About Us

What is Hero Spark?

Hero Spark is a nerd nonprofit that teaches kids how to learn through games. Established in 2015, Hero Spark uses strategic card, board, and role-playing games infused with an educational and social/emotional curriculum to create excitement about learning and growing.

Unplugged games can open a whole new world for kids to connect socially and find new passions, it’s our quest to provide these opportunities for our students so they can become audacious weavers of their future! But don’t take our word, below are some links to great articles about learning through games like Dungeons & Dragons.

– New York Times: Dungeons and Dragons as a Literary Tool
– The Verge: What Dungeons and Dragons is really about
10 Reasons Why Roleplaying Games Are a Positive Force for Kids and Adults Alike