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New Team Managers Show in Force

New Team Managers Show in Force

It’s takes an outstanding volunteer to be willing to learn how to facilitate a team of students to leverage their creativity and build their communications, collaborations and problem solving skills. Fortunately, nearly 70 new Destination Imagination team managers were up to the task and attended  the New “TM” Café on Saturday at Pembroke Academy. Photos […]

We Need T-Shirt and Pin Designs!

We Need T-Shirt and Pin Designs!

NH-DI will need a new design for this year’s T-shirt and pins, and we’ve decided that the DI kids of New Hampshire would be the best possible source for some highly creative ideas! Can the members of your DI team come up with a winning design concept? If so, please ask your kids to enter […]

New, Veteran Team Manager Training Scheduled

New, Veteran Team Manager Training Scheduled

New Team Managers – HELP IS ON THE WAY! Come Saturday, October 25th, New Hampshire Destination Imagination will bring in our best veteran volunteers and alumni (they were actually on teams) to help you! This is the first of several training events – but this is just for you, new Team Managers at Pembroke Academy. The […]

By September 29, 2014 Read More →

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2014-2015 Challenge Sneak Peak!

2014-2015 Challenge Sneak Peak!

Here is the first glimmer of the new Challenges for the new year! Click here to get to the Challenge page!  

GlobalsCalling14: Getting Meatier Media (Media Relations)

GlobalsCalling14: Getting Meatier Media (Media Relations)

Getting Meatier Media The media can be your friend, but you have to reach out to them. Let them know that your student team has qualified to compete at an International creativity competition and have to raise nearly $10,000 to compete with some of the best creative problem solving teams from 18 countries – next […]

READ ME: The Regional Tournament Survival Guide is Posted

READ ME: The Regional Tournament Survival Guide is Posted

This is the must read document the year – The Read it Or Weep Regional Tournament Survival Guide. It’s so important it’s up for an Emmy and a Tony. (Not really, but Emmy and Tony want you to read it). What do you need to do before, at and after the tournament are all covered to […]

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Saturday: New Team Manager Training – Register Now

Saturday: New Team Manager Training – Register Now

New Team Managers: This is all about to get a lot more fun. This Saturday, New Hampshire Destination Imagination will host our annual New Team Manager training at Pembroke Academy just south of Concord in Pembroke. It’s a day of in-depth, hands-on (and fun) training. After an opening overview, you will experience the Destination Imagination program […]

Over 300 Appraisers Trained for Innovation & Creativity Tournaments

Over 300 Appraisers Trained for Innovation & Creativity Tournaments

About 100 volunteers attended NH Destination Imagination Appraiser training Saturday at Newfound Regional Middle School in Bristol. Over the past several weeks, New Hampshire Destination Imagination has  trained over 300 volunteers to appraise solutions from over 3,000 students on more than 200 student “DI” teams at tournaments that begin in March. Each year, NH-DI is proud and […]

Saturday: Appraiser Training North

Saturday: Appraiser Training North

This Saturday,  Newfound Middle School in Bristol, NH will host the final 2014 Appraiser Training. Appraiser teams literally aPRAISE the creative solutions of Destination Imagination team solutions at the five NH-DI Tournaments. Student teams have been working to generate innovative solutions to Challenges based  in STEM, Improv, Visual Arts, Service Learning, and Early Learning Challenges. If you have […]

Kickstart Ideas

2 New Ice Breakers to Build Your Team

2 New Ice Breakers to Build Your Team

Ice Breakers are a form of Instant Challenge that help teams build trust, collaboration and situational management skills needed to solve any Destination Imagination Challenge. Here are a few new Ice Breakers to help your teams! The Machine Game  Adapted from: ResidentAssistant.com The object of this game is to create a machine out of the […]

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What Is Creativity? Cultural Icons on What Ideation Is and How It Works

What Is Creativity? Cultural Icons on What Ideation Is and How It Works

In an informative article by Maria Popova on her Brain Pickings site writes that creativity is a grab-all type of term, but what did some really creative people have to say? She quotes Bradbury, Eames, Angelou, Gladwell, Einstein, Byrne, Duchamp, Close, Sendak, and others. For example, to quote from the article: For Ray Bradbury, creativity was the art […]

Getting Visual with Story Planning

Getting Visual with Story Planning

Educator and blogger Shelly Terrell put together a good resource of visual aids to help students and educators create or “tell the story” when words sometimes just don’t work out. These organizers can help teams look at alternate ways of generating stories – and going back on ideas they may have discarded at some point.

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How Playing An Instrument Benefits Your Brain (TED-Ed)

How Playing An Instrument Benefits Your Brain (TED-Ed)

We have a lot of Team Members and Team Managers – and volunteers – who play instruments. Did you know why it can help you in all different subjects? This TED-ed talk explains new research.  

By September 29, 2014 Read More →
Time To Start Your Team!

Time To Start Your Team!

Destination Imagination is an after school program that lives at the corner of creativity, STEM, the arts and problem solving.  It’s where the building blocks of innovation aren’t just taught – they’re put into action by some 3,000 New Hampshire students each year – and a joined by over 125,000 students around the world. CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW […]

See You At the Dover Maker Faire Saturday!

See You At the Dover Maker Faire Saturday!

This Saturday, NH Destination Imagination will join the  family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness at the Dover Maker Faire this Saturday at the

Gotta Camp: Week 1 Videos; Week 2 In Full Swing

Gotta Camp: Week 1 Videos; Week 2 In Full Swing

It’s among the oldest creativity camps in the United States, and NHICC’s Camp Gottalikachallenge has delivered a few outstanding videos (with photos on the way) from week one – and we’re hearing week 2 is having an amazing time with beautiful weather along the New Hampshire lakes! Click for week 1 videos More week 2 […]

Camp Gottalikachallenge Week 1 Going Strong!

Camp Gottalikachallenge Week 1 Going Strong!

Last night, the famed Scaredy Cat Dinner took place on top of a busy day featuring the “Great Race” event! Campers worked together to solve puzzles, complete obstacle courses, and more. There was even a pie-eating contest! All with a twist reinforcing creativity, collaboration and problem-solving skills! Checkout more photos on our Facebook page and the Camp […]