a. Introductions and ice breakers.
i. Introduce officers.
ii. Introduce advisor.
b. Introduce guests — include an icebreaker.
c. View the welcome video from the Key Club board.
2. Old business – Reports on 2020 club projects
b. Discuss these topics with your club:
i. What did we learn from the projects?
ii. What worked well?
iii. What can we improve on our next project?
iv. What new partnerships did we develop?
v. What needs to be finished with any of the projects?
vi. Assign members to complete unfinished tasks. Remember to create thank you notes for people in your school and community.
c. Reflect on these questions about your club’s service:
i. How many hours did your club serve?
ii. How many people did your work impact?
d. Share your club’s projects and the impact you’ve made with us and other Builders Clubs by using #BuildersClubMeets on social media.
3. New business
a. Before the meeting, have the officers review the community assessment that your club completed at the start of the semester. Post that information so all members can see what was discussed during the beginning of the year.
i. What specific projects that your club wanted to focus on in 2020-21 have not yet been addressed?
b. Begin planning for next semester. Consider these questions with your club:
i. Which projects should your club focus on at this time?
ii. What parts of the community have we not helped enough?
4. Home project
a. Review assignments for the completion of current projects.
b. Review assignments for projects in the new semester. See below for virtual meeting kit topics.
c. Allow time for committees to plan meetings.
a. Thank everyone for their participation, especially the guests.
b. Give details about the next meeting.
Usage Survey — As we look ahead, we would appreciate your input on the virtual meeting kits. Please take this survey to give us your feedback and suggest any topics you would like to see in future kits!
Prepare for your club’s future meetings now. Listed below are the topics of virtual meeting kits that will be released every month through May 2021. Keep on serving!
January — Mental health awareness.
February — Global health challenges.
February — Club officer elections.
March — School-wide kindness campaign.
April — Joint school-community final project.
April — Preview of year of service and planning for 2021-22 school year.
May — End-of-the-school-year celebration.
Best wishes to your club in the new year!