In Bakersfield and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! 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. At your local Sylvan in Bakersfield, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.
Imagination, Creativity and Real Results
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Bakersfield have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to 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 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. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Your Local Sylvan in Bakersfield Provides:
- 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 & Science: 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.