Emily has been an outdoor enthusiast since she was a young girl, having grown up with camping and canoe trips as a ritual family pastime. She pursed her desire for doing outdoor adventure activities and guiding wilderness trips, by attending Laurentian University and completing her degree in the Outdoor Adventure Leadership Program.
She continues her guiding of wilderness canoe trips during the spring, summer and fall for Wanapitei CANOE and a number of other Outdoor Adventure companies. Emily also does work in the field of Rock Climbing, High and Low Ropes, Teambuilding, and First Aid. As well, she is a Personal Trainer and Yogafit Instructor on the side.