Tul(i)p School is the first and only school for Dutch language and culture in the region of Chicago

To find out more about our teaching methods see our general information page.

The classes in our school in Naperville take place every Thursday morning in the Presbyterian Church from 4 - 7 pm. Naperville is situated approximately 35 miles to the west of Chicago. Classes in our Chicago school take place every Saturday morning in the Lycée Francais de Chicago from 9 am - 12 O'Clock midday. Under locations you can find the activity calendar, address details and information over school fees for both Chicago and Naperville.

As part of the course program, students receive on a weekly basis dutch books from our school library at the appropriate level. As well as this, every year, the Tul(i)p School organises three well known Dutch cultural activities: Children's book week, Sinterklaas and King's Day. These are always planned for a Saturday and are clearly marked on our calendar. These events are open to all, parents as well as children who don't attend our school.

You can also download our school newspaper "De Molenwiek" (in Dutch) to see whats been happening. Student's receive this 3 times per year.

Whenever you are in the Naperville or Chicago region, be sure to vist the website of the Netherlands Club of Chicago: www.dutchclubchicago.com

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The Tul(i)p First Dutch Language School in Chicagoland, does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

The Tul(i)p First Dutch Language School in Chicagoland, is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Activity calender

28 April
King's Day Celebration
31 May
Last day of School
28 April
King's Day Celebration
2 June
Last day of school

Take a look

Take a look at our school newspaper (in Dutch) 'de Molenwiek' that all our students receive digitally 3 times a year. Don't forget to also visit our facebook page!

The Schoolguides 2016 - 2017 for both Chicago and Naperville are now available for download.

Distinctly Dutch

Voor translation services (Dutch-English, English-Dutch) contact Diane Van Hoof at: www.distinctlydutch.com

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