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Team Patagonia participants looking out from Great Sand Dunes National Park at sunset.

Trekkers 10th Grade Students from Team Patagonia visit Colorado and Utah in Cross America Expedition

Team Patagonia participants looking out from Great Sand Dunes National Park at sunset. Thirteen 10th graders and six adult leaders completed a 12-day Cross-America Trekkers expedition on August 7th. As part of Team Patagonia with Trekkers, a youth-mentoring organization that connects young people… Read More

Team Patagonia's March Overnight

Team Patagonia’s March Overnight

Team Patagonia hopped on the bus right after school on Friday, March 18th. We headed straight to Kieve for the night. Upon arrival, we set up our beds, then headed straight down to Buck where we played a bunch of fun Trekkers games to get us right into the rhythm of the trip. Then, we shared some goals around t… Read More

Trekkers’ Students Complete Short Treks in November

Trekkers’ Students Complete Short Treks in November

Trekkers’ 9th grade Team Penobscot and 10th grade Team Patagonia completed Short Trek expeditions in November. The focus of these local, short-term expeditions is to provide an outdoor-based teambuilding experience for students and mentors. Both of the November Short Treks incorporated a commun… 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

Patagonia Advanced Trekkers 8th grade expedition

Patagonia Advanced Trekkers 8th grade expedition

Totally not written by Delia•           DAY 1 – June 23 Day one did not consist of much; it was mainly bus rides. This bus ride, however, consisted of many games and talking and reading and sleeping and staying still and silent while the rest of the group went about their merry way. The group d… Read More