Christina Hoe is the founder and director of Wild Kids. A Montana native, her greatest love is sharing Big Sky Country with others. She is a high school teacher at Le Jardin Academy and has run trips to Montana for Middle and High School students for five years.
Nicole Chatterson is an after school guide for Wild Kids and helped lead our trip to Yellowstone in 2013. She leads sustainability projects for Kupu Hawaii. Nicole is an avid adventuress, having sailed across the Pacific and backpacked in the Sierra Nevadas, Alaska, Montana, and Hawaii.
Noah Pomeroy is a marine biologist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In his spare time, he volunteers with Wild Kids Hawaii. He has backpacked around the world, including in Peru, Samoa, California & Montana.
Ally Mullen graduated from Punahou in 2014. She's been a member of Wild Kids since the start! This past summer she went on her fifth trip to Montana and it was her first year being a guide. She has also attended two back country Montana trips. Ally is studying Natural Resources with a concentration in Resource Planning at University of Vermont. "The moment I really acknowledged the epicness of the natural world was the same moment I realized I didn't have to try to fit into any preconceived role that society has shaped for me. I could be as carefree as the trees and it didn't matter if anyone judged me for it."
Leah graduated from Le Jardin Academy in 2014. She's been apart of Wild Kids since the beginning! This past summer she went on her fifth trip to Montana and it was her first year being a guide. Leah currently attends California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and is majoring in journalism. "Wild Kids has taught me that there is nothing more inspiring or empowering than finding your own trail and teaching others to do the same!"
Mina May is originally from Hawaii, and has been a part of our Wild Kids adventures since the very beginning. Mina is a speech therapist and also teaches hula. Mina currently lives in Missoula, Montana.