In Festus and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. 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. In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. At your local Sylvan in Festus, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Festus have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!

Your Local Sylvan in Festus Provides:

  • Robotics & Science: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
  • Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
  • Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.