For people in Prince George with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Prince George can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Prince George are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
In Prince George, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.