In Salinas and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! 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. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. At your local Sylvan in Salinas, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Salinas gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run

Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. 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, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Salinas Offer:

  • 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: 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.