STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in St. Louis and beyond. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Find out how your local Sylvan in St. Louis can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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Empowering Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in St. Louis improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.

Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Our Range of EDGE Programs in St. Louis:

  • Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
  • Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.