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Two Groups of Teen Trekkers Explore Acadia National Park

Two Groups of Teen Trekkers Explore Acadia National Park

Over two weekends in May, 27 7th-grade students, along with 28 adult and student mentors, explored Acadia National Park as part of the Teen Trekkers program. Trekkers, a youth-mentoring organization based in Thomaston, designed this expedition as a way to introduce 7th graders to new and sometimes cha… Read More

Two Groups of Teen Trekkers Explore Acadia National Park

Two Groups of Teen Trekkers Explore Acadia National Park

    Over two weekends in May, 28 7th-grade students, along with 26 adult and student mentors, explored Acadia National Park as part of the Teen Trekkers program. Trekkers, a youth-mentoring organization based in Thomaston, designed this expedition as a way to introduce 7th graders to new and… Read More

Team K2 Kicks Off Teen Trekkers Program

Team K2 Kicks Off Teen Trekkers Program

Fourteen 7th graders from RSU#13 and fourteen adult mentors took part in a 3-day expedition to Acadia National Park May 8-10th to kick-off their six year journey in Trekkers. Team K2 was split into two teams: Team Blue and Team Grellow (Green/Yellow!) and paired up with Atlantic Climbing School guides to… Read More

7th Grade Teen Trekkers Embark on Six-Year Journey

7th Grade Teen Trekkers Embark on Six-Year Journey

Trekkers has accepted 30 new 7th grade students into the Teen Trekkers program. Trekkers’ unique model follows students over a six-year period that starts when students are in the 7th grade and ends at high school graduation. Through an extensive network of mentors and community leaders, Trekkers co… Read More

Team Penobscot Teen Trekkers 2014

Team Penobscot Teen Trekkers 2014

Fri. May 9, 2014 First Day in Acadia Hello Folks, Neal here, reporting from the Green Bean Crew. Today our newest group of Trekkers began a 6 year odyssey with the program that could take them from the wilds of the Berkshires, to the shores of the Pacific and glimmering cities throughout the Eas… Read More