Our Guides

Aidan Linscott (Drake) College: Architecture, Art, and Planning!
Major: Urban and Regional Studies
Hometown: Mill Valley, CA (San Francisco)
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, canoeing, skiing, backpacking, occasionally eating dirt
Fun Fact: I build guitars?
Alex Campbell-Diehl College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: major: ILR minor: law
Hometown: Bedford, NH
Favorite Outdoor Activity: skiing, hiking, adventure with my dogs (@dogsofnh on instagram)
Fun Fact: During the holiday season, Walt Disney World Resort has 1,500 Christmas trees on display!
Alex Siskovic College: Engineering!
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Novelty, OH
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, running, and eating.
Fun Fact: I was a synchronized ice skater in a previous life! 
Amelia Sugianto College: Engineering!
Major: Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Great Falls, VA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running, rock climbing, leaf collecting
Fun Fact: I am slightly allergic to dairy but my go-getter attitude has never let that stop me.
Amy Shen College: Engineering!
Major: Environmental Engineering
Hometown: Newton, MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: climbing things, frisbee, running around barefoot, chilling in the sun
Fun Fact: The sounds of the word "crisp" moves from the back of your mouth to the front
Ana Moura-Cook College: Engineering!
Major: Civil Engineering major, Architecture minor
Hometown: West Newbury, MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, skiing, running, camping, fishing, and contemplating the universe by a campfire.
Fun Fact: I once kayaked across a glacial lake in Norway and then hiked part of the glacier. It was wicked cool, in both meanings of the word.
Anna Lifsec College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: Industrial and Labor Relations
Hometown: New York City
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Mountain biking, running, endurance horse back riding
Fun Fact: I've worked at a horse rescue farm for most of my life!
Anastasja Moynihan College: Human Ecology!
Major: Global and Public Health Sciences
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: General adventuring, exploring, and outdoor tomfoolery
Fun Fact: "Ze who leaves a trail of sparkles will never be lost." - an old Odyssey proverb
Andrew Tsakiris College: Engineering!
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Acton, Mass
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Cooking, fording rivers, stargazing
Fun Fact: I taught myself to juggle!
Anthony Ricketts College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Major in Economics with Minors in English and Law & Society
Hometown: All over the US!
Favorite Outdoor Activity: I'm a huge fan of all outdoor games and sports which involve running.
Fun Fact: I study the germanic longsword.
Anya Sherman College: Engineering!
Major: Environmental engineering
Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ
Favorite Outdoor Activity: backpacking, rock climbing, kayaking, running
Fun Fact: I tried to rent a llama for a fake club but got declined by too many local llama farms so I got a rabbit and named her llama instead
Arielle Anderer College: Engineering!
Major: Operations Research Major with an English minor
Hometown: West Philadelphia (suburbs) born nd raised
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Canoe(dl)ing!! & eating/cooking food & watching sunrises
Fun Fact: I loooOOooove ice cream am trying to visit every ice cream place close to Ithaca! Currently have most of the ones within an hour drive but if you want to ~adventure~ to one hmu!
Arjun Lev Pillai Hausner College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Major: Environmental and Sustainability Sciences Minor: Marine Biology
Hometown: I grew up in Cambodia, Kazakhstan and India
Favorite Outdoor Activity: I love hiking, canoeing, hammocking, and climbing trees!
Fun Fact: Coccolithophores are my favorite phytoplankton
Bonnie Powell College: Engineering!
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, bicycle touring, swimming, skiing, rock climbing, dancing outside
Fun Fact: I have seen a rocket launch into the Northern Lights in Fairbanks, Alaska!
Caleb Berman College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Physics
Hometown: NYC
Favorite Outdoor Activity: If I can't SCUBA then what's this all been about?
Fun Fact: still sad over the death of vine rip
Cat Davis College: Engineering!
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Hometown: Naples, FL
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, camping, SCUBA diving, rock climbing
Fun Fact: The center of our galaxy, the Milky Way, smells like raspberries and tastes like rum. On a less exciting note, I was born without any wisdom teeth.
Cecilia Martindale College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Psychology!
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Favorite Outdoor Activity: the Sun
Fun Fact: I've actually never been in a car before (I've been in vans though)!
Chris Draikiwicz College: Engineering!
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Warren, NJ
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Cliff Jumping! I also love hiking and hanging out with friends by the water.
Fun Fact: I am a member of the Mars Rover engineering project teams. We build a Rover every year which competes in the desert sands of Utah, terrain as close to Mars as it gets!
Chris Welker College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Psychology/Neuroscience
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running and backpacking!
Fun Fact: The average person will consume 10,866 carrots in a lifetime.
Claire Hacker College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Biological Sciences (marine biology concentration)
Hometown: Cottage Grove, WI
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking up tall things, kayaking, admiring nature
Fun Fact: Cats
Claire Jones College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Biology, with a concentration in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Hometown: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running, climbing rocks and/or trees, backpacking, bird watching, cooking and eating good food
Fun Fact: Eastern screech owls (like the one in this picture) often carry live blind snakes home to their nests full of chicks. The snakes live in the bottom of the tree cavity where the owls nest and eat bugs that otherwise would have parasitized the chicks. It's like Guardians of Ga'Hoole but it's real life!!!!
Claire Liu College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Propaganda and Persuasion
Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: eating Jesse Taylor's backcountry cooking
Fun Fact: I have double jointed big toes :-----D
Claire Walton College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: History
Hometown: Pleasant Hill, California
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, biking, and backpacking!!!
Fun Fact: I was once in a helicopter when the door flew open! When we landed the pilot said, “That’s a first!”
Connor Smith College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Contemplating why I decided to go outside.
Fun Fact: Danny Hart is an absolute legend! youtube.com/watch?v=EqYgAX6D43Q
Cora Peterson College: Engineering!
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Bellingham, WA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Bike adventures when you don't have a specific route planned.
Fun Fact: My roommate and I meow at eachother
Dara "Can't Say Can't" Canchester College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Communism
Hometown: Chicago or someplace nearby
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Communism, but outdoors
Fun Fact: I train show dogs! My terrier "Blackwood" won third place in the Westminster Dog Show
David Marchena College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Statistics and Computer Science
Hometown: New Hartford, Connecticut
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock climbing, skiing, backpacking, tree running
Fun Fact: One of my great-great-grandfathers was the president of Costa Rica in the early 1900s - twice
David Miron College: Engineering!
Major: Electrical Engineering
Hometown: Philadelphia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backcountry Cooking!
Fun Fact: once wrestled a lion
Deepa Saharia College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: International and Comparative Labor, Development Studies
Hometown: Queens, New York
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running in the woods in early fall when the leaves are half orange and half on the ground, especially right after it rains​
Fun Fact: Green peas are the enemy... they just don't know it yet....
Doug Spivak College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: Industrial and Labor Relations / Minors: French & Business
Hometown: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Skiing, hiking, backpacking, running, & catching Pokémon
Fun Fact: I have a strong passion for Sriracha
Eliza Hering College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Art History
Hometown: Landenberg, PA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Skiing or hiking!!
Fun Fact: Rabbits love licorice!!
Elizabeth Yardley College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: Sellersville, PA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock climbing, hiking, swimming, canoeing, hammocking, running, and backpacking
Fun Fact: I really want to dye my hair purple.
Ella Ackerman College: Architecture, Art, and Planning!
Major: Urban planning
Hometown: Granby, CT
Favorite Outdoor Activity: skiing, hiking, gardening, kayaking, and eating blueberries
Fun Fact: I've had two pet turtles and they both ran away
Ellie Leape College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Environmental Studies
Hometown: Washington, DC
Favorite Outdoor Activity: canoeing, hiking, running, making s'mores
Fun Fact: I used to think leap days were named after me...turns out they're not
Emma Badini College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
Hometown: New York, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, hiking, canoeing, swimming, skiing, running, tree-climbing, hammocking, anything and everything :)
Fun Fact: My roommate and I really wanna get a pet skunk :)
Emma Jelliffe College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Biological Sciences, possibly Biology and Society
Hometown: Stamford, CT
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Swimming after a long summer time hike, especially in Lake George, NY!
Fun Fact: My favorite flavor or M&M's is brown
Emma Namelelani Birch College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: Ventura, California
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, Backpacking, Swimming, Snorkeling, & Searching for Sea Glass :)
Fun Fact: Future space veterinarian ;D
Emma Renner College: Engineering!
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Round Hill, VA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: kayaking! cooking! eating! hiking! swimming! running! watching sunsets! smiling!
Fun Fact: Once I went viral on Twitter
Emma Runge College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: I am planning to double major in government and mathematics
Hometown: Catonsville, Maryland
Favorite Outdoor Activity: I love traveling, hiking, backpacking, paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking and exploring the outdoors!
Fun Fact: I had a hamster named Woodrow Wilson
Emma Stowe College: Engineering!
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Blacksburg, Virginia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, hiking, running, biking, rock climbing, and swimming in pretty lakes!
Fun Fact: One time I had to carry my poop on my back while I was backpacking.
Emery Bergmann College: Architecture, Art, and Planning!
Major: Fine arts
Hometown: Montclair Nj
Favorite Outdoor Activity: swimming in lakes and hikin mountains, all that good stuff
Fun Fact: One time I walked Hugh Jackman's dog
Emily Wood College: Engineering!
Major: Materials Science & Engineering
Hometown: Hockessin, DE
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking & Hammocking
Fun Fact: I've always wanted to buy one of those grocery divider things, but every time the cashier just puts it back.
Ernest Bethe IV College: Human Ecology!
Major: Human Biology, Health and Society, with (proposed) acceptance into the Didactice Program in Dietetics and a (proposed) minor in Linguistics.
Hometown: I was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, but I have lived in Jakarta, Indonesia almost my whole life.
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rugby!
Fun Fact: “According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyways. Because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.”
Francis Ledesma College: Engineering!
Major: Chemical Engineering, Minor in Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Clifton, NJ
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hammocking (yes it's a word), hiking, and exploring new places!
Fun Fact: I wear size 17 shoes!
Gabriel Green College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Plant Science
Hometown: Commack, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Swimming in large bodies of water
Fun Fact: I just found out I have a sister in Costa Rica. I haven't met her but she sent me exfoliating cream.
Gabe Cappetta College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Plant Sciences
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking/foraging
Fun Fact: I like to sew!
Gabriella Lifsec College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: ILR, with a minor in Law & Society
Hometown: New York City, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
Fun Fact: I broke my front tooth doing a flip off of a poolside and again on a really hard bagel a few years later, so now its mostly fake!
Gillian Catano College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
Hometown: Eagan, MN
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Canoeing, hiking, and any and all camping
Fun Fact: I used to dance for a professional ballet company!
Gillian Cowley College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Double majoring in Development Sociology, and Biology and Society, concentrating in environmental conservation
Hometown: New York City
Favorite Outdoor Activity: I love hiking, taking naps in hammocks, canoeing, and going on new adventures!
Fun Fact: I'm a member of the Women's Varsity Polo Team and I would really love to have a pet sheep or goat
Graham Wilcox College: Engineering!
Major: Engineering Physics
Hometown: Vestal, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Climbing trees high enough that they sway a lil in the wind and then sitting there long enough to forget that I'm in a tree.
Fun Fact: I spelled my own name wrong on the library card I signed when I was four. I did not notice for over a decade. I still use the card.
Hanna Arfine College: Engineering!
Major: Major: Information Science, Systems, and Technology; Minor: Computing in the Arts
Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
Favorite Outdoor Activity: hiking, backpacking, skiing, swimming, hammocking, road tripping, playing with dogs
Fun Fact: I am the washed-up ex poster child of my orthodontist 
Hannah Doyle College: Engineering!
Major: Major in Engineering Physics, Computer Science Minor
Hometown: San Mateo, CA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking uphill
Fun Fact: I once carved an ear out of a bar of soap!
Hannah Fuller College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Plant Sciences, minor in FGSS + Inequality Studies
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Favorite Outdoor Activity: hiking, skiing, running, cooking, dancing, sleeping, reading
Fun Fact: spent a whole summer studying moss
Hannah Jang College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: ILR
Hometown: Queens, New York
Favorite Outdoor Activity: running, hiking, jumping waves at beach, playing with my dog
Fun Fact: i have dyed my hair green, blue, maroon, pink, and purple! also, i peaked in high school.
Hannah Simmerman College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: ILR minoring in Global Health and Spanish
Hometown: Leonardtown, Maryland
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, swimming in lakes, kayaking, sleeping outside, and eating outside
Fun Fact: When I was little I sang "Shoo fly, don't bother me" at flies because my parents told me it would keep the flies away from my food. It almost never worked.
Heather Lukas College: Engineering!
Major: Biomedical Engineering Major, Business Minor
Hometown: Vienna, Virginia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, canoeing
Fun Fact: I've scootered down the Slope and lived to tell to the tale.
Isaac Lee College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Biology, Anthropology
Hometown: Westchester, New York
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking
Fun Fact: I am a Tae Kwon Do instructor
Isaac Lello-Smith College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Political Ecology Major, History Minor
Hometown: Northampton, MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Eating, breathing, sleeping, thinking, feeling. I also enjoy rock climbing, canoeing, trail running, and photography.
Fun Fact: "Seek truth from facts." - Deng Xiaoping
Itai Levin College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Chemistry
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running, walking, climbing
Fun Fact: I can almost always correctly guess who's going to be chopped on Food Network's Chopped
Izumi Matsuda College: Engineering!
Major: Undeclared
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Swimming in lakes
Fun Fact: I currently own passports for three countries.
Jack Beautz College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Math?
Hometown: Darnestown, MD
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, strolling, singing
Fun Fact: Is Kokomo real?
Jackie Dean College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental Science
Hometown: Andover, MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock Climbing
Fun Fact: My favorite food is chocolate and if you put peanut butter on it, you basically make your own peanut butter cup!
Jaimie Diamond College: Engineering!
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running
Fun Fact: I was in a Clean & Clear Commercial about my love for science!
Jazz Lugay College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Molecular And Cellular Concentration, and a Music Minor
Hometown: Lagrangeville, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, backpacking, Rock Climbing, swimming in lakes and rivers, singing Big Booty
Fun Fact: I always carry a supply of invisible balls with me. Just gimme a paper bag, we can play catch!
Jeff Miles College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Majoring in statistics, minoring in climate change and environmental and sustainability science
Hometown: A suburb of Cleveland, Ohio
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Trail running, landscape photography, and backpacking!
Fun Fact: Like me, my dog (a vizsla, if you're curious) likes vegetables more than meat!
Jesse Puka-Beals College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Agricultural Sciences with Minor in Soil Science. Concentrate on Sustainability and crop production
Hometown: Lexington MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Walking on grass in rollerblades
Fun Fact: The active ingredient of Aspirin originally came from the bark of white willow trees
Jessie Dobler College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Undecided
Hometown: Castle Pines, Colorado
Favorite Outdoor Activity: White-water rafting, skiing, backpacking and canoeing
Fun Fact: I once spent the better part of an evening locked in a malfunctioning bathroom stall in the basement of a Russian restaurant in Berlin. I was rescued by three restaurant employees and two very concerned French girls. I now carry tools everywhere I go in case I have to take a door off its hinges
John Yoon College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Comparative Literature, German Studies
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, stories, and riddles
Fun Fact: I made eye contact with a bear on my first Odyssey trip!
Josh Kurisko College: Engineering!
Major: Applied & Engineering Physics
Hometown: Chester, NJ
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking and backpacking and minimal gear camping
Fun Fact: Magic is real!
Joshua Sadinsky College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Music, German, Sound Studies
Hometown: Fayetteville, AR
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, canoeing, caving, running, climbing, chillin like a villain
Fun Fact: The funniest moment in my whole life was when I was sitting on a freezing log scraping charcoal brownie off the bottom of a pan and eating it with my GOLD trip. Later I found out that Jeff Miles was really just pranking me!!!
Juli LeBlanc College: Human Ecology!
Major: Design and Environmental Analysis
Hometown: Reading, MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: I love exploring and painting outside.
Fun Fact: I have a job milking sheep on campus!
Julia Burstein College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Government with Global Health minor
Hometown: Montclair, NJ
Favorite Outdoor Activity: swimming, backpacking, running, CAPTURE THE FLAG
Fun Fact: I am Obama's dog
Kaitlin Moore College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Major: Development Sociology / Minors: City and Regional Planning & Law and Society
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, Yoga, Snowboarding, Music Festivals
Fun Fact: I grew up on my family farm where we raise beef cattle. When I was 8 I bottle fed a calf and named her Pepper. Now she still gets excited when I come home to visit her!
Kayla Niccum College: Engineering!
Major: Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Green Bay, WI
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Camping! Spending the day hiking then sitting around a fire is the best!
Fun Fact: I love the winter!
Kaysie Yu College: Engineering!
Major: Information Science, Systems and Technology
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Any and every type of climbing, exploring, stargazing
Fun Fact: I love puffins! The bird AND the cereal!
Keanna Chang College: Human Ecology!
Major: Human biology, health, and society
Hometown: Old Saybrook, CT
Favorite Outdoor Activity: tree climbing, running, hiking, cross country skiing, biking
Fun Fact: I can wiggle my ears independently of each other
Kyra Conroy College: Engineering!
Major: operations research engineering! minor in business
Hometown: naperville IL
Favorite Outdoor Activity: trail running, backpacking, kayaking, spending time with friends in outdoors
Fun Fact: I am known to throw craft parties. I invited 35 people to embroidery last friday night.
Liana Margolese College: Engineering!
Major: Mechanical Engineering with a CS minor
Hometown: Andover, Massachusetts
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock climbing, backpacking, waterskiing, playing with campfires
Fun Fact: In third grade I went on an RV trip around the country and I was homeschooled for two months.
Lindsay Borman College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: International Agriculture and Rural Development
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Sun salutations between flipping whisperlite pancakes
Fun Fact: Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.
Lindsay Brown College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Double Majoring in Plant Sciences & Viticulture and Enology
Hometown: Cooperstown, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Tree Identification!!
Fun Fact: I'll be spending the majority of my summer at the Cornell Orchards!
Mabel Lawrence College: Engineering!
Major: Independent Engineering combining Mechanical Engineering and Theatrical Set Design
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock Climbing, Backpacking, I feel like I might enjoy caving (but who knows)
Fun Fact: Once I got crickets as an ice cream topping.
Margaret Hale College: Engineering!
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Round Hill, VA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Canoeing/water sports/hiking!
Fun Fact: Cow fact to match the cow photo: Elm Farm Ollie was the first cow to fly (or be milked) on an airplane in 1930!
Marguerite Lorenzo College: Engineering!
Major: Environmental Engineering
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Canoeing, cross-country and downhill skiing
Fun Fact: I'm fluent in french!!
Matt Milward College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental and Sustainability Sciences / Development Sociology & Climate Change Minors
Hometown: Boring, OR
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Loitering
Fun Fact: I managed to break and reduce my toe while watching a basketball game. And no, it doesn't work right anymore.
Maya George College: Human Ecology!
Major: Policy Analysis & Management
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking, cross country skiing, napping in the sun.
Fun Fact: I once simultaneously won a dance marathon while spending a day maintaining trails for the SCA
Meghan Hayden College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Biology (Ecology and Evolutionary Bio)
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, Running, Swimming, Skiing, and Picnicking
Fun Fact: I lived by myself in Turkey for a little over a year after I graduated from high school. Now I can read your fortune from coffee grounds!
Melissa Page College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: Victor, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, skiing, scuba diving
Fun Fact: Hákarl, fermented shark is a national Icelandic dish, prepared by burying the fish underground and curing it for 8 months. Most first timers gag due to its high ammonia content and honestly it tastes pretty terrible.
Michael Gingras College: Engineering!
Major: Computer Science Major // InfoSci Minor
Hometown: Groton Massachusetts
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock Climbing // Running
Fun Fact: I co-produced and wrote a super flamin' hot hip-hop/rap track with my great friend and fellow guide Chris Welker
Misha Dimmick College: Engineering!
Major: Major: Civil (?) Enginnering Minor: Business
Hometown: Greenville, SC
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, Hammocking, Swimming, Walking my dog, Chasing sunsets
Fun Fact: I've donated 12+ inches of my hair to charity on 3 separate occasions! (so I don't actually look like this pic rn)
Nainika D'Souza College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Information Science
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Sleeping, eating, laying down, cooking
Fun Fact: My favorite outdoor activities are the same as my favorite indoor activities
Noah Schulman College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental Science & Sustainability
Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Ultimate Frisbee, Running, Cross Country Skiing
Fun Fact: A palm tree is techincally not a real tree.
Ogbo Ngwu College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Sustainability Sciences & Environmental Economics
Hometown: Potomac, MD
Favorite Outdoor Activity: backpacking, kayaking, tussling with bears, trail running, etc
Fun Fact: The mountains are mine.
Olivia Miller College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
Hometown: Newport, Vermont
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Swimming and cliff jumping, snowboarding, rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing, soaking up the sun
Fun Fact: Never seen the Lion King!
Owen Valdescruz College: Engineering!
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Wellington, Florida
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Waking up early and watching the sunrise
Fun Fact: I had to have the tendons in my mouth cut because my tongue was too short at birth
Paige Wagar College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental & Sustainability Sciences, Development Sociology
Hometown: Ventura, CA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Swimming in the splendid waves of the Pacific Ocean is lovely. Being surrounded by big trees and sleeping under the stars makes me happy.
Fun Fact: If I could have any superpower, it would be the power to materialize authentic Mexican food at any moment.
Paul DeVito College: Engineering!
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Hastings on Hudson, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Conversing with the local wildlife
Fun Fact: Sometimes trees aren't great conversationalists
Paul Russell College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: ILR
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Fun Fact: I have an album on iTunes
Rachel Geltman  College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Biological Engineering
Hometown: Washington, DC
Favorite Outdoor Activity: When it's warm, hiking, trail running, and canoeing are my go-to's, but in the winter it's all about sledding down Libe Slope! (Extra points for using a makeshift cardboard sled :) )
Fun Fact: According to the internet, it takes between 144 and 411 licks to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop
Rachel Whalen College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: English and Psychology (majors)
Hometown: Buffalo, New York
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking
Fun Fact: I can juggle!
Read Barbee College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
Hometown: Austin, TX
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Meditating, hiking, walking barefoot, imagining I am a tree, attempting to communicate with animals telepathically, sleeping under the stars, mountain climbing, listening.
Fun Fact: I once spent a month living in Nepal and trekking through the Himalayas.
Red Giuliano College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Economics and Math
Hometown: Milan, Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Covering myself in vaseline and rolling around in the grass and pretending to be a slug
Fun Fact: Over 85% of fun facts are made up!
Sarah Scott-Cruz College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Animal Science
Hometown: Asheville, NC
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock CLimbing! and climbing trees! and eno-ing
Fun Fact: Hippos secrete a reddish oily substance that protects them from drying and sunburn! also, I once guided with someone who trained show dogs!
Shayla Lugay College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: LaGrangeville, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Picnicking & Bouquet-Making
Fun Fact: I'm probably playing dress-up.
Solina Kennedy College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Environmental Sustainability and Food Systems through Religious Studies
Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Alternative bath spots
Fun Fact: Don't forget to compost!
Talia Turnham College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Math & Computer Science
Hometown: Bethesda, MD
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Biking, hiking, rowing, exploring, and anything involving chocolate
Fun Fact: While biking from the Atlantic to the Pacific on a 6 week trip, I learned all the words to Busta Rhymes' rap in "Look At Me Now".
Tate Schneider College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Government, Sociology, Spanish
Hometown: Vancouver, Washington
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Anything on the water, and not in the cold!
Fun Fact: I have a niece that is exactly one half of my height
Tracy Zheng College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: Industrial and Labor Relations with minors in Economics and Business
Hometown: Queens, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, running, ice skating, taking in the VIEWS
Fun Fact: Call me ignorant, but I didn't realize how beautiful owls truly were until I held a 16 year old owl in Edinburgh, Scotland summer of 2017 (see photo for reference).
Vincent Forand College: Business!
Major: Majoring in Business Administration, Minoring in Real Estate
Hometown: Portland, OR, United States
Favorite Outdoor Activity: By far my favorite outdoor activity is backpacking/hiking.
Fun Fact: I have been to over 20 States in the United States! I am aiming to visit all 50 states before I am 25.
Walter Johnsen College: Arts and Sciences!
Major: Chemistry and History
Hometown: New York, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking! also Running! also Biking!
Fun Fact: If I could get coffee with any two people, it would be with Ernest Shackleton and Steve Irwin.
Xavier Luna Orion Sabourin Eddy College: Industrial and Labor Relations!
Major: ILR, with minors in English, Inequalities Studies, and the History of Capitalism
Hometown: Cortez, Colorado
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Marching in the streets, or eating wild berries
Fun Fact: The term "redneck" was popularized in the early 20th century to refer to striking coal miners across the south who wore red bandanas to show solidarity.
Yunting Fang College: Engineering!
Major: I'm a Chemical Engineering major, but hey I'm a Enology (alcohol making, yes) minor I guess that makes me cooler?
Hometown: China
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Summer swim in the ocean
Fun Fact: I sometimes do this Asian makeup trick that I glue/tape my eyelids up so my eyes look bigger...
Zoe Maisel College: Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Major: Environmental Engineering
Hometown: New City, New York
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Getting to really high places
Fun Fact: My gum-lines are receding. Not fun, but important to talk about - don't brush too hard, peeps!