• 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:
Team Allagash Fall Festivus 2014 Trip Log

Team Allagash Fall Festivus 2014 Trip Log

Written by Ella Finger, 8th grade Dayton as “King Leaf” Day One: Friday, October 17, 2014 We all met up outside of Oceanside West at 2:30 and mingled for a little while. Fifteen minutes later we boarded a bus named Lucy and started out. For the whole bus ride, people laughed and talked and made so… Read More

Trekkers Receives Grant from United Mid-Coast Charities

Trekkers Receives Grant from United Mid-Coast Charities

Trekkers is the proud recipient of a recent grant from United Mid-Coast Charities. The grant will support this year’s expansion of the Advanced Trekkers program for 8th graders, the Ride Through History program for 9th graders and the Leadership Program for high school juniors and seniors. Trekkers… Read More

Team Penobscot's Trektoberfest 2014 Trip Log

Team Penobscot’s Trektoberfest 2014 Trip Log

Advanced Trekkers Team Penobscot traveled on a 3-day Trektoberfest expedition over the Columbus Day long weekend. First Picture on Right. The whole crew on top of the hay pyramid at Beth’s Farm. Top (left to right): Jack, Dylan, Cameron, Amos, Alex, Jacob, Domonick; Middle Row (left to right): AnRead More

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