Field Instructor - WFR
Priscilla Trimble has an impressive resume working in outdoor education — where she
has excelled at facilitating and instructing backcountry expeditions. This Raleigh, N.C.,
native has worked for the city of Durham Parks and Recreation as an outdoor recreation
specialist, and the Raleigh’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources department as an
outdoor recreation instructor.
She has also served as a rock climbing instructor for the Triangle Rock Club in North
Carolina and an excursion program instructor for Eagle Lake Camp in Colorado Springs,
Colo. In addition, Priscilla holds memberships in the Association for Experiential
Education, and the Christian Camp and Conference Association.
She received her master’s degree in Outdoor and Adventure Leadership from Wheaton
College (IL) in 2022. Previously, Priscilla received her Bachelor of Science degree year in
Kinesiology and Physical Education from the University of Maine. In addition, she is a
Wilderness First Responder, with designations in Wilderness CPR, First Aid, CPR, and
Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
One of the highlights of working for NCOAE, according to this active outdoor enthusiast,
is getting to know, learning from, and encouraging participants. Married with twin girls,
Priscilla can most often be found rock climbing, mountain biking and hiking with her
She said her 10-year plan includes becoming the director and founder of an outdoor
ministry, because she is most passionate about the outdoors and her faith. Her wish is
to bring the two together.
Master’s Degree in Outdoor & Adventure Leadership
Wheaton College (Illinois)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education
University of Maine
- Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
- First Aid