9th Grade

Trekkers offers 9th graders a 10-day Urban Expedition in February.  The focus of this program is to expose students to the environmental, economic and cultural similarities and differences that exist between Midcoast Maine and several major cities down the East Coast.


9th Grade News and Expedition Reports:
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

Team Everest Ride Through History 2017

Team Everest Ride Through History 2017

Team Everest, Ride Through History 2017 2/17/17 DAY ONE, by Skylar Prior Curiosity, excitement, and eagerness flood our bodies as we say good bye to our loved ones. For some this is the longest time away from our small town; but for most this is just another break from reality. Parents start waving us off on t… Read More

Team Everest - Winter Wonderland Overnight!

Team Everest – Winter Wonderland Overnight!

 Team Everest headed to Kittery, Maine from Rockland on Friday, January 13th. We stayed at the First Congregational Church in Kittery for two nights. On the first night, we got right to eating dinner, and then spent the rest of the evening playing team building games, and journaling about the goals we all wa… Read More

BTLT session at the St. George School.

“Big Trek/Little Trek” Finishes Up for 2016

The 2016 session of “Big Trek/Little Trek” has officially come to a close! A total of 30 students participated in this year’s program; 15 of the students were 9th-12th graders from Oceanside High School, “Bigs” as we call them. Several of these students had participated in the program previou… Read More