• 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’ Team Penobscot Celebrates “Trektoberfest” During Columbus Day Weekend

Trekkers’ Team Penobscot Celebrates “Trektoberfest” During Columbus Day Weekend

Trekkers’ 8th grade Team Penobscot recently completed a three-day “Trektoberfest” expedition during Columbus Day weekend, to kick off their Advanced Trekkers program. The focus of this local, short-term expedition was to provide an outdoor-based experience for the students and mentors. Th… Read More

Trekkers Is Recipient of Donation from Rockland Festival Corporation

Trekkers Is Recipient of Donation from Rockland Festival Corporation

Trekkers’ Executive Director Don Carpenter receives a donation from the Rockland Festival Corporation’s long-time Director Sharon Lombardo (Photo credit: Maine Lobster Festival). Trekkers has received a donation from the Rockland Festival Corporation in support of the College/Career Expl… Read More

Trekkers Completes 20th Anniversary Year

Trekkers Completes 20th Anniversary Year

We have recently completed our 20th year of working with local youth. During this program year, Trekkers provided grade-specific core programs and many peripheral programs to more than 200 students in grades 7 to 12 from the six communities of Regional School Unit #13. Among the many accomplishments in… Read More

Trekkers Continues Expansion with Program Staff Reorganization

Trekkers Continues Expansion with Program Staff Reorganization

Trekkers, a nonprofit outdoor-based youth mentoring program, continues its six year expansion with the creation of two new roles within the Program Staff. These new roles will help meet the growing needs of the organization as Trekkers expands to serve more students. The reorganization of the Program… Read More

Trekkers’ “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction on November 8 to Benefit Local Students;  With Comedian & Auctioneer Bucky Lewis

Trekkers’ “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction on November 8 to Benefit Local Students; With Comedian & Auctioneer Bucky Lewis

Trekkers’ annual “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction Event will take place on Saturday, November 8th at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. This year’s auction will include some unique items, such as 6-day African safari packages for two, including lodging, all meals and two daily game viewing act… Read More

Trekkers Hires New Program Manager

Trekkers Hires New Program Manager

Trekkers is pleased to announce that Hannah Tannebring has joined the Trekkers team as a Program Manager. Hannah grew up in Beverly, Massachusetts, and has considered Hupper Island, Maine, to be her home since before she can remember. She graduated from the University of Vermont in May 2012 with a B.S. in… Read More