For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Barrie and beyond. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. 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. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Barrie.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results don’t lie: kids in Barrie who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.

Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!

In Barrie, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:

  • Robotics: Building, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the ideal prep for budding technicians.
  • Coding: Comes complete with cool, interactive projects like creating animations, mini-stories and even video games.
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, problem solvers and tinkerers, so we provide hands-on challenges from building simple machines to designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Our brain-boosting puzzles, activities, brainteasers and projects are designed to help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use throughout their lives.