Etiquette Classes for Kids & Teens

Elaine Swann's etiquette workshop series is designed to empower children, and teens, high school and college students to develop strong social skills that will transform them into leaders of tomorrow. Elaine's entertaining and interactive session helps students learn the value of proper behavior, self-respect and consideration towards others.  Her message encourages youth to support one another, discover new possibilities within themselves and take control of their destiny by making good choices.

All classes held at:  5205 Avenida Encinas, Suite A, Carlsbad, CA 92008

KIDS ETIQUETTE CAMP
 - AGES 6-12
 - A one day  4-hour workshop
 - Includes a 3-course "Learning Lunch" meal
We will provide your child with the skills needed to feel self-assured and confident in any situation. They will learn proper table manners, manners at home, manners when out and about, honesty, integrity, getting along with others, and compassion. The topics covered are:
Beyond Please and Thank you
Using Kind Words and Phrases, Public Manners, Treating Others with Respect and Kindness, Behavior in Everyday Situations, Talking to Adults, Eye Contact, Sitting Properly, Proper Note Writing
Mealtime Manners
Posture at the Table, Table Settings, Silverware Placement, Napkin Placement, Handling Utensils (American and Continental Style), Dining Do's and Don'ts, Dining Dilemmas and Eating Difficult Foods, Passing Items Around the Table, Basic Table Manners, Proper Way to Butter and Eat Bread, Interacting with Servers, Excusing Yourself from the Table
$200 or $180 at Early bird registration rate

TEEN ETIQUETTE CAMP
 - Ages 13-17
 - A one day 4-hour workshop
 - Includes 3-course "Learning Lunch" Meal
Elaine's Etiquette Camp will make a difference in your Teenager's everyday life and interaction with others. This class focuses on etiquette & communication/life skills, where they'll discover the "Power of Polite!" Class includes a 3-course meal, handouts and certificate of completion.
Beyond Please and Thank You
Image & First Impressions, Using Kind Words and Phrases, Public Manners, Social Media Manners, Behavior in Everyday Situations, Talking to Adults, Eye Contact, Sitting Properly, Proper Note Writing
Mealtime Manners
Posture at the Table, Table Settings, Silverware Placement, Napkin Placement, Handling Utensils (American and Continental Style), Dining Do's and Don'ts, Dining Dilemmas and Eating Difficult Foods, Passing Items Around the Table, Basic Table Manners, Proper Way to Butter and Eat Bread, Interacting with Servers, Excusing Yourself from the Table.
$200 or $180 at Early bird registration rate

GIRLS ONLY ETIQUETTE SERIES
 - Ages 8-16 ( class is split- kid girls 8-12, teen girls 13-16)
 - A (3) three month series. We meet once each month. 
 - 2-hour workshop
 - Includes a light "Learning Meal"
Our only class tackles essential topics that range from first impressions to communication to everyday interaction. This class also gives today's growing girls tools for dealing with sticky social situations and how to behave when out and about. These life skills will help make a difference in your daughter's life by learning etiquette, dining and communication skills. Girls will learn to use the "Power of Polite" in a fun, and comfortable environment for "just girls!"   Topics covered:: Body Language, Graceful Conduct, Talking to Adults, Voice and Vocabulary, Modern Manners for Today's Girls, Manners When Out & About, Mealtime Manners
$300 or $270 at Early bird registration rate

BOYS ONLY ETIQUETTE SERIES
 - Ages 8-16(class is split, kid boys 8-12, teen boys 13-16)
 - A (3) three month series. We meet once each month. 
 - 2-hour workshop
 - Includes a light "Learning Meal"
Make a difference in your son's life by learning intermediate etiquette, dining and communication skills. We'll instruct your young man on maximizing the use of the "Power of Polite" in a fun, and comfortable environment for "just guys!" Includes a light meal, handouts for home use and certificate of completion. Topics covered: Body Language, Modern Chivalry, Talking to Adults, Voice and Vocabulary, Manners When Out & About, Mealtime Manners
$300 or $270 at Early bird registration rate

2- HOUR TIMELESS MANNERS CLASS
 - Boys and Girls
 - Ages 7-17
 - 2-hour workshop
 - Includes a light "Learning Meal"
Elaine Swann's Timeless Manners Class for youth only will teach your student dining etiquette, everyday manners. Student will learn how to use the "Power of Polite!" in everyday situations. The class includes a light meal, and handouts for home use.
$100 or $90 at Early bird registration rate

TEDDY BEAR TEA PARTY: MANNERS CLASS FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS
 - Ages 3 - 5
- A one day 1-hour presentation
 - Includes dessert/fruit and lemonade
This hands-on tea party is great for pre-school aged boys and girls! Children  can bring their favorite teddy bear, doll or action figure to attend the party! With songs and role play children will learn their first steps to proper manners!
$25 Receive a discount for multiple student enrollment

 

2018 CLASS SCHEDULE

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  • Register early and save 10%
  • Enrolling 2 or more students? Use the code SSOP10 and save 10% off your entire registration cost!

June Classes

Sun June 3 |2pm-4pm| 2 Hour Timeless Manners Class
Sat June 16 |10am-2pm| Kid's Etiquette Camp
Sat June 23 |10am-2pm | Teen Etiquette Camp

July Classes

Sun July 8 | 2 pm - 4 pm | 2 Hour Timeless Manners Class
Sat July 14 | 10 am- 2 pm | Kids Etiquette Camp
Sun July 15
| 2 pm-4 pm| 2 Hour Timeless Manners Class
Sat July  28 | 10 am-2 pm | Teen Etiquette Camp

August Classes

Sun Aug 5 | 2 pm - 4 pm | Timeless Manners Class
Sat Aug 11 | 10 am - 2 pm | Kid's Etiquette Camp
Sun Aug 19 | 2 pm - 4 pm |  Timeless Manners
Sat Aug 25 | 10 am - 2 pm |  Teen Etiquette Camp