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Become a Team or Instant Challenge Developer!

By: Andrew Whitmire & Amanda Potter

Got ideas? We are excited to announce that the applications to become a Destination Imagination Team Challenge or Instant Challenge Developer are now available! Becoming a member of a Challenge Development team is a great way to engage with DI as an adult volunteer. By bringing together varied, like-minded and collaborative people, DI has been able to set the bar high for developing educational experiences for students that are fun and of the highest quality.

We are looking for educational professionals, artists, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, parents and many others to help us craft the best possible Team and Instant Challenges for our future participants.

Please note: If you would like to apply to become part of both the Team Challenge and Instant Challenge Development teams, you must fill out each application.

 

TEAM CHALLENGE DEVELOPMENT

Timeline:

The six-month Challenge Development process begins with a Development Weekend, June 22-25, 2017, and culminates with the submission of a final draft in January 2018.

Experience:

No previous experience necessary. We welcome new applicants! In fact, we require new participants every year.

Requirements:

You must be 21 years of age or older on or before June 22, 2017 and you must be able to attend the Challenge Development Weekend and participate fully in the six-month development process including multiple drafts and versions. Participants must be able to work virtually with team members during this process. We prefer applicants to have strong writing ability, analytical skills and a collaborative spirit.

Take Note:

Once you complete the online portion, you will be sent Part II of the application via email. You will have 2 weeks to complete Part II of the application, which includes submitting a 1-page Challenge.

If selected, you may not be a Team Manager during the 2019-20 AND 2020-21 program seasons. Applications must be received no later than March 6, 2017. DI Team Challenge Developers must be available to attend the Challenge Development Weekend, June 22-25, 2017, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Travel and expenses are provided by Destination Imagination, Inc.

Click here to fill out Part I of the Team Challenge Development application.

 

INSTANT CHALLENGE DEVELOPMENT

Timeline:

The Instant Challenge Development process begins in the spring and continues through the summer. It culminates in the Instant Challenge Testing Weekend, August 10-13, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Experience:

No previous experience necessary. We welcome new applicants!

Requirements:

You must be 21 years of age or older on or before March 6, 2017 and you must be able to attend the Instant Challenge Development Weekend and participate fully in the development process.

Take Note:

Once you complete the online portion, your application will be reviewed and you will be notified if you have been selected as a member of the Instant Challenge Development team by late spring, 2017.

If selected, you may not be a Team Manager during the 2018-19 program season. Applications must be received no later than March 6, 2017. DI Instant Challenge Developers must be available to attend the Instant Challenge Development Weekend, August 11-14, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Travel and expenses are provided by Destination Imagination, Inc.

Application:

Click here to fill out Part I of the Instant Challenge Development application.