Inspire your son or daughter’s imagination with our Engineering programs in South Elgin and encourage his or her interest in tinkering with machines and designing and building structures. Our interactive courses are a fun and educational way for your child to learn a variety of engineering concepts while firing up his or her creativity. Pairing up with a classmate, your child will complete a different project each class, such as using to K’NEX® pieces to construct one of the world’s seven major bridges or building complex machines with LEGO® bricks. It’s an awesome way for your child to learn important 21st century skills that can make a big impact in the classroom and beyond!

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Developing Critical STEM Skills

With our Engineering courses in South Elgin, your child will develop a foundation of basic STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills through fun activities involving experimenting with constructing cool creations. Through practical learning, teamwork and wrap-up activities that consolidate learning, your son or daughter will also work on developing stronger problem solving and critical thinking skills. Register today to give your child a jump-start towards success!

A Customized Experience

Sylvan has a maximum student-to-teacher ratio of 6:1 — and a maximum class size of 12 students — so you can expect us to provide the personalized learning experience and one-on-one attention your child needs to thrive. We also provide email communication on a regular basis to keep you up to date about the program and your child’s progress. You’ll get to see your son or daughter’s handiwork, learn about the STEM concepts explored and preview next week’s project. What better way to share and celebrate your child’s success?

With our Engineering programs in South Elgin, you can expect:

  • Hands-on learning in which students design, create and optimize a range of different machines and structures using LEGO® and K’NEX® pieces.
  • A STEM-focused curriculum that emphasizes valuable 21st century skills.
  • Projects that demand teamwork, foster friendships and promote useful collaborative skills.
  • Wrap-up activities at the end of each session that reinforce the concepts learned in class.