Exciting after-school learning experiences await with Sylvan’s Robotics for Kids programs in Richmond. Your child will get hands-on experience building and animating a new LEGO® robot each week while learning important science and engineering concepts along the way — it’s a total blast! These innovative programs provide the perfect way to help your child remain engaged and motivated outside of school. They also offer the advantage of equipping your aspiring engineer or programmer with key 21st century abilities that can help enrich his or her prospects for the future.

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Help Your Child Move Ahead

As careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) continue to grow, it’s becoming increasingly important to equip students with vital 21st century skills. For that reason, our Robotics for Kids courses in Richmond are designed to not only inspire and engage kids in elementary and middle school, but also provide them with the tools to master modern-day skills like computer programming and problem solving. Working with a buddy, your child will use kid-friendly technology to build and program a variety of cool robots, learning practical STEM concepts and building major confidence in the process.

Stay up to Speed with Your Child's Progress!

Children of all ages have a blast at our Robotics for Kids programs: no prior knowledge or experience needed! Parents also enjoy our programs because we ensure they’re informed each step of the way. That means you'll get weekly communications that illustrate your child's progress, explain which STEM concepts have been covered and look ahead to the next week's project. With our reinforcement tools and wrap-up sessions, your child will consolidate the skills and knowledge he or she has gained — and share his or her achievements with you!

Our Robotics Courses Feature:

  • Personal attention and small class sizes, with no more than 12 students per session 
  • Cool, hands-on projects that make learning a fun and exciting experience 
  • The camaraderie of collaborating with a partner to construct and animate a variety of LEGO® robots
  • Easy-to-learn software that’s fun to play around with 
  • STEM-focused education that focuses on helping students develop important 21st century skills 
  • Regular communication, so parents can stay in the know about each week’s topics and what students learned