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Kalamazoo College

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 Jory profile

Jory Horner


Jory has taught rock climbing, mountaineering and outdoor education for various organizations in Oregon and California before coming to K. He completed his undergraduate degree in Outdoor Recreation Leadership & Tourism with a focus in Outdoor & Experiential Education at Oregon State University–Cascades, and a Master's in Adventure Education at Prescott College. He is a proud father of two boys who keep him young and make him feel old.

Certifications and training:

  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Leave No Trace Trainer
  • Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities wilderness medicine instructor
  • Outdoor Emergency Care Technician
  • American Mountain Guides Association certified Single Pitch Instructor
  • American Avalanche Association Avalanche Level I & II training
  • American Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED Instructor
  • Mental Health First Aid training

Stockwood profile 

Sara Stockwood
Assistant Director


Originally from Massachusetts, Sara comes to Kalamazoo College by way of Maine and Texas: she earned a B.S. in Resource, Agribusiness and Management from the University of Maine an M.S. in Recreation and Leisure Services at Texas State University. Sara has worked and played throughout the U.S. as an instructor for college outdoor programs, summer camps, ropes courses, and as an environmental educator in Utah. Outside of the summer, you will find Sara advising K College's Outing Club or managing the College's Arboretum.

Certifications and training:

  • Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician
  • Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities Wilderness First Aid Instructor
  • Leave No Trace Master Educator
  • ACA Level IV Canoe Instructor
  • Swift-Water Rescue Technician
  • Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife licensed Sea Kayaking Maine Guide
  • American Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED Instructor
  • National Outdoor Leadership School's Mountain Instructor Course