Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Vernon. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Vernon.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Vernon gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. 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. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

In Vernon, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics & Science: 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.