The Gollatz ~ Senior Club with Life Skills 

7th- 10th Grade Students / Girls and Boys

To be held at the

Morgan Run Country Club and Resort

5690 Cancha De Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, California 92091

7:15pm to 8:15pm / Class Fee $219.00

Presented  by The Gollatz Cotillion Team

Mrs. Darcee S. Gollatz- Klapp & Mr. Wilbur P. Klapp III ~ Owners and Directors ~ Mrs. Emma Klapp- Roque ~ Director​


*The Senior Club with Life Skills events is a unique concept for the more mature student. The young adults will learn and practice life skills along with "Cotillion" type dancing in a fun, professional setting. (The Senior Club with Life Skills is not a continuation of the younger "Cotillion" program or a type of " Supper Club"). 


(Note the Dress Code at the bottom of the page)

 ~ Social Instruction: How to introduce yourself to others, begin a conversation and continue the conversation with small talk, using direct eye-contact with others, where to place your name tag and  basic public speaking. Included within the evening  there will be advanced Cotillion type dancing. *Please note Senior Club dress code.  


 ~ Social Instruction: How to sew on a button, learning the correct tipping percentage and surcharges. Included within the evening there will be advanced Cotillion type dancing. *Please note Senior Club dress code.

~ Social Instruction: How to cut different foods using a fork and knife, the table setting including where the different utensils are located, the usage of  chopsticks. Included within the evening there will be advanced Cotillion type dancing.

*Please note Senior Club dress code.

 ~ Social Instruction: Time change: 7:30pm to 8:30pm  - Basic self-defense for both girls and boys. instructed by two Police Officers with 20+ years experience. The Officers specialty is teaching children escape techniques and the dangers of cell - phones. Please note: If your child would not like to actively participate in the self-defense class they are welcome to observe.  *Please attend with lose fitting clothes, see dress code

  Dress Code for the Senior Club with Life Skills Series (only):

  Girls: A simple, modest dress and low heels. .

  Boys: Dress shirt, necktie and nice pants, a blazer is optional.   

Exception: The self-defense evening- please wear lose comfortable clothes and the students may wear tennis shoes. Do not have your child dress in informal attire. 

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