Challenge Island Profit Centers

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The Challenge Island® business model is completely mobile. We go where the kids are!

Challenge Island Profit Centers

Challenge Island STEM/STEAM Franchise offers a wide array of exhilarating, collaborative STEMtastic programming for kids ages 4 to 14+. Our action-packed options include afterschool enrichment classes, in-school field trips, camps, parties, and much more! Franchisees can offer all profit centers or tailor their offerings to their local markets.

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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!

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. Teachers and school admins love scheduling in-school field trips as alternatives to leaving their schools which can be a hassle!

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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.

Preschools love to bring Challenge Island into their schools since it takes the hassle out of taking their young students to an outside field trips. Preschools bring Challenge Island for field trips, recurring programs, summer camps, and more!


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 and many more!

Check out what happens when a local news team stops by to see Challenge Island in action at the corner of Engineering & Imagination!

Social Bubble & Learning Pods

For Safely-Sized Groups of Healthy Kids

Presenting cross-curricular K-6 STEAM Adventures for your social bubble from the world’s #1 STEAM Program.
This is offered to families, neighborhoods and homeschool groups as a way to keep their students engaged in STEM/STEAM activities while adhering to health guidelines during the pandemic and beyond.

Now, kids can experience the magic of Challenge Island®, the world’s #1 STEAM program, from the safety and comfort of home. All virtual classes are taught live by certified Challenge Island® teachers.

Voted a Top 3 Virtual Program in the USA by Business Insider!


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 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!

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.


Girl Scouts Workshops

We are a Girl Scouts of Arizona Cactus-Pine Partner. Troop leaders: take your Girl Scouts on an island adventure to earn Girl Scouts 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 Girl Scouts!

Challenge Island Senior ©

At Challenge Island, we believe that you are never too old to innovate, design, and create new things. Our Challenge Island Senior programs are full of fun and fellowship while keeping minds sharp and active.

Corporate STEAMbuilding Events

Corporate STEAMbuilding

A Challenge Island® STEAMbuilding© Workhop specialist will help you choosefrom 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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Challenge Island is an award-winning franchise with many accolades, testimonials, and earned media. Reach out to us to learn more.

  • Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500: 2020, 2019, 2018
  • #1 STEM/STEAM Franchise in the World by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Fastest Growing Franchise 2020, 2019
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Best Franchises Under 50K 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Parents Picks Award 2018
  • Franchise of the Year Silver Award – Franchise Brokers Association