Challenge Island Franchise

Chldren's education

Challenge Island Founder and Creator, Sharon Duke Estroff M.A.T. is an award-winning educator with over two decades of teaching experience in Atlanta public and private schools. She is the author of the popular parenting book Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah? (Random House) and a feature parenting and education writer for numerous national publications including Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, Parents Magazine, and Huffington Post.

Sharon created Challenge Island while on maternity leave with her fourth child. Maxed out on late-night reruns of a popular, realityTV show, she began wondering if the same basic principals (minus the voting and island part) could become a means of motivating her students to take on complex higher level thinking tasks. She poured everything she'd learned about children into developing this idea, incorporating cutting edge research and educational thought. By the time her daughter graduated from 3 am feedings, Challenge Island was ready for primetime. It's been growing by leaps and bounds ever since.

Now over a decade later, thousands of children have experienced the magic and benefits of Challenge Island, as Sharon continues to develop fresh curriculum and content for this popular enrichment program.

 *It's a proven model - truly a home-based business;

*Requires only a modest investment;

*Has NO national competition;

*Quick ROI on your low-cost franchise;

*Can be operated as a part/full time business;

*Has high profit margins;

*Has low fixed overhead;

*It's easy to operate;

*It can be easily taught to anyone;

*The classes, camps and birthday parties are affordable by nearly any family;

*Parents view the classes, camps, and birthday parties as educational and therefore feel that the fees are well spent.

*Year-round income with camps during school vacations and birthday parties anytime.

*Thrive in any economy by providing affordable classes to parents who put education first on their list of expenditures.
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How much does it cost to open a Challenge Island Franchise?

The investment required to open a Challenge Island Franchise is between $48,300-$62,950. There is an initial franchise fee of $39,900 which grants you the license to run a business under the Challenge Island name.

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When did the first Challenge Island open? 2003
When did Challenge Island start Franchising? 2012

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

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Third Party Financing Source(s): Attractive financing programs available and some require very little collateral. Your franchise development advisor can help you with financing options.


3 days of classroom and hands-on training. Some of the key aspects of the training is provided by the Founder of Challenge Island, Sharon Estroff. Once you return to your market and are ready for business, Challenge Island will have a support person come to your market for one-full day and provide on-site training and assistance.

On-The-Job Training: 8 hours
Classroom Training: 24 hours

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To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Challenge Island Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Challenge Island

Challenge Island

4590 Lasalle Ct.
Marietta, GA


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