• 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:
Advanced Trekkers Team North Face Trip Log 2014

Advanced Trekkers Team North Face Trip Log 2014

This trip log was written by the following students on Team North Face: Jason Reese, Andy Bird and Athena Hutchinson. Thank you all for sharing our story.
Day 1:
Monday, July 7th
Today we started our trip. We drove all the way from Thomaston, Maine to New Hampshire. We stopped in Kennebunkport to get some foo… Read More


Trekkers Invites Cyclists to Join ‘Pedal to the Port’ Coastal Ride on August 17

Trekkers Invites Cyclists to Join ‘Pedal to the Port’ Coastal Ride on August 17

Trekkers, a youth mentoring nonprofit in the Midcoast, invites bicycle enthusiasts to ride in the sixth annual Pedal to the Port event on Sunday, August 17th. This family friendly bike ride offers three coastal routes with views of the St. George peninsula. This benefit ride is open to all levels of rider… Read More


Trekkers Graduates 19 Seniors from its Six Year Program

Trekkers Graduates 19 Seniors from its Six Year Program

On Monday, June 10th, Trekkers held a graduation ceremony to honor 19 graduating seniors who recently completed the six-year youth mentoring program.Leading the awards ceremony was Don Carpenter, Trekkers’ Executive Director. As the students were honored, Carpenter “roasted” them individ… Read More


Trekkers B.U.O.Y. Project Gallery Opening on July 1st

Trekkers B.U.O.Y. Project Gallery Opening on July 1st


We are excited to invite you to a Gallery Opening as our organization celebrates 20 years of “Building Up Our Youth!”  Please join us!

When: Tuesday, July 1, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive, Rockland, ME
The opening will feature 50 one-of-a-kind buoys created by 50 arti… Read More


Runners and Walkers Enjoy 1st Annual Thomaston Trek

Runners and Walkers Enjoy 1st Annual Thomaston Trek

 
Nearly 80 people, young and old, ran or walked their way into a glorious late-Spring June morning to celebrate Trekkers’ 1st annual Thomaston Trek on Saturday, June 7. The 5k/10k walk/run event, held in warm, breezy conditions, began and ended at at the Lyman-Morse parking lot near the Town Land… Read More


Water Dog Tavern hosting Trekkers Fundraiser on June 28 with Cuban dance Music from Primo Cubano

Water Dog Tavern hosting Trekkers Fundraiser on June 28 with Cuban dance Music from Primo Cubano


Water Dog Tavern is excited to host a Trekkers fundraiser with traditional Cuban dance music from Primo Cubano, on June 28th, 2014 at 8:30 pm. The event will be held at 1 Starr Street in Thomaston, ME. A donation of $8 is requested which will benefit Trekkers, a non-profit, outdoor-based mentoring program… Read More