For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Waterloo and beyond. 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 believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Waterloo, so find out more today.

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Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher

At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Waterloo are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. It's a difference we're proud to make.

Skills For Life-Long Success

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. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. 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, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Waterloo For:

  • 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.