Explorer in Residence: Jill Heinerth
Jill Heinerth has traveled the world exploring underwater caves and deep ocean vistas. Now, through The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Explorer in Residence program, she will bring her unique knowledge and experiences to Canadian schools. The seasoned explorer will share dynamic images and stunning photographs from the last finite frontiers of this planet. She will share stories about risk management, technology and synergism as she recounts her journeys into the depths of Antarctic icebergs, underwater caves and shipwrecks. Most importantly, she will spark students’ interest in exploration and discovery.
Canadian School Tour: We Are All Explorers
Throughout this school year, Jill Heinerth will conduct three one-week tours across Canada.
November 7 -11, 2016: Southwestern Ontario
January 23-27, 2017: Central Canada
February 20-24, 2017: British Columbia
To schedule an unforgettable visit from Jill Heinerth for your school, submit a request now.
For ways to help inspire students to explore and learn more about exploration, see our explorer in residence learning activities below
About Jill Heinerth
More people have walked on the moon than have been to some of the places Jill Heinerth has explored. From pioneering technical dives deep inside giant Antarctic icebergs to photographing kilometres of never-before-seen passages of dark underwater caves, Jill’s curiosity and passion for our fragile planet in unwavering. As a filmmaker, photographer, speaker, conservation advocate and writer, Jill Heinerth uses her unique perspective to engage the next generation in geography and exploration.