Wellness

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

Beach Scene Party

Description:

We threw a beach party for residents as part of a “beating the winter blues” theme week. We had beach type music, food including tropical fruits, mocktails (nonalcoholic mixed drinks), and hot dogs cooked in the fireplace. There was also a costume contest for the best dressed for the Carribean. Another contest to consider […]

By |February 28th, 2015|Categories: Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: |0 Comments

Smooth Your Life

Description:

This is a program to promote eating healthy and is excellent for finals week, or stressful semesters. We stand in the lobby (three of us) make fruit smoothies. A description will be given on how to do so. Basically, this is an awesome program because #1, it is easy for the RA’s to do […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Categories: Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Internet Addiction/Internet Dating

Description: To address the growing issue of internet addiction on college campuses, all of the RA’s on campus did similar bulletin boards and shared information. We put up symptoms of addiction, quizzes, general information, websites to visit, where to get help, ideas for alternatives to the internet for free time, etc. Because it is […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Hall Decorations, Passive Programs, Program Ideas, Reviewed|Tags: |0 Comments

I Know What You Did Last Night

This was the coolest program that we did all year. Everyone who wanted to participate had to sign up ahead of time. Then they all got an identity like, Joe. School Soccer Player. Has slept with three people. Then each day, they get a mystery phone call telling them what they did the night […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Categories: Life Skills, Program Ideas, Reviewed|Tags: , |1 Comment

Sexy Scavenger Hunt (Another variation)

Description:

A scavenger hunt with a twist! Contestants are grouped in pairs, threes, fours (pairs is easiest) and given sheets that contain safe sex questions, STD questions, and sexual items as well as other objects to be retrieved (this will be explained in the “things needed” section). The pairs have 15-20 minutes to get as […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Categories: Life Skills, Program Ideas, Reviewed|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sexual Taboo

Description:

3 student health advocates came and we played the game of sexual taboo (taboo but sex questions). In between questions they would demonstrate and discuss different health and sex issues. I served food too. We had an awesome turnout and it was so much fun, lots of […]

By |February 14th, 2015|Categories: Personal Development, Program Ideas|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nap Time

We each got a partner and used various massage techniques (a therapist isn’t needed) talked a bit about aromatherapy, and did a relaxation technique where you tense up all the muscles in the body and release them. then we took about a 25 min nap while some relaxing music was […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Categories: Personal Development|Tags: |0 Comments

One Last Drink

Description:

I covered my bulletin board completely with alcohol ads and left it up for a week. My residents were thinking it was cool, until I finished it by putting up a banner above it that said "One Last Drink" and […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Categories: Personal Development|Tags: |1 Comment

Sex and the choices we make

SEX AND CANDY
I’ve used the following program several times with my freshmen residents and it provides them with important social interaction as well as a fun way to learn about STDs, pregnancy risk, etc. It goes something like this:

Get a group of about 20-30 residents together […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |1 Comment