Loading... Please wait...


More Rush/Recruitment Week Activities!

Posted by

There are tons of ways to get the word out about your chapter and distinguish yourself from the other Greek organizations on campus. I covered some activities that I have seen work in the past and after giving it some more thought realized there are tons of other ideas that either slipped my mind! Here are some more ideas from that list that can work for your Fraternity or Sorority.

BBQ or Beach Day
I don't know how this one missed the first list! It was at my chapter's BBQ/cook-out that I met my big for the first time and she decided to take me on as a little. Get the Brothers or Sisters to cook up some food in either the common area of campus, a local park, or the beach. Volleyball, football, kickball/dodgeball games should be set-up to get everyone moving and having fun as well. Family holidays typically take place around the dinner table and for good reason. It's a great way to catch up with everyone and learn more about what's going on in their lives in addition to proving to be a great way to see who fits in with everyone the best.

"Sell" Yourself or Something Else
Not literally. Although service actions can be a great fundraiser. This activity would require recruits/rushes to practice their elevator speech and see how comfortable they are in front of a group of people. It can also be set-up as a sell something event where each rush is asked to present a product or service (real or imaginary) to a panel. Similar in style to the show "Shark Tank" (or "Lion's Den") at the end the people with the best pitches can receive prizes.

View Comments

Rush Week Activities

Thinking of things to do for Rush Week that will allow the Sisters or Brothers to meet potential pledges can be a tricky situation. Activities need to be engaging, fun, and allow for plenty of socialization while also showing what your Fraternity or Sorority generally likes to do (besides party). I have been advising Greek [...]

Read More »

Monkey's Work Indigogo Campaign

So far we've had a great run of things since our (in person) debut at Delta Sigma Pi's Spring 2014 LEAD in Rochester, NY. The feedback has been great and sales have been pretty good too. We even partially sold out of one of our designs (Monster Letters)!To help raise some more funding to get [...]

Read More »

Get the Most from your Rush T-shirt

Rush t-shirts (or Recruitment t-shirts depending on your organizations rules) are an important tool in creating a buzz and awareness around your organization. A good shirt is the first step in finding the right pledges to help grow your Brotherhood or Sisterhood.So what is a "good" or "successful" shirt? First of all it should match [...]

Read More »

How to Select a Rush Theme

Choosing a Rush theme can be a difficult task. It is the cornerstone of Rush week and needs to be clear, concise, and say something about your Fraternity or Sorority - not easy!Rush themes can include one or all of the following:Current eventParody of popular brands, technology or appFraternity or Sorority mottoMovie Quote or Pop [...]

Read More »

Free shirt with orders of $30 or more

"If it's free it's for me"That's a philosophy I often live by and as the Head Monkey in Charge I figured why not share the love of free stuff?For a limited time only Monkey's Work will be including a FREE - that's right 100% free, no hidden charges, nothing expected in return - t-shirt with [...]

Read More »

"He Profits Most Who Serves Best"

There's a new Delta Sigma Pi t-shirt created by Monkey's Work. It combines two of the things that DeltaSigs are known for - business acumen and knowing that you only get out of something what you put into it.The front features a stylized stock quote with the fraternity letters DSP and the founding year 1907 while [...]

Read More »

Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority Apparel Now Available at Monkey's Work!

As promised Monkey's Work is starting to expand into other Greek organization apparel.Our first shirt is for the Sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII) with a cute little panda wearing the ΑΟΠ letters on a hoodie. The artwork is over the left chest of a women's light blue t-shirt. Don't fret if you aren't in Delta Sigma [...]

Read More »

Spring is Here - It's T-shirt Time!

After a very long, and very cold, winter spring is finally here! Here at Monkey's Work that means we can finally ditch the hoodies and heavy jackets in favor of one of our t-shirts! So now that it's finally t-shirt weather again what does that mean for us here? Well we're continuing to work on new [...]

Read More »

Happy National Ritual Celebration Week!

Delta Sigma Pi celebrated National Ritual Celebration Week this week. We hope that everyone enjoyed showing their off their fraternal pride wearing letters!Every week here at Monkey's Work is Greek Celebration Week. We've been working hard to come up with new designs and plans to introduce hoodies and hats to the merchandise we have available [...]

Read More »

Recent Updates