How to Start an Exclusive Secret Club

Creating your own club or society can make you feel a part of something. An exclusive secret club can you’re your connections feel even stronger.


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You Will Need

  • Purpose
  • Members
  • Rules
  • Secret handshake
  • Rumor


  1. Step 1

    Determine purpose

    Determine a central purpose or theme for your club. This will help you identify potential members.

  2. Step 2


    Recruit people who have similar interests to your club’s purpose or theme.

  3. Make the membership invitation-only to keep your club as exclusive as possible.

  4. Step 3

    Make rules

    Devise a strict set of rules. You club is super exclusive, so it's okay to get a little crazy. Remember, the first rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club.

  5. Make sure activities can be done in private so as not to attract attention.

  6. Step 4


    Elect officers and collect dues if your club has expenses.

  7. Step 5

    Create identity

    Create a way to identify club members. Secret handshakes are always good.

  8. Step 6

    Start a rumor

    Start a rumor that your club exists, but never confirm it. It's no fun being exclusive if nobody knows they're being excluded.

  9. The Freemasons are a now-famous secret society who is rumored to have influenced American politics since the country's inception.