In Burien and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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. In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Burien, so find out more today.

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A New Kind of Learning

At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Burien improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills 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 means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Burien For:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
  • Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.