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Trekkers’ Leadership Students work together to solve a surprisingly complicated puzzle that requires goal setting, strength identification and teamwork.

Trekkers’ 12th Graders Complete Leadership Training

Trekkers’ Leadership Students work together to solve a surprisingly complicated puzzle that requires goal setting, strength identification and teamwork. From December 11–13, five high school seniors and five adult leaders participated in a 2-day Leadership Program Retreat through Trekkers… Read More

Trekkers’ junior leadership students work together to complete the “human spider web” initiative.

Trekkers’ 11th Graders Participate in Leadership Training Weekend

Trekkers’ junior leadership students work together to complete the “human spider web” initiative. From September 26–27, seventeen juniors and three adult leaders participated in a 2-day leadership training through Trekkers, an outdoor-based mentoring program that connects young peopl… Read More

Trekkers’ 11th Graders Participate in Leadership Training Weekend

Trekkers’ 11th Graders Participate in Leadership Training Weekend

Trekkers’ Junior Leadership Group, from left: Juliette St. Clair, Laken Fournier, Kyle Waters, Brianna Garrett, Anna Walker, Sadie Bartlett, Chloe Finger, Jenny Carter, Alden Mason. From December 12–14, nine juniors and three adult leaders participated in a three-day leadership training thr… 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

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