By registering your child in a Sylvan EDGE program in the Barrie region you’re making sure investing in their future success is fun. That's because we've tailored our after-school programs to not only focus on critical 21st century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills, but also emphasize exciting activities, small-group work and the coolest new technology. Find out how we can help challenge your child and give them the edge they need!

In the Barrie region? Call or complete the form to register at your nearest Sylvan today!

Essential Expertise for the Future

STEM-based career paths are on the rise, so Sylvan EDGE programs are specifically tailored to focus on developing in-demand skills in computer programming, robotics, engineering, logic and problem-solving. The combination of entertainment and education is a great way to ensure your child stays engaged and on the path to future success.

Seriously Cool After-School Activities

In the Barrie region, your local Sylvan is not only a place where your child can cultivate valuable STEM skills; it’s also a place for developing confidence, making new friends and working on fun projects. Where else do kids get the chance to design and program their own LEGO® robot to enter in friendly competition, or design their very own video game? There's no cooler way to gain tech-focused talents that will be a strong asset in future years.

Programs We Offer in the Barrie region:

  • Engineering: The sky’s the limit on fun when your child is busy constructing intricate machines with LEGO® and sprawling bridges with K’NEX®. These creative projects get kids to start thinking like real engineers.
  • Coding: Kids love computer animations and video games, which is exactly what makes our coding program so relevant—it’s a great way to capture interest and nurture creativity while focusing on modern computing techniques. Using innovative Tynker™ technology, your child will complete weekly projects that will show off his or her exciting progress.
  • Robotics: Building a LEGO® robot is cool enough as it is, but the real excitement begins—and the actual science and engineering concepts come into play—when your child has the chance to bring his or her creation to life with LEGO® Education’s award-winning WeDo™ programming software.
  • Math Edge: Math might not have a reputation for being the most exciting subject, but with our after-school program you can say goodbye to boring exercises and hello to engaging activities, challenging projects and a list of advanced math skills that can be utilized in the classroom and beyond.