In Guelph and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. 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 emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Guelph can help give your child an edge for the future.
Encouraging Imaginations to Soar
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Guelph are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
In Guelph, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
- Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
- Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
- Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.