Vox Croo, Keeping Trips and the Good Times Rolling

The safety and logistics specialists are in charge of keeping 152 different trips with more than 1,000 first-year students supplied, safe, and positive.

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Members of Vox Croo hang out after breakfast in their "Vox Hole" home base before heading out for a day of raids.
Members of Vox Croo hang out after breakfast in their “Vox Hole” home base before heading out for a day of raids. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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A picture of a large yellow piece of paper with every trip and its participants listed hanging up in the cabin.
Vox Croo and student Dartmouth Outing Club leaders mapped out a schedule of trip raids to be conducted during the 10 days of the program. Vox also responds to unscheduled calls from trip leaders. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Daniela Armas '20 sitting at a table with her laptop open and listening to someone on her cell phone at the same time.
Daniela Armas ’20, a Vox Croo captain, coordinates logistics for a water delivery for one trip and pick up of student athletes for practice from another. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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A picture of Jack Kreisler '22 in the driver seat of the Vox van and Emma Demers '20 is sitting in the front passenger seat. Both are wearing colorful attire.
Jack Kreisler ’22 drives the Vox van and Emma Demers ’20 rides shotgun as they head out on a raid. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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 From left, Eliza Jane Schaeffer '20, Emma Demers '20, and Sarishka Desai '20, leave DOC headquarters in Robinson Hall with water and food for an afternoon supply raid on a cabin camping trip.
From left, Eliza Jane Schaeffer ’20, Emma Demers ’20, and Sarishka Desai ’20, leave DOC headquarters in Robinson Hall with water and food for an afternoon supply raid on a cabin camping trip. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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A group from the VOX croo leads first-years in team building exercise. Everyone stands in one circle, facing inward, with arms linked. They lean back and are responding to a call. They are standing next to the Connecticut River.
Vox Croo leads trippies in a team building call-and-repeat tradition after every raid. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00 )
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Emma Demers '20 holds a watermelon in her arms. She is smiling and is wearing a bright blue and pink hat.
Emma Demers ’20 jokes with members of the sailing trip during a raid at Mascoma Lake in Enfield, N.H. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Members of Vox Croo sit in a boathouse in a circle on the ground and share a batch of brownies.
Members of Vox Croo and the sailing trip share a batch of brownies in the boat house of the Dartmouth Yacht Club during a sudden rainstorm on Mascoma Lake in Enfield, N.H. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Gokul Srinivasan '23 jumps over Blake Danziger '23 who is crouched down. They are on a dirt road and Evan Antich '23 is walking behind them.
From left, trippies Evan Antich ’23, Blake Danziger ’23, and, airborne, Gokul Srinivasan ’23 perform their American Ninja Warrior routine after the Vox Croo raided their trip, posing as member of the American Ninja Warrior Club looking for recruits. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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A group of tripees stand in a semi-circle listening to a Croo leader. They are outside on a dirt road.
From left, Yadira Torres ’19, Lindsey Reitinger ’20, and Daniela Armas ’20 give trippies their next task as part of a raid. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Yadira Torres '19 explains the plight of the mermaid princess to trippies under the shade of a purple parasol.
Yadira Torres ’19 explains the plight of the mermaid princess to trippies under the shade of a purple parasol. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Daniela Armas '20, in character as a woodlands spirit, intercepts a climbing trip as they cross a road.
Daniela Armas ’20, in character as a woodlands spirit, intercepts a climbing trip as they cross a road. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Lindsey Reitinger '20 stands with her back to the camera in the foreground; she is blurry. Focus is on two tripees listening to her that can be seen between the space between her elbow and side.
Lindsey Reitinger ’20, foreground, in character as the mermaid princess, enlists the help of trippies to recover her stolen voice through a series of tasks. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)