Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Elizabeth City. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. 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. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Elizabeth City.

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Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild

At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Elizabeth City have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.

Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. 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. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

Our EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics & Science: Building, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the ideal prep for budding technicians.
  • Coding: Comes complete with cool, interactive projects like creating animations, mini-stories and even video games.
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, problem solvers and tinkerers, so we provide hands-on challenges from building simple machines to designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Our brain-boosting puzzles, activities, brainteasers and projects are designed to help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use throughout their lives.