For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Napa and beyond. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Napa, so find out more today.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results? Kids in Napa who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
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 get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Napa:
- Robotics: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
- Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
- Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
- Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.