Hi, I'm Olivia!


Olivia “Liv” Smith grew up in Broadview, Illinois and developed her love of the outdoors from her parents who loved to take her on long nature hikes in state parks. Liv is currently a senior at Western Illinois University and will be graduating this upcoming May! She will be graduating with a major in Recreation, Park, Tourism and Administration (RPTA), and a minor in Outdoor Leadership which she obtained by taking a four month long expedition called ECOEE (Environmental, Conservation, Outdoor Education Expedition). Liv’s favorite hobbies include hiking, paddle boarding, reading, traveling, and hanging out with her friends. This is Liv’s first summer at Green River Preserve and she is most excited to lead Campout in the back-country, and play games with her campers!