Enrollment Now Open for Trekkers 7th Grade Program

As of November 28, Trekkers has officially opened their 7th grade application process to all current 7th grade students living in Thomaston, Cushing, St. George, South Thomaston, Owls Head and Rockland. The enrollment period will extend from November 28, 2017 to the deadline of February 2nd, 2018. Applications must postmarked by February 2nd or received at the Trekkers office by 5:00pm February 2nd to be considered on time. Any students who apply after February 2nd will be added to the waiting list until a spot becomes available.

If Trekkers receives more than 40 applications by February 2nd, they will implement a lottery system with all received applications to select students. This lottery is designed to produce a gender and school-balanced group. Their overall goal is to have 15 girls and 15 boys from Oceanside Middle School and five girls and five boys from the St. George School.

If you were unable to attend the Community Meeting on November 28, and if you are interested in getting an application or finding out more information on our programs, please call the office at (207) 594-5095 and ask for Lindsey Evans or Alaina Ennamorati. You can also email Lindsey Evans at lindsey@trekkers.org.

Trekkers is a non-profit outdoor-based six-year mentoring program that connects young people with caring adults through expeditionary learning, community service and adventure-based education. This year, Trekkers will serve more than 240 7th – 12th grade students from the communities of Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, South Thomaston, St. George and Thomaston.  For more information about Trekkers please visit www.trekkers.org or call the Trekkers office at 594-5095.

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