Ice Blocking

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Name: Michael
School: University of Idaho


This program is a way for you just to get a bunch of residents together at the beginning of the year to get to know each other. First you get the ice blocks and get everyone together. You go to the top of a steep and grassy hill. You […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Categories: Ice Breakers, Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building, Team Builders||0 Comments



I went online and pulled out 15 riddles, some easy, some nearly impossible. Then I posted them all over the floor on a Sunday night. The first resident to turn in all 15 answers by Friday, or the resident with the most correct answers on Friday, got a free pizza (donated after one phone […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Categories: Ice Breakers, Passive Programs, Problem Solving Activities, Reviewed||3 Comments

Last Minute Date Ideas

Description: This board gave quick date ideas for those who don’t plan in advance with ideas from the webstie –

Instructions: Print off and post the date ideas. Include either photos of student groups/couples and/or paraphinalia that would be used or a symbol of the activites listed (ie…a boarder made out of rope for […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Categories: Ice Breakers||0 Comments

Purity test


This is a great program that educates people without them knowing. I had a great turnout and lots of people came that aren’t usually active in the dorm.
I took a purity test off the internet. Everyone kept their […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Categories: Ice Breakers||0 Comments

Tag Team Chariot Racing


Every good toga party needs a traditional event. Tag Team Chariot Racing is a team competition. You need enough pairs for as many floors there are in your dorm. For example: 5 floors, ten people, 1 pair per floor.


Book Club Discussions

Name: Mandy
School: Georgia State University

Choose a book per month and bring people together who have read the book to discuss it. Ask them questions about the book like why they liked it, what they got out of it, what they thought of this or that event in the book. Try to choose books with […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Categories: Team Builders||1 Comment


WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW: Tape a blank piece of paper (poster board – kind of like a billboard over the person’s head) on everyone’s back. The members are to write a compliment or positive comment on everyone’s back. At the end of the session, explain that a lot of times we tend […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Categories: Team Builders||0 Comments


Description: I did this program at the beginning of the year, but I think I should have waited until the middle of the first semester. I handed a list of all the residents out to everyone. Each person wrote one nice thing about every other person, and returned the sheets to me. I complied […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: Games, Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building, Team Builders||0 Comments

Candlelight Vigil

Program: Candlelight Vigil


A candle light service to remember the lives lost in Kosovo. we had guest speakers from the history and political science department come and talk about the history of the Balkan peninsula so there would be a greater understanding of what’s […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Categories: Team Builders||0 Comments


VALUES DISCUSSION: Have participants find two people who are wearing the same color as them. Have them find a spot where they can talk together. Instruct them they will be talking about some issues and you will give them new topics every few minutes. Here are some samples:


By |February 5th, 2015|Categories: Diversity, Team Builders||1 Comment