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Thousand Oaks / Camarillo 

and  includes many of the surrounding communities 

2022 - 2023 Schedule of Dates 

Cotillion Hosted at the

Los Robles Greens Golf Club

299 S. Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, CA. 91361

Presented by: Mr. & Mrs. Wilbur Klapp / Mrs. Emma Klapp - Roque








Fourth & Fifth Grade:                   5:00pm to 6:00pm

Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Grade:   6:15pm to 7:15pm

The Gollatz Cotillion programs are by private invitation and is a modern Cotillion and manners class with updated instruction to captivate a child’s attention offered to boys and girls second through ninth grade. During the Cotillion class the children are taught good table manners; learn core values and social skills. The older, advanced students are challenged with additional instruction suited to their age all in a fun atmosphere. 


The format of the Gollatz Cotillion is to mimic “real life” scenarios so a child will be prepared to attend a family dinner, a formal reception, a social gathering or just simply how to introduce themselves to someone  with confidence. The Gollatz Cotillion does not consider itself a “dance class” although Cotillion dances will be taught (swing, cha-cha, fox-trot and other fun dances) to complete the social training. Cotillion should be a training base for a child to learn and practice social skills that will benefit them their entire lifetime. Your child will enjoy and have fun at the Gollatz Cotillion! 

Listed are a Few of the Many Manners Instructed During the Season 

How to begin and continue a conversation ~ Direct eye contact while speaking to someone ~ How to write a thank you note ~ How to give a fun toast in front of a crowd ~ How to be a thoughtful guest while attending a function ~ Using a fork and knife correctly and cutting of food items  ~ How to appropriately thank someone ~ Proper sitting and standing posture ~ Learning where each food utensil is located at a place setting (simple or elegant) ~  How to hold and use each utensil.

Class Fee $358.00 

Monday, November 14, 2022 ~ Welcome ~ The Cotillion program will commence with the instruction in the art of conversation, eye contact and basic dining skills with light refreshments served. (Please have your child in Cotillion required attire).

​Monday, December 12, 2022 ~ How to Tie a Necktie or Thank You Note ~ While having fun, all students in the sixth through eighth grade will learn how to tie a necktie. The fourth and fifth grade will be given a lesson on how to write a thank you note on a tablet, cell phone or paper/card and the different ways to thank someone. Light refreshments will be served. (Cotillion attire is required).


Monday, January 30, 2023 ~  Social Skills and the Place Setting ~ The students will be learning about the table setting, how to correctly hold and use a fork and knife, courtesies such as trying a small bite and complimenting the food presented. Included in the class will be a fun table game using of all utensils. *Additional instruction for the fifth and sixth grade students: a lesson in the usage of chopsticks and their placement. (Cotillion attire is required). 


Monday, February 13, 2023 ~  The Review and the Game of Table Concentration ~ The Cotillion participants will  review the instruction from  past events and also play the fun "table concentration" game. (Cotillion attire is required). 

Monday, March 6, 2023 ~ Dinner is Served! ~ All Grades to be Combined From 5:30pm to 6:45pm ~ The Dinner is the Cotillion student's special evening. Dinner will be served to each registered student with dining instruction. Let us put into practice what dining skills have been learned throughout the Cotillion season. (Cotillion attire is required. (If tardy, the Cotillion cannot guarantee the child to be seated near friends) 

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**Los Robles Greens and the Gollatz Cotillion can accommodate most dietary restrictions however, some dietary restrictions are life threatening. It is asked of the families with children who have severe food restrictions that you provide their personal food items as this guarantees the safety and well - being of the child. Please contact the Cotillion office to discuss accommodations. **

The Gollatz Cotillion & Manners Programs

 18500 Arrowhead Boulevard, Devore, California 92407

(909) 880-8654 ~ E-mail: ~Web:

Parents and guests are always welcome to stay and observe the Cotillion class if appropriately dressed. It is asked that siblings remain with a parent and conversations during the instruction are kept to a minimum. The Cotillion dancing is fun and will be a portion of the Cotillion however; the Gollatz Cotillion does not consider itself to be a "dance class". The Gollatz Cotillion recognizes learning and practicing social skills integrated with manners are beneficial to a child that will last their lifetime. T


 Gollatz Inc. is a modern, updated “social skills” series (by private invitation) for boys and girls in a fun party atmosphere.

 The Gollatz Cotillion is honored to have personally instructed two of our United States Presidential families.


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