Basque (Euskara) Language Classes


Basque Language Classes 
The Basque Museum & Cultural Center offers classes in Euskara, the Basque language.

Children's Classes
We hold Euskara classes for children on Tuesday evenings 6-6:45pm, prior to Euzkaldunak's Boiseko Gazteak Basque dance practice. Classes begin in October and continue through March. Cost is $50 per child for both semesters or $30 per semester. Please contact Meggan Laxalt at 208-343-2671 or for more information and to enroll.


Adult Classes 
Classes are open to all adults who desire to study Euskara, the Basque language. An interactive curriculum, as well as passionate teachers, can help those interested in learning or continuing with this unique language. Join this great language community!

Fall Semester 2016
Language classes for adults are Monday nights from 6 to 8 pm at the Basque Museum.
The fall semester begins August 22 and ends December 12, 2016.
We will not hold class on Labor Day, September 5, and we will take Thanksgiving week off.
(Spring semester will begin again in January 2017, dates TBD)
Fees: $65 per semester for members and $80 per semester for non-members.

Please contact the Basque Museum & Cultural Center for more information at 208-343-2671 or email Meggan Laxalt at

For more information on Adult Language Classes, visit the links below:

Beginner Euskara

Upper Beginner

Intermediate Euskara

Advanced Euskara



This is an Internet-based study program. It is designed to guide students in the study of Euskara from the most elementary level to a high level of proficiency. In addition, students will gain significant knowledge of Basque culture and geography. Its easy to use format makes it a very enjoyable and easy way to learn Basque. The only requirements are that they have access to the Internet, have a PC (will not function on a Mac) and want to learn!