In Bedford and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. 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! 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. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Bedford.

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Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Bedford have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact

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. With our STEM-focused programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge, students learn all about crucial 21st century competencies including computer programming, logic and high-level proficiency in math. 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. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Bedford Offer:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
  • Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.