NSBA - the National School Boards Association - has published a great article about Destination Imagination in their public advocacy blog:

DI is complex and not easily distilled into a simple sound bite. It is STEAM on steroids for students from elementary to university levels: After rounds of regional competition, DI’s culminating tournament activity, Global Finals, is a multi-day marathon of mind-bending challenges that tap students’ ability to lead, problem-solve, think creatively, and work cooperatively with others. 

You can read the full article at NSBA PUBLIC ADVOCACY UPDATE: Full STEAM Ahead - Destination Imagination

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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