
REC 361 Recreation Practicum
REC 399 Certified Interpretive Guide Course through NAI
REC 499 NOLS Leadership Final Practicum
REC 440 Recreation Theory and Practice Capstone

COM 201 Interpersonal Communications
HUM 400 Nature And Art
SOC 461/462 Capstone Planning and Project


Contact »
Freer Hall 217
(518) 327-6335