In Gurnee and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Your local Sylvan in Gurnee can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.

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Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher

At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Gurnee gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.

Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact

We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. With our STEM-focused programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge, students learn all about crucial 21st century competencies including computer programming, logic and high-level proficiency in math. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Our EDGE Programs Include:

  • Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
  • Robotics & Science: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
  • Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
  • Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.