Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region make learning fun! Each and every week, your child will dive into a cool new project, such as designing, building and testing a machine or bridge using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Watch your child’s creativity flourish and confidence soar as he or she teams up with a partner to build these cool structures and participates in fun games and friendly competitions with other students. It’s an innovative way for your child to think and problem-solve just like an engineer while developing crucial 21st century skills along the way!

Think Like a Real Engineer!

Whether it’s constructing intricate structures or rebuilding them all over again in order to try out an alternate solution, your son or daughter will be tackling challenges and solving problems just like a real engineer! Our immersive courses provide the ideal environment for your aspiring engineer to learn foundational science, architectural and engineering concepts while firing up his or her creativity and imagination throughout the process. Parents can join in on the fun too: we send out regular email communication to keep you in the loop every week. In addition, we’ll provide a sneak peek of the next week’s project so the whole family can get excited for the next fun project!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Interactive activities, from constructing machines with LEGO® bricks to designing bridges with K’NEX® pieces.
  • A 21st century curriculum that focuses on equipping students with STEM skills.
  • A supportive educational environment, featuring a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per class.
  • Ongoing email communication to keep parents in the loop throughout the program.