• 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' Executive Don Carpenter receives donation from Ann Walker of Nativity Lutheran Church.

Trekkers Receives Donation from Nativity Lutheran Church

Trekkers’ Executive Don Carpenter receives donation from Ann Walker of Nativity Lutheran Church. Trekkers is pleased and honored to be a recipient of a donation from this year’s Harvest Festival fundraiser at the Nativity Lutheran Church. The Harvest Festival raises funds through a large ta… Read More

Team Allagash - 9th Grade Winter Stupor Stopper Slumber

Team Allagash – 9th Grade Winter Stupor Stopper Slumber

For 9th grade Team Allagash’s January overnight, the Winter Stupor Stopper Slumber, 9 students and 6 leaders headed out after school on Friday, Jan. 15th to spend the night at Camp Kieve in Nobleboro, Maine. The main focus of this weekend was team-building, along with building communication skil… Read More

Trekkers’ “V-Day Par-Tay” Valentine’s Dance on Feb. 13th to feature “Just Teachers”

Trekkers’ “V-Day Par-Tay” Valentine’s Dance on Feb. 13th to feature “Just Teachers”

We are holding our Valentine’s Day Dance on Saturday, February 13th at the Samoset Resort. This 21 and over fundraiser will feature live music by “Just Teachers,” a local band known for playing music that gets people dancing! AS OF 1-27-16, WE HAVE A SHORT WAITING LIST FOR TICKETS. PLEASE CALL SHARI Read More

Team Penobscot - January Overnight 2016

Team Penobscot – January Overnight 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016 Team Penobscot hopped on the Trekkers bus right after school to first head to Hannaford’s for a food shop, then went straight to the Root Cellar in Portland. The Root Cellar is a faith-based organization whose mission is to “unite the local community in the common cau… Read More

Don Carpenter, Outgoing Executive Director of Trekkers To Lead New $2 Million Initiative To Raise Aspirations of Middle School Students In Rural Maine

Don Carpenter, Outgoing Executive Director of Trekkers To Lead New $2 Million Initiative To Raise Aspirations of Middle School Students In Rural Maine

Don Carpenter joining Lerner Foundation as its senior program officer in February 2016. PORTLAND, Maine – The Portland-based Lerner Foundation today announced a five-year, $2 million commitment to youth development programs focused on raising the aspirations of middle school students in rural M… Read More