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NH Fisher Cats Honor NH-DI Team NH

NH Fisher Cats Honor NH-DI Team NH

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the AA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, honored the teams that represented New Hampshire at Destination Imagination Global Finals in May. The honors included the throwing out of the first pitch of the game by a member of the first-place Hollis-Brookline High School team, and others teams represented in […]

TEAM NH TO BE HONORED BY NH FISHER CATS SATURDAY

TEAM NH TO BE HONORED BY NH FISHER CATS SATURDAY

New Hampshire’s top teams in creativity, collaboration and critical thinking will be honored by the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Saturday at Manchester’s Northeast Delta Dental Stadium [DIrections].  The professional AA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays will welcome the teams the represented New Hampshire at Destination Imagination Global Finals and honor them prior to […]

NH Rocks Global Finals, Hollis Brookline First In The World; More Top …

NH Rocks Global Finals, Hollis Brookline First In The World; More Top …

Team New Hampshire rocked the world’s largest celebration and competition of creativity at Destination Imagination Global Finals, including the following top ten finishes in their challenge and age division:   FIRST PLACE: Hollis Brookline DI, The Owl, Portal & the Giraleon, Hollis, New Hampshire, Creature Feature, Secondary Level, 130-87401, First Place and Top Instant Challenge […]

Global Finals 2015

Amazing Week At Globals! New Photos!

Amazing Week At Globals! New Photos!

It was an amazing week to be among the 1,468 teams from 17 countries and 47 states that took part in Destination Imagination Global Finals. Buzz Aldrin, Paula Abdul, Dr. Bill Dorfman, imagineers and illustrators from Disney were all there, as were numerous actors, voice over artists and choreographers from Broadway. This was a Global […]

41 NH Student Teams to Head to Destination Imagination Global Finals

41 NH Student Teams to Head to Destination Imagination Global Finals

This week opening Destination Imagination Global Finals with 41 New Hampshire Teams among the 1,468 teams from 48 states and 18 countries. NH MEDIA CONTACT: Wayne Kurtzman, email: wayne [at] nh-di.org PHOTO OF OPENING CEREMONY 2014: LINK (Courtesy Destination Imagination) LOGO FOR GLOBAL FINALS: LINK LOGO FOR NH DESTINATION IMAGINATION: LINK After winning honors for creativity, […]

41 NH Teams to Head to Destination Imagination Global Finals Next Week

41 NH Teams to Head to Destination Imagination Global Finals Next Week

After winning honors for creativity, collaboration and problem solving in local and state tournaments, 41 teams from schools around the state are among those who have earned the right to represent New Hampshire and travel to Destination Imagination’s Global Finals, the largest creative thinking and problem solving competition in the world, to be held May […]

Camp Gottalikachallenge - This Summer!

Ready for Camp Gottalikachallenge: Year 22!

Ready for Camp Gottalikachallenge: Year 22!

Believe it or not, we run one of the oldest creativity camps in U.S.: Camp Gottalikachallenge. This weekend, campers start descending on our lake-based camp that smooshes (yes, smooshes) a years worth of creativity, collaboration and problem solving into one week. Smooshing aside, we’ll be posting and sharing photos and news from “Gotta Camp” on […]

We Squish A Creative Year Into a Week!

We Squish A Creative Year Into a Week!

Not just any week, but a massively creative week at one of the oldest creativity camps in the nation: Camp Gottalikachallenge! This is our 22nd year of #GottaCamp – where we take a year of creative problem solving, collaboration and STEAM Challenges (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts and Math) and mix them with all the fun camp things […]

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 […]

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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NH Students Finish Tops in Global Competition

NH Students Finish Tops in Global Competition

Hollis Brookline Finishes First in the World; 5 More NH Top 10 Finishes! Contact: wayne.kurtzman@nh-di.org Creativity, critical-thinking and collaboration are all core needs to succeed in today’s world – and it looks like New Hampshire will be just fine. Six of New Hampshire’s 41 teams at Destination Imagination Global Finals finished in the top 10 […]

See the 2015-2016 Challenge Previews

See the 2015-2016 Challenge Previews

The Challenge previews for next year are here! CLICK FOR THE CHALLENGES. Which one is your team thinking about?  

NH Fisher Cats To Honor Team NH

NH Fisher Cats To Honor Team NH

On Saturday night, June 6th, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats will host New Hampshire Destination Imagination’s Team New Hampshire at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. The Fisher Cats are the professional AA affiliate of the MLB Toronto Blue Jays. Before the 7:05 game, team members will be honored on-field. Participating team members and team managers will […]

Wicked Awesome: It’s Team NH!

Wicked Awesome: It’s Team NH!

There were over 50 gallons of ice cream, 80 toppings. And there were student team members from across the state that excelled at critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving challenges based in technology, the arts, science, structure, improvisation and service learning. The teams representing New Hampshire at Destination Imagination Global Finals later this month met May […]

This Friday, They Become Team New Hampshire

This Friday, They Become Team New Hampshire

This Friday night, the New Hampshire Destination Imagination teams that have excelled at creativity and problem solving of STEAM-based Challenges and qualified for Destination Imagination Global Finals will finally meet each other. The annual Spoil Your Dinner event is where team members from all over the state will practice Instant Challenge, get to meet each […]