In Albemarle and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! 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. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Albemarle.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Albemarle are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.

Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. With our STEM-focused programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge, students learn all about crucial 21st century competencies including computer programming, logic and high-level proficiency in 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!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Albemarle Include:

  • Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
  • Robotics: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
  • Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
  • Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.