Mission: Provide creativity development programs to students
Programs: Function as the authorized conduit for odyssey of the mind programs for north carolina elementary, middle school and high school students. Oversee the distribution of creativity problems and provide structure for regional and state competitions, referred to as tournaments.
provide assistance for successful teams to attend the odyssey of the mind world finals competition including assistance with travel costs.
provide scholarships to an accredited university for odyssey of the mind team members through a competitive application process. The odyssey of the mind association of north carolina offers one time college scholarships of $1,000 each annually. Applications are made available to interested high school seniors who have been active in the odyssey of the mind programs. A team of members of the association's board of directors review the applications, and based upon merit (scholarship, outside activities, etc. ) deserving recipients are selected.