It takes imagination, problem-solving and a great deal of creativity to be a successful engineer. With Sylvan's Engineering courses in New Jersey, now is the time for future engineers to develop these important skills — and have fun with new friends as they do so! Kids love to figure out how toys, gadgets and other devices work, so we tailor our sessions to explore real-world challenges in architecture and mechanics. Working with a buddy, your child will build and test new structures every week, mastering 21st century STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and math) as they go. After all, kids find it a lot easier to engage with learning if they’re having fun at the same time!

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We're Here to Make a Real Difference

Learning becomes a personal and attentive experience at your local Sylvan center in New Jersey, where classes have no more than 12 students and the maximum student-to-teacher ratio is 6:1. We combine our one-on-one approach with a tailored blend of self-guided and collaborative tasks, helping kids stay interested and motivated with diverse learning methods.

Engaging Young Minds and Hands

There's no better way to learn engineering concepts than by applying them to real-life challenges. That's why our weekly sessions are based around designing and building LEGO® machines and K'NEX® structures. And the building part is only the start: students learn how to test their creations, entering them in friendly contests against competing teams and implementing the new design principles they've mastered. In other words, you can count on us to engage, support and excite the budding engineer, architect or mechanic in your family — so expect race cars, bridges and other stimulating projects to become the main topic of conversation during your car rides together!

Creativity is a defining feature of our Engineering courses in New Jersey, which also include:

  • STEM-based learning: Now is the time for your child to start developing competencies that are increasingly important in the 21st century. 
  • Hands as well as minds: We know when to integrate the latest app-based learning methods, but this program is all about getting hands-on.
  • Teamwork: Students work together to complete tasks and improve their personal communication skills.
  • Regular emails: We know you want to stay up to date with your child's progress, so we'll email you photos and summaries after each session — as well as a special look ahead to the next project.