Destination ImagiNation is a creative problem solving competition where teams of up to 7 kids decide to undertake a complex challenge. Over the year the kids design an amazing creative solution to the challenge and present their solutions to appraisers. Teams spend all year creating, building, talking, working together without interference from adults and come up with unique solutions. Children learn how to work together in a group and utilize each team members unique talents to create something amazing. Team managers teach skills such as different ways to generate ideas and how to narrow down which idea to use. Children learn the many different skills required to build sets, sew costumes, create innovative machines to solve the solutions.
Claire started DI in 4th grade and Tristan started when he was in 1st grade.