In Rapid City and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-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. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Rapid City.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results? Kids in Rapid City who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

Skills For Life-Long Success

STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. That means kids will have fun and make friends while also developing skills that will help them succeed in a range of modern career paths. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Rapid City For:

  • Robotics: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
  • Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
  • Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
  • Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.