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Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

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 February vacation. Trekkers’ Program Staff led Team North Face and Team Patagonia students and their adult ment… Read More

Trekkers Students Participate in Two “Short Treks” Expeditions

Trekkers Students Participate in Two “Short Treks” Expeditions

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 decision-making skills, as well as providing an adventure component. In mid-January, the 9th Grade Te… Read More

Trekkers Receives Grant from United Mid-Coast Charities

Trekkers Receives Grant from United Mid-Coast Charities

Trekkers is the proud recipient of a recent grant from United Mid-Coast Charities. The grant will support this year’s expansion of the Advanced Trekkers program for 8th graders, the Ride Through History program for 9th graders and the Leadership Program for high school juniors and seniors. Trekkers’ L… Read More

Ride Through History 2014 - Team Puma

Ride Through History 2014 – Team Puma

For those of you interested in looking back at it, here is the ITINERARY (trip log version) Fri. Feb. 14 Day 1 NEAL REPORTING HERE! We braved our first winter storm the morning of the trip and after a short delay were ready to role. After circling and prying students away from their loved ones on Valentines Day… Read More

Ride Through History 2014 - Team Panther

Ride Through History 2014 – Team Panther

Check out our photo gallery here!   Day 1 – February 14, 2014 Lindsey reporting! Team Panther’s expedition kicked off after a slight delay from the big winter storm, but it couldn’t hold us back from the epic adventure ahead of us! After some quick photos and goodbyes, we boarded Lucy and hit the… Read More