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Summer 2022 Newsletter

Summer camp highlights, fall start dates and more!

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June 2022 Newsletter

Highlights of the 2021-2022 school year and more!

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May 2022 Newsletter

Read about 2022-2023 School Year registration and meet our new Head Teacher

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April 2022 Newsletter

Read about King’s Day 2022 and more

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March 2022 Newsletter

Meet a new family, and save the date for King’s Day and Summer Camp.

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February 2022 Newsletter

Read about Dutch Cultural Day #3 Skating, and more.

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January 2022 Newsletter

Read about our new Preschool Teacher and more.

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December 2021 Newsletter

Read about Dutch TV programs to watch over the holidays and more.

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November 2021 Newsletter

Read about Sinterklaas 2021 and more in our November newsletter.

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October 2021 Newsletter

Read about Children’s Books week and more in our October newsletter.

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September 2021 Newsletter

Read about the first day of school and more.

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Summer 2021 newsletter

Read about our summer camp and more.

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De Esdoorn Summer Contests!

Join our summer poster contest for a chance to win $50!

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June 2021 Newsletter

Read about the Bicycle trip and more in this month’s newsletter.

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Announcing our new location in the Fraser Valley!

Register now for De Esdoorn Dutch Language and Culture School’s 2021-2022 school year at our new location in the Fraser Valley – Surrey / Langley!

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May 2021 Newsletter

Read about our new location in Surrey and more.

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About De Esdoorn’s library

Our amazing library has grown into a complete collection of over a thousand books. It is a mix of beautiful old gems and brand new books.

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Register now for the 2021-2022 school year!

Register before July 1st 2021 and save $200 per student.

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April 2021 Newsletter

Read about King’s Day, our library and more.

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Summer camp 2021 – register by June 1st!

De Esdoorn is organizing a Summer camp this summer from July 5-9!

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February 2021 Newsletter

Read about our Dutch Art Cultural Day and more.

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January 2021 Newsletter

Read about our new location, Quality Policy and more.

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Health Check-in App

De Esdoorn is participating in a Pilot program for an innovative health management solution called Clear360 that includes a daily health check-in app.

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December 2020 Newsletter

How to practice your Dutch over the holidays and more in this month’s newsletter.

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November 2020 Newsletter

Read about the Sinterklaas fest and AGM in this month’s newsletter.

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Children’s Books Week — on a boat!

This year we had the pleasure of holding Children’s Books Week at the Vancouver Maritime Museum, where an exhibit was being held in honour of 75 years since the Canadian Armed forces liberated the Netherlands.

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October 2020 newsletter

Read about Children’s Books Week and more in our October newsletter.

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Flipping the classroom

The ‘flipped classroom’ is a type of blended learning where students are introduced to content at home and practice working through it at school.

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September 2020 newsletter

Read about the start of our 2020-2021 school year and more in our September newsletter.

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August 2020 newsletter

Read about our COVID-19 Safety Plan and more in our August newsletter.

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Learn Flemish and Dutch with our Belgian Teachers at De Esdoorn

De Esdoorn welcomes Belgian families to join our growing community of Dutch and Flemish speakers in Vancouver.

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July 2020 newsletter

Monthly newsletter, available in English and Dutch.

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De Esdoorn to resume in-person classes in September

Our intention is to resume in-class instruction at the same location at City View Church, 4370 Sophia Street in Vancouver in September 2020,

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Register now for the 2020-2021 school year!

Register now for our 2020-2021 school year group lessons, for children age 5-12, and pre-schoolers from 2.5-4 years old.

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June 2020 newsletter

Monthly newsletter, available in English and Dutch.

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Summer camp 2020 – register by July 8th!

De Esdoorn is organizing an online Summer camp this summer!

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May 2020 Newsletter

Monthly newsletter, available in English and Dutch.

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April 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter in English and Dutch.

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The show must go on…online!

Due to covid-19 all group and private lessons will be held online.

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March 2020 newsletter

Read the February newsletter in English and in Dutch!

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February 2020 newsletter

Read the February newsletter in English and in Dutch!

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January 2020 Newsletter

Read our January newsletter in English or Dutch.

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December 2019 newsletter

Read our newsletter in English or Dutch.

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November 2019 Newsletter

Read our newsletter in English or Dutch.

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October 2019 Newsletter

Read our newsletter in English or Dutch.

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First official Dutch language school in Canada

De Esdoorn is Canada’s first Dutch school accredited by the Foundation for Dutch Education Worldwide (NOB – Stichting Nederlands Onderwijs in het Buitenland).