Get an Inside Look at Our New Challenges

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It’s almost time for a new season of Destination Imagination! Starting September 1, 2018, you will be able to review and download each of our 2018-19 Team Challenges after purchasing your Team Number. In the meantime, check out our 2018-19 Challenge Preview videos and get an inside look at what’s in store for the upcoming season.   […]

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10 Benefits of Project-Based Learning

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Project-based learning (PBL) is a powerful teaching method that has copious benefits for students, ranging from project management to self-confidence. According to research conducted by The Autodesk Foundation, studies have shown that project-based learning is linked to significant improvements in student test scores, attendance and classroom engagement. It also gives teachers the opportunity to build […]

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Seeking Team Manager & Alumni Guest Bloggers!

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Remember what it was like when you were on a Destination Imagination team, or when you began your journey as a first-time Team Manager? Over the past four years, we’ve worked with Destination Imagination alumni and volunteers to help make our blog a unique, easily accessible resource to help teams and Team Managers throughout the […]

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STEAM Crafts for Kids: Homemade Instruments

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Get the kids together, create a few instruments, and hold a backyard concert! Check out five of our favorite instrument designs. Guitar: Grab a shoe box or cereal box and get crafting on your new Fender! Ok, maybe it’s not a real Fender, but with some fiddling, a simple guitar tune is well within reach. […]

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PMIEF Sponsors First Destination Imagination Project Plan Scholarship

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This past Destination Imagination season, our partner, Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF), sponsored our first Project Plan Scholarship. Sylvia Rivera, Programs Administrator, presented the award at Global Finals 2018. The top five project plans were: 1st Place: Hades’ Ladies & Zeus’ Cabooses from Massachusetts 2nd Place: High Carbonation from Massachusetts 3rd Place: Stomatopods from Texas […]

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Destination Imagination, Inc. Seeks Executive Director

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Destination Imagination, Inc. is pleased to announce our search for a new Executive Director. The Executive Director will be responsible for the overall direction, management and effectiveness of the organization, and provide strategic, collaborative and innovative leadership. Having recently returned from our nineteenth successful Global Finals, our signature and culminating annual event, the Board of […]

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Congrats to our First Annual Red Tie Award Winners!

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There are over two million alumni of the Destination Imagination (DI) program. This year, the Alumni Council sought nominations from our Affiliates to recognize exceptional alumni volunteers for the first annual Red Tie Award. The Red Tie Award is an award given to alumni who participated in the program and returned as volunteers to ensure […]

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25 Teams Take First Place at Global Finals 2018

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In May, more than 1,400 Destination Imagination (DI) teams from 19 countries gathered in Knoxville, Tennessee to participate in Global Finals—the world’s largest celebration of creativity and the culminating event of every DI season. Teams at Global Finals had the opportunity to showcase their solutions to one of six STEAM-based (science, technology, engineering, arts and […]

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Roller Coaster STEAM Challenge

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Roller coasters are one of the most popular attractions at amusement parks. In this activity, students will explore the world of structural engineering, as well as the motion and speed of an object, as they create their own small-scale roller coaster model. Students will need to use specific materials and will only have 20 minutes […]

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Congrats to our 2018 Volunteer Award Winners!

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Each year, the Board of Trustees seeks nominations from our Affiliates to honor remarkable Destination Imagination (DI) volunteers with the Spirit of DI Award for Exceptional Service. This award was designed to express our gratitude for those quiet volunteers who, for many years, have gone above and beyond to make the DI experience happen at […]

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