In Lafayette and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. 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! In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Lafayette, so find out more today.

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Empowering Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Lafayette have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

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 don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Our Range of EDGE Programs in Lafayette:

  • Robotics & Science: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
  • Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.