It's Winter Olympics Time!!  Calling any All-Star kids to a spectacular sports-themed STEAM adventure! You and your island team will have a fun learning the science behind some of the 2022 Winter Olympic sports and engineer exciting design builds around those sports.  Join us after school and bring your Olympic spirit because our STEAMy Olympic Sports adventures promise to score Bronze, Silver, AND Gold!

Participation Fee

·       $105 for the 6-week program, which includes six 1-hour and 30-minute sessions, all five aspects of STEAM as well as Life Skills, all materials, and take-aways.

·       If the program spots fill up, we highly encourage you to place your child on the waiting list.  There are many times people have cancelled at the last minute and spots have opened up.  


·       In the event GTACS cancels after school classes due to Covid issues OR if GTACS schools go virtual, no after-school activities will be held per school policyIf cancellations happen due to Covid issues, Challenge Island will prorate the classes and refund families for the cancelled classes which will not take place.   


·       In the event school is closed due to WEATHER, no after-school activities will be held per school policy. There is no guarantee of a make-up date in the case of inclement weather.  Missed sessions will be made up if schedules allow (which includes Challenge Island schedules/school room schedules/GTACS schedules). Challenge Island will make all efforts to make up sessions cancelled due to weather where possible.



·       Registration is through GTACS Popsicle site.  Click on the registration button on this page for a direct link to the site to register.  

·       Multiple Child Discount** - If you have more than one child from the same household enrolled in a CI after school program at the same time, please see GTACS Popsicle site for more information. 




We want to offer more classes at additional school locations; however, we need Instructors & Assistants!  WE ARE HIRING!   

·       Either teaching position is PERFECT FOR teachers, college students, graduate students, retired teachers, and stay-at-home parents seeking to supplement income. A perfect experience for college students majoring in education or psychology (especially if needing classroom hours).

·       All positions are Part-Time.

·       Any type of teaching experience (school, church, volunteer) is beneficial, but not required.  We will train qualified candidates in our unique program and teaching philosophy.

·       All supplies and lesson plans are provided.

·       You tell us when YOU want to work. Choose classes that fit YOUR schedule.

If you have questions or are interested in a fun and rewarding position that fits your weird schedule ~ Contact Renee Allen today!  231-633-4955 or


GTACS After-School / Immaculate Conception Elementary K-5 / STEAM in the 2022 Winter Olympics
Immaculate Conception Elementary

314 Vine Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684

Grade:  K - 5

Wed, January 12, 2022
Wed, February 16, 2022
Time :
2:30 pm - 4:15 pm