The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Plainfield and beyond. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Plainfield.

In Plainfield, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
  • Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
  • Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
  • Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.