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Trekkers hosts community meeting for 7th grade program

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“Teen Trekkers and their mentors form a flotilla while canoeing at Acadia National Park.”

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 students living in the communities of Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, South Thomaston, St. George, and Thomaston.

The purpose of this meeting is to inform students and their families about the overall Trekkers program, to explain the selection process and to share how students become eligible to participate. Executive Director Don Carpenter will discuss the 7th grade program in detail and will also give an overview of the how the Trekkers program follows a student from 7th grade through their senior year of high school. There will also be time available to answer any questions that families have about the organization.

For those who are unable to attend the meeting or who want more information about Trekkers’ 7th Grade Teen Trekkers program, please call the Trekkers office at 594-5095. In case of inclement weather and after school activities are canceled, the community meeting will be held on February 6th.

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Trekkers is a non-profit, outdoor-based mentoring program that connects caring adults with young people through expeditionary learning, community service and adventure-based education. To learn more about Trekkers, please visit