In Sycamore and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Sycamore.

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Imagination, Creativity and Real Results

You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Sycamore have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!

In Sycamore, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:

  • Robotics: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
  • Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
  • Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.