Exciting after-school learning experiences await with Sylvan’s Robotics for Kids programs in Durham. Your child will get hands-on experience building and animating a new LEGO® robot each week while learning important science and engineering concepts along the way — it’s a total blast! These innovative programs provide the perfect way to help your child remain engaged and motivated outside of school. They also offer the advantage of equipping your aspiring engineer or programmer with key 21st century abilities that can help enrich his or her prospects for the future.

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Power Up Your Child’s Skill Set

As careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) continue to grow, it’s becoming increasingly important to equip students with vital 21st century skills. Fortunately, our Robotics for Kids courses in Durham are designed to challenge and inspire kids in elementary and middle school to master critical modern-day skills like computer programming and problem solving without skimping on fun. Working with a friend, your child will learn practical STEM concepts — and build confidence — by using kid-friendly technology to develop a variety of cool robots.

Programs Both Kids and Parents Will Love

Kids of all ages have a blast with our Robotics for Kids programs, and no previous experience or expertise is necessary! Parents also enjoy our programs because we ensure they’re informed each step of the way. After each session, we will provide you with a student progress report, a summary of the STEM concepts taught and an overview of next week’s project. Your child will also have a wrap-up activity at the end of every session to make sure the learning sticks — giving him or her the confidence to explain all their amazing achievements!

Our Robotics Courses Feature:

  • Small group settings of no more than 12 students per class, allowing for personal attention 
  • Practical activities that make education more engaging and rewarding 
  • The camaraderie of creating LEGO® robots with a buddy
  • Kid-focused software that's easy, intuitive and a whole lot of fun! 
  • STEM-based learning that equips students with desirable skill sets 
  • Regular communication with parents to keep you up-to-speed from beginning to end