Odyssey of the Mind
Odyssey of the Mind (OM) 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.
Students form groups of no less than five and no more than seven members.
OM groups work at home on their own time, outside of school hours.
Each group must have a parent coach. There are trainings sponsored by North Carolina OM, Eastern Region for the parent coaches (visit link).
Interest meeting for all students: Tuesday, September 17 from 3:15 - 4:00pm in Trailer 5.
- Pre-formed groups, with parent coaches) will turn in application packets ASAP after this meeting.
- Students with no group can form groups with other attendees at this meeting. *These groups must also find a parent coach.
2nd Interest meeting for students still looking to form groups: Tuesday, September 24th at 3:15-4:00pm (newly formed groups will turn in applications ASAP.) ***No need for formed groups, with parent coaches and applications turned in, to attend this second meeting.
Application Deadline: Thursday, September 26, 2019 by 3:15pm
All grade levels can form teams, must have a parent coach.