Spend your summer days learning the Dutch language with our online Dutch summer program. During the summer we offer short online courses that provide a great introduction to the Dutch language. Our online summer courses are shorter than usual, allowing you to discover the joys of the Dutch language. Below you will find our summer program, ranging from children to adults. Classes are via Zoom.

Following our summer courses, seamless transition into our online year program is available for both children and adults.

Introduction to Dutch for Adults

For adults ready to dive deep into the Dutch language, our accelerated beginner course is the right fit. This course meets twice a week, providing a fast-paced and comprehensive learning experience in a small group setting. In addition to learning basic grammar, the focus is on basic conversations, pronunciation and enriching vocabulary. We use a fully integrated digital curriculum with textbook, workbook and online learning environment. 

This accelerated summer course covers the first half of Level A1 with the possibility to complete the second half of level A1 during the fall semester. The course starts the week of  July 8th and runs for 8 weeks for a total of 16 classes. Class will meet on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7-8 pm PST. The costs are $650 + a one time $50 curriculum fee for the online program.

Introduction to Dutch for Children

For children eager to explore the Dutch language, our summer beginner course offers a great introduction into the Dutch language. Children will learn the basics of the language such as the alphabet, numbers, introducing themselves, how to have a short conversation and becoming comfortable with hearing the Dutch language. This course provides a strong preparation to continue in our fall courses for beginners. The courses are interactive and engaging and designed with children in mind. This course is taught through games, activities and storytelling.

For the Introduction to Dutch Summer Course we will have different age groups: 5-7, 8-12 and 13-16 years old. These courses will meet once a week (weekday afternoon 5-6 pm PST) starting the week of July 8th and will run for 6 weeks for a total of 6 classes. The costs are $250 per student.

Dutch Culture Camp for Children

Dutch Culture Camp is a wonderful way to spend the summer enriching your child’s cultural heritage. The course is like taking a virtual vacation to the Netherlands and Belgium with a different city to visit and learn about each week. This course goes beyond language education and dives into cultural education as well. The aim of this course is to keep students interested and involved in the Dutch and Belgian culture. Children will learn vocabulary about vacation, travel and summer. A summer course is a great way to avoid a loss of language skills during the summer months.

This course requires students to have a prior basis in the Dutch language. This course will meet once a week (weekday afternoon from 4-5pm PST) starting the week of June 17 and will run for 8 weeks for a total of 8 classes. The costs are $325. 

Conversational Group for Adults Level A2-B2

Summer break is a long time between semesters and most of our advanced students like to practice their Dutch skills over the summer. This year we are offering a brand new course. A Dutch conversational group for adults who have reached Level A2 or higher. With guidance and prompts of a teacher our students will converse with each other, discuss current topics and review and practice grammar topics and language syntax. This will be fun, interactive and allow for plenty of opportunity to practice Dutch.

This course requires students to have reached Level A2 . This course will meet once a week on Tuesday evening from 7:30-8:30pm starting on July 9th and will run for 8 weeks for a total of 8 classes. The costs are $310.

Due to summer vaation schedules, you may opt to participate for 6 weeks only.

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