Our Engineering programs in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek region are huge on fun! Your child will love getting hands on with a different project every week, like building, testing and modifying a machine or bridge using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity reach new heights as he or she builds these cool creations with a buddy and challenges other teams to fun competitions. It’s a fantastic way for your child to learn how to problem-solve just like an engineer and get equipped with 21st century skills in the process!
21st Century Programs
Our Engineering programs in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek region don’t just offer big-time excitement: they also help equip your son or daughter with essential STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. Through interactive projects, teamwork and creative activities, your child will learn crucial problem solving and critical thinking skills that can make a lasting impact in school and beyond!▼
Calling all Budding Engineers
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 join in on the fun too: we send out regular email communication to keep you in the loop every week. 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!
Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek region offer:
- Cool, interactive projects that feature building machines with LEGO® bricks to designing a variety of bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- STEM-based learning that focuses on teaching valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized educational environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per session.
- Regular emails throughout the program to keep parents informed.