Mentor of the Month: Geoff George |

Mentor of the Month: Geoff George

Special to the Daily Geoff George (right) and his mentor, Josh, prep a boat for a trip down the river. George was named mentor of the month.

Trail projects and skiing.Who has been the most influential person in your life? (And why?) My dad because he always tried to make time for me. Where is the most interesting place you have traveled and why?

Yosemite, because it can be crazy busy but once you’re on the rock everything just goes away. Share an experience that made an impact on you. My dads’ work ethic, it is untiring.What words of wisdom would you pass onto the community to help our kids become more involved in healthy activities? (Or what words of wisdom would you pass onto the community to get more people involved in Mountain Mentors?)

I’ve come to realize that once you become pals with a kid just doing simple stuff means a lot more than a baseball game or some huge trip. Things like changing oil in your car or cutting firewood with them. Just keep it simple. Geoff GeorgeDecade born: 1970’sBorn & Raised: Gardner, Kansas it’s not the end of world but you can see Wellsville from there.Music: Rock and Blues.

Favorite Book: Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.Hobbies:Passionate about: Work and climbing.Favorite Outdoor Activities: Climbing and skiing.Languages speak: English.How did you find out about Mountain Mentors? Newspaper.How many hours do you give each week to the mentoring program? At least an hour.

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