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6154 South Fairbanks Hall
Hanover, NH
Phone: (603) 646-3350
Fax: (603) 646-2645
Email: Tucker.Foundation@Dartmouth.EDU

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Tucker Student Spotlight

 michael klein

Michael Klein '14
Co-Chair of the Red Cross Club

Majors: Economics & Geography

Hometown: Chappaqua, NY

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North Country Weekend

Program Description

North Country Weekend hosts groups of Boston youth at Dartmouth for a weekend of early college awareness, cultural investigation and outdoor exploration. Youth who attend a North Country Weekend are given an opportunity to experience the excitement and activity of a college campus through exposure to a number of Dartmouth events. In addition, students are encouraged to challenge themselves through planned outdoor activities.

Past activities have included hiking, staying at a DOC Cabin, visiting the organic farm, taping of a radio program, canoeing, dancing with one of the Dartmouth dance troupes, visiting the ropes course, and picking pumpkins.

It is a fun learning experience for all involved.


Time Commitment

  • NCW has 2 weekends per year - one in the Fall term, one in the spring term.  Students also visit East Boston High School one day in the Winter term to have the high school students host Dartmouth volunteers.
  • Attendance at the start-up meeting and weekly meetings leading up to the weekend (preparation and planning work).
  • Commitment to participate in every event during the weekend, including leadership on 1-2 events.
  • Attendance and participation in a reflection meeting about the weekend and wrap-up for the term.


  • If eligible, mentors are required to become driver approved.
  • Access to Tucker vehicles (after driver approval) is available.

Contact Information

- Blitz "NCW"

- Call 603-646-3350

- Stop by the Tucker Foundation, South Fairbanks Hall

Last Updated: 10/30/12