Thomaston – As Trekkers celebrates its 20th year of serving local youth, for the first time ever the Thomaston based outdoor mentoring group had three educational expeditions going on at the same time. The ability of the organization to serve more students with multiple programs during the same… Read More
    Treat Yourself for Trekkers! Fundraising Dinner for Trekkers Scheduled for February 26th at Cappy’s Chowder House and Harbor View in Camden As part of their Community Connections Night for local non-profits, Cappy’s Chowder House and Harbor View have arranged for February 26th to benefit… Read More
    To the Editor: Trekkers’ Valentine’s Day Dance Rocks the Samoset On behalf of Trekkers, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to everyone who participated in our most recent fundraising event, the Trekkers’ Valentine’s Day Dance held last Friday night at the Samoset… Read More
    On behalf of Trekkers, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to everyone who participated in our most recent fundraising event, “Trekkapalooza 2014.” In true Trekkers’ style, a community of volunteers and dedicated supporters helped contribute to the success of this year’s event. Special thanks go… Read More
    THOMASTON, MAINE – Trekkers will hold its annual community meeting for the 7th grade Teen Trekkers program on Wednesday, February 5th from 5:30 to 7:00pm. The meeting will be held in the gymnasium at Oceanside West High School. The Teen Trekkers program is open to all 7th grade… Read More
    THOMASTON – Trekkers, a local outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, recently received a $500 donation from Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. The donation will be used to support Trekkers’ 2014 expansion, which will include providing a total of 17 programs to 11% more students this year. Trekkers connects… Read More
    THOMASTON, MAINE – Trekkers held its Trekkers Day program on Saturday, January 11th for 7th grade students from the communities of Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, South Thomaston, St. George and Thomaston. This fun-filled day gave students a chance to experience a sneak preview of life as a Trekker,… Read More
    THOMASTON, MAINE –Trekkers is announcing Trekkers Day 2014 for current 7th grade students living in Thomaston, Cushing, St. George, South Thomaston, Owls Head or Rockland. Led by Program Managers Meredith Lynt and Sarah Young, Trekkers Day is an opportunity for any 7th grader to preview the Trekkers program… Read More
    Thomaston – On December 13th, seniors from the Trekkers’ Leadership Program participated in a two-day training at the Kieve-Wavus Leadership School in Nobleboro. Trekkers, a non-profit, outdoor-based mentoring program connects young people to caring adults through opportunities like the Leadership Program. Through experiential learning and the guidance of… Read More
    Thomaston – Trekkers tenth annual Trekkapalooza concert will showcase a diverse and talented set of Maine-based acts in an energizing and fun “Battle of the Bands.” Trekkers is opening up two spots at this year’s event for bands with a unique sound and style that can add to… Read More
    Thomaston – Trekkers, a nonprofit outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, continues its six year expansion with the addition of a Special Projects Coordinator. Rose Swan, a Dixfield, Maine native, has joined the Trekkers staff to coordinate two new projects for local youth. In the role of Special Projects… Read More
    THOMASTON, MAINE – Over Veterans Day weekend, eight 9th grade students and three adult leaders from Team Puma set out on a short expedition. After spending one night at Camp Kieve in Nobleboro, the group performed a community service project at Windward Gardens in Camden and ended the… Read More
    On November 16th, 11 Oceanside High School juniors and six adult mentors participated in a three-day leadership training through Trekkers, a non-profit, outdoor-based mentoring program that connects young people to caring adults. Held at the Kieve-Wavus Leadership School in Nobleboro, ME, the training serves as the starting point… Read More
    (Rockland, ME) During the Thanksgiving week, local yoga instructor Rachel Nixon and Trekkers are teaming up to celebrate community wellness and the spirit of giving back. Nixon will donate all profits from three yoga classes to the Thomaston-based non-profit Trekkers. The classes are open to the public by… Read More
    On behalf of the Trekkers staff, students, families and the Trekkers’ “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction committee, I want to express my sincere gratitude to all the local businesses and individuals who helped make our November 9th auction such a success. With the community’s support at this recent… Read More
    Don Carpenter, Executive Director of Trekkers, was a presenter at the 41st International Conference of the Association for Experiential Education in Denver, Colorado. Carpenter, along with Jim Cummings from Urban Trekkers of Camden, NJ, presented a workshop titled, “A Long-Haul Approach: Relationship-Building, Experiential Education and Character Development in… Read More
    Thomaston – On Saturday, November 9, Trekkers will host its annual auction at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. The event will feature silent and live components, beginning with a preview and silent auction bidding at 6:00. This year’s “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction will begin at 6:30 with… Read More
    After spending 14 days on a multi-state expedition last summer, Trekkers’ Team Puma students reunited once again, for a day of fun and friendship they called “Trektoberfest.” On Sunday, October 13, twelve 9th graders from Trekkers’ Ride Through History program spent the day with four adult mentors, taking… Read More
    On behalf of the Trekkers’ staff, students and their families, I would like to thank everyone who made the Autumn Masquerade Fundraiser such a success. Held at The Speakeasy on Saturday, October 19, the Autumn Masquerade was a fun dance party to raise funds and awareness for Trekkers. Read More