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==On-Campus==
 
==On-Campus==
Depending on what your school has and the creativity and interest of each group the kinds of activities available to each chapter are limitless.
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Depending on what your school has and the creativity and interest of each group the kinds of activities available to each chapter are quite limitless. It is important to remember that everyone has different motives in life. Some people join clubs primarily for friends, while others are more interested in the engineering project or networking opportunities. When planning times to bond as a team, on-campus activities are the easiest as it does not need transportation coordination.  
  
 
===Chapter Activities===
 
===Chapter Activities===
  
Study Sessions – Students can meet before a test to review the material and ask questions.<br>
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* Career Workshop - An activity when people who are curious about the space industry can see what jobs are out there. If well-planned, you can introduce a lot of companies that other members were not aware that existed!<br>
 
 
Career Workshop- An activity when people who are curious about the space industry can see what jobs are out there.<br>
 
 
 
Design competitions - There are also multiple aerospace related design competitions that a chapter can participate in as a team.<br>
 
  
 
These are just sample chapter activities do not feel limited to  just these.
 
These are just sample chapter activities do not feel limited to  just these.

Revision as of 05:12, 8 September 2019

On-Campus

Depending on what your school has and the creativity and interest of each group the kinds of activities available to each chapter are quite limitless. It is important to remember that everyone has different motives in life. Some people join clubs primarily for friends, while others are more interested in the engineering project or networking opportunities. When planning times to bond as a team, on-campus activities are the easiest as it does not need transportation coordination.

Chapter Activities

  • Career Workshop - An activity when people who are curious about the space industry can see what jobs are out there. If well-planned, you can introduce a lot of companies that other members were not aware that existed!

These are just sample chapter activities do not feel limited to just these.

Team Building Activities & Bonding

Making members work together to solve problems and bond greatly contributes to maintaining a cohesive chapter below are some examples of events you can implement to improve communication and bonding between chapter members.

Mentoring - Pair younger students with older students based on major, similar interest and hobbies.

Newsletter - Forming a group of students who are responsible for writing a monthly chapter newspaper.

Book Club - Invite members to read and discuss space related books.

Visit high Schools - Ask for student volunteers to visit local high schools to educate younger students about space.

Night-time stargazing and snacks

Shindig Party

Off-Campus

Local Observatory

If your campus does not have an observatory, visiting a nearby astronomical observatory could be an entertaining experience.

Local Museum

Visiting your local aerospace or science museum would be a great group bonding activity. Museums also tend to have student initiatives already lined up.