Anita Samaha

Place Category: Council Trainers

  • Profile

    Ani began facilitating outdoor educational experiences in 1999 with the Santa Barbara Middle School, helping to run their mountain biking and backpacking adventures. In 2004 she moved to New Zealand and continued to follow her passion of working with youth using one of the best teachers there is: mother nature. There she ran an outdoor program for 2 years, taking students on multi-day backpacking, surfing, and hiking adventures. Returning in 2006, she began facilitating ropes courses/team building through the Wilderness Outdoor Leadership Foundation and Camp Whittier. In 2007 she joined the youth team at The Ojai Foundation, bringing the wonderful, transformative tool of Council into her life.