• 2013 Photo Treks in Lewiston with friends from Tree Street Youth

    2013 Photo Treks in Lewiston with friends from Tree Street Youth

  • "From the 'Hood to the Woods" on Monhegan Island

    “From the ‘Hood to the Woods” on Monhegan Island

  • 7th Grade Teen Trekkers at Acadia National Park

    7th Grade Teen Trekkers at Acadia National Park

  • 8th GradeTrekkers visiting orchards in Up State New York

    8th GradeTrekkers visiting orchards in Up State New York

  • 10th Grade Trekkers in Colorado at Sand Dunes National Park

    10th Grade Trekkers in Colorado at Sand Dunes National Park

  • Trekkers at Oregon Sand Dunes

    Trekkers at Oregon Sand Dunes

  • 8th Grade Trekkers at Lake Ontario

    8th Grade Trekkers at Lake Ontario

Our Mission

Trekkers is a non-profit, outdoor-based mentoring program that connects young people with caring adults through expeditionary learning, community service and adventure-based education.


Trekker's Recent News:
Trekkers 8th Grade Students Complete 10-Day Expedition

Trekkers 8th Grade Students Complete 10-Day Expedition

Trekkers’ Team Allagash at the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum, where they learned about animal preservation, conservation and rehabilitation. Thirteen 8th grade Advanced Trekkers, along with six student and adult leaders, recently returned from a 10-day educational expedition. This… Read More

New Bus Capital Campaign

New Bus Capital Campaign

  At the heart of Trekkers’ programming over the years has been our 3 buses, which we call our mobile classrooms.  Our oldest bus, a 1989 International Thomas Bus (nicknamed Bessie) which is outfitted for educational expeditions with a kitchen, library, roof rack, storage for sleeping bags, te… Read More

Team Panther Cross America Expedition 2015

Team Panther Cross America Expedition 2015

6/30: So on the first day on this fantastic adventure, we got onto flight 183, at 6:50 in the morning, and had a sleep induced flight to Colorado. Once there we got our bus and went to Walmart where we had a long list of things to get. Finally when we got to our campsite we set up the tents, had some yummy tuna, and se… Read More

Trekkers Receives The Art of Stewardship 2015 Recognition Award

Trekkers Receives The Art of Stewardship 2015 Recognition Award

Don Carpenter, Executive Director of Trekkers receiving The Art of Stewardship 2015 Recognition Award from Greg Mort. Photo Credit: GregMortCollection.com The Art of Stewardship, a private foundation that encourages stewardship of the earth and environmental awareness through the arts, has sele… Read More

Advanced Trekkers Team Allagash Trip Log

Advanced Trekkers Team Allagash Trip Log

This Trip Log is a compilation from several members of 8th grade Team Allagash, describing their 10-day Advanced Trekkers 2015 summer expedition throughout New England, down to Pennsylvania and back. Day One: On day one, we left Oceanside West at 9:00am. Everyone was really anxious to get to our camp in V… Read More