Back to School, Back to Socializing and Interacting with others more often!
Sunday, Oct. 1 ~ Socialize with Confidence and Respect (3-hr. Social and Communication Skills Combo) - Ages 9+ (exceptions can be made)
1 pm - 4 pm
Being comfortable in a social situation can ease the fear or awkwardness a child may feel. In this session, role-playing and props will be used and the topics covered will include welcoming behaviors, eye contact, shaking hands, introducing yourself, responding when being introduced, image and clothing, avoiding rude behaviors (approx. 30 behaviors addressed), introducing others, showing proper respect, anti-bullying, common courtesies, helping behaviors, behavior in public places, using escalators, elevators and doors and being a good host and guest.
Knowing how to communicate builds self-esteem and leadership ability. Children will enjoy a craft, songs and games while learning proper greetings and introductions, conversation and ice breakers, listening and not interrupting, nonverbal communication, anti-bullying strategies including reacting to a bully and helping others who are being bullied, interview skills, public speaking and using visual aids, compliments including giving and receiving, respect for self and others, the use of please, thank you, you’re welcome, excuse me, I’m sorry, meeting people with disabilities and differences, thank you notes, telephone etiquette and electronic etiquette: texting, internet and cell.
$60 per hr.; $50 per hr. for siblings
Location: Hilltown, PA
Sunday, Oct. 8 ~ Dining Know-How and Table Manners - Ages 9+ (exceptions can be made)
1 pm - 3 pm
Good dining skills show you have manners and respect for others/oneself whether at home, grandma's house or even the White House. Others will be impressed! Be prepared to hear positive comments from your relatives and friends regarding your child's table manners.
Topics include conversation with parents and friends instead of staring at electronic devices at the table, learning place settings, identifying utensils and glassware, napkin placement/use, selecting the correct utensils, difficult to eat foods, eating various foods including bread, soup and dessert, behavior at the table (we cover about 45 behaviors -proper and improper), entering and exiting, posture, leaving the table, proper seating and more!
$120 total; $90 for siblings (includes food fee)
Location: Restaurant in Bucks County, PA - TBA
Please call or email for registration information
*Completion certificate, workbooks, snack (and meal for dining class), craft included and a visit from Miss Mistake™!
We would be happy to hold a special class or workshop series for your group or a private session for just your child(ren) while we organize more public class dates for 2017. Please give us a call to discuss and we will do our best to accommodate. Discount for the organizer!
Please do not contact the venues directly unless it is requested to do so.
Call Lisa at 215-453-1432 if you have questions or to register for non-township programs. Thank you!
Investment is regularly $120 per 2-hour class for your first child ($100 for your second child and $80 for additional children) unless a discount is otherwise noted. Includes take-home workbook, craft materials, Completion Certificate and snack/food (unless food/other fee is specified). Referral award of $10 to be applied towards a future class for every child you refer who signs up for a regular-priced class (not special fee class). Private, one-on-one instruction is available for $50 additional per class. A 10% discount is given if registering and paying for all three programs in advance. Additional fee for customized classes; special discounted fees for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and non-profit groups.
There is a limit of 6 children per class (exceptions on limit will be made for large groups). There is a 50% deposit upon enrollment due to limited openings and/or advance food purchase and preparation. Refund Policy: Full refund of deposit if cancellation is within 7 days of class date; 50% refunded if we are given less notice since class size is limited. However, deposit can be put towards a future class date in either case. Balance due at class time.
Our location may vary depending on the program and will be listed next to class date. Classes are two hours long (unless otherwise noted) and the time goes by quite fast. We are flexible and open to most venues including country clubs, restaurants, schools, or private homes. The location will usually be in the Bucks and Montgomery County areas of Pennsylvania but exceptions may be made for organized groups outside of these areas.
For Dining Etiquette Programs, a two or three-course meal will be provided or served at a restaurant, consisting of a soup or salad, a main entrée and a dessert unless specified otherwise. All meals will allow the children to practice proper utensil use. Please mention allergies when registering.
Interested in hosting a private manners class for your children, their friends or playgroup? If you would like to organize a group lesson, please contact us! The group organizer will receive a 10% discount off the regular price!
Gift Certificates are available for the person who has everything! Grandkids, nieces, and nephews can benefit from this lifelong, useful gift. Please call 215-453-1432 to inquire.