The fun begins with Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Richmond and Petersburg region. Your child will have an amazing time working on a different hands-on project every week, such as constructing cool machines or bridges using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Watch your child’s creativity take flight as he or she builds these complex structures with a partner and participates in fun games and friendly challenges against other teams. It’s a fantastic way for your child to learn how to problem-solve just like an engineer and get equipped with 21st century skills in the process!

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21st Century Programs

It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Richmond and Petersburg region are fun, but did you know that they also help equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills? Via hands-on projects and collaborative group work, your son or daughter will acquire important critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive impact both inside and outside of the classroom.

Aspiring Engineers Unite!

From designing and building cool structures to tweaking and rebuilding them to test out a different approach, your child will be solving challenges just like a real engineer! Through our interactive programs, your aspiring engineer will learn important science, architectural and engineering concepts while powering up his or her imagination and creativity each and every week. Parents are kept in the loop through our regular email communication, so you can see your child’s progress and celebrate his or her achievements. We will also provide a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your child can gear up for the next cool activity!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Interactive activities, from constructing machines with LEGO® bricks to designing bridges with K’NEX® pieces.
  • A 21st century curriculum that focuses on equipping students with STEM skills.
  • A supportive educational environment, featuring a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per class.
  • Ongoing email communication to keep parents in the loop throughout the program.