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.
EventsVisit us at Science World!
Once again, Odyssey BC will have a booth set up at this year's Vancouver Community Science Celebration. Come chat with our experienced coaches and team members and have fun exploring some new Hands On Challenges.
Sept 16/17, 2017, all day
Admission to Science World will be FREE on Sunday!
AGM & Odyssey Kick-Off
Thursday, October 12, 7.30-9 pm at Kyle Centre, Port Moody.
For more information please check out our problem synopses here
This annual competition emphasizes creativity and teamwork and is the largest international creative problem-solving competition in the world. More than 850 teams from all around the world shared their ideas and work at Michigan State University, May 24-27. While only a few left with a trophy, everyone came out a winner just by solving an Odyssey of the Mind problem and competing on the world stage. British Columbia was represented by 14 teams and 5 officials this year, and we believe that many fantastic memories were made. A shout out goes to Rochester Elementary from Coquitlam (a first year team) who made it into the Top 10 in Problem 1 ("Catch Us If You Can"), Division 1. Congratulations! For WF photos click here.
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