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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 then top 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 Score.   […]

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 […]

Global Finals 2015

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 […]

Camp Gottalikachallenge - This Summer!

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 […]

Camp Gottalikachallenge in Full Swing

Camp Gottalikachallenge in Full Swing

  Camp Gottalikachallenge, the NHICC Summer Camp – and one of the oldest creativity summer camps in the nation is in full swing. Now 20 years old, the first week of the camp along the lakes of the Granite State is in full swing. Wednesday night, the “scaredy cat dinner” (you have to ask a […]

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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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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?  

Stay Updated On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Stay Updated On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Destination Imagination Global Finals ends a year of over 200,000 students in over 30 countries competing in creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills using specially created STEAM-based Challenges (Science, Tech, Engineering, The Arts and Math). Teams advancing to Destination Imagination Global Finals – and their friends, family and schools back home – can follow the […]

NH FisherCat Fundraiser Ends Friday

NH FisherCat Fundraiser Ends Friday

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the AA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, have not only set up a fundraiser for NH-DI teams heading to Destination Imagination Global Finals, but will be honoring teams before the Saturday night, June 6th game. Team Manager Reminder: Fundraiser monies are due at Spoil Your Dinner, and that team […]

Globals: Instant Challenge TM Note

Globals: Instant Challenge TM Note

An important note to Global Finals bound Team Managers about Instant Challenges: As at NH Regional and State Finals competitions, Teams and Team Managers may not bring any devices, including but not limited to cameras, cell phones, iPads and tablets, computers, or timing devices, including wrist watches, into the Instant Challenge building. The team can ask […]

Did You Notice Our Global Finals Team of the Day?

Did You Notice Our Global Finals Team of the Day?

It started on our Facebook page on Monday, and each day we recognize another one of the 43 teams that will be representing New Hampshire at the World’s largest competition and celebration of creativity, collaboration and problem-solving skills, Destination Imagination Global Finals! Check out and like our page at: https://www.facebook.com/NHICC Check out the complete Team New […]