Proudly presented in BC by the Creative Problem Solving Society (CPSS)


Odyssey of the Mind is a school-based, international program that promotes creative problem solving for students from kindergarten through college. Under the guidance of a coach, teams of five to seven students learn creative thinking and problem solving skills while finding innovative solutions to a variety of technical and performance problems.

Rochester Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind Team's Achievement at World Finals 2017 recognized in BC Legislature


Closing Montage from Provincial Finals 2017





Odyssey BC would like to thank all the donors whose generosity assisted our teams in traveling to the World Finals Competition at Michigan State University. For a complete list of corporate and individual donors please visit our Sponsors page.

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Odyssey of the Mind Provincial Tournament
April 7, 2018 at Burnaby North Secondary
Teams have been busy working on this year's Long-Term Problems and showcased very interesting solutions at the previous Qualifying Tournament. We are excited to see the end products at the Provincials. Teams, please stay tuned for more information and the tournament schedule which both should be mailed to you not later than one week before the event. The event is open to the public (free of charge) and we would love to see a large audience to cheer on our teams.


Thinking about Summer?
We are gearing up for this year's summer camps and are currently busy securing camp sites. The Creative Problem Solving Society has been running Jabber-Wacky Summer Camps at multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland for more than 12 years. Camps are for creative children in Grades 3-7 and feature activities such as building with balsa wood, making cars and inventions and creating a play. Camp leader is a certified BC teacher supported by a student assistant. If you are interested in this fun and engaging program for your child please sign up for our camp mailing list to be notified as soon as camp locations have been added/ confirmed. Thank you!

Judges are the "heart" of our competitions. It's amazing to see the innovative problem solutions students come up with after spending weeks and months working on their Long-Term-Problems
If you are interested in judging for Odyssey, please read over the information here. Judges must be at least 19 years old and not attending high school. Any questions? Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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