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Volunteer applications are now available! Apps are due Mar 23rd by 5pm EST. 

Check out these helpful tips on how to write a more successful volunteer application!

Check out this video for more information about being a Trips volunteer and the application process. 

Want to see a new trip offered? Contact to get the Design Your Own Trip application! Due at the same time as volunteer apps. 

Welcome Class of 2019! On behalf of the entire program, we are really excited to welcome you to Dartmouth this fall! The Trips website has a lot of information, so feel free to explore this site, learn about the program, and contact us if you have any questions. For more information, check out our blog. Thanks for your interest in First-Year Trips! 

--Peety Kaur '15, Director & Sam Parker '15, Asst. Director



First-years enjoying the view after a day of climbing.   First-year running through a tunnel of his classmates.

"During Trips, Dartmouth became my home. My trippees became my people, and the wilderness that was once so intimidating became my backyard." —Angie Yang ’13

 Dancing on Robo lawn   Hiking on FYT

“Something happened over the course of Trips that served to allay the fears I had, worries about having to make all new friends, in the weeks leading up to my First-Year Trip. When I stepped off the bus after my trip, I couldn't wait to start my four years at Dartmouth.” —Luisa Sperry’ 13





Last Updated: 3/20/15