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Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

  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’ Program Staff Hannah Tannebring and Brandon Caron led Team Everest and T… Read More

Trekkers 8th Grade Students from Team K2 Complete 10-Day Expedition

Trekkers 8th Grade Students from Team K2 Complete 10-Day Expedition

Eleven 8th grade Advanced Trekkers, along with seven adult leaders, returned to Maine on July 16 after completing their 10-day educational expedition. Team K2 first boarded the Trekkers’ bus on July 7 to begin their travels throughout the Northeast. The students had met together in a series of planni… Read More

Advanced Trekkers “Team K2” hiked Mount Megunticook in Camden Hills State Park.

Trekkers’ Team K2 Celebrates “It’s Fall Y’all!” with Short Trek in Mid-October

Trekkers’ 8th grade Team K2 completed a three-day “It’s Fall Y’all!” expedition in mid-October to kick off their Advanced Trekkers program. The focus of this local, short-term expedition was to provide an outdoor-based teambuilding experience for the students and mentors. “It’s Fal… 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