Youth Etiquette Workshop

Essential Skills for Children, Teens & Young Adults

an investment in your child’s future success

Kindness, courtesy, thoughtfulness, and respect of others. Good manners can help you to have better relationships with people you know, and those you will meet.

You’ve heard the stories before:

  • The student who excelled in high school but dropped out of college because he didn’t know how to manage his time independently.
  • Highly intelligent adults who stumble through life because they never learned how to manage money and stay out of debt.
  • Bosses receiving phone calls from employee’s parents – since their children don’t know how to speak up for themselves. Youth etiquette classes are a priority for our students because we believe investing in our future generation of young people is one of our essential duties. It is the only way to ensure a constructive and civilized future. If our children were never taught on managing time, managing money, communicating with others, proper dining, or manner skills, we are failing our future generation.
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Excellent social skills are not innate or inherited. They are taught, learned, and practiced. If they are not introduced early, it is difficult to convey the relevance of considering others later.
Our youth etiquette classes are designed to address the age-appropriate needs of the students. Each program is specifically designed to discuss issues and choices that are currently present or on the horizon. It’s easier to nurture first-class child behavior if you work as a family to set the rules for good manners in many different situations.

Etiquette Etiquette Business Consulting Group offers individual classes, group classes, camps, and school programs at truly affordable pricing.

Summer Program – Finishing School

Children summer camp: introduction to good manners and excellent social skills for different environments, how to be a gentleman and lady, good table manners and dining

Young Adults Finishing School: Our classes will cover topics such as:

What is etiquette, why is it essential, proper introductions, dating, cell phone and social media, appropriate dress,

  • Being Introduced
  • Paying a Compliment
  • Accepting an Apology
  • Asking Permission
  • Talking and Listening to Adults
  • The Place Setting
  • Dining in a Restaurant- American and European
  • Writing a Thank you-You Note
  • Expressing Sympathy
  • Using Social Networks
  • Gossiping and Keeping Secrets
  • Personal Grooming
  • Sitting
  • Entering and Exiting a Car
  • Would you like to Dance
  • The Dating Game
  • Being a Good Hostess
  • Helping Others
  • Boundaries

Students 6 -11:

This program is an introduction to etiquette. The program focuses on manners and necessary social skills. Discussion of the importance and relevance of doing things a sure way to develop an understanding of why manners matter.

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  • Introduction- Why Manners Matter
  • First Impressions – Making Introductions
  • Conversation Skills
  • Correspondence and Thank You Notes
  • Dining Etiquette
  • The Dynamics of the Table Manners
  • How to Hold Silverware
  • “Please” and “thank you.”
  • Opening doors
  • Bullying
  • Sitting gracefully

Students 12 - 14:

This program focuses on how to be polite. It stresses the choices and soft skills necessary to be useful in certain situations. We discuss how to speak to adults and be respectful in this program. We introduce traditional skills and ethical practices. (Ex. Cell phone, texting)

  • First Impressions – Making Introductions
  • Social Skills for Different Environments
  • How to Be a Good Guest
  • Appropriate Communication
  • Thank You Notes
  • Cell Phones
  • Bullying
  • Social Media
  • Dining Etiquette
  • American and European Dining
  • The Dynamics of the Table
  • 4 and 6 Course Meal Settings
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Student 15 - 18:

This program ventures into more detail on how to present oneself. How to introduce and give a positive first impression is stressed. Questions are answered about dating, social media, public speaking, how to get ready for an interview, and how to prepare for college, and the corporate world is also introduced.

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  • Proper Introductions and First Impressions.
  • Appropriate Communication and Thank You Notes.
  • Cell Phones, Texting, Social Media, and Dating.
  • The Importance of Good Choices.
  • Interviewing
  • Healthy Relationship
  • Proper Hygiene
  • Appropriate Dress
  • Life Skills
  • Dining Etiquette
  • American and European Dining
  • The Dynamics of the Table
  • 4,5 and 6 Course Settings

Every day our behavior and actions are evaluated by our family, friends, employers, associates, and clients. Knowing how to behave appropriately in familiar or unusual situations builds self-confidence and character. Displaying common courtesies, practicing good manners, and understanding etiquette essentials will give anyone a significant advantage in any condition. Social skills and good manners put people at ease, help foster cooperative relationships, and open doors for business and social opportunities. Our behavior, how we act in every interpersonal situation, is critical to our success – whatever we do, wherever we go, and whoever we meet.

 

“Manners and politeness will never become old-fashioned.” – Auliq Ice