For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Normal and beyond. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Normal.

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Empowering Imaginations to Soar

You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Normal have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. It's a difference we're proud to make.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. It all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Normal For:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
  • Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
  • Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
  • Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.