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

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

  • 7th Grade Teen Trekkers at Acadia National Park

  • 8th GradeTrekkers visiting orchards in Up State New York

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

  • Trekkers at Oregon Sand Dunes

  • 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:
BTLT session at the St. George School.

“Big Trek/Little Trek” Finishes Up for 2016

BTLT session at the St. George School. The 2016 session of “Big Trek/Little Trek” has officially come to a close! A total of 30 students participated in this year’s program; 15 of the students were 9th-12th graders from Oceanside High School, “Bigs” as we call them. Several of these students ha… Read More

Trekkers 10th grade students’ Business Scavenger Hunt at VStv - Life Skills portion of the Cross-America Trekkers Program. Students pictured in front row, from left to right: Jeanna Fagundo, Amiah Marquis, Lex Marquis and Ella Finger. VStv staff pictured in back row, from left to right: Tyler Southard, Zach Miller, Jessica Jones and Bethany Ricciardi.

Trekkers Students Complete Life Skills Course

Trekkers 10th grade students’ Business Scavenger Hunt at VStv – Life Skills portion of the Cross-America Trekkers Program. Students pictured in front row, from left to right: Jeanna Fagundo, Amiah Marquis, Lex Marquis and Ella Finger. VStv staff pictured in back row, from left to right: Tyler… Read More

Trekkers Junior Leadership Team Completes Weekend Training at Kieve

Trekkers Junior Leadership Team Completes Weekend Training at Kieve

The Junior Leadership team spent a packed fun filled weekend at Kieve for a Leadership training with a full group of Trekkers staff and alumni volunteers! The purpose of the weekend was to train Junior Trekkers to be leaders on upcoming Trekkers trips for younger students. And of course to also spend some t… Read More

LAUNCH OF TREKKERS TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

LAUNCH OF TREKKERS TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Trekkers is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Emanuel & Pauline A. Lerner Foundation with the launch of the Trekkers Training Institute for Youth Development. The mission of the Institute will be to train youth leaders from across the state in Trekkers’ unique youth development phil… Read More

Enrollment Now Open for Trekkers 7th Grade Program

Enrollment Now Open for Trekkers 7th Grade Program

As of December 1st, Trekkers has officially opened our 7th grade application process to all current 7th grade students living in Thomaston, Cushing, St. George, South Thomaston, Owls Head and Rockland. Our enrollment period will extend from December 1st to our deadline on February 13th, 2017. Any stud… Read More