In Hammond and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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. Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Hammond.

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Empowering Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about 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. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Hammond 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 part of the different we can make.

Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact

There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming 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. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

In Hammond, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:

  • Robotics: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
  • Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
  • Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
  • Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.