Youth Development Training – Introduction to Trekkers’ Program Principles

Rockland, ME
Meredith Lynt
(207) 594-5095

The Trekkers Training Institute (TTI) is offering a 3-day intensive training, Introduction to Trekkers’ Programming Principles, for youth development practitioners and other professionals who work with youth, July 17th-19th in Rockland, Maine.

This 3-day introduction will be hands-on and relationship-driven. Youth program providers, educators, and other stakeholders invested in youth are invited to learn about Trekkers’ long-term, relational philosophies and explore how those philosophies can be adapted to meet the unique needs of the young people they serve. In addition to lecture/presentation, experiential learning, and community building activities, the training provides a platform for participants to share and learn from others' expertise across the three days.

The price includes program materials, continental breakfast, lunch, coffee, and snacks each day. Travel and lodging expenses as well as dinners each evening are not included. For those traveling from out of town, please inquire for local lodging recommendations and discounts. Scholarships are available and may be requested by emailing TTI Director Meredith Lynt, Trekkers is committed to meeting all of our constituents where they are, and we don’t want financial constraints to be a barrier to participation. We’d be happy to work with you or your organization to develop a plan that works within your budget.

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The Trekkers Training Institute is dedicated to improving outcomes for young people by providing training, coaching, and other professional development opportunities in some of the most effective and tested youth development techniques and principles. With a commitment to meeting young people and the adults that care for them where they are, our work is driven by the idea that relationships are critical in keeping youth on an aspirational trajectory and therefore vital for the future of thriving communities. For more information about the Trekkers Training Institute, please visit

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