In La Mesa and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. 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! In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in La Mesa can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in La Mesa are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.

Essential Life-Long Skills

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-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic 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. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in La Mesa 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.