For people in Bend with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time 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. 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 Bend.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Bend 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 Bend 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.