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Team North Face Trip Log

Team North Face Trip Log

Day 1: We met at Oceanside High School at 1100 hours and left for Portland where we toured USM by Jordan one of our awesome leaders. We saw the Gorham and Portland Campuses. Then we went to SMCC for our second tour of the day. Our first night we stayed at the Root Cellar where Jordan’s cook crew made macaro… Read More

10th Grade Cross America Team North Face students taking time for journaling and reflection.

Trekkers 10th Grade Students from Team North Face Return from Cross America Expedition

10th Grade Cross America Team North Face students taking time for journaling and reflection. Eleven 10th graders and three adult leaders completed a 12-day Cross-America Trekkers expedition on July 9th. As part of Team North Face with Trekkers, a youth-mentoring organization that connects young peo… Read More

Team North Face Cross America Trip Log 2016

Team North Face Cross America Trip Log 2016

Eleven students and 5 adult leaders for Team North Face traveled to Colorado and Utah from June 28th-July 9, 2016, exploring environmental and cultural aspects of the West, while taking time to reflect inward on our own personal and group journey. Here’s the trip perspective from that of its stude… Read More

Team North Face - Swing Into Summer Overnight!

Team North Face – Swing Into Summer Overnight!

Team North Face, a sophomore team of Trekkers, kicked off the summer with an overnight at the beginning of June to spend time together team-building and preparing for our upcoming 12-day Cross America expedition to Colorado and Utah. The crew camped for an evening at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pow… Read More

Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

Trekkers’ Team North Face touring the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. As Trekkers celebrates its 21st year of serving local youth, the Thomaston-based mentoring organization completed two educational expeditions for its 9th grade classes during the week of Febr… Read More

Trekkers Students Participate in Two “Short Treks” Expeditions

Trekkers Students Participate in Two “Short Treks” Expeditions

Team Patagonia students in a “caterpillar” teamwork exercise on their overnight expedition. In preparation for their upcoming 10-day expeditions, two teams of 9th grade Trekkers have been participating in short expeditions focused on building their communication, teamwork and consensus dec… Read More