The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Richmond and beyond. 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! Sylvan EDGE provides a unique combination of fun and academic mastery with activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating video games using our cool technology platform, and designing super structures. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. At your local Sylvan in Richmond, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Unlocking Young Potential

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results? Kids in Richmond who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just one way we make a difference.

Skills Fit for the Future

Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Richmond For:

  • Robotics: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
  • Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
  • Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
  • Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.