Proudly presented in BC by the Creative Problem Solving Society (CPSS)


Odyssey of the Mind is a school-based, international program that promotes creative problem solving for students from kindergarten through college. Under the guidance of a coach, teams of five to seven students learn creative thinking and problem solving skills while finding innovative solutions to a variety of technical and performance problems.

Closing Montage from Provincial Finals 2016





Odyssey BC would like to thank these donors whose generosity assisted our teams in traveling to in the World Finals at Michigan State University »

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Odyssey of the Mind World Finals
Michigan State University, May 24-27
The competition emphasizes creativity and teamwork and is the largest  international creative problem-solving competition in the world. For more info visit . Odyssey BC is proud to be represented by fourteen amazing teams this year, our largest number so far!
Jabber-Wacky Summer Camps
Registration for our Maple Ridge and Langley campsites are NOW OPEN. The Port Moody camp is FULL.
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Looking ahead to 2017/18
Next season's problems have been released. For everyone who can't wait to get creative sneak a peek by checking out the problem synopses. Fun times are ahead! To receive the full problem description you will have to take out an Odyssey of the Mind Membership for the 2017/18 season - starting September 1. If you have any question or you are planning ahead to bring Odyssey of the Mind to your school, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CPSS Scholarship 2017 goes to Jacques Chen
The Creative Problem Solving Society is pleased to present Jacques Chen with this year's Scholarship. All our candidates this year were deserving, but Mr. Chen's dedication to the Odyssey program, his application of the lessons learned as an OMer, and his commitment to public service truly impressed our scholarship committee. More »

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United Way Donation

Did you know you are able to direct all, or a portion of your United Way contribution to Creative Problem Solving Society?
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