For people in Nanaimo with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Nanaimo.

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Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher

At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating 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. The results? Kids in Nanaimo who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s how we can make a difference.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Nanaimo:

  • Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
  • Robotics: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
  • Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
  • Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.