For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Wake Forest 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! Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Wake Forest can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results? Kids in Wake Forest who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

As STEM skills continue to become more relevant, valued and important, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan can help your child get on the right path. 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. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

Our EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
  • Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
  • Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
  • Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.