Our Engineering programs in the Chicagoland are huge on fun! Your son or daughter will have a great time tackling a new interactive project each week, including building, testing and rebuilding bridges and machines using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity take flight as he or she builds these complex structures with a partner and participates in fun games and friendly challenges against other teams. It’s a fantastic way for your son or daughter to tackle challenges just like an engineer and acquire important 21st century skills along the way!

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21st Century Programs

It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Chicagoland are fun, but did you know that they also help equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills? Via hands-on projects and collaborative group work, your son or daughter will acquire important critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive impact both inside and outside of the classroom.

Attention all Aspiring Engineers

From building sophisticated structures to testing, deconstructing and redesigning them all over again with a better solution, your child will be thinking and problem solving like a real engineer! Our practical, hands-on courses are an amazing way for your budding inventor to understand important science, engineering and architectural concepts while also using his or her imagination and creativity. We also get parents in on the fun by providing regular email communication to fill you in on the cool new projects your child worked on each week. We will also provide a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your child can gear up for the next cool activity!

Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Chicagoland include:

  • Fun, hands-on activities that include building bridges using K’NEX® pieces and designing machines using LEGO® bricks.
  • A cutting-edge curriculum that focuses on equipping your child with 21st century STEM skills.
  • A friendly, supportive setting, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and only 12 students or less per class.
  • Regular emails to keep you informed of the concepts learned and how your child is progressing.