Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region make learning fun! Your child will love getting hands on with a different project every week, like building, testing and modifying a machine or bridge using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity reach new heights as he or she builds these cool creations with a buddy and challenges other teams to fun competitions. 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!
A Real-World Education
In addition to offering big-time fun and excitement, Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region also provide your child with opportunities to learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competencies. Through a combination of hands-on learning, teamwork and creative projects, your child will develop valuable critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive difference in school and beyond!▼
Is Your Child a Budding Engineer?
From constructing complex structures to tweaking and rebuilding them in order to test out a better solution, your son or daughter will be solving problems like a real engineer in no time! Our hands-on programs are a fantastic way for your budding inventor to gain a solid grasp of engineering, science and architectural concepts while also igniting his or her imagination and creativity along the way. We also keep parents informed by sending out regular communication, including a recap of each week’s project. We’ll also send a sneak peek of next week’s project so your family can get excited for the next activity!
Our Engineering courses in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region feature:
- Hands-on projects, from building machines with LEGO® bricks to constructing complex bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- A STEM-focused curriculum that will equip your child with critical 21st century skills.
- A personal learning environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and a maximum of 12 students per class.
- Regular email communication to keep you informed of your child’s progress.