In Richmond and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Find out how your local Sylvan in Richmond can help give your child an edge for the future.

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A New Kind of Learning

At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Richmond are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.

Skills For Life-Long Success

Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. 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 kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!

In Richmond, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:

  • Robotics & Science: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
  • Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
  • Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.