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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Can you keep a secret?

Nov 16, 2015
Sometimes I feel like I’m the keeper of a secret.  I know of a very special place, a place of peace and solitude, a place of natural beauty, a place of incredible contrast.  It’s a river and it flows through a city that you would likely never hear defined with the words just written.  It’s the tidal Cooper River that winds its way through the city of Camden. My students and I paddle this river in...