JumpBunch is a franchise for a business providing sports and business programs for children.
It was founded in 1997 by Tom Bunchman. Before JumpBunch, he already managed a successful business for 13 years. He tapped this fast growing market niche. He took a business minded view on it and since he has been a franchisee, he knew how to mentor franchisees making sure that they reach their full potential. He did a research on every aspect of the activity and the music for it to become beneficial and fun for the children. They have programs designed for preschool to grade six. They started franchising in 2002 and they now have 40 locations all over the United States and one international location.
What programs do they offer at JumpBunch?
They have programs for toddlers aged 15 months to two years old. For preschool aged two to six years old, a 30 to 45 minute weekly class is held. For school aged children aged six to 12 years old, the class lasts for about 45 to 60 minutes. They also hold birthday parties for ages two to 12 years and you can choose whichever sport you want as a theme. The camps are held for preschool to 12 years old and the class lasts for about one to three hours, one day a week, one whole week, or depends on the curriculum.
What activities do they conduct with the children?
They have 70 different activity plans such as basketball, tee ball or softball, football, croquet, volleyball, shuffleboard, lacrosse, bocce ball, relay races, three legged activities, leap frog, tug-of-war, jumping hurdles, obstacle course, fitness drills, hopscotch, soccer, parachutes, cooperative maze mats, javelin ball, tunnel of fun, limbo, handling big ball, bull’s eye target toss, kickball, agility ladder, flying discs, dumbbells, snowball toss, bowling, TOPS, superfoam polo, balance beams, yoga, high jumps, net catch, Chinese jump ropes, jump ropes, bucket activities, rebounder, team building exercises, step aerobics, open-matrix balls, golf, horseshoes, hockey, station training, on-target games, fling n’ fly, hook-and-loop ball toss, fitness dice, jai-alai, egg roll, flip cup, stepping stones, exercise bands, paddle games, long jump, hula hoops, hopsacks, wall ball, fly fishing, scarf juggling, beach balls, cricket, rubric skills, let’s roll!, tightrope, broomball, fit sports, track sports, and badminton.
Costs and requirements on running a JumpBunch franchise
You need to have a net worth of $75,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $42,000. Expect to be investing about $34,000 to $79,400. The JumpBunch franchise fee is $20,000 to $33,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 8%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. This franchise can be run from home. You will need one employee to run one location. They do not allow absentee ownership.
What is included in the franchise package?
There will be four days training at the headquarters. You will be receiving newsletters, toll free phone number, and access to the internet. You will also be attending meetings and expecting occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks, co-op advertising, regional advertising, and national media.
JumpBunch Contact Details
Address: 1997 Annapolis Exchange Pkwy., #300 Annapolis, Maryland 21401