28 Student Teams Take First Place at Destination Imagination’s Global Finals 2016

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Thank you to all of our teams who participated in the 2015-16 season of Destination Imagination! More than 1,400 teams from 21 countries competed in Global Finals 2016. Thanks to some of our top-placing Global Finals teams and Team Managers, you can read about the Challenge solutions that helped them take top honors at the international tournament. […]

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Casting Call for ‘Genius Jr.’ Game Show

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Shed Media is developing a new competition series that will test the mental agility of the nation’s smartest children, ages 8 -12. They’re currently holding a casting call and are looking for Destination Imagination participants who would like to audition. The show, “Genius Jr.,” is a new game show for a major network and will […]

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Destination Imagination CEO Named One of SmartCEO’s ‘Future 50’ Winners

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Destination Imagination would like to congratulate CEO, Dr. Chuck Cadle, on being awarded as one of SmartCEO’s New Jersey Future 50 Winners. The Future 50 Awards program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies. The companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. […]

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New Anti-Bullying Children’s Book Now Available

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We’re excited to announce that you can now purchase a copy of “The SockKids Stand Up Against Bullying,” a children’s book that was developed in partnership with the SockKids. Written by authors Michael J. Sullivan and Shelley Larkin, the book follows Ethan, an elementary school student and Destination Imagination team member, who discovers how bullying […]

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XPRIXE Co-Founder to Speak at Ignite 2016

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Destination Imagination is proud to welcome Gregg Maryniak, co-founder of the XPRIZE Foundation, to the 2016 Ignite Innovative Education Summit. Maryniak serves as the Secretary of XPRIZE Foundation, an organization that encourages kids to be push the limits of their imagination and find new, innovative solutions for global issues. He served as the Foundation’s first […]

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New Instant Challenge App!

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We’re excited to announce the release of our brand new, FREE app, Instant Challenge Shaker, available now in the iTunes and Google Play stores! Love building? Acting? Being creative? Instant Challenges are fun, STEAM-based group activities that must be solved within a short period of time. Using your imagination, teamwork and few everyday materials, you and your […]

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Congrats to Our DI Volunteer Award Winners

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From its very beginning, Destination Imagination has been a community for those who believe in the importance of creativity, teamwork, volunteerism and sportsmanship. This year, we awarded the Spirit of DI and DIamond Awards. Spirit of DI Award: This award honors those who demonstrate outstanding and extraordinary levels of spirit, those whose sacrifices are not […]

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Destination Imagination Names Former Vice President of U.S. Space & Rocket Center® Global Space Camp® Operations as Managing Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives

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Destination Imagination (DI) is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Flachbart as managing director of development and strategic initiatives. Flachbart will collaborate with the DI Board of Trustees on expanding existing initiatives in addition to spearheading the creation of new scalable opportunities for increased engagement of Destination Imagination’s academic offerings and strategic alliances. A deeply respected […]

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STEM Study Released: Opportunities to Close the Gap

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Thank you to all of the educators who participated in the STEM research project in Spring 2015 through the Research Consortium on STEM Career Pathways, formed by Destination Imagination, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, National Girls Collaborative, and the Educational Research Center of America. This important research project was designed to help students, families, […]

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