Thursday, June 14–Saturday, June 16, 2018

Ages 13–17 Welcome

Tent location: Mass Row (Register at junior tent at Channing Cox Lawn)
Registration Required

Anytime Over the Reunion Period - Strike Out on Your Own ($)
Rent a canoe, hike Velvet Rocks, play golf, check out a movie at the Nugget Theater, shoot pool, or play video games. Stop by the Dartmouth Outing Club in Robinson Hall for more ideas.

2–10 p.m.

Meet and Greet
Teen tent
Play pickup street hockey, volleyball, and capture-the-flag, enjoy art supplies and board games, meet new friends, and have fun.

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Teen tent

6:30–9 p.m.

Take to the Green
Teen tent and campus
Time for group capture the flag, volleyball, etc.

8–10 p.m.

Basement lounge, Mid-Mass, and Room 28, Silsby Hall

9–10 a.m.

Dartmouth Underground: Steam Tunnel and Power Plant Tour
Meet at north side of heating plant, facing New Hampshire Hall
Led by William Riehl, chief operating engineer. Limited to 35. Please wear appropriate footwear for climbing down a ladder and up stairs.

10–11 A.M.

Vermont Institute of Natural Science Raptor Encounters
Teen Tent
Live falcons, hawks and owls provide the lens through which we examine food webs, predator-prey relationships, and the interdependence of the systems that support life. This first-hand encounter enables participants to understand the defining characteristics that make a bird a raptor and their adaptations for life as a predator on the wing. Touchable artifacts and hands-on materials round out this special experience.

10–11:45 a.m.

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


Teen tent
Participate in icebreakers to get to know one another.

1–3 p.m.

Baker Bell Tower Open House
Meet at the Baker Library Information Desk.
Self-guided visit. 150 free tickets will be distributed beginning at 1 p.m. in numbered groups of 10. Groups will take the tour in order of their group number from 1–3 p.m.  Each tour will take approximately 10 minutes to ascend, take in the beautiful views, and descend. Each person must be able to navigate many steep steps and a ladder on his/her own.

1–4 p.m.

Taming the Connecticut River
Meet at the teen tent

1–4:15 p.m.

Navigating College Admissions: A Workshop for Families
Arvo J. Oopik 1978 Auditorium, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center
These sessions are designed to familiarize parents and their college-bound children in grades 9-11 with the national college admission and financial aid process. Ideally, students should start planning for college early in their high school career, ensuring a comprehensive plan for their high school courses, extracurricular activities, and how to approach the college search process. Registration is required. To sign up, visit

2–4 p.m.

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

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Teen tent

7–8:15 p.m.

Hanover’s Hidden Secrets
Meet at teen tent
Scavenger hunt

8:30–10:30 p.m.

Basement lounge, Mid-Mass and Room 28, Silsby Hall

9 p.m.–midnight

Shoot Pool, Play Video Games
Basement, Collis Center for Student Involvement
Snacks provided.

The Reunion Teen program closes from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday so that teens may enjoy lunch and other fun activities with their families.

9 a.m.–noon

Taming the Connecticut River
Meet at teen tent

10–11:30 a.m.

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

9:30–11:30 a.m. 

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

Teen tent closes from noon to 4 p.m.

noon–4 p.m.

Lunch with Families
Parents and caregivers pick up teens at teen tent
Please see class schedules for locations and times. The teen tent reopens at 4 p.m.

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, and a chance to relax and soak up the sun.

5–6 p.m.

Teen tent

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Marko the Magician
Teen 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.

7:30 P.M.

Teen Dodgeball Tournament
Berry Clay Courts

8:30–10:30 p.m.

Basement lounge, Mid-Mass and Room 28, Silsby Hall
Tent Activities
Teen tent

9:30–10:30 p.m.

On the Green! A Dartmouth Alumni Celebration
Dartmouth Green
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.

Program Details

  • For ages 13 to 17 years old
  • Register your teen through your class Reunion website
  • Swimmers should bring a towel and bathing suit

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