In Tacoma and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Tacoma, so find out more today.

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Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar

At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. 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 can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Tacoma are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. It's a difference we're proud to make.

Skills For Life-Long Success

We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Tacoma For:

  • Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
  • Robotics & Science: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
  • Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
  • Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.