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Native English speaking child who needs structured English activities


Hi, my 8-year-old is bilingual English and French. He's in French public school in Brussels but I can't seem to find afterschool activities in English for him. Boy Scouts, music, sports, anything...

I'm sure there exist such programs; can anyone offer me some tips on where to find them?


There is a facebook group called English speaking moms.... become a member and post your request there

Aug 14, 2014 07:16

The soccer season starts in September when school goes back.

Aug 14, 2014 09:04

Very active group - my son (in same situation as yours) joined at 6 and enjoyed every minute until he left for University in the UK.

Aug 14, 2014 10:28

Bct may have other parents in similar situation they used to have groups plus also there is science explores that one member runs at weekend sometime. Check out their website.

Aug 15, 2014 00:59
Agree about scouts but huge waiting list so I'd suggest you volunteer on a regular basis to help because that way your child will get a place sooner they meet at St. Paul and BSB but I think there might be a new group in town at some point but not sure because hard to recruit leaders

Aug 15, 2014 01:06

Also if he likes performance type activities there is youth theatre but again I think there's a waiting list. All mine love this

Aug 15, 2014 01:11

The American Women's Club of Brussels offers Parkour after school. You can find it here:

Sep 10, 2014 17:54

Hello, I organize at art workshops in English. If your child is interested to join, I would love to welcome him. The price is very low as I charge only for the use of materials. Let me know if you are interested at olaru(a)

Sep 16, 2014 11:42