Trekkers
Contact: Amie Hutchison
41 Buttermilk Drive
Thomaston, ME 04861
Phone: 207.594.5095
Email: amie@trekkers.org

Trekkers is a non-profit outdoor-based mentoring program that connects young people with caring adults through expeditionary learning, community service and adventure-based education. Our year-round program begins in seventh grade and continues through twelfth-grade graduation with a major grade-specific expedition each year.

Trekkers serves more than 200 7th through 12th grade students from the communities of Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, South Thomaston, St. George and Thomaston.  Learn how you can be one of the 300 volunteers that help us make this possible.


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7th Grade Teen Trekkers Embark on Six-Year Journey

Trekkers, an outdoor-based mentoring organization based in Thomaston, has accepted 40 new 7th grade students into the Teen Trekkers program. Trekkers’ unique model follows students over a six-year period that starts when students are in the 7th grade and ends at high school graduation. Through ...
Alyssa Rolerson Joins Trekkers’ Board of Directors

Trekkers is pleased to announce that Alyssa Rolerson of Rockland has joined the Board of Directors. A 2008 alumna of Trekkers, she is the second former Trekkers student to join the organization’s board. Alyssa participated in the Trekkers program from 2003-2008 as a student and served as a ...
Trekkers Welcomes new AmeriCorps VISTA Summer ...

Trekkers is pleased to announce that Matthew Ansart and Jordan Carpenter have joined the Trekkers team for the summer as our AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates. Matthew and Jordan are graduates of Oceanside High School, Class of 2015, and Trekkers alumni. They have been part of the Trekkers ...
Trekkers Students Complete Rites of Passage Program

Eleven 12th graders from Team Panther completed the Trekkers Rites of Passage program, bringing closure to their six-year Trekkers experience and helping them move to the next phase of their life. Trekkers’ Program Manager, Brandon Caron, with the help of a team of dedicated volunteers and ...
Trekkers Students Complete 11th Grade College/Career ...

In April, Trekkers Team North Face and Team Patagonia completed their 11th grade College/Career Exploration expeditions. A total of 21 students and six leaders explored college and career path opportunities during their expeditions throughout New England. The students embarked on their respective...