Registering your child for a Sylvan EDGE program in the Richmond and Petersburg region means you’re committed to investing in their future success without sacrificing fun! We’ve designed our after-school programs to teach essential STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills for the 21st century using exciting activities, small-group work and the coolest new technology. Find out how we can help your child get ahead, get challenged and get an edge!
Essential Expertise for the Future
STEM-based career paths are on the rise, so Sylvan EDGE programs are specifically tailored to focus on developing in-demand skills in computer programming, robotics, engineering, logic and problem-solving. It's a great way to keep your child fully engaged, entertained and on the right path to future success.▼
The Coolest After-School Activities
You'll find that your local Sylvan in the Richmond and Petersburg region isn't just a place where children develop valuable STEM skills; it's also where confidence grows, friendships are made and kids have a blast working on fun projects. Where else do kids get the chance to design and program their own LEGO® robot to enter in friendly competition, or design their very own video game? There's no cooler way to gain tech-focused talents that will be a strong asset in future years.
Our Programs in the Richmond and Petersburg region Include:
- Engineering: The sky’s the limit on fun when your child is busy constructing intricate machines with LEGO® and sprawling bridges with K’NEX®. These creative projects get kids to start thinking like real engineers.
- Coding: Kids love computer animations and video games, which is exactly what makes our coding program so relevant—it’s a great way to capture interest and nurture creativity while focusing on modern computing techniques. Using innovative Tynker™ technology, your child will complete weekly projects that will show off his or her exciting progress.
- Robotics: Building a LEGO® robot is cool enough as it is, but the real excitement begins—and the actual science and engineering concepts come into play—when your child has the chance to bring his or her creation to life with LEGO® Education’s award-winning WeDo™ programming software.
- Math Edge: Math might not have a reputation for being the most exciting subject, but with our after-school program you can say goodbye to boring exercises and hello to engaging activities, challenging projects and a list of advanced math skills that can be utilized in the classroom and beyond.