In Vernon Hills and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Vernon Hills, so find out more today.

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Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild

At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. The results? Kids in Vernon Hills who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That's how we make a significant difference.

Essential Life-Long Skills

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Vernon Hills For:

  • Robotics & Science: Building, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the ideal prep for budding technicians.
  • Coding: Comes complete with cool, interactive projects like creating animations, mini-stories and even video games.
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, problem solvers and tinkerers, so we provide hands-on challenges from building simple machines to designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Our brain-boosting puzzles, activities, brainteasers and projects are designed to help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use throughout their lives.