Courtney Aber

National Director for YMCA's BOLD and GOLD @ YMCA of Greater Seattle

Courtney Aber is the National Director for YMCA’s BOLD and GOLD (Boys and Girls Outdoor Leadership Development).

She works to lead efforts across sectors and among YMCAs throughout the US to expand opportunities for youth to create a meaningful personal connection to the outdoors. In addition to running outdoor programs, she has been the Education Director for a hands-on maritime museum and worked for several years as an elementary school Learning Specialist.

Courtney has been involved with outdoor programming since 1992 and has led outdoor programs on 3 continents, in 5 countries, and throughout the US. She continues to be amazed at the power of the outdoors to change lives and to bring out the best in people.