Monica studied biology and Germanic studies at Indiana University and has also received an MS in secondary education. She taught science for 10 years in public schools and worked at a faith-based summer camp. Monica has through hiked the Appalachian Trail!
Monica was drawn to Open Sky because of the program’s holistic approach to treatment. She has a desire to integrate outdoor adventure with purposeful growth opportunities for youth.
As a field guide, Monica values the deep connection with students and the feeling that the work she’s doing is truly making a difference in the lives of others.
When not guiding, Monica like to trail run, backpack, mountain bike, climb, canyoneer, and explore.