Set Sail for Learning and Adventure

with Entrepreneur Magazine's #1 STEM/STEAM Enrichment Program

STEM + ART = STEAM

An Interdisciplinary Approach That Turns Kids Into Innovators, Leaders and Big Thinkers

Project Based Learning and 21st Century Skills

Gear Children to Thrive Today and Tomorrow

Aligned with Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards

Our After School Classes, In-School Field Trips and Camps are Built Around Cutting Edge Curriculum

Kids Work Collaboratively in Tribes

On Cross-Curricular Problem-Solving Adventures

Technology Powered Exclusively By Children's Imaginations

Providing Digital Native Kids with a Much Needed Break from Screens and Electronics

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PROGRAMS


Fun, hands-on Programs where kids learn creative problem solving and thinking skills


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21st CENTURY  LEARNING

Preparing kids for the 21st century with focus on creativity and critical thinking   Learn More

STEM + ART = STEAM

We offer more than STEM Education by including art and creative skills.   Learn More

ISLAND EXPERIENCE


Learn all about how we incorporate the Challenge Island experience


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PARENTS

Enrich your children's education and ready them for the 21st Century learning   Learn More

TEACHERS & SCHOOLS

Enhance your students curriculum and outsource STEM Education

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AFTERSCHOOL CLASSES

Our Exhilarating Challenge-Based Afterschool Adventures Transport Kids to Action-Packed “Island “Destinations”, Worlds Away from their Regular School Experience   Learn More

CAMPS

When School is Out STEAM is in! Our Whimsical Camps are Based on Pop-Culture Themes Kids Love and are Mini-Vacations in Their Own Right Learn More

IN-SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS

Our high interest on-site field trips for preschool through high school students uniquely intertwine ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies concepts into a One-of-a-Kind STEAM experience Learn More

GIRL SCOUTS

We are Corporate Partners with Girl Scout Councils From Coast to Coast. Learn More About Our Badge Workshops for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. Boy Scout Programming Also Available. Learn More

Learn About the Challenge Island Program and Mission that Made Us the World’s Most Popular STEM/STEAM Franchise.

Our Franchisees Explain Why the
Challenge Island Experience is So Vital to Children

Challenge Island® is a Franchise 500 Ranked International educational enrichment program with nearly 100 locations in the USA and Worldwide. Founded by award-winning educator, author, and parenting/education journalist Sharon Duke Estroff, Challenge Island® is grounded in cutting edge educational thought and at the forefront of S.T.E.A.M. Education and 21st Century Learning.

Wrapped in whimsical trimmings (headbands, facepaint, and the beat of the tribal drum), the Challenge Island program features an unmistakable spirit and flair. A sense of anticipation fills the air as tribes of kids enter new worlds of adventure and imagination through Challenge Island afterschool classes, in-school field trips, camps, birthday parties, family fun nights and much more.


Interested in a Franchise Opportunity?

  • Ranked #307 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 2019
  • #1 STEM/STEAM Franchise in the World by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 2019
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Fastest Growing Franchise 2019
  • #1 STEM Franchise on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 2019
  • Ranked #428 on Entrepreneur Magazines’s Franchise 500 2018
  • One of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Best Franchises Under 50K 2018 and 2019
  • Parents Picks Award 2018
  • Franchise of the Year Silver Award – Franchise Brokers Association
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Corporate STEAMbuilding Events


Corporate STEAMbuilding

A Challenge Island® STEAMbuilding© Workhop specialist will help you choose from dozens of themed options to find just the right experience for your corporate team (i.e. “Kick-Off Your Success” a World Cup Themed Foozball Challenge or “Roll Into Success”, an Amusement Park Themed Roller Coaster Challenge) We will come to your location and facilitate the 1.5 hour event.

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