Coaches' Training 

Spend the day learning the skills of coaching an Odyssey of the Mind team from seasoned program veterans!  This training is invaluable for those embarking on their first year of coaching a team, or those back for their second year. Coaches will come away with a better appreciation for what their teams will experience and how to provide support to their students the Odyssey way. Great for new coaches or those who want a refresher.

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Saturday, December 2rd, 9:00-3:00 - Lincoln Middle School, Portland

Questions? Contact Fran Bodkin, bodkinfran@yahoo.com

Beginners' Blast Off! 

Learning and laughter are the order of the day as first and second year team members and their coaches learn the ropes of creative problem solving under the guidance of experienced coaches.  This three-hour workshop provides teams with the chance to solve an Odyssey problem and present their solution for feedback.  A great way for students to gain the skills needed to create an effective performance. We will offer two sessions. NOW OPEN TO PRIMARY TEAMS!

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Saturday, January 20th, 9:00 – 12:00 and 1:00 – 4:00 - Lincoln Middle School, Portland

There will be a $5 per student charge for this event.

Questions? Contact Merrell Long, massabesic.om@gmail.com.

Spontaneous Day 

Weeks worth of spontaneous training are compressed into three hours of teams trying their hands at verbal, verbal hands-on, hands-on and LARGE hands-on problems in this fun-filled workshop.  There are five sessions to choose from - two in Portland, two in York and one in Bath. Spaces fill quickly; register early to reserve your spot in one of five sessions.

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Saturday, January 27th, 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 4:00, Lincoln Middle School, Portland 

Saturday, February 10th, 9:00 – 12:00, Dike-Newell School, Bath

Saturday, February 10th, 9:00 – 12:00 or 1:00 – 4:00, Coastal Ridge Elem. School, York 

There will be a $5 charge per student for this event. 

Questions? Contact Merrell Long, massabesic.om@gmail.com

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