Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island is thrilled to be included on the prestigious Franchise 500 list for the 6th year straight. With 168 franchises and an audience of 5 million children, Challenge Island is the World’s #1 STEAM Program.

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Elevate After-School Enrichment with Challenge Island: Don’t Miss Out on Next Year’s Lineup!

As the school year winds down and plans for the next academic journey begin to take shape, it’s essential not to overlook the importance of enriching afterschool programs. These programs play a crucial role in providing students with opportunities for exploration, growth, and fun outside of traditional classroom hours. Among the myriad of options available, […]

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Screen-Free Summer Learning & Fun with Challenge Island

As the school year draws to a close and summer beckons with its promise of sunshine and adventure, parents and educators alike are faced with a crucial question: how can we ensure that children make the most of their summer break while also continuing to learn and grow? At Challenge Island, we believe that one […]

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Challenge Island Secures Prestigious Spot on Franchise 500 for the 7th Consecutive Year

Challenge Island, the world-renowned STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) education program, proudly announces its remarkable achievement of being ranked on the Franchise 500 for the seventh consecutive year. The Franchise 500, an annual ranking by Entrepreneur magazine, recognizes outstanding franchises for their exceptional performance, innovation, and sustained growth. Challenge Island’s commitment to excellence, […]

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Make Sharktooth Island Shark Bait Sushi Snacks to Celebrate Our Bestselling Book Series and Shark Camp!

WHAT YOU NEED: WHAT YOU DO:  Unwrap the crispy rice treats. (If they are not mini-sized, cut them into bite-sized pieces.) Top each crispy treat with a gummy fish. Cut the fruit roll into strips and wrap the strips around the shark bait sushi. Grab some chopsticks and take a chomp!

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Challenge Island Featured in IFA Oscar Ad During the 2023 Academy Awards!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

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Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

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Challenge Island Ranks #188 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Global Franchises List

All the world’s children need and deserve to experience the magic and benefits of Challenge Island! It is our honor to be ranked once again on Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises List as we continue our mission to bring Challenge Island to every child.

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Honoring Educational Heroes Everywhere

In the realm of shaping minds and building futures, teachers stand as the unyielding pillars of inspiration, guidance, and knowledge. As we celebrate National Teacher’s Day, it’s a time to reflect on the immense impact these dedicated professionals have on our lives and society as a whole. A Tribute to Dedication Teachers, in their classrooms […]



Challenge Island Featured in IFA Oscar Ad During the 2023 Academy Awards!

Challenge Island is Featured during the 2023 Academy Awards in the International Franchise Association’s Oscar Ad!

Challenge Island is thrilled to be featured during the 2023 Academy Awards in an the International Franchise Association’s Oscar ad promoting the power of franchising! Watch the Ad HERE!

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Elevate After-School Enrichment with Challenge Island: Don’t Miss Out on Next Year’s Lineup!

As the school year winds down and plans for the next academic journey begin to take shape, it’s essential not to overlook the importance of enriching afterschool programs. These programs play a crucial role in providing students with opportunities for exploration, growth, and fun outside of traditional classroom hours. Among the myriad of options available, […]

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Event

Screen-Free Summer Learning & Fun with Challenge Island

As the school year draws to a close and summer beckons with its promise of sunshine and adventure, parents and educators alike are faced with a crucial question: how can we ensure that children make the most of their summer break while also continuing to learn and grow? At Challenge Island, we believe that one […]

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Magazines
Press

Challenge Island Secures Prestigious Spot on Franchise 500 for the 7th Consecutive Year

Challenge Island, the world-renowned STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) education program, proudly announces its remarkable achievement of being ranked on the Franchise 500 for the seventh consecutive year. The Franchise 500, an annual ranking by Entrepreneur magazine, recognizes outstanding franchises for their exceptional performance, innovation, and sustained growth. Challenge Island’s commitment to excellence, […]

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Event
Fun & Games
Press

Make Sharktooth Island Shark Bait Sushi Snacks to Celebrate Our Bestselling Book Series and Shark Camp!

WHAT YOU NEED: WHAT YOU DO:  Unwrap the crispy rice treats. (If they are not mini-sized, cut them into bite-sized pieces.) Top each crispy treat with a gummy fish. Cut the fruit roll into strips and wrap the strips around the shark bait sushi. Grab some chopsticks and take a chomp!

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Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

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Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

Top Global Franchises 2022
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Press

Challenge Island Ranks #188 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Global Franchises List

All the world’s children need and deserve to experience the magic and benefits of Challenge Island! It is our honor to be ranked once again on Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises List as we continue our mission to bring Challenge Island to every child.

Announcements

Honoring Educational Heroes Everywhere

In the realm of shaping minds and building futures, teachers stand as the unyielding pillars of inspiration, guidance, and knowledge. As we celebrate National Teacher’s Day, it’s a time to reflect on the immense impact these dedicated professionals have on our lives and society as a whole. A Tribute to Dedication Teachers, in their classrooms […]



Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island is thrilled to be included on the prestigious Franchise 500 list for the 6th year straight. With 168 franchises and an audience of 5 million children, Challenge Island is the World’s #1 STEAM Program.

Other News Items

Announcements

Elevate After-School Enrichment with Challenge Island: Don’t Miss Out on Next Year’s Lineup!

As the school year winds down and plans for the next academic journey begin to take shape, it’s essential not to overlook the importance of enriching afterschool programs. These programs play a crucial role in providing students with opportunities for exploration, growth, and fun outside of traditional classroom hours. Among the myriad of options available, […]

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Event

Screen-Free Summer Learning & Fun with Challenge Island

As the school year draws to a close and summer beckons with its promise of sunshine and adventure, parents and educators alike are faced with a crucial question: how can we ensure that children make the most of their summer break while also continuing to learn and grow? At Challenge Island, we believe that one […]

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Magazines
Press

Challenge Island Secures Prestigious Spot on Franchise 500 for the 7th Consecutive Year

Challenge Island, the world-renowned STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) education program, proudly announces its remarkable achievement of being ranked on the Franchise 500 for the seventh consecutive year. The Franchise 500, an annual ranking by Entrepreneur magazine, recognizes outstanding franchises for their exceptional performance, innovation, and sustained growth. Challenge Island’s commitment to excellence, […]

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Event
Fun & Games
Press

Make Sharktooth Island Shark Bait Sushi Snacks to Celebrate Our Bestselling Book Series and Shark Camp!

WHAT YOU NEED: WHAT YOU DO:  Unwrap the crispy rice treats. (If they are not mini-sized, cut them into bite-sized pieces.) Top each crispy treat with a gummy fish. Cut the fruit roll into strips and wrap the strips around the shark bait sushi. Grab some chopsticks and take a chomp!

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Press

Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

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Press

Challenge Island Featured in IFA Oscar Ad During the 2023 Academy Awards!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

Top Global Franchises 2022
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Press

Challenge Island Ranks #188 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Global Franchises List

All the world’s children need and deserve to experience the magic and benefits of Challenge Island! It is our honor to be ranked once again on Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises List as we continue our mission to bring Challenge Island to every child.

Announcements

Honoring Educational Heroes Everywhere

In the realm of shaping minds and building futures, teachers stand as the unyielding pillars of inspiration, guidance, and knowledge. As we celebrate National Teacher’s Day, it’s a time to reflect on the immense impact these dedicated professionals have on our lives and society as a whole. A Tribute to Dedication Teachers, in their classrooms […]



Challenge Island Named One of 50 Franchise Companies Doing the Most to Champion Diversity by Entrepreneur Magazine

“Around 90% of Challenge Island’s franchisees are women (along with 100% of their corporate team), and they also have a significant number of Black, Hispanic, and LGBTQ+ franchisees, with teachers receiving 10% off the franchise fee. The new Challenge Island book series, cowritten by CEO and founder Sharon Duke Estroff, features Black and Hispanic children as the main characters, and many of the company’s S.T.E.M. challenge themes are designed to celebrate diversity, particularly during Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month. “Everything we do is about instilling a sense of inclusion, appreciation, empathy, and compassion in children,” says Estroff. “Diversity is so much a part of Challenge Island that we don’t have to make concentrated efforts to achieve it. It is what we are, through and through.”

Entrepreneur Magazine September 2022

This recognition by Entrepreneur Magazine is among our proudest accomplishments. Not only are we in great company on this list (alongside Ben and Jerry’s and Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell) to name a few) but an adorable photo of diverse Challenge Island kids at work is featured in the article . Read the article HERE.

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Elevate After-School Enrichment with Challenge Island: Don’t Miss Out on Next Year’s Lineup!

As the school year winds down and plans for the next academic journey begin to take shape, it’s essential not to overlook the importance of enriching afterschool programs. These programs play a crucial role in providing students with opportunities for exploration, growth, and fun outside of traditional classroom hours. Among the myriad of options available, […]

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Event

Screen-Free Summer Learning & Fun with Challenge Island

As the school year draws to a close and summer beckons with its promise of sunshine and adventure, parents and educators alike are faced with a crucial question: how can we ensure that children make the most of their summer break while also continuing to learn and grow? At Challenge Island, we believe that one […]

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Magazines
Press

Challenge Island Secures Prestigious Spot on Franchise 500 for the 7th Consecutive Year

Challenge Island, the world-renowned STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) education program, proudly announces its remarkable achievement of being ranked on the Franchise 500 for the seventh consecutive year. The Franchise 500, an annual ranking by Entrepreneur magazine, recognizes outstanding franchises for their exceptional performance, innovation, and sustained growth. Challenge Island’s commitment to excellence, […]

Announcements
Event
Fun & Games
Press

Make Sharktooth Island Shark Bait Sushi Snacks to Celebrate Our Bestselling Book Series and Shark Camp!

WHAT YOU NEED: WHAT YOU DO:  Unwrap the crispy rice treats. (If they are not mini-sized, cut them into bite-sized pieces.) Top each crispy treat with a gummy fish. Cut the fruit roll into strips and wrap the strips around the shark bait sushi. Grab some chopsticks and take a chomp!

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Magazines
Press

Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

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Magazines
Press

Challenge Island Featured in IFA Oscar Ad During the 2023 Academy Awards!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

Announcements
Magazines
Press

Challenge Island is Included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 for the 6th Year in a Row!

Challenge Island Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500 for the 6th year straight!

Top Global Franchises 2022
Announcements
Press

Challenge Island Ranks #188 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Global Franchises List

All the world’s children need and deserve to experience the magic and benefits of Challenge Island! It is our honor to be ranked once again on Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises List as we continue our mission to bring Challenge Island to every child.

Announcements

Honoring Educational Heroes Everywhere

In the realm of shaping minds and building futures, teachers stand as the unyielding pillars of inspiration, guidance, and knowledge. As we celebrate National Teacher’s Day, it’s a time to reflect on the immense impact these dedicated professionals have on our lives and society as a whole. A Tribute to Dedication Teachers, in their classrooms […]