The Gollatz Cotillion Celebrates 91Years in 2023!
The Thousand Oaks Cotillion
( Including many of the surrounding communities)
Los Robles Greens Golf Club
299 S. Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, CA. 91361
6th- 8th Grade: 6:15pm to 7:15pm
The Gollatz Cotillion is by private invitation. Our program is a modernized Cotillion and manners class with updated instruction to captivate a child’s attention to thrid through eighth grade boys and girls. During each Cotillion class the children are taught good table manners while learning core values and social skills. The older advanced students are challenged with additional instruction suited to their age.
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 style dances will be taught (swing, cha-cha, fox-trot and other fun dances) which completes the social training. Cotillion is 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 ~ 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) and much more.....
Class Fee $398.00
Schedule of Dates 2023 - 2024 Cotillion Season
Monday, September 11, 2023 ~ Welcome ~ The Cotillion program commences with instruction in first impressions, making direct eye contact, proper introductions and the correct hand shake. The class includes Cotillion style dancing and refreshments that will be served to the registered students. (Please have your child in Cotillion required attire).
Monday, October 2, 2023 ~ While having fun, the Cotillion students will enjoy and learn from the game of please, thank you and manners. The class includes Cotillion style dancing and refreshments that will be served to the registered students. The additional instruction for sixth through eighth grade will be on cell phone/tablet do’s and don’ts. (Please have your child in Cotillion required attire).
Monday, December 4, 2023 ~ The Table Setting ~ The students will be taught then practice proper usage of the fork and knife through a fun game which includes correct placement of items at a table setting. Cotillion style dancing is practiced with refreshments served to the registered students. The additional instruction for sixth through eighth grade will be how to correctly position a name badge/tag. (Cotillion attire is required).
Monday, January 8, 2024 ~ The Special Event / Dinner will be Served ~ All Grades to be Combined From 5:30pm to 6:45pm ~ This "event" will be the Cotillion student's special evening paired with a complete dinner service and Cotillion style dancing. Note: If tardy, the Cotillion Team cannot guarantee seating near the student's friends. The dinner is only served to the registered Cotillion student. (Cotillion attire is required).
Monday, February 5, 2024 ~ The Family Night Finale ~ All Grades to be Combined From 5:30pm to 6:45pm ~ The Family Night is a special evening intended for the Cotillion students, their family (if possible) to enjoy and participate. What a great way to complete the Cotillion season with family and a live band! Beverages will be served to everyone. (The Cotillion attire is required for the Cotillion students; guests may attend with business attire).
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The Gollatz Cotillion & Manners Program
The Gollatz Inc. is a modern, updated “social skills” series intended 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.
**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 your child. Please contact the Cotillion office to discuss food/meal accommodations. **