Young Rembrandts


  • Young Rembrandts Franchise, Inc.
23 N. Union St.
Elgin, IL 60123
  • (866) 300-6010 / (847) 742-6966 x 235
  • (847) 742-7197 (Fax)

YOUNG REMBRANDTS, the premier instructional drawing program, ensures every child's creative success. All children are enthusiastic, confident artists when they are taught to draw using YOUNG REMBRANDTS' innovative step-by-step method. Our instructors guide students using a well-tested curriculum developed by artists and educators to maximize each child's creative potential. YOUNG REMBRANDTS classes are offered anywhere there is a desire for children to enjoy a positive artistic experience.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1988

Franchising Since: 2001

Operating Units

Franchised Units 97 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 97 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 81 100.0% In 24 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 81 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 10
Illinois 7

Registered in the following Registration States

(not registered in any registration states)

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 15
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Catalogs, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Online Extranet, Press Releases, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training N/A
Initial Store Opening N/A
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter N/A
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline N/A


Elgin, IL 5 Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $100K
Cash Investment $31.5K
Total Investment $40-50K
Average Total Investment $45K


Initial Franchise Fee $31.5K
Average Franchise Fee $32K
On-Going Royalty 10%/8%
Average Royalty 10%
Advertising Fee N/A

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees N/A
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 0
Space Needs (in square feet) None
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Other Site Types Allowed Host sites, elementary school, park districts
Encourages Conversions N/A
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth N/A
General Business Experience N/A
Specific Industry Experience N/A
Formal Education N/A
Psychological Profile N/A
Personal Interviews N/A
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period N/A
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Yes, for 1 year
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months N/A
USA Yes, All United States Where Registered
Canada Yes, 1
Overseas No
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