Celia Parr

Field Instructor - WFR

Hailing from Bethesda, Maryland, Celia Parr is a field instructor at The National Center for Outdoor and Adventure Education (NCOAE) in Wilmington, North Carolina. Previously, she was an adventure instructor at Avid4Adventure in Boulder, Colorado., and head counselor at Camp Merrie-Woode — a nonprofit residential camp for girls ages 7 to 17 in the western hills of North Carolina. 

Celia boasts a remarkable history of employment with prestigious organizations in the outdoor education sector of the outdoor industry. Her current and prior roles have included working as a contract instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) in Lander, Wyoming; serving as an experiential education teaching fellow at Albuquerque Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico; working as a wilderness orientation student instructor at Prescott College in Prescott, Arizona; and holding a position as a part-time program director at Discover Link, a before and after school program in the Denver Public School District in Colorado.

In addition to teaching outdoors, where she focused on giving young people the best hands-on outdoor education experience of their lives, her hobbies include embroidery, hiking, and baking.


Bachelor of Arts in Adventure Education
Prescott College (Prescott, AZ)

  • Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
  • CPR
  • Lifeguard

Field Instructor - WFR

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