Challenge Island Oakland County East Programs

Challenge Island offers a wide array of exhilarating, collaborative STEAMtastic programming for kids ages 4 to 14+. Our action-packed options include afterschool enrichment classes, in-school field trips, camps, parties, and much more! No matter what kind of Challenge Island program you choose, you can be sure it will be a blockbuster hit! Browse through our programs below and feel free to contact us for more information. We actively serve the following cities in Oakland County:

Auburn Hills  |  Birmingham |  Clarkson  |  Lake Orion  |  Rochester  |  Rochester Hills  |  Utica  |  Waterford


Afterschool Enrichment Classes

When students enter the Challenge Island classroom, they are transported to a learning environment worlds away from the regular school experience. The ambience feels positively party-like as our adventurous tribes tackle high-level thinking challenges at whimsical weekly destinations like Anaconda Squeeze (Rainforest Island), Minotaur’s Labyrinth (Mythology Island) and Wicked Witch Twist (Hollywood Island). Kids count down the seconds until Challenge Island day rolls around!

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In-School Field Trips

Challenge Island offers high interest STEM and STEAM in-school field trips that uniquely intertwine ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies concepts into one action packed experience for students! Our programming also builds 21st century skills including problem solving, collaboration and flexible thinking capabilities.

We can help you pick the perfect challenge to meet the specific standards and goals you want to address in your classroom or school. A Challenge Island field trip promises to be an experience your students and faculty will never forget!

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Our STEMtastic Challenge Island Camps are the perfect destination for your child during summer vacation and other school breaks! Built around pop culture themes kids love, our Challenge Island camps feel like action-packed vacations in their own right. Our wide array of trademark camp themes include Wizardry Camp, Mindcraft Camp, Icy Party Camp, Space Wars Camp, STEAM Tank Entrepreneurs, Slimetopia and many more!

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Challenge Island Jr. Preschool Programs

At Challenge Island, we believe that you are never too young to start imagining, creating and thinking big! Our Challenge Island Jr. programs scale down our regular challenges to a level just right for Pre-K and K. We offer on location field trips for your preschoolers as well as regular STEM/STEAM programming that can be integrated with your curriculum. Contact Us to inquire about our preschool programs.

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Birthday Parties

Challenge Island is a party every day – so as you can probably imagine, our birthday parties are epic! Our traditional parties have a luau theme and are a mix and match of your child’s favorite challenges. Or choose one of our STEMtastic party themes like Minecraft, Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Frozen, Minions, Girls and Dolls, and more. We offer a variety of packages to fit your needs and budget. Your child’s Challenge Island birthday celebration promises to be a hit with the whole tribe!

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Family Challenge Nights

Challenge Island is not just for kids! Our multi-generational STEM Wars events are a perfect Family Night Out activity for your school community! This unique Challenge Island program brings families together as a unified tribe. Together they take on some of our most popular STEAM challenges centered around fun, family-friendly themes. We can help PTA/PTSA/PTO with family engagement, fund-raising and more!

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Scout Workshops

Take your scout on an island adventure to earn scout badges and patches!  We offer on-site STEM/ STEAM workshops for boy and girl scouts of all ages that cover a variety of topics to fulfill badge requirements.  We offer troop, service unit and citywide event programming. A one of a kind adventure for your one of a kind scout! Learn more about our Girl Scout workshops and book yours today!

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INTRODUCING Challenge Island Senior!

At Challenge Island, we believe that you are never too old to innovate, design, and create new things. Our Brain Boosting Challenge Island Senior programs are full of fun and fellowship while keeping minds sharp and active. Our challenges are a hit with seniors because they are fun, they tell a story and allow them to get creative and even a little competitive!


We hope you’ll join us on our next Challenge Island adventure!