In Ottawa and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Ottawa.

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Imagination, Creativity and Real Results

You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Ottawa gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.

Essential Life-Long Skills

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. 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. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Ottawa Include:

  • Robotics: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
  • Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.