Frequently Asked Questions

The Destination Imagination Program: 

  • Destination Imagination is a non-profit that helps students around the world learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation.
  • We hold tournaments where student teams solve problems in astonishing ways.
  • Our participants build a lifelong confidence in working together to solve any challenge.

Destination Imagination Inc.:

Destination Imagination, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization that creates programs to teach the creative process. The organization has more than 1.5 million alumni around the world and more than 38,000 volunteers.


A Destination Imagination Challenge is an open-ended exercise that takes creativity and teamwork to solve.

Our Mission

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

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.


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