Story Telling Workshop • 10:00 - 12:00Course List
Keep people hanging on your every word by telling the best adventure stories ever! Practice different oral storytelling structures, play with finding anecdotes that clearly help your participants learn about the outdoors, and practice refining your own experiences into fantastic adventure stories. When you are a guide, everyday is an adventure story!
Price: $39.99 + gst / Member Price: $26.99 + gst
Date: Saturday, April 27
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost - $26.99 for members; $39.99 for non-members
Location: Canmore Nordic Centre Meeting Room A
Space is limited so please sign up in advance to guarentee your spot and if you cannot make it please let us know as soon as possible so we can fill the seat.
Your Instructor: Nicole Fougere - is referred to as a “Transformation Specialist.” She is a leader who believes in the power of the arts to motivate, heal and change lives. Nicole has been invited to lead training in the UK, USA, Germany, Sweden, Finland and across Canada. She has been invited as a guest artist to work in education with The Toronto Storytelling Festival, The Canadian Opera Company, The Toronto Children’s Chorus, York University as well as the Noojamowin Health Authority working with Native Youth. Nicole has worked in youth and women's groups in Togo, in an orphanage with children with HIV and AIDS in Ethiopia and as an advisor to an arts project in NGOs in Cambodia. For 16 years, at The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), Nicole’s leadership skills launched many new programs. From 2016 to 2017, Nicole was the Program Manager for ArtsCan Circle, a charity focused on developing self-esteem in Indigenous youth through shared arts experiences, and during the summer of 2017, Nicole helped coordinate a traditional cultural camp for Indigenous children in Wahgoshig First Nation. Currently, Nicole is Programs Manager at artsPlace in Canmore.
As a storyteller Nicole encourages others to tell their own personal stories and to find the hero within themselves. Nicole is developing her skills as a writer of creative non-fiction. Nicole’s short story, “Tears That Freeze,” about her experience summiting a mountain of almost 6000 metres, was published in three literary journals. She is currently working on writing a book about mountain climbing, love, spirituality and the deep importance of change.
Nicole's secret love is adventuring. She’s scampers off regularly to interesting places from the Amazon jungle to the Sahara desert to the Arctic Circle. She loves trekking with her backpack and has visited more than 50 countries. She has hiked more than 1500km on her own through mountainous regions around the world. As a solo woman traveler, she has survived the aggression a wild spiky boar, a lightning storm in a tent on the side of a mountain and numerous bouts of food poisoning. She has summited mountains on six continents.
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