For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Olympia and beyond. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Olympia.
Imagination, Creativity and Real Results
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results? Kids in Olympia 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 That Can Be Used Time and Again
Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. 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. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Olympia:
- Robotics & Science: 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.