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

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.


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