For people in Erie with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! 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. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Find out how your local Sylvan in Erie can help give your child an edge for the future.

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Unlocking Young Potential

At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Erie improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.

Skills Fit for the Future

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. It all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Erie:

  • Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
  • Robotics & Science: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
  • Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
  • Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.