Our Team

Emily Kalil [CEO]

Emily brings over 20 years of experience to her role at Northern Tales. As the 12-year Director of Outdoor Education at Camp Summit in Squamish, BC and a previous member of the team at Northern Tales, she has held several roles in the Recreation, Education and Tourism industries, including but not limited to Leadership Director, Dogsled Guide, Canoe Trip Guide, and Hiking Guide.

Aaron Ratko [CEO]

Aaron brings with him 20 years of experiential and outdoor education & recreation professionalism. He has brought his inclusive facilitation, group management skills and his directorship experience to our team which he acquired from his previous work in Tourism, Outdoor Education, Leadership Development Centres and Summer Camps across Canada. Aaron graduated from Brock University with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation & Leisure Studies, focusing on Outdoor Recreation & Therapeutic Recreation which he uses to further his passion; to create opportunities for outdoor adventure to everyone. He looks forward to continuing his work with Northern Tales, to continue to blend a sense of adventure and positive group development within the community of Whitehorse and those visiting The Yukon.

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We look forward to helping you plan a trip to the beautiful Canadian Yukon. If you have any questions let us know!

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