Justin Canny

Assistant Director of Student Activities for Outdoor Programs



Year Started at Puget Sound:
Hometown: Evergreen, CO

BA Politics and Government, Puget Sound 1991
Instructor for the Pacific Crest Outward Bound School 1995-present

Justin advises the various student run groups that comprise the Outdoor Program and also Co-Directs the Passages portion of the New Student Orientation Program. Included in the Outdoor Program is the: Expeditionary (equipment rental), Climbing Wall, Outhaus (residential theme house committed to leading outdoor education programs), Outdoor Education Theme Hall.

Previously, he has facilitated adventure based education courses using backpacking, climbing, mountaineering, ropes challenge courses and sailing to facilitate personal and group growth.

The importance of co-curricular activities are in providing the opportunities for students to balance there lives and give them a space to learn and interact with each other and the environment in ways that cannot be found in the classroom. Whether Justin is a shining example of what you too can do with a Puget Sound education is for you to determine.