In Salinas 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! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Find out how your local Sylvan in Salinas can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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Imagination, Creativity and Real Results

At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results don’t lie: kids in Salinas who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.

Essential Life-Long Skills

Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. With our STEM-focused programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge, students learn all about crucial 21st century competencies including computer programming, logic and high-level proficiency in math. 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. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Salinas For:

  • 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.