Thursday, June 15–Saturday, June 17, 2017

Ages 13–17 Welcome

Tent location: Mass Row
Registration Required
Register at Junior tent at Channing Cox Lawn

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, 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 Science
Bus leaves from the teen tent
The Montshire offers dozens of cool, hands-on exhibits about the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. The museum is in Norwich, Vt. Children’s admission is included in the registration fee. Parents are welcome for an additional admission fee paid directly to the museum at 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. This is a hands free experience – 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 teen tent

1:30–4 p.m.

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

1–4:15 p.m.

Navigating College Admissions: A Workshop for Families
Arvo J. Oopik 1978 Auditorium, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center
Ideally, students should start planning for college early in their high school career, ensuring a comprehensive plan for their high school courses and extracurricular activities. This workshop is designed to familiarize parents and their college-bound children in grades 9–11 with the national college admission process. Registration is required for this very popular program. If you have any questions, please call (603) 646-2258.

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 & Room 28, Silsby Hall

9 p.m.–midnight

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

The Reunion Teen program closes from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday so that teens may enjoy lunch and On the Green! festivities with their families.

9 a.m.–noon

Taming the Connecticut River
Meet at teen tent

10–11:30 a.m.

Montshire Museum of Science
Bus leaves from the Teen Tent
See above 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
Please see class achedules for locations and times.
Parents and caregivers pick up teens at teen tent

Teen tent reopens at 4 p.m.

2–3 p.m.

An Animated Festival for All Ages
Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
The Class of ’76 invites your family to a cartoon festival for all ages celebrating the Emmy Award winning work of Tom Ruegger ’76. Tom will introduce clips from his biggest hits for Stephen Spielberg’s Warner Bros. Animation including the adorable, mischievous Animaniacs, the crazy superhero Freakazoid, and the legendary and hilarious Pinky and the Brain – two lab mice who each night attempt to take over the world. In addition, Tom will answer questions about creating the most popular cartoons of the last 40 years from Scooby Doo to today’s 7D.

4 p.m.

Teen Tent Reopens

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. Let us treat you to a free ice cream social, live music, and 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, & 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

  • If you registered your toddler, junior, or teen to attend Reunion, they are automatically enrolled in the Reunion Kids programming for their applicable age group. No further registration is required.
  • For ages 13 to 17 years old
  • Swimmers should bring a towel and bathing suit

Strike Out on Your Own ($)
($) Separate charge not included in Reunion fee

Ledyard Canoe Club — $10/hr., 1 canoe or 2 kayaks; call (603) 643-6709.
Hanover Country Club — for golf lessons, rates, and tee times; call (603) 646-2000.
DOC — Stop in at Robinson Hall for ideas on where to hike, walk, or take a picnic, call 603-646-2429.
Storrs Pond Recreation Area, just minutes from the Green. The area is a jewel just minutes away from the center of Hanover, NH. 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. Free public wi-fi is available around the pool area and tennis courts. Call 603-643-2134 for 2017 rates.
Billings Farm and Museum, Woodstock, Vt. — 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. 10 am–5 pm daily. Admission: $14 adults (ages 16–61), $13 age 62 and over, $8 children (ages 5–15), $4 (age 3–4). (802) 457-2355.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science Nature Center, Quechee, Vt. — Raptor exhibits that house eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls. Check out the Nature Nook, exhibit includes, turtles, frogs, snakes, fish and more. Nature shop, classroom, nature trails, and behind-the-scenes animal support facility. 10 am–5 pm daily. Admission: $14.50 adults, $13.50 (62+), $12.50 children (ages 4–17), free for children 3 and under. (802) 359-5000.
The Nugget Movie Theater, Main Street, Hanover — Admission: adults $10.00/$12.75 for 3D (15+), seniors $8.00/$10.75 for 3D (62+); juniors and teens $8.00/$10.75 for 3D (14 and under). All matinees $7.50/10.25 for 3D (603) 643-2769.