For people in Southbury with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE provides a unique combination of fun and academic mastery with activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating video games using our cool technology platform, and designing super structures. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Southbury.

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Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar

Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results? Kids in Southbury who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. 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 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 having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Southbury For:

  • Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
  • Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
  • Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
  • Robotics & Science: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.