Burke Okrasinski, Wilderness Therapy Field Instructor

Burke Okrasinski grew up in a family fueled by adventure. She spent many of her formative years exploring the Pacific Northwest with her two older sisters and family dogs. Some of her personal highlights from time outside are her family rafting trips, sailing in college and a three month trek through Patagonia in Chile. Having personally seen the impact time outdoors has on people (including herself) she is excited to share those experiences with others through the Rites of Passage Wilderness Programs. With her time off the trail Burke enjoys spending time with her dog “Animal,” going on Mountain Biking and Skiing adventures.

Burke attended Western Washington University where she earned her MA in Outdoor Recreation and a Minor in Psychology. She feels very passionate about the work she does and looks forward to learning from each experience. She currently has her Wilderness First Responder (WFR) but looks forward to attaining her Wilderness EMT in the fall.