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The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
--- Fred Astaire

 
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
--- Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court

 
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
--- Bill Cosby

Youth Programs

Empowering today's youth for tomorrow's success.

Etiquette Programs
Dining Programs
Social Dance
Girl Scouts

Children (Ages 4 – 7)
Children (Ages 8 – 12)
Teens (Ages 13 – 17)
Young Adults ( Ages 18 – 22)

Schools   -   Church Groups   -   Youth Organizations

Leadership & Etiquette Dynamics offers a variety of proven programs that teach contemporary etiquette, leadership and social skills for children from preschool through college.

The leadership skills young people will learn are manners – rules of behavior and conduct.

No matter where you are, the playground or the boardroom, manners are a prerequisite to good leadership. In fact, research shows that much of our future success depends on these practical leadership and social skills.


All programs are
 

Fun

 

Interactive

 

Informative

 

Age appropriate

 

Confidence building

Etiquette for children

FREE REGISTRATION!

Do you know at least 8 children who could benefit from etiquette training?
Become a Parent Coordinator and earn FREE registration for your child!

Simply gather 8 or more students, select a date and choose a location. We'll provide the materials and staff needed to ensure a successful class.

Earning FREE registration doesn't get any easier than this.

Contact us today at 302-365-5622 for more information.


Etiquette programs teach leadership skills that last a lifetime. A return to traditional values is bringing about an increased appreciation of civility. The foundation of good manners gives young people of all ages an opportunity to learn and practice leadership skills – now and for the rest of their lives. Knowing how to handle yourself in different situations will become one of your most valuable assets.

Leadership & Etiquette Dynamics offers etiquette programs that will help your children with special situations where they might feel uncomfortable. Everyone has experienced awkward moments. For instance, being introduced to someone and feeling self-conscious because you don’t know what to say or suddenly forgetting a friend’s name just when you want to introduce him or her to your grandmother.

Etiquette training will teach your children how to handle awkward moments and much more. Their confidence and self-esteem will grow as they develop leadership skills they can use now and for a lifetime.

We live in a world where what you know will only take you so far. Raw talent, experience, education, and intelligence are no longer enough. The rest of the way is paved with good manners. Our etiquette classes build self-confidence, self-esteem, and set a foundation for future growth.


A sample of the topics in the etiquette programs include:
  • Social and Communication Skills
  • Remembering Names
  • Polite Conversation
  • Self-respect and Respect for Others
  • Handshaking for all ages
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Building Self-confidence
  • Public Speaking
  • Introductions Made Easy
  • Interview Skills
Etiquette for children

Each etiquette program is interactive and teaches courtesy and respect through role-playing exercises and illustrated workbooks.

The programs are divided into three age groups:

  • Ages 8-12
  • Ages 13-17
  • Ages 18-22

Etiquette and dining programs are provided for each age group, plus a bonus program and workbook on interview skills for ages 13-17.       Top of page


Dining programs are sought by parents because the skills gained by young people result in a confident young person in party and dining situations.

Confidence in party and dining situations frees one from worrying about mistakes. Everyone has experienced awkward moments – dropping a fork on the floor and wondering whether to pick it up or leave it there, or showing up at an event in jeans while everyone else all dressed-up. Students learn to feel comfortable and self-assured in social situations.


A sample of the topics in the dining programs include:

  • Host, Hostess and Guest Duties
  • Table Manners at Home and in Restaurants
  • Party Invitations and Replies
  • The ABCs of Dining
  • Gift Etiquette
  • Receiving Lines
  • Thank-you notes
  • Tutorial Luncheon and Dinner
Dining etiquette for children

These fun and informative programs include role-playing exercises and a workbook for each student to keep as a reference guide.

A tutorial luncheon or dinner at the completion of the program is always fun.

The programs are divided into three age groups:

  • Ages 8-12
  • Ages 13-17
  • Ages 18-22

Etiquette and dining programs are provided for each age group, plus a bonus program and workbook on interview skills for ages 13-17.       Top of page


Social Dance is the fun and action-based delivery system for teaching good social skills. Young people love music—most love to dance, and all can learn to dance. Parents love that the social dance curriculum also provides immediate application of handshaking, remembering names, conversation skills, and more.

The range of featured dances includes:

  • Fox Trot
  • Waltz
  • The Shag/Swing
  • Twist
  • Snap
  • Electric Slide
  • Line Dances

Social Dance programs are interactive and teach courtesy and respect through role-playing exercises and repetition. It is truly an opportunity to meet, greet, shake hands, and make eye contact all while gaining confidence in a fun and enjoyable environment. Students develop poise and confidence in interacting with others.       Top of page


Programs are available for Daisy, Brownie and Girl Scout Troops. These programs may be custom designed for all age groups.

Attention Girl Scout Daisy and Brownie Leaders!
Tea Parties now available for the girls to earn their Tea Party Patch!
Girls learn basic manners and good posture, first impressions, introductions, and table manners.
Includes etiquette instruction and a tea party with snacks.

Attention Brownie Leaders!
"Mind Your Manners" course now available for Brownies to earn the Manners Try-It!    Top of page


Modern Manners for Children®
Ages 4 - 7

A Three Part Program
featuring Catherine the Mannerly Cat
®

The return to traditional values has brought about an increased appreciation of good manners. Modern Manners for Children® is in harmony with the growing emphasis on character education and positive self-esteem. The child-friendly, etiquette-filled activities and take-home handouts are building blocks promoting good manners and leadership skills that last a lifetime.

Modern Manners

Modern Manners for Children® is an activity-oriented approach to teaching etiquette to ages 4 to 7. The program is designed to foster children's growth through effective age-appropriate, play-nourished, self-esteem building exercises. Early etiquette awareness offers many advantages to preparing children for their teen and adult years.

Advantages:

  • Builds confidence and self-esteem
  • Develops memory and motor skills
  • Teaches polite behavior and courteous habits
  • Quick pace, fun games and activities

Modern Manners for Children® is divided into three parts. Each part includes activity-filled lessons and can stand alone as a complete program or all three parts may be presented in a series of lessons.


Part 1: The ABCs of Meeting, Greeting, and Saying Good-bye

Part 2: Little Things We Say and Do

Part 3: 1, 2, 3, Let's Eat!

Take-home Handouts for Children
Family involvement is encouraged through take-home handouts that reinforce and develop positive attitudes toward learning and applying good manners.

Catherine the Mannerly Cat®
Catherine is featured throughout the program as a hand puppet and in illustrated handouts. She is an engaging and effective teaching tool whose mannerly presence enhances the program while capturing the attention and hearts of the children.

Catherine the Mannerly Cat® is also available for Story Time and Tea Parties for children younger than 4 years old.       Top of page


FREE REGISTRATION!

Do you know at least 8 children who could benefit from etiquette training?
Become a Parent Coordinator and earn FREE registration for your child!

Simply gather 8 or more students, select a date and choose a location. We'll provide the materials and staff needed to ensure a successful class.

Earning FREE registration doesn't get any easier than this.

Contact us today at 302-365-5622 for more information.


Advantages:

  • Boost self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Polish social skills
  • Develop leadership qualities
  • Learn to respect self and others

Suggested programs for ages 8-12:


Everyday Etiquette for Children
  • 5 hour program. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 5 weeks

Children’s Etiquette for Today
  • 6 hour program. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 6 weeks or
    • 1.5 hours for 4 weeks or
    • 2 hours for 3 weeks

Dining Skills for Children
  • 6 hour program plus additional 2 hours for dining tutorial. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 6 weeks or
    • 1.5 hours for 4 weeks or
    • 2 hours for 3 weeks
    • And 2 hour dining tutorial the last class

Children’s Etiquette for Today and Dining Skills for Children

  • 12 hour program plus additional 2 hours for dining tutorial. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 12 weeks or
    • 1.5 hours for 8 weeks or
    • 2 hours for 6 weeks
    • And 2 hour dining tutorial the last class

All programs can be customized to meet your specific needs.       Top of page


Advantages:

  • Boost self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Ability to handle peer pressure
  • Develop leadership qualities and career goals
  • Healthy ways to interact with opposite sex

Suggested programs for ages 13-17:


Teen Etiquette for Today
  • 6 hour program. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 6 weeks or
    • 1.5 hours for 4 weeks or
    • 2 hours for 3 weeks

Dining Skills for Teens
  • 6 hour program plus additional 2 hours for dining tutorial. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 6 weeks or
    • 1.5 hours for 4 weeks or
    • 2 hours for 3 weeks
    • And 2 hour dining tutorial the last class

Teen Etiquette for Today and Dining Skills for Teens

  • 12 hour program plus additional 2 hours for dining tutorial. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 12 weeks or
    • 1.5 hours for 8 weeks or
    • 2 hours for 6 weeks
    • And 2 hour dining tutorial the last class

Teen Employment & You and Teen Etiquette for Today

  • 12 hour program plus additional 2 hours for dining tutorial. Workbook and certificate included.
    • 1 hour for 12 weeks or
    • 1.5 hours for 8 weeks or
    • 2 hours for 6 weeks
    • And 2 hour dining tutorial the last class

All programs can be customized to meet your specific needs.       Top of page


High Schools - Colleges - Universities

Personal branding and corporate training is essential to transition college
students into polished and productive professionals!

Do they know:
  • How to make a polished entrance and work the room?
  • Duties when they are the host?
  • Duties as the guest of honor? Duties as a guest?
  • How to effectively conduct business over the dining table without embarrassing themselves or their company?

There is a new business twist for the twenty-first century: Good Manners. In the past few years, increasing attention has been given to “business niceties,” those things denoting class and style. In fact, manners have become as integral to professional image as technical knowledge.

Young professionals and savvy executives are scrambling to acquire this new form of professional polish. Not only does it make a nicer work environment, but also it pays off in promotions and raises. Every young professional should realize that good business etiquette is a power tool that gives on the cutting edge in the business arena.

Suggested programs for ages 18-22:

Professional Business Savvy
  • 3 hour program. Workbook included.

Professional Dining Savvy
  • 3 hour program. Workbook included. Dining tutorial optional.

Professional Business Savvy and Professional Dining Savvy

  • 6 hour program. Workbook and dining tutorial included.

Employment & You (Preparing for a Job Search)

  • 1.5 hour bonus program. Workbook included.
  • Usually combined with Professional Business Savvy

Professional Business Savvy and Professional Dining Savvy are geared to colleges, universities, honor students, leadership organizations, athletes, sororities, fraternities, and job placement firms that cater to students. There is also a bonus program and workbook, Employment and You.

Professional Business Savvy and Professional Dining Savvy can be combined into a fabulous one-day program.

Professional Business Savvy, Professional Dining Savvy, and Employment and You will teach you skills that you can put to use immediately. Participant’s gain self-confidence and self-awareness.

A sample of the Professional Business Savvy topics you will learn and apply:

  • The New Three R’s
  • Eye Contact
  • Savvy Introductions
  • Soft Skills
  • Forms of Address
  • Remembering Names
  • Business Card Savvy
  • Handshaking – The Ultimate Greeting
  • How to Make an Entrance and Work the Room
  • Your Personal Brand
  • Virtual Communications

A sample of the Professional Dining Savvy topics you will learn and apply:

  • Host And Guest Duties
  • Invitations
  • Toasting Savvy
  • Dining Do’s and Don’ts
  • Styles of Eating
  • Tipping

***Professional Business Savvy and Professional Dining Savvy can be combined into a fabulous one-day program.

A sample of the Employment and You topics you will learn and apply:

  • Preparing for a Job Search
  • Identifying your Qualifications
  • Job Search Steps
  • Dress and Presentation
  • What is Expected and What to Expect
  • After the Interview
  • On the Job Success

Act Today! – Let us design a program to meet your specific needs.

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