In Grand Rapids and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Grand Rapids.
Your Local Sylvan in Grand Rapids Provides:
- Robotics & Science: 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.