With Sylvan’s Robotics for Kids courses in Merrillville, after-school learning has never been cooler! Your child will get hands-on experience building and animating a new LEGO® robot each week while learning important science and engineering concepts along the way — it’s a total blast! These courses are a terrific way help ensure your child is inspired, motivated and a having ton of fun after the school bell rings. They're also a great way to empower young programmers or engineers to get on the right path to success by developing critical 21st century skills.

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Enrich Your Child’s Skill Set

Career opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) are growing, so it's smart to ensure your child gains a 21st century skill set at an early age. For that reason, our Robotics for Kids courses in Merrillville are designed to not only inspire and engage kids in elementary and middle school, but also provide them with the tools to master modern-day skills like computer programming and problem solving. Teaming up with a friend, your child will get to grips with user-friendly technology to create a diverse range of robots — a challenge that will help him or her master practical STEM concepts, have fun and gain major confidence in the process.

Parents Will Love Our Courses Too!

Our Robotics for Kids programs are a blast for kids of all ages and abilities: no previous experience is needed! Parents also relish our programs because we keep them in the know at all stages. That means you'll get weekly communications that illustrate your child's progress, explain which STEM concepts have been covered and look ahead to the next week's project. Your child will also get reinforcement tools for each session in order to strengthen the skills he or she learned in class — and to share his or her amazing accomplishments with you!

Our Robotics Courses Come Complete With:

  • Personal attention in a small group setting (no more than 12 students per class) 
  • Fun, hands-on activities that transform education into an unforgettable experience 
  • The camaraderie of working with a partner to build and animate a new LEGO® robot each week
  • Kid-friendly software that’s easy to learn and fun to use! 
  • STEM-focused learning that’s designed to equip students with a valuable skill set 
  • Regular communication, so parents are kept up-to-speed throughout the course