In Burnaby and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Burnaby, so find out more today.

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Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild

At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Burnaby are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Skills Fit for the Future

STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.

Our EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
  • Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.