In Merrillville and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. 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 Merrillville can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Merrillville For:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
  • Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.