Elyse Rylander (she/her) is the founder and Executive Director of OUT There Adventures. Elyse holds a B.A. in Communication Arts, Gender Studies, and LGBT Studies from the University of Wisconsin. She is also a Master of Arts in Adventure Education candidate at Prescott College. Elyse has been an outdoor educator and guide since 2006, is an American Canoe Association Sea Kayaking Instructor, Wilderness First Responder, and has training in motivational interviewing, trauma informed care, behavior management and de-escalation, and positive youth development. Elyse is also known for her unwavering work ethic and passionate defenses of the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin cheddar.
OUT There Adventures is a 501(c)3 adventure education organization committed to cultivating leadership and building community for LGBTQ young people through professionally facilitated experiential education activities.
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