Ashley Jenkins Fostering Exploration in North County
Ashley Jenkins and crew

Ashley Jenkins, Executive Director of Play for Santa Ynez Valley Children's Museum with a few sources of inspiration

In this episode, we speak with Ashley Jenkins, Executive Director of the SYV Children's Museum being developed in Buellton, CA. A passionate lover of the outdoors, she can often be found looking at bugs or climbing trees with her three rambunctious boys. With over 20 years experience in outdoor education, Ashley and the entire SYV Children's Museum team are seeking to bridge the gap of access to outdoor space and create an incredible place where all children can come and play in nature.

Bits of music you may notice: Yo La Tengo, "Georgia Vs. Yo La Tengo," Jay Farrar, "Outside the Door," Hal Hartley, "All the Boys Play Guitar."

This episode was first broadcast on 91.9 KCSB-FM on December 9, 2021.