The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Yakima and beyond. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! 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. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. At your local Sylvan in Yakima, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Yakima are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.

Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run

STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to 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. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

In Yakima, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
  • Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
  • Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
  • Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.