In Portage and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. 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 realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Portage, so find out more today.

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Imagination, Creativity and Real Results

At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Portage are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the kind of difference we're here to make.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. With our STEM-focused programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge, students learn all about crucial 21st century competencies including computer programming, logic and high-level proficiency in math. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Our Range of EDGE Programs in Portage:

  • 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.