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What We Do

Destination Imagination, Inc. is a leading educational nonprofit dedicated to teaching students the skills needed to succeed in school, their careers and beyond. We develop project-based learning programs that blend STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education with the arts and social entrepreneurship. The memberships of Illinois Destination Imagination present their solutions to Team Challenges […]

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2019/20 Team Challenge Previews

The information provided is a synopsis of each Challenge. It is designed to help your team decide which Challenge you would like to solve. Your team MUST download and read the full Challenge and Rules of the Road from the Resource Area in order to solve the Challenge successfully. Your team is strongly encouraged to read and use Roadmap […]

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Start A Team

Choose from seven engaging Challenges in STEAM education: Technical, Scientific, Fine Arts, Improvisational, Engineering, Service Learning and Early Learning.   Our Challenges are open-ended and enable students to learn and experience the creative process while fostering their creativity, curiosity and courage.

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Why Do DI

We are committed to providing innovative 21st century programming that will help prepare students for success in school, their careers and life. BRIDGING THE GAP We offer high-quality, STEAM-based (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Challenges that help bridge the gap between what students learn in school and the skills they will need to thrive […]

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The Power of DI

Destination Imagination has impacted and changed the lives of so many students world wide. As a volunteer-based organization, the passion for the DI Program spreads to family members and friends helping to strengthen and grow our community increasing the number of students able to participate in our program creating a life-long effect.   David McDonald […]