STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Barrie and beyond. 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! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. At your local Sylvan in Barrie, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. 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. It's a difference we're proud to make.

Skills Fit for the Future

We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Barrie:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
  • Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
  • Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
  • Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.