Karel Hilversum

(607) 254-7474

Associate Director, Cornell Outdoor Education. The Dan Tillemans Director, Cornell Team & Leadership Center

Karel comes to us from his native Puerto Rico where he has been designing and delivering challenge course programming, outdoor adventure education, and leadership workshops for 20 years. He has lead hundreds of team & leadership development programs to worldwide audiences. Karel holds a MS in Experiential Education and Educational Leadership from Minnesota State University at Mankato and is currently a PhD candidate in Organizational Leadership at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Karel's enthusiasm for this work, along with his experience in the field makes him an excellent addition to our Cornell Outdoor Education team. When not leading workshops, he enjoys volunteering in Scouting, adventure travel, and caving expeditions.