The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Bedford and beyond. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Bedford.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Bedford have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.

Essential Life-Long Skills

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. 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. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

In Bedford, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:

  • Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
  • Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
  • Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
  • Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.