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Wyoming Association For Creative Youth W A C Y

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1015 Cliff Street Lander WY 82520 USA


To promote lifelong critical thinking skills in wyoming children


State d-1 tournament - provide k-12 students the opportunity to compete & present their challenge solutions on a statewide level, in hopes of advancing to global finals (400-500 students. )

creative problem solving camps/workshops - providing camps & workshops to k-12 students to hone and improve their creative problem solving skills (100-150 students)

team manager training - provide opportunity for potential (adult) team managers to learn effective ways to manage their k-13 teams. (25-50 adults. )

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Wyoming Association for Creative Youth (WACY) pronouned wacky proudly sponsors Wyoming Destination ImagiNation (DI). WY DI teaches creativity, teamwork and problem solving to students K-12, and University Levels. In our youth-centered program, students teams solve Challenges & present their solutions at Tournments. We usually reach over 500 students year, with over 400 of them attending tournments. This is run by a group of volunteer who have watched the change in students as they experience the FUN and Explore & Develop life long skills. We have been a non-profit in Wyoming for nearly 25 years, and going into our 11th year with Destination ImagiNation. Please contact us with any questions or comments.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the number of student participants that have gone on and became leaders in our communities. They are not afraid of a challenge!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

That the students are having FUN, while learning real life skills. They have the skills to think on their feet, and know that "NO" is not an answer and that there is more than ONE solution to a challenge. You can learn by failure,& come out on top.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

great. One of the best things in DI is that the adults are there only to advise and guide the kids. They do all the work and solve the challenges. We get to sit back and enjoy the brightest kids! Wyoming has very creative students!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

provide DI to every student. We could open the door to experiences in arts and science, math and english that are not done at schools. We give the kids international contact. They meet other peers for a week, and that is overwhelming for WY kids. Culture!

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