When you register your child for a Sylvan EDGE program in the Portland region, you're planning for success in the future — and fun in the present! Our unique after-school programs are designed to use exciting activities, small-group work and the coolest cutting edge technology to help kids learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. Find out how we can help your child get ahead, get challenged and get an edge!

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Crucial Skills for the Future

The future for STEM-based career paths is bright, which is why Sylvan EDGE programs are designed to nurture coveted skill sets and knowledge for things like engineering, robotics, computer programming, logic and problem-solving. Keeping your child engaged and entertained is a great way to ensure he or she stays on the path to future success.

The Coolest After-School Activities

You’ll discover your local Sylvan in the Portland region isn’t just a place for your son or daughter to develop their STEM-based abilities; it’s also the perfect environment to cultivate confidence, build lasting friendships and have a great time working on fun projects. Where else do kids get the chance to design and program their own LEGO® robot to enter in friendly competition, or design their very own video game? There’s no cooler way to develop tech-focused skills that will come in handy in future years.

Our Programs in the Portland region Include:

  • Coding: Kids love video games and computer animations, so our coding program isn't only relevant — it's a great way to capture budding imaginations, nurture creativity and focus on a variety of modern computing techniques. Using innovative Tynker™ technology, your child will work on interactive weekly projects that you can share to show off his or her exciting progress.
  • Robotics: Building a LEGO® robot is already cool, but the real magic happens — and the real science and engineering concepts come into play — when your child brings his or her creation to life using LEGO® Education's award-winning WeDo™ programming software.
  • Engineering: Whether your child is constructing machines that go, go, go with LEGO® or building soaring bridges with K’NEX®, the sky’s the limit on fun! These creative challenges get kids to think like real engineers.
  • Math Edge: Math may not always be thought of as a fun subject, but with our after-school program you can say goodbye to boring drills and hello to fun activities, challenging projects and a host advanced math skills that can be applied in the classroom and beyond.