Frequently Asked Questions

You see the unique and talented individual your child is, and want to give him or her every opportunity to grow, learn and prosper. The Destination Imagination program not only encourages creativity and self-awareness, but it teaches patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and the collaborative problem solving process.

Destination Imagination's programs teach kids how to work in teams during or after school to solve hands-on creative challenges and help children improve their self-confidence and communication skills. Our participants form strong bonds with their teammates and often build friendships that can last a lifetime.

  • Kids have fun learning, and many continue the program throughout the remainder of their education.
  • Students who participate in DI learn to focus, behave, think and test well.
  • Participants are able to discover and display their unique abilities and talents in ways they may never have imagined.
  • DI participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and the collaborative problem solving process.
  • In working to solve our Challenges, kids learn important 21st century skills like creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, citizenship and courage.
Talk to your school or contact us about starting a DI program today!

Our Mission

To engage participants in project-based challenges that are designed to build confidence and develop extraordinary creativity, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.

We inspire and equip students to achieve anything they can imagine in life.

We offer seven exciting standards-based Challenges in STEMImprovVisual ArtsService Learning, and Early Learning. Each Challenge is open-ended and enables students (K-university) to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. In solving our Challenges, teams learn important 21st century skills which will prepare them for a brilliant future. Students have fun and gain confidence in their ability to solve any challenge.

NYDI is the New York affiliate of Destination Imagination Inc.: a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization.


Make a Tax-deductable Contribution