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Yosemite in the 60's

Check out this great event at the Mountain Goat on Thursday October 7th, 2010.

Summer Concert Series

A series of concerts with local musicians, including interactive educational seminars, talks and GREAT LIVE MUSIC!

Come to the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, FAMOUS FOR FINE FOOD, enjoy a delicious, homecooked 5-course meal (including fresh-baked bread) and see bands perform free.

Kicking off the series is:

Reckless Breakfast! Wednesday, July 7th, 2010. Dinner is at 6:30, music to follow. Call the Lodge at 603 764 5858 to reserve your spot.

Didymo Prevention

We are trying to prevent the spread of Didymo into the Second College Grant. Please do not use felt soled wading gear in the waters of the Grant. If you must use felt, please use approved methods to prevent felt soles from bringing invasive species into the Grant watershed.

Northern Studies Internship Grants

The purpose of the Northern Studies Internship grant is to support a hands-on, experiential learning opportunity for students with interests in a wide spectrum of northern forests and lands issues including: wildlife conservation and management, forestry, recreation, water resources, and other environmental and economic concerns. For more info about this and other funding sources, see the DOC Funding Page

Ledyard's 2nd Annual Riverfest

On the weekend of April 16th-18th, Ledyard will be hosting its second annual river festival in the Upper Valley. There will be races on the Wells River and Mascoma River, as well as a kayak rodeo at the Connecticut Hartlands rapid and a triathlon. There will be a festival party on Saturday evening at the DOC house featuring live music, a kayak movie premiere, food and beer, raffles, and prize giveaways.

The festival is open to any and all outdoor enthusiasts from all over; we expect paddlers from as far as Alaska! For safety reasons some competitions require a certain level of boating ability, but there are many events open to all skill levels and there are great viewing areas for the whitewater competitions. There will also be a conservation event during the weekend.

Online registration is now available.

Camping will be available for those traveling from afar. For more information, please visit or contact Ledyard Canoe Club ( with questions. If your business is interested in sponsoring the festival, please contact Emily Yen (

Native Ash Tree Workshops

Traditions of the Ash Tree Learn how Abenaki and other native peoples utilized the natural resources all around them to make items that were both beautiful and practical at three hands-on workshops in May. The Humanities Council has awarded a mini-grant to the Winter Center for Indigenous Traditions for Traditions of the Ash Tree: Abenaki Ash Splint Working and Basket Making. The project includes workshops on Wednesday, May 5, Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dartmouth College Organic Farm in Hanover. Abenaki basket maker Jesse Larocque will lead the hands-on workshops, offering participants an opportunity to observe the process of ash tree pounding to produce splints for basket making and may make an ash tree splint to keep. A variety of ash baskets, pack baskets and other Abenaki basket art will be on display. Larocque will be joined by Abenaki basket maker and teacher Jeanne Brink and Abenakilanguage teacher and storyteller Jesse Bruchac. Learn more... Click Here

Passion For Skiing

Steve Waterhouse '65 has just released the volume Passion for Skiing which details the exploits of Dartmouth Skiers throughout the history of American Skiing. Check out the [Press Release].

Check out this exciting new book!

DOC Skiers in Olympics

The Vancouver 2010 Olympics featured a number of Dartmouth Skiers. Article

Centennial commendations

2009 marked the Centennial year of the Dartmouth Outing Club. Both the governor of New Hampshire, the Honorable John Lynch and the United States Congress declared their support for the program.

The text of the Congressional Declaration can be viewed here.

DOC Trips NASPA Award

In 2010, the DOC First-year Trips program was awarded a National Association of student Affairs Professionals Award.

See the Letter written to President Kim about the Award given to the freshmen trips program