Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Hampton Roads – Newport News, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach region make learning fun! Your child will have a blast diving into a new hands-on project each week, like designing, testing and redesigning machines and bridges using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Watch your child’s creativity reach new heights as he or she builds these cool creations with a buddy and challenges other teams to fun competitions. It’s a fantastic way for your son or daughter to tackle challenges just like an engineer and acquire important 21st century skills along the way!
21st Century Programs
Beyond being big on fun, our Engineering programs in the Hampton Roads – Newport News, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach region are also designed to equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) abilities. Through creative activities, immersive learning and group collaboration, your child will build valuable problem solving and critical thinking competencies that can make a lasting impact both academically and personally!▼
Calling all Budding Engineers
From building sophisticated structures to testing, deconstructing and redesigning them all over again with a better solution, your child will be thinking and problem solving like a real engineer! Our hands-on programs are a fun and innovative way to help your eager inventor understand essential science, architectural and engineering concepts while getting creative and firing up his or her imagination in the process. Parents won’t be missing out on the fun either: we send regular email communication so you can stay informed of your child’s progress. We also preview the following week’s project via email so you and your child can get excited for the next session!
Our Engineering programs in the Hampton Roads – Newport News, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach region include:
- Cool, interactive projects that feature building machines with LEGO® bricks to designing a variety of bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- STEM-based learning that focuses on teaching valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized educational environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per session.
- Regular emails throughout the program to keep parents informed.