Finnbar Brown


‘Finn’ joined us in 2017 when he was adopted as a puppy by Seamus and Lisa. Finn has become our mascot, a welcome sight at the center, joining the children on walks and letting us know when visitors arrive and when the squirrels are getting too close!


Finnbar Brown

What do you value most in your friends? WOOF! (smell good!) Which of your characteristics do you value most? WOOF! (my shiny coat ) What do you consider your greatest achievement? WOOF! ( being house trained!) What is your greatest regret? WOOF! ( I chewed my favourite toy) What is your idea of perfect happiness? WOOF WOOF!! ( getting to my bed before the cats take it over) What is your current state of mind? WOOF! (happy!!) Which living person do you most admire? WOOF! WOOF! Mom and Dad! ( Lisa and Seamus) Which words or phrases do you most overuse? WOOF! WOOF!  (woof woof)  Where would you most like to live? WOOF! ( right here in Roachville) What talent would you most like to have? WOOF! ( to be able to fit under the couch to get my lost bone) What is it you most dislike? WOOF! (when all the kids go home on weekends) What is your favourite travel destination? WOOF! (anywhere I go with Mom and Dad!) What is your greatest fear? WOOF! ( not afraid of anything!) What is your motto? WOOF! ( don't worry- be happy!) 

Our educators

A.k.a., The people who will love your children as if they were our own. 
Lisa Brown
Founder, Director- Lisa’s Playhouse / Tír na nÓg Forest School /Shining Light Conference
Seamus Brown
Owner/ Maintenance/ Security
Norah Deveau
Administrative Director
Juanita Guptill
Social Media Manager/ Administrative Assistant
Bernadette 'Bertie' Sears
Team Supervisor/ Schedule Manager/Forest School Educator
Erica Baxter
Preschool Lead Educator/Team Supervisor
Kim Otis
Preschool Educator
Crystal Fudge
Lead Infant Educator
Samantha Armstrong
Infant Educator
Karen Peterson
Toddler Educator
Gail Keirstead
Educational Aide- Apohaqui After School Director
Lorilee Parlee
Educational Aide
Heather Keating
Head of Housekeeping/Support Staff
Sharmon O'Donnell
Support Staff
Hannah Sears
Forest School Educator
Keatin Deveau
Summer Student
Haley Wiggins
Toddler Educator
Jenna Peterson
Preschool Educator
Gillian MacLean
Twos Room Educator
Finnbar Brown
Christa McFarlane
Assistant Educator
Reegan Dickinson
Summer Student