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Q: What is the difference between LEGO challenge offered by e2 young engineers?

Q: What is the difference between LEGO challenge offered by e2 young engineers?

Answer: The LEGO challenge program by us is truly STEM curriculum based. Science, Engineering theory are highly integrated into each model.   Each student will receive their own kits, we don’t let kids share learning tools in the workshop.  Our special design also give the students experience teamwork and leadership

Q: Aren't the lessons too long? Don’t the children lose interest?

Q: Aren't the lessons too long? Don’t the children lose interest?

Answer: They really don’t. At the start of each lesson they are taught a subject, following which they are eager to get started with the construction in order that they can play with the final product. When the lesson is over, most don’t even realize how much time has passed.

Q. What are the fees?

Q. What are the fees?

A. Enrichment class fees are per term and prices per student are offered at a competitive rate and will slightly vary from center to center. We do not charge sign-up fees. Please contact us directly to discuss fees for workshops and birthday party options in SE Oakland County.

Q. How many students in each class?

Q. How many students in each class?

A. Our class sizes are capped at 16 students for the LEGO Challenge program . These smaller class sizes allow our teachers to give each student the individual attention and recognition they deserve to achieve their personal best.

Q. How long do classes run for?

Q. How long do classes run for?

A. The group LEGO Challenge classes run for 75 minutes.

Q. What if my child misses a class, can we get a refund?

Q. What if my child misses a class, can we get a refund?

A. There are no discounts, refunds or make up lessons for missed classes.

Q. Can my child join any time of the year?

Q. Can my child join any time of the year?

A. Yes

Q. What age can my child start attending e² Young Engineers classes?

Q. What age can my child start attending e² Young Engineers classes?

A. We recommend children between the ages of 4-6 attend our Big Builders program which is coming in fall 2016. Our LEGO Challenge program is suitable for 1st – 5th graders (ages 6-12). If you are unsure or concerned, please give us a call and we will be more than happy to discuss the suitability for your child.

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Q. Are parents allowed to watch the class?

Q. Are parents allowed to watch the class?

A. Parents are welcome to join the class at the end of class to see a mini-presentation by the students. If you ever have any concerns or queries about your child’s progress or behavior, please feel free to call the office or speak to the teacher after class.

Q. We have 2 or more children in our family that would like to enroll. Do you offer sibling discounts?

Q. We have 2 or more children in our family that would like to enroll. Do you offer sibling discounts?

A. Yes. We offer a 5% sibling discount when 2 or more children from the same family are enrolled at the same time. The discount will be refunded back by e² Young Engineers West Calgary, not by the center where the child was registered.

Q. My child is a little unsure if they want to attend. Can we try out some classes?

Q. My child is a little unsure if they want to attend. Can we try out some classes?

A. Yes, this is possible with some of the centers we work with. If positions are available, we can offer a trial class for your child. If your child is happy to continue after trying a class, you can then proceed with enrollment.

Q. What do I do if my child will be absent?

Q. What do I do if my child will be absent?

A. It is important that e2 Young Engineers teachers are notified regarding any planned absences to allay any fears that a child has not arrived as scheduled. This also allows for suitable session planning for participating students. Please  email westcalgary@youngengineers.net with details of your name, your child’s name and the session they will miss.

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