9th Grade

Trekkers offers 9th graders a five month program that culminates in a 10-day expedition in early February. The focus of this program is to expose students to a variety of historical events that have made a huge impact not only on our country, but also the world. Students decide during pre-trip planning meetings the particular historical events they would like to explore.


9th Grade News and Expedition Reports:
Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

  Team K2 enjoying the sun in front of the Capital Building in Washington D.C. As Trekkers celebrates its 23rd year of serving local youth, the Thomaston-based mentoring organization completed two educational expeditions for its 9th grade classes during the week of February vacation. Trekkers… Read More

Team Everest Ride Through History 2017

Team Everest Ride Through History 2017

Team Everest, Ride Through History 2017 2/17/17 DAY ONE, by Skylar Prior Curiosity, excitement, and eagerness flood our bodies as we say good bye to our loved ones. For some this is the longest time away from our small town; but for most this is just another break from reality. Parents start waving us off on t… Read More

Team Everest - Winter Wonderland Overnight!

Team Everest – Winter Wonderland Overnight!

 Team Everest headed to Kittery, Maine from Rockland on Friday, January 13th. We stayed at the First Congregational Church in Kittery for two nights. On the first night, we got right to eating dinner, and then spent the rest of the evening playing team building games, and journaling about the goals we all wa… Read More

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

Team Penobscot Ride Through History 2016

Team Penobscot Ride Through History 2016

TEAM PENOBSCOT, RIDE THROUGH HISTORY TRIP LOG Written by Morgan Lindsey, Bea Weinand, Brennan Harris, and Hannah Tannebring DAY 1, February 12th : Team Penobscot headed off on their Ride Through History expedition bright and early! Today was filled with fun and jokes. It was mostly driving to our firs… Read More

Trip Log: Team Allagash Ride Through History February 2016

Trip Log: Team Allagash Ride Through History February 2016

Day One: Drive From Oceanside to Beverly Massachusetts We met up at Oceanside West and said goodbye to our parents. We started on the road with a card game called Mafia that was led by the leaders and had very loud conversations. We had a quick stop in Kennebunk and then drove to Beverly, Ma. We arrived at Proje… Read More