For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Catonsville and beyond. 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! 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 believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Catonsville.

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A New Kind of Learning

At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results don’t lie: kids in Catonsville who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. It's a difference we're proud to make.

Skills For Life-Long Success

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. 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, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Our EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: 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.