Destination Imagination Virtual Global Finals

Through these difficult times, we persevere. The DI community is no exception from this. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Destination Imagination community was unable to attend the State and Global Finals. Across the globe, teams took part in the Virtual Global Finals, presenting creative solutions through various social platforms. Using homemade props, virtual backgrounds, …

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Beginning from August 4, 2020, The Breaking BEARriers Youth Leadership Club is now officially a Certified Non-Profit Organization that can grant the “President’s Volunteer Service Award” to club members and volunteers. This official approval will allow us to recognize the great work and commitment of our volunteers, encouraging others to take action. We would like …

Speaker Series

On June 8, 2020, Breaking BEARriers hosted our first of many upcoming speaker series events, where we invite different speakers to talk about their experiences. Our first speaker, XiLuo He, is a Dublin High School 2020 graduate, member of the Gael Force Robotics, and was admitted into Stanford University through early decision. XiLuo He shared …

Updates!

Thanks to all the generous donations we received, we were able to purchase enough materials and make around 600 face shields to donate to local senior housing facilities and healthcare facilities in Hayward, Oakland, Castro-Valley, Fremont, San Leandro, Emeryville, and Berkeley. We updated our design based on available materials and made our face-shields more suitable …

Special Thanks

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we are not the only group to step up. We have to give a special thanks to the group STEM CELLS for promoting positivity during this time. Check out their latest video! Even if we did not specifically mention your name, thank you to ALL the members of the DI community …

Club News: IC party

October 20, 2019 , Halloween themed Instant Challenge party was a great success! Twelve DI teams with over 100 kids, parents and team managers joined the party. We had fun acting games, IC practices (with constructive criticism), and a newspaper costume contest! Each kid was sent home with a goodie bag that includes a mini Instant …

Face Shields for Hospitals

Through the COVID-19 crisis, there are many shortages of supplies. Hospitals, who treat these patients, are running low on face masks and face shields, so doctors are at a high risk of contracting COVID-19. Knowing that more doctors are essential in this crisis, it should be the community’s job to keep the doctors safe. The …

Showing Our Thanks

Over the course of these few weeks, the Breaking BEARriers club has shown our appreciation to mailmen/women and deliverymen/women by writing thank you notes. Every day, while we stay home and practice social distancing, those who deliver packages risk contracting COVID-19. They have done their part in helping our society function, so we wanted to …

Open Letter to Destination Imagination Community

Check out the Destination Imagination website’s blog! Our open letter is featured there! https://www.destinationimagination.org/blog/di-team-encourages-positivity-through-creativity/  Thank You Christina for making this possible! Dear DI Family, We are the Breaking Bearriers founded by a California DI team— the Gigantic Teddybears who have been doing Destination Imagination for 6 years. We know that every team has poured their …