Holidays & Themes

Make S’more Friends

Encourage residents to Make S’more Friends – give each suite or room a box filled with either marshmallows, chocolate bars, or graham crackers. Residents have to go meet a few of their neighbors if they want to make a complete s’mores! Residents then microwave s’mores in the kitchen or in their rooms.

 

Supplies:

Mini hershey’s bars, flat square marshmallows, […]

Valentine Charity Bulletin Board

Description: Make a Valentine Bulletin board, where people can write messages t other people in the building. This will create a stir and more community in the building. In exchange for the message, have a box mounted in the middle where people can donate pocket […]

By |September 11th, 2014|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Hall Decorations, Holidays & Themes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Haunted Places

Description: A bulletin board about the haunted places in your city

Instructions_Things_Needed: Just look up different haunted places in your city on the internet, and post reason’s y it’s haunted, and the addresses of these places, just in case people want to visit. Internet connection, printer and paper 🙂 Other Considerations: Also, if u want, […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Hall Decorations, Holidays & Themes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Valentines for Vets

I have never done this as an Residence Life Program but until this year, Community Service Programs were not mandatory at our college. I did however do this with my 4-H club several times in high school, and am planning on doing it this year at my college. […]

By |September 5th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Holidays & Themes, Months, Program Ideas|Tags: , |0 Comments

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods – (optional titles… “Trick or Treat for a Good Cause…” “Scary Charity…” Be creative!
Description:
You and your interested residents dress up for Halloween to go trick or treating for canned goods. The food items collected will be donated to the local foodbank. If you don’t have a foodbank […]

Halloween Party

Description:

A fun way to get a hall together.  A Coed Hall is the best for this.  Have a huge party with music, food, games and prizes for costumes.

Instructions/Things Needed:

Donations from local businesses for prizes.
Pizza, Chips, Punch etc…
Ping Pong, Fussball, air hockey, cards.
Decorations for Halloween
Music.
 Optional:
I did it on a Monday for Monday Night Football and […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Holidays & Themes, Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: , |0 Comments

Halloween Hayride

Description:

My RA along with a fellow RA in another hall planned a Halloween hayride, It was a lot of fun and a good way to get people together and learn a little more about each other.

Instructions Things Needed:

Willing residents and some cash

Other Considerations:

it usually does have a cost, but we could ask for […]

Halloween Gourd Painting Party

Description:

Since we cannot have pumpkin carving programs at our university because they promote the use of candles (which are illegal in the residents’ rooms), we decided to create a program as an alternative to carving pumpkins.  We had residents paint small gourds instead.  As side entertainment, we showed scary movies and gave out tons […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Holidays & Themes, Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: , |0 Comments