Fun Size Mini Cotillion Series
A Three Event Cotillion Mini Series hosted by the Gollatz Cotillion
The Fun Size Mini Series is for any child who can not attend an entire Cotillion Season.
The three events will be held in December 2021, January 2022 and concluding in February 2022.
The Gollatz Cotillion Mini Series will be hosted at
The Morgan Run Resort and Club
5690 Cancha de Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. 92091
Instructed by: Mrs. Darcee S. Gollatz - Klapp, Mr. Wilbur P. Klapp III and Mrs. Emma Klapp - Roque
$258.00 per child
3rd and 4th Grade: 5:00pm to 6:00pm - Cotillion
5th and 6th Grade: 6:15pm to 7:15pm - Cotillion
7th,8th and 9th Grade: 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Senior Club with Life Skills
(Senior Club with Life Skills must meet the reserve to offer this class)
Monday, December 6, 2021 ~Welcome ~ The Cotillion program will commence with the instruction in the art of conversation, eye contact and basic dining skills. Individual refreshments will be served to the registered students.*Additional instruction for fifth and sixth grade: how to tie a necktie / Senior Club additional instruction: name tags, small talk, and how to tie a neck tie. Please have your child in the required attire.
Monday, January 31, 2022 ~ Social Skills & Place Setting ~ The students will be learning about the place setting and courtesies such as trying a small bite and complementing the food presented. Included in the class will be a fun table game using of all utensils (all of the utensils will be specific to only that child). Individual refreshments will be served to the registered students *Additional instruction for the fifth and sixth grade: the proper usage of chopsticks and their placement / Senior Club additional instruction: how to sew on a button, updated thank you notes for today. Cotillion attire is required.
Monday, February 28, 2022 ~ Dinner is Served ~ The Dinner is the Cotillion student's special evening. An individual dinner will be served to each grade level with dining instruction. If tardy, the Cotillion cannot guarantee the child to be placed near “friends”. A complete dinner will be served to each registered student. Students will be placed according to grades at the tables. Let us put into practice all we have learned!*Additional instruction for all: safety and surroundings.
What is Cotillion?
The Gollatz Cotillion is by private invitation/ or email. The program is a modern Cotillion and manners class with updated instruction to captivate a child’s attention offered to boys and girls third 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 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 (how to hold and use each utensil) and cutting of food items ~ Learning where each food utensil is located at a place setting (simple or elegant).
COVID - KNOW BEFORE YOU GO*****
All classes will have distant Cotillion dancing ( no contact) and distance between each student at the tables.
All “practice material” will be completely sterilized. Sterilization will also occur between class events.
Masks (at this time) will be mandated unless seated as per the Morgan Run Resort
Gloves will be optional for everyone – however they will be encouraged.
Masks and gloves will be available at the check in table free to anyone.
All instructors are tested and will wear facial coverings.
No parents, guests or siblings will be allowed in the ballroom. Please take any pictures before entering the building.
Scheduled Chaperones will adhere to all of the CDC guidelines.
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