Thursday, June 14 – Saturday, June 16, 2018

Ages 6–12 Welcome

Tent location: Channing Cox Lawn
Registration Required

Anytime Over the Reunion Period - Strike Out on Your Own ($)
Juniors must be accompanied by caregiver. Rent a canoe, take a hike, go mountain biking, or play golf. See below for details.

2–10 p.m.

Meet and Greet
Junior tent
Who’s up for street hockey, volleyball, kickball, capture-the-flag, arts & crafts, and other activities? Make new friends and have fun; Snacks, too.

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Dinner
Junior tent

6:30–8 p.m.

Tent Activities
Junior tent
Enjoy arts & crafts and board games and hang out with new friends.

8–10 p.m.

Evening Fun!
Movies: Room 28, Silsby Hall and Cook Auditorium, Tuck School of Business 
Tent Activities: Junior tent

10 p.m.

Tent Closes
Please be on time to pick up your juniors!

9 a.m.–10 p.m.

More Fun
Junior tent
Who’s up for street hockey, volleyball, kickball, capture-the-flag, arts & crafts, and other activities? Snacks, too.

10–11:45 a.m. 

Montshire Museum of Science
Bus leaves from the junior tent
The Montshire, located in Norwich, VT, offers dozens of cool, hands-on exhibits about the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. Children’s admission is included in the registration fee. Parents are welcome for an additional admission fee paid directly to the museum at the door.

noon

Lunch
Junior tent

after lunch

Tent Activities
Junior tent

1–4 p.m.

Montshire Museum of Science
Bus leaves from the junior tent
See above for details.

2–4 p.m. 

Swimming
Karl Michael Pool, Alumni Gym
Bring a suit and towel.

4:45–5:30 p.m.

Marko the Magician
Junior tent
Performing since 1970, student of the world-renowned hypnotist Ormond McGill, Marko makes every show an event to remember. This quintessential magician will dumbfound and delight kids and parents alike. Prepare to be a part of the show.

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Dinner
Junior tent

6:30–8 p.m.

Tent Activities
Junior tent
Enjoy arts & crafts and board games and hang out with new friends.

8–10 p.m.

Evening Fun - Movies!
Room 28, Silsby Hall and Cook Auditorium, Tuck School of Business

10 p.m.
Tent Closes
Please be on time to pick up your juniors!

The Reunion Kids program closes from noon to 4 P.M. on Saturday so that children may enjoy lunch and other fun activities with their families.

9 a.m.–noon & 4–10 p.m.

The Fun Continues
Junior tent
Who’s up for street hockey, volleyball, capture-the-flag, arts & crafts, and other activities? Snacks, too.

9:30–11:30 a.m.

Swimming
Karl Michael Pool, Alumni Gym
Bring a suit and towel.

10–11:30 a.m.

Montshire Museum of Natural Science
Bus leaves from the junior tent
See Friday's schedule for details.

Junior tent closes from noon to 4 P.M.

noon–4 p.m.

Lunch with Families
Please see class schedules for locations and times. Parents and caregivers must pick up juniors at junior tent.

3:30–4:30 p.m.

On the Green! A Dartmouth Alumni Celebration
Dartmouth Green
Bring your kids, meet your friends, and gather on the Green with alumni from all classes for an afternoon of fun. Enjoy free ice cream treats, live music from Cat Dail '85, and a chance to relax and soak up the sun. 

4 p.m.

Junior Tent Reopens

5–6 p.m.

Dinner
Junior tent 

6–7 p.m.

Gary the Silent Clown
Junior tent
Learn to juggle, walk on stilts, spin plates, ride a unicycle, and do costume and face paint design — all from a clown who knows that actions speak louder than words. A must-see for kids of all ages.

8–10 p.m.

Evening Fun
Movies: Room 28, Silsby Hall and Cook Auditorium, Tuck School of Business
Talent Show: Junior tent

9:30 p.m.

On the Green! A Dartmouth Alumni Celebration
Join family, classmates, and friends under the night sky for a culminating celebration with the Dartmouth Idol All-Stars and some spectacular pyrotechnics. Kettle corn and glow sticks for everyone.

10 p.m.

Tent Closes
Please be on time to pick up your juniors!

Junior Program Coordinators
Don Cutter ’73,
 co-director of the Reunion Kids Program, has been coordinating Dartmouth children’s reunion programs for more than 20 years.
Hugh Mellert, co-director of the Reunion Kids Program, is the director of the Fitness Lifestyle Improvement Program for the Dartmouth College Athletics Department.

Program Details

  • Sign in at junior tent upon arrival.
  • Juniors must be accompanied by a parent when first signing in at the junior tent and a release form must be signed.
  • Register for junior programming through your class’s Reunion registration.
  • We assume that your child does not have your permission to leave any junior activity without the direct supervision of the program staff.
  • Children should have a warm jacket or sweater for the cool evening weather.
  • Swimmers should bring a towel and bathing suit.
  • The Junior Program ends at 10 P.M. each evening. A parent or caregiver must check the child out of the tent each night. Please be sure to pick up your child on time.

Strike Out on Your Own ($)
Enjoy your free time participating in some of the fun, family-friendly activities offered by Dartmouth and throughout the Upper Valley. These activities may have a separate charge that is not included in Junior Program Fee.

Ledyard Canoe Club
Connecticut River Waterfront
Rent canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. Call ahead to confirm hours. (603) 643-6709

Hanover Country Club
5 Hilton Field Road
Call ahead for tee times, rates, and to scheduled golf lessons. (603) 646-2000

Dartmouth Outdoor Programs Office
119 Robinson Hall
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 A.M.-Noon and 1:30-3:30 P.M.
Stop in at Robinson Hall for ideas on where to hike, walk, or take a picnic. (603) 646-2429

Storrs Pond Recreation Area
59 Oak Hill Drive
Hours: Sunrise to sunset. Hours for lifeguarded swimming and rentals vary, call ahead to confirm.
Minutes from the Green, find two sandy beaches for swimming in Storrs Pond, a heated pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, beach volleyball, hiking trails, mountain biking, as well as scenic picnic areas. (603) 643-2134

Billings Farm and Museum
69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT
Hours: Daily, 10 A.M.-5 P.M.
The farm dates back to 1871, when native Vermonter Frederick Billings set out to build a farm and forestry operation that would serve future generations as a model of wise stewardship. His farm is still a first-class working farm operating with a museum of Vermont’s rural heritage. (802) 457-2355

Vermont Institute of Natural Science
6565 Woodstock Road, Quechee, VT
Hours: Daily, 10 A.M.-5 P.M.
Visit raptor exhibits that house eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls. Check out the Nature Nook, which includes turtles, frogs, snakes, fish and more. A nature shop, classroom, nature trails, and behind-the-scenes animal support facility are all on site. (802) 359-5000

The Nugget Movie Theater
57 South Main Street
Catch a movie in a cozy theater open since 1916. Call ahead for showtimes. (603) 643-2769

Montshire Museum of Science
1 Montshire Road, Norwich, VT
The Montshire offers dozens of cool, hands-on exhibits about the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology, as well as trails and a museum store. (802) 649-2200

Omer and Bob's Bike Rentals
20 Hanover Street, Lebanon, NH
Call ahead for hours and availability. (603) 448-3522