Frequently Asked Questions

number of children worldwide that participate in Destination Imagination, Inc. programs annually
number of Destination Imagination, Inc. volunteers worldwide
1.5 million+
number of DI alumni worldwide
5 years
average length of participation in DI
6,000 – 7,000
number of schools involved in DI
48 states
number of U.S. states with DI teams
number of countries that participate in DI
number of teams expected to participate in DI in 2015-16
number of people who attend Global Finals
number of teams at Global Finals

[Data as of August 2015] 

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 become the next generation of innovators and leaders.

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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