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Edwards Etiquette

Civility and Leadership Training for Youth

Children

Today's children will one day in the not so distant future be running banks, active in politics, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies or healing the sick.

Edwards Etiquette provides the building blocks for success with courses, workshops and seminars that develop social skills to transform today's youth into tomorrow's leaders.

Students will learn the importance of proper behavior, self-respect and consideration for others which are essential leadership qualities.

 

GRACE AND CHARM

Girls Ages 7 - 12
Introductory manners and etiquette for greetings, partings, communication, and mealtimes are covered in this workshop and will keep children mindful of their manners, reinforce what they currently know and provide new skills they can immediately put into practice.
Topics covered will include:
  • The Origins of Etiquette
  • Why Etiquette Is Important,
  • The 4-3-2 of Etiquette,
  • The Difference Between Etiquette and Manners
  • Magic Words and What Makes Them Magic
  • Greetings and Introductions
  • Making and Being Friends
  • A Proper Handshake
  • Thank You Notes
  • Table Manners and much more

BEAUTY AND GRACE

Girls Ages 13 - 19

This course will provide young girls with the ability to handle awkward and new social situations with grace and poise along with the motivation, confidence and enthusiasm to take their place as citizens of the world and leaders.  Young ladies will learn valuable social and personal development skills that will help them make, keep and be friends as well as develop healthy relationships, prevent bullying behavior, and become peacemakers in their schools and communities. 

Topics covered includes:

  • The Origins of Etiquette
  • Why Etiquette Is Important
  • The 4-3-2 of Etiquette
  • The Difference Between Etiquette and Manners
  • Magic Words
  • Greetings and Introductions
  • The Importance of 1st Impressions
  • A Proper Handshake
  • Party Etiquette
  • Extending and Accepting Invitations
  • Writing Thank You Notes
  • Friends and Frenemies
  • Saying No Nicely
  • A Lady Is 
  • Formal Table Manners

DINING DIPLOMATS

Boys and Girls Ages  7 - 19
Children will learn about table manners and etiquette, where they will  learn how to navigate a formal table setting and dine out with confidence.
Topics covered will include:
  • Navigating The Table Setting
  • Napkin Placement & Usage
  • Holding Dining Implements
  • Handling Glassware
  • Continental vs. American Styles of Eating
  • Resting & Finished Positions
  • Passing & Serving
  • Breaking and Buttering Bread
  • How to Eat Soup
  • Dealing with Difficult to Eat Foods
  • Removing Unwanted Items
  • Making Polite Conversation
  • Excusing Oneself from the Table