In Columbus and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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! 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. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Find out how your local Sylvan in Columbus can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild

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. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Columbus are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again

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. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. 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. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Columbus:

  • 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.