How to Start a Snapology Franchise in 2022

Snapology Franchise Information


In 2010, sisters Laura and Lisa Coe founded the company Snapology as a creative game show for children ages one to 14 using Lego, K’Nex and iPads. Snapology, part of the Unleashed Brands family, has more than 170 franchises in the United States and is the number one choice for year-round STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs. Snapology aims to teach science, technology, engineering, robotics, art, and math in a playful, pressure-free environment. STEAM education teaches children to think outside the box and provides a multitude of benefits, including the development of soft skills like problem solving and increased motivation and engagement. Kids love Snapology activities because they’re fun and involve building toys, iPads, and laptops, and parents love the shows because they introduce their kids to educational concepts that will better prepare them for their futures.

Because children are our future, Snapology is doing our part to use creative play and these programs as building blocks to prepare them for life’s challenges. We design our curriculum to help children of all educational levels and backgrounds, from gifted to special needs, including those on the autism spectrum. Our educational franchise has received countless awards and accolades and has been the #1 child enrichment franchise in of the entrepreneur Franchise 500 for the last two consecutive years (2021-2022). Here are some good reasons why you should consider franchising with Snapology:

  • The Snapology program is fun: If it’s not fun, kids will lose interest. Snapology camps and programs strike the right balance of fun and education to appeal to kids and their parents alike. Examples of programs include STEAM, game design, robotics, birthdays, competitions, and team building.
  • Dozens of income streams: Imagine the possibilities with over 80 different program themes and themes offered for classes, parties, summer camps, scouting events…the list goes on.
  • Multiple paths to success: Snapology offers a flexible business model focused on teaching robotics and STEAM principles. We can offer programs through a community-based (mobile) model or in your own Discovery Center.
  • Strategically Designed Territories: Our domestic and international territories have mature operating areas that will maximize the potential of your Snapology location.

How much does a Snapology franchise cost?

To open your own Snapology franchise, here are the financial requirements, cash required, and ongoing franchise fees associated with business ownership (see the franchise disclosure document for more details):

Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000

Initial investment: $60,000 – $276,000

Net Worth Requirement: $75,000

Cash requirement: $50,000

Veteran Incentives: 10% off Franchise Fee

Royalty fee: 6%

Duration of the Agreement: 10 years

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Snapology has relationships with third party sources that offer financing to cover the following: Franchise Fee, Startup Costs, Equipment, Inventory, Accounts Receivable, Payroll.

Snapology Support and Training

For over a decade, Snapology has been helping entrepreneurs build businesses they can be proud of. We provide our owners with everything they need to deliver to their customers. Because our continued success depends on the success of our franchise owners, we provide comprehensive support every step of the way. We offer day-to-day operations tools and ongoing corporate support that will help franchisees run their business seamlessly, tailoring our support to meet the needs of each of our owners. Just as a Snapology franchise prepares children for the future, we do the same for our franchise owners with our initial training program. Consisting of both classroom and on-the-job training, this program will cover everything you need to know to run your child’s education franchise and takes place in Pittsburgh, PA. Some of the topics that will be covered during this franchise ownership include:

  • Introduction to Snapology
  • Programs Overview
  • Provisions management
  • marketing ads
  • Daily operating procedures
  • Programming and Logistics
  • Sales
  • Website management

We conduct all of our training under the direction and supervision of Snapology President Laura Coe. We’ll provide you with the necessary training materials, including our written Operations Manual, access to our Snapology Manager Business Management System, and more.

Why You Should Think About Starting a Snapology Franchise

Snapology is much more than an educational franchise. We are a provider of programs and camps for children that improve the lives of children. We also offer compassionate entrepreneurs the opportunity to build a better future for themselves and their communities. We design our business model to foster a collaborative environment between our owners and a supportive environment for families in underserved communities or with children with special needs. As you’ll discover, Snapology’s value proposition lies at the intersection of collaboration and community.

  • Collaboration: Each of our owners adds value to our educational franchise, and we continue to grow stronger from the feedback and ideas provided by them, their staff, and their customers.
  • Community: All children deserve access to educational resources, so Snapology works within our communities to ensure that all children, regardless of background or learning ability, have access to our enrichment programs.

Franchises and small businesses that cater to children can be quite competitive, but the Snapology franchise opportunity has three key differentiators designed to give its owners a distinct advantage:

We build strong ties with our franchisees by offering ongoing support and fostering a collaborative environment. Our franchisees are more than business owners, they are family.

Snapology provides owners with a roadmap to success using proven methods and proven systems, but we give you the freedom to put these plans into action. Because each market is different.

  • We provide amazing support

We adapt our support services to the needs of each of our owners. From systems support to resume support to general business support, we’ll make sure you have everything you need to be successful.

How to open your own Snapology franchise

Snapology’s discovery process helps you learn more about our franchise system while we learn more about who you are, your background, and your goals. Our mission is to match your goals with our educational franchise opportunity. A strong relationship between franchisee and franchisor is critical, and this process will help us determine just that. Our Discovery Process consists of eight steps and generally takes between 60 and 90 days.

If you’ve been thinking about becoming your own boss, taking your job and your future into your own hands, now might be the perfect time to consider owning a Snapology franchise of your own. Snapology offers the opportunity to fulfill your dream of owning a business, with the flexibility and freedom to live on your own terms. Whether that means spending more time with your family, traveling, or getting more involved in your community, the possibilities are open to you when you join our early childhood education franchise. Getting started is easy. Getting started is easy. Simply click here to start your journey to becoming a franchise owner with the Snapology family!

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