Welcome to the DOC First-Year Trips Blog! We’re happy you’re here. This blog is a space for you to learn about the Trips program. Here, you’ll find everything from the stories and experiences of current students to the logistics of packing your bag. Take some time to explore*, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!
The DOC Trips Directorate
*While you’re encouraged to explore this blog at your leisure, we figured we’d provide a few pointers for those of you that prefer more guided travel. Posts on the blog are sorted into categories (found on the right side of the page, or directly below this post if you’re reading on your mobile device). Category descriptions are below. To simply view the most recent posts, click the “Home” button at the top of the page (or in the drop-down menu for you mobile device folks).
For Volunteers: Where current students can find information pertaining to volunteering for the program.
Directorate Updates: Newly posted information from the Trips Directorate goes here!
Preparing for Trips: Where you’ll find all your logistical information, e.g. what to pack, arrival dates and times, etc.
Sustainability: Updates from current and past Sustainability Coordinators regarding our program’s ongoing mission to be even greener!
Trip Leader Profiles: Short-answers from current and past trip leaders, to help you get a feel for the many wonderful people who volunteer for our program.
Voices of Trips: Stories from individual Dartmouth students about their experiences before, during, and/or after the Trips program.
Welcome Notes: Messages of welcome and love from various Outreach Coordinators and Trips Directorate folk of yore.