• 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’ Autumn Auction on October 17 – “Your Bids Support Kids”

Trekkers’ Autumn Auction on October 17 – “Your Bids Support Kids”

Trekkers’ 5th Annual Autumn Auction will take place on Saturday, October 17, at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. This year’s auction will include many unique items, including African photo safari packages; a ride in a 1933 Waco biplane; pizza/pasta parties; and gift certificates for golf, ge… 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

Trekkers 10th Grade Team Panther Students Return from Cross America Expedition

Trekkers 10th Grade Team Panther Students Return from Cross America Expedition

10th Grade Cross America Team Panther providing community service with Habitat for Humanity by pulling 1,200 lbs. of thistle. Fourteen 10th graders and four adult leaders completed a 12-day Cross-America Trekkers expedition on July 12th. As part of Team Panther with Trekkers, a youth-mentoring orga… Read More

10th Grade Cross America Team Puma Expedition hiking Independence Pass at the Continental Divide.

Trekkers 10th Grade Students Return from Cross America Expedition

10th Grade Cross America Team Puma Expedition hiking Independence Pass at the Continental Divide. Fifteen 10th graders and four adult leaders completed a 12-day Cross-America Trekkers expedition on August 8th. As part of Team Puma with Trekkers, a youth-mentoring organization that connects young p… Read More

Team Penobscot 8th Grade Students Complete Expedition

Team Penobscot 8th Grade Students Complete Expedition

Trekkers Team Penobscot hiking Mt. Mansfield in Vermont. Eleven 8th grade Advanced Trekkers, along with three student and three adult leaders, returned to Maine on July 18 after completing their 10-day educational expedition. Team Penobscot first boarded “Daisy,” the Trekkers’ bus, on July 9… Read More

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