STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Tacoma 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! Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. Find out how your local Sylvan in Tacoma can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Tacoma are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.

Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact

As STEM skills continue to become more relevant, valued and important, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan can help your child get on the right path. 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 will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Tacoma Include:

  • Robotics: 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.