For people in La Mesa with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in La Mesa.

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A New Kind of Learning

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 can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in La Mesa are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the kind of difference we're here to make.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

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. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in La Mesa:

  • Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
  • Robotics & Science: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
  • Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
  • Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.