For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Barrie 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 mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. 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 Barrie can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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Imagination, Creativity and Real Results

At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Barrie gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. 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?

Your Local Sylvan in Barrie Provides:

  • Robotics: 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.