Academy – Kiwanis Europe

Title of the tool


Short description

This is a method of discussion to address some of the misunderstandings that exist within Kiwanis regarding the organization and recruitment of new members.

This activity can be initiated at a club meeting or workshop.
The goal is to reflect on these statements and discuss them, and how to respond to them.

Language of the tool

English, French, Italian 


To clear out some misunderstandings about Kiwanis, its traditions and practices.


Needed materials

  • Hat
  • Scissors

Target group

☑ All Kiwanis Members

☑ Kiwanis Club Leadership

☑ Kiwanis District/Nation Leadership

☑ Kiwanis Division Leadership

☑ Kiwanis Europe Leadership

☑ Young Kiwanians (Youth professionals & others)

☑ Kiwanis Trainers & Experts

Category of the tool

☑ Training, Skills & Leadership Development
☑ Membership, Growth, Engagement

Tool topics

☑ Club strengthening
☑ Member retention
☑ Motivation of volunteers
☑ Recruitment of new members

Tool types

☑ Board game
☑ Discussion method
☑ Team work activity
☑ Workshop

Behind the tool

Kiwanis Europe – European Office in Ghent

The tool was created by

Dep. Membership and education