August

Bored Board

Name: Alex B
School: Colorado State University

Description:

This is a simple program. Just print out a list of things to do around
your campus. Many people get bored because they don’t know what’s around them. Here is my list;

Running
Jogging
Bowling
Walking
Hiking
Rock climbing
Reading
Water-skiing
Jet skiing
Scuba
Tubing
Kayaking
Canoeing
White water rafting
Tree climbing
Bird watching
Badminton
Tennis
Golf
Baseball
Basketball
Cricket
Rollerblading
Roller Hockey
Fencing
Karate
Judo
Tai Chi
Aerobics
Hop Scotch
Tetherball
Parachuting
Driving
Sight seeing
Boulder hopping
Climb Horsetooth Rock
Tag
Frisbee Golf
Frisbee Football
Frisbee
Card games
Sun tan
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By |March 5th, 2015|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Passive Programs, Reviewed|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Gutter Splits

Here at Appalachian State University we do this thing called “Gutter Splits” where you get a gutter from the hardware store and line it with tin foil. Then you fill it up with ice cream, bananas, chocoloate syrup, whipped cream, nuts…whatever you want…and then each resident gets a spoon and digs in! It’s an […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: , |0 Comments

August and September Ideas and Resources

August and September (depending on the date your school starts) are crucial months for developing community and building relationships for the entire year. Your focus on connecting students for the first six weeks can make a significant impact on their experience and on the community you live in!
Bulletin Boards | Door Decs | Programming […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Planning Guides|Tags: , |0 Comments

instagRAm – Meet the RAs Bulletin Board

Meet the RA Staff 2013-2014 board for Rita Bole Complex at Lyndon State College!

Submitted by Amanda

By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Hall Decorations, Passive Programs, Reviewed|Tags: , |1 Comment

Paint Night

Program Title: “Paint Night” or “Door Mat Program*” or “Pet Rock Program” (be creative!)
Description: This program will help to build community, allow residents to interact, and give them a way to decorate their homes! Residents get together to decorate carpet squares and/or doorstops (rocks or wooden doorstops). The carpet squares serve as welcome mats. […]

By |February 7th, 2014|Categories: Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: |0 Comments