In Bloomington and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Bloomington.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. 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 Bloomington are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That’s how we can make a difference.

Essential Life-Long Skills

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to 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. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!

In Bloomington, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
  • Robotics: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
  • Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
  • Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.