Massachusetts Odyssey of the Mind fosters creativity, divergent thinking
and collaborative problem solving by engaging the youth of Massachusetts in
thought-provoking team based activities.
Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. Odyssey of the Mind develops team building skills, divergent thinking, presentation and organization skills. The program provides a caring, supportive environment for team members to develop positive values, self-esteem and social competencies. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.