Challenge Island Long Island/Central

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Basic Information

Address: In School After School Program
Phone Number: 631-813-9636

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Challenge Island Long Island/Central
Challenge Island Long Island/Central
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Challenge Island Long Island/Central

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Additional Information

Focus: S.T.E.A.M
Schools Served: Saw Mill Road, Cherry Hill, Old Bethpage, Pasadena, Stratford, Judy Jacobs
School District: POB, Bellmore, Carle Place, Plainview Old Bethpage
Ages: K-12

Challenge Island® is the world’s #1 STEM/STEAM program by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500. With over 100 locations in the USA and Worldwide, Challenge Island has touched the lives of over 1 million children in over 6000 schools and community locations, 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.

Program Highlights:

Our one-of-a-kind Challenge Island® afterschool enrichment classes are on the cutting edge of S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) education and 21st Century Learning. Each week kids visit a different island destination where they work in collaborative tribes to tackle various STEM/STEAM challenges using only the materials in their treasure chests and their boundless imaginations. We offer dozens of different thematic islands filled with hundreds of exhilarating challenges for children to enjoy.


Afterschool, In School Field Trips, Girl Scouts, YMCA, JCC programs, Birthday Parties, Virtual Programs, Social Bubbles, Summer Camp

Field Trip Destinations: In School Field Trips, we come to you!
Program Information:
  • STEAM education, problem-based learning, and critical 21st Century Skills are at the heart of every Challenge Island Afterschool Class. But we don't stop there. Our proprietary curriculum seamlessly intertwines ELA, STEM, History, Social Studies, Arts, Geography and much more into one thrilling Island adventure!
  • Each session of Challenge Island takes place on a unique thematic island and consists of 8 to 14 action-packed hour-long afterschool classes. Every island experience is one of a kind and kids come back session after session to experience the magic once again - it's no surprise we have a 90% repeat customer rate!
  • Challenge Island students work with tribes full of friends on hands-on creative problem solving adventures. Core socio-emotional skills 21st like collaboration, communication, and compromise are fostered and bonds and friendships are built in the process.
  • Our child-driven learning approach makes Challenge Island an enriching and developmentally appropriate experience for a wide span of ages from preschool through middle school and beyond.
Slogan: Turning Children into Life Long Learners