CDA Resources

Here are a wide variety of resources as you plan Community Development Activities. Strengthen your programs with these links and suggestions or contact Jackie to add ideas of your own.
>>> Web resources

Community

    • Bible study
    • Euchre tournament
    • Watch movies
    • Saturday trip to Toledo Art Museum
    • Whippy Dip
    • Mafia
    • Capture the flag between floors

Discovery

    • Scavenger hunt
    • Visit different churches
    • Sharing skills
    • Etiquette dinner
    • Geo-cashing
    • International student potluck
    • Career Center
    • Art night
    • Nutrition
    • Learn and Earn workshop
    • Icebreaker night
    • Zoo trip
    • Cultural festival

Service

    • Work with Habitat for Humanity
    • Choose a brother or sister hall and make door tags for each other
    • Take out trash for the building
    • Serve in a soup kitchen
    • Take food to Our Daily Bread
    • Penny wars
    • Do laundry for student teachers
    • Make holiday cards
    • Volunteer to clean up campus

Respect

    • Bring a heritage bowl
    • Chapel
    • Icon Meeting/ICON discussion
    • Attend Forum together
    • Clean-up campus
    • Rake leaves/shovel snow for elderly
    • Brownies for people who don't normally get along
    • Treats to offices
    • Watch a "respectable" movie
    • Collage-each person pick a picture that represents RESPECT!
    • Make up a dance to "Respect"
    • Go to a synagogue/diverse church services
    • Write on paper something you respect about each other
    • Yarn Toss

Web resources

Resident Advisor Links:

Guide to Beginning a Resident Hall Association
http://www.nacurh.org/docs/buildRHA.pdf

RA Helper
http://www.rahelper.com/

Real World University
http://www.rwuniversity.com/

Resident Assistant
www.residentassistant.com

Residence life
www.reslife.net

Crafts:
www.amazingmoms.com

Daily events:
www.historychannel.com
www.cnn.com

Entertainment:
www.disney.com
www.hollywood.com
www.mgm.com
www.tbs.com

Environment:
www.dsc.discovery.com
www.grn.com
www.kab.org
www.nature.net
www.obviously.com/recycle
www.pbs.org/nature
www.weather.com

Health/Fitness/Education:
www.al-anon.alateen.org
www.bacchusgamma.org
www.domesticviolence.org
www.drdrew.com
www.drkoop.com
www.rainn.org

International:
www.ciee.org
www.globalfundforwomen.org
www.greenpeace.org
www.iht.com
www.olympic.org

Maps/Directions/Travel:
www.mapquest.com
www.maps.com
www.expedia.com
www.gorp.com
www.ohiotourism.com
www.travel.org
www.travelocity.com
www.travelohio.com
www.toledomuseum.org
www.toledozoo.org

Online tests:
www.keirsey.com
www.queendom.com

Recipes/food:
www.dianaskitchen.com
www.quickneasyrecipes.com

Sports:
www.espn.com
www.foxsports.com
www.sports.com
www.yahoosports.com
www.bluejackets.nhl.com,

Volunteerism:
www.redcross.org
www.samaritanhouse.com
www.hud.gov/local/oh/homeless/volunteer.cfm