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About Emmy Hendrickx


Trustworthy. Inspiring. Competent.

Emmy Hendrickx is a wilderness adventurer whose love of nature and the outdoors is matched only by her 30 years of camping, canoeing, hiking and backpacking experience in Ontario. Her credentials include:

  • 20 years’ experience organizing and leading outdoor adventures for Girl Guides of Canada, both in Canada and internationally
  • Ontario Recreational Canoeing Association (ORCA) certification
    • Flatwater Canoeing Level A,B,C,D
    • Moving Water Canoeing Level 1A
    • Canoe Tripping Level 1, 2
  • Full training in wilderness first aid, Red Cross first aid and CPR
  • Outward Bound Personal Life Management course in team building, leadership and wilderness trekking
  • Experience in leading large groups (up to 30 participants; both adult and youth)
  • Trainer and leader of seminars in backpacking, camping and winter camping




Emmy is assisted by Elora Vink, a lifeguard who is certified by the National Lifeguard Service. Elora is also trained in first aid and CPR and has her Ontario Recreational Canoeing Association (ORCA) certification.

If I can help you re-energize, laugh, learn a new skill and surprise yourself — all in a striking, but safe, setting — then I’ve done my job!
– Emmy

For more information about Wilderness Wanderings outdoor adventure trips, Contact Emmy.