With Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region, learning is fun and exciting! Your son or daughter will have a great time tackling a new interactive project each week, including building, testing and rebuilding bridges and machines using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity soar as he or she constructs these complex creations with a partner and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. Equipping your child with these skills can help make a big impact not only in school and college, but also in future careers.

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21st Century Programs

In addition to offering big-time fun and excitement, Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region also provide your child with opportunities to learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competencies. Through a combination of hands-on learning, teamwork and creative projects, your child will develop valuable critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive difference in school and beyond!

Think Like a Real Engineer!

From building sophisticated structures to testing, deconstructing and redesigning them all over again with a better solution, your child will be thinking and problem solving like a real engineer! Our hands-on programs are a fantastic way for your budding inventor to gain a solid grasp of engineering, science and architectural concepts while also igniting his or her imagination and creativity along the way. Parents can also have fun learning about the cool new things students learned in class through our regular email communication. We also send a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your son or daughter can gear up for what’s next!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Fun, hands-on activities that include building bridges using K’NEX® pieces and designing machines using LEGO® bricks.
  • A cutting-edge curriculum that focuses on equipping your child with 21st century STEM skills.
  • A friendly, supportive setting, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and only 12 students or less per class.
  • Regular emails to keep you informed of the concepts learned and how your child is progressing.