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Our Team

Making a Difference Together as Passionate Leaders in Forest Play

Our team at Hudson Forest Play consists of creative, playful, nature connected individuals who are passionate about the outdoors, holistic education, inquiry-based learning, and community building. With our combined experience in community development, parenting, leadership, pedagogy, mindfulness, international education, curriculum design, Reggio Emilia approaches, international travel, and outdoor play, children are guaranteed build nature connections, a sense of belonging and have fun outdoors!

Our team extends to the people who have supported, mentored, and encouraged us along the way. As we journey forward, our team includes like-minded community partners. Click here for a list.

Read our team's testimonials by clicking on the button below.


Matthew Freeman

Founder and Director of Learning


Mei-Lyn Freeman

Executive Director, Advancement & Community


Amanda MacDonald

Creative Director and Forest Play Lead Teacher


Esme Terry

Forest Play Treasurer Director

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Anita Tso

Wellness Leader


Marianne Brownie

Forest Play Lead Teacher

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Ian McRoberts

Forest Play Lead Teacher


James Brownie

Forest Play Lead Teacher

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Cassandra Jones

Forest Play Lead Teacher


Cheyenne Papania

Forest Play Lead Teacher in Training


Marion Elissalde

Forest Play Teacher


Sara Lancia

Forest Play Teacher


Jessica Stanimir

Forest Play Teacher

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Ashely Morsani

Forest Play Teacher in Training


Mary Vuorela

Forest Play Teacher

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Cleoniki Kesidis

Forest Play Teacher

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Summer Freeman

Forest Play Camp Leader

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Where Are We?

This globe shows us where we are, the people, our community around the world who are connected to HFP today.

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