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Jim CummingsFounder / Director of UrbanTREKKERS

Our Mission

UrbanTrekkers' mission is to be an outdoor, hands-on, up-close learning and mentoring program, where the world is our classroom. We travel to places beyond students' everyday lives, to sites where learning comes alive and students have room to grow. 

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What We're Doing...

UrbanTrekkers' expeditions and boat-building adventures are designed to educate and empower youth. Learn more about our current travels and builds and what's to come!

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Meet Nyseemah!

Jul 27, 2016
This summer, for the very first time, Urban BoatWorks has hired 5 teens to lead the summer ecology history paddling program.  After receiving training in on-the-water safety, canoe rescue, the history and ecology of the Cooper River, and paddling, these students spend their days building boats in the Urban BoatWorks boat shop (housed at the Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum) and leading...