The 2017 Missouri State Tournament will be held at Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla on April 1, 2017!
Bradley Spence Memorial Scholarship
Again this year we are sponsoring a college scholarship for students who have participated in Odyssey of the Mind in Missouri. Eligibility criteria has changed. Anyone who will be a full time undergraduate student in the fall of 2016 may apply for the $500 scholarship. Click here for more information and an application. Submission deadline is March 1, 2016.
Interested in donating to our scholarship? Click here to find out how.
Welcome to Missouri Odyssey of the Mind
Missouri Creative Achievements in Problem Solving (MOCAPS) is the proud sponsor of Odyssey of the Mind in Missouri. We are a non profit, section 501 (3) (c) educational organization run entirely by volunteers.
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. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program. Learn more...
Missouri Odyssey of the Mind Wiki.
The STEM Initiative (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in education is closely linked to creative problem solving. Over the years scientists and engineers have looked at an object such as a telephone and wondered how can we make this portable? Can we get it to do the work of a small computer? Students (Omers) in Odyssey of the Mind creative problem solving program learn to think the same way…identify the problem…analyze the problem…brainstorm innovative ways to solve the problem. Learn more…
WATCH the interview with the Odyssey of the Mind Executive Director on the 21st Century Business television series: http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/21stcentury.php