Itinerary Family Program

The families will arrive at the park where they are greeted by us and given a chance to settle in and unwind from their travels.

Approx 14:30 – 18:00
During an informal get together, we will meet all the participants of Worldschooling Netherlands, and the IQ Teens. We will meet the team and be introduced to the program. We will do some connecting activities and get to know each other better.

Archeon in Alphen aan den Rijn: Korting Tickets 12,50 • Approx 9:00 – 18:45
We will discover the history of the Netherlands as if we were there. We will experience this day loaded with workshops and activities, that make us relive history while being in the center of the action, while knowledgeable experts teach us all about the Dutch history and answer all our questions.

Rotterdam - WijnstudioApprox 9:00 – 18:30
Rotterdam, one of the major cities of the Netherlands, famous for its ports, completely bombed in the WWII and rebuilt after, using the most creative architecture of its time. We will get a tour through the city and see the remarkable designs that this city has to offer. We will try the unique Rotterdam transportation: The water taxi. And we will learn all about the importance of the harbours of Rotterdam to the Dutch country.

Over half UK's 24m Halloween pumpkins destined for food waste | Food waste | The GuardianFrom 17:30
Although not a Dutch holiday, it is more and more common for Dutch  communities to organise Halloween activities and something that is without a doubt appreciated by our young participants. All the kids are welcome to have a (scary?) face painting after which they will go by all the families’ cottages to trick or treat, and are invited to a small Halloween party after. With the kids enjoying their evening, meanwhile all the parents are invited for a traditional Dutch “dropping”. While not a typical Halloween activity, a dropping is a known social activity where the participants are (safely) taken to a secret location from where they have to find their way home.

Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

Zeehondencentrum Pieterburen | tot 73% korting | Ticketveiling.nlApprox 9:00 – 20:30
Today we will visit the Northern province Groningen. In Groningen we will visit the seal rescue center, where we learn all about seals and the great work the rescue center carries out. After we will visit the capital of the province with the same name: Groningen. Here we will climb the Martinitoren: the highest tower of the city and enjoy its view, after which we will enjoy some free time in the city.

Recept voor hartige pannenkoek met pompoen en feta - Foody.nlApprox  13:15 – 15:15
Pancakes for breakfast? For the Dutch pancakes are mainly eaten for lunch and dinner. Filled with all kind of ingredients, you will not recognise the pancake anymore. We will visit a traditional pancake restaurant and enjoy the typical Dutch pancakes, while the kids enjoy the playground in the restaurant.


Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

Zaanse Schans — WikipédiaApprox 10:00 – 16:30
Windmills are a remarkable staple of the Netherlands. Today we will get to experience windmills from the inside and out. We will go to a famous location in the Netherlands that is known for it’s beautiful windmills. Through multiple excbitions we will learn about the windmills and other traditional Dutch features.

The Delta Works of Zeeland | Zeeland.comApprox 9:00 – 20:30
How does the Netherlands keep the water out? Does the country really needs Dutch boys to put their fingers in dikes, or is there a more sophisticated system behind it? We will have a fun and entertaining day filled with all kinds of exhibitions and activities right on the Storm Surge Barrier, the eight wonder of the world. We will learn all the ins and outs about the construction that keeps the water out of the country, all at our own level of understanding, and all with a lot of fun.

Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

Home - Muiderslot [EN]Approx 11:00 – 17:30
We will visit one of the oldest and best preserved castles of the Netherlands. The history of this castle goes all the way back to the middle ages and lets us experience what life was like at a castle in these days. While learning all about the castle, we will have to find our way in it through an exciting scavenger hunt.

Zelf kaarsen maken – Kaarsenmakerij Wilhelmus EenrumDuring the candle making workshop we will learn to make our own candles from bee wax and give them our favorite colors. Of course we get to take our self made candles home.

Peace Palace | DenHaag.comApprox: 8:00 – 21:00
Den Haag / The Hague is the political capital of the Netherlands. Here, the Dutch government is located and the king has its palace. But also, Den Haag is the city of international peace and justice. In this day we will go by the national and international highlights of democracy, peace and justice. In the afternoon it is time for fun. We will pay a visit to the Dutch miniature park that shows all the highlights of the Netherlands in scale in a fun and engaging way.

Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

Volendam & Marken Attractions 15 • HollandApprox 10:00 – 14:30
We will visit the traditional fishers town Volendam where we will enjoy some traditional Dutch experiences. In a number of exhibitions we will taste a Haring Dutch style, learn how Dutch cheese is made, learn about the traditional Dutch costumes and even try them on ourselves. All this while enjoying the beauty of this cute fishers town that makes you feel like you have gone back in time.

Oud Hollandse Spelletjes - Leuke Hollandse spelletjes - SpelActiefApprox 14:30 – 16:30
We will go back in time ourselves, to a time when kids did not have iPhones and Nintendo’s to enjoy themselves. What did they do? Which traditional games did the Dutch play. While the kids are competing, the parents get to watch and prepare themselves, because also the parents turn will come.

Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

Batavialand: Shipyard and Museum - Holland WelcomeApprox 10:00 – 17:00
We will visit a historical 17th century VOC ship. We will learn more about the VOC that meant so much for the country in the exhibitions, while enjoying all the fun and educational activities that teaches us how to be VOC sailors.

Additionally, we will visit a museum that displays the history of the province of Flevoland, where we will learn about how the Dutch successfully claimed land from the sea.

Working in AmsterdamApprox 9:00 – 19:00
Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. The best thing to do here is just walk around and breath in the energy of the city. We will start the day with a visit to the Anne Frank house* where we experience the story of Anne Frank with our own eyes. After, we will take a tour to learn about Amsterdam’s history and culture led by a knowledgeable guide, followed by a visit to a kids science museum or the Rijksmuseum. Of course there will also be plenty of time to explore Amsterdam on your own.

* The visit to the Anne Frank House we cannot guarantee, as the tickets can only be booked in competitive timeslots.


Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

What Is Borrelen? Understand the Beloved Dutch Happy HourApprox 13:00 – 17:00
We will invite you all for a social afternoon with a Dutch twist. You can try some typical Dutch treats and do a fun creative Dutch activity while spending some hours enjoying the company of the other families.

Sinterklaas slaat Veenendaal over bij intocht maar cadeautjes worden wel bezorgd; wel te zien in Ede en Wageningen | Veenendaal | gelderlander.nlApprox 10:30 – 14:30
The Sinterklaas celebrations start mid November when Sinterklaas arrives in the country. This day is looked forward to by all Dutch children who will all gather to see Sinterklaas arrive in their home town, and we will get to experience this celebration first hand in the city of Hoorn. The Sinterklaas arrival introduces us to the Dutch Sinterklaas celebrations that last until the 5th of December and include daily rituals that we will introduce into the program from today. When the celebrations end we get to spend some free time to explore the city of Hoorn.

12 Best Things to do in Maastricht, the Netherlands (with Photos) - TouropiaApprox 8:30 – 20:30
The Netherlands is known for it’s flat landscape. In the whole country, no location can officially be labelled as a “mountain”. However, in the most southern province, called Limburg, close to the Belgium and German border, the landscape changes significantly. Here we will visit the small town Valkenburg, known for it’s beauty, it’s landscape, and it’s history. We will see the highlights of Valkenburg in a fun way for the whole family, and enjoy one of it’s attractions. After Valkenburg, we will move to the city of Maastricht. Here we will join an Underground Experience in the hilly landscape around Maastricht. In a guided family tour, we will discover a part of the miles long tunnel system and learn how the locals used the tunnels for their protection throughout history. After, we will spend some free time in the center of Maastricht before heading back to the park.

Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes) - Tara's Multicultural TableApprox 12:00 – 15:00
In this workshop for the whole family, we will teach you how to prepare the typical Dutch dish “poffertjes”. You will then of course get to try your new learned dish and understand why they are so popular in the Netherlands.

Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

Video van Sint à - Flandre Orientale | GrouponApprox 16:00 – 18:00
Sinterklaas will visit us with his helpers. They will bring traditional Sinterklaas candy. We will sing a Sinterklaas song and have a little personal chat. Maybe he will even bring us a small gift.

Droomvlucht' dark ride - EftelingApprox 9:00 – 20:30
Efteling is one of the largest theme parks in Europe, with tons of rides, shows, rollercoasters, and so much more fun for all ages. However, Efteling is so much more than just a theme park. Since 1952 the theme parks fairytales, presented in astonishing artworks in the rides and shows, have touched the hearts of nearly every Dutch person, young and old, and so became part of their culture.

Have a relaxing day at the park, enjoy the company of other families, or explore the surroundings on your free day.

4,684 Goodbye Party Stock Photos, Pictures & Royalty-Free Images - iStockApprox 16:00 – 19:00
The saddest day of the program will for sure be the goodbye party. One more time we will all be together and enjoy each others presence. During this day we will look back at our month together. We will be challenged in how much we learned. Also we get to enjoy the IQ teens knowledge who will be presenting their final projects during this day.

The families will say goodbye to the park, and continue their travels.
The checkout time is 10:00.

*The program and all its activities are subject to change.

Program Schedule



3 Celebrations    

17 Cultural    

16 Museums    

10 City Trips    

5 History    

12 Workshops    

4 Amusement Parks    

28 Educational Activities   

Booking deadline 15 july.

After this date we can not guarantee your booking and the price will definitely go up.​


All the families will stay at a touristic park located 30 minutes from Amsterdam. The stay at the park is included in the price.
Every family will have its own cabin at the park. The cabins are all designed different and might not be the same as the pictures. There are 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom cabins available, which will be assigned by the order of registration. All cabins have a separate equipped kitchen/living room area. The utilities are included and there is WIFI in the cabins. Please note that this is not an Airbnb rental. Certain necessities that are usually included in an Airbnb will not be included, for example, toilet paper, shampoo, detergent etc. There will be 1 set of bedding and towels per person. More sets of bedding or towels are available at extra charge. There is a washing machine on site at extra charge. A €500 deposit will be charged at registration. This will be returned after the stay (minus banking fees), if all is paid and left in good condition.

*The accommodation is fully arranged by our partner.

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