The fun begins with Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Rockford region. 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 reach new heights as he or she builds these cool creations with a buddy and challenges other teams to fun competitions. It’s a fantastic way for your child to learn how to problem-solve just like an engineer and get equipped with 21st century skills in the process!
21st Century Learning
Our Engineering programs in the Rockford region don’t just offer big-time excitement: they also help equip your son or daughter with essential STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. Through interactive projects, teamwork and creative activities, your child will learn crucial problem solving and critical thinking skills that can make a lasting impact in school and beyond!▼
Is There an Aspiring Engineer in Your Family?
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. 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’ll also preview the following week’s project so you and your child can gear up for the next fun activity!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Rockford region 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.