During the ages of six to twelve  we are most receptive to learning.  Later, learning will require more effort and concentration.     -Maren Schmidt (author of The Best Years For Learning)

* Please Note: These classes are taught in schools through our Character Education program. If you work with a student group, you may also request any of these classes.


Youth Culture Programs I and II
The goals of the Youth Culture Program
Promote courteous and considerate behavior toward others especially parents and siblings.
Increase students’ awareness of the world in which they live.
Develop the students’ confidence in their own knowledge and ability to handle demanding situations.
Help the students appreciate their good points and concentrate on fully developing them.

Youth Culture Program I 
Young Ladies and Young Men
Ages 6 – 12
Ages 13 – 18

This program is designed to introduce the every day etiquette essentials to students. Each student will have an opportunity to improve his/her self-confidence, appearance, and personality.

Youth Culture Program II

Perfectly Polished 
Young Ladies Only
Ages 13 – 18
Designed to help launch confident young ladies into a successful pattern of life. Topics include posture, modeling, fashion tips, hair/skin cleansing, make-up,  speaking correctly, health/fitness, dining, and self-presentation skills.

Perfect Gentleman 
Young Men Only
Ages 13 – 18
Designed to help launch confident young men into a successful pattern of life. Topics include self-presentation skills, putting clothes together, sports etiquette, dining, gentleman’s conversation tips, health/fitness, and introductions and presenting a one minute speech.

Dining Etiquette 
Young Ladies and Young men
Ages 6 – 12
Ages 13 – 18
Designed to give students an opportunity to eat fine food while using their newly acquired skills. This will include a five or eight course meal. Students will also learn how to properly set the table.

Social Guidelines 
Young Ladies and Young Men
Ages 16 – 18
Designed for five young ladies and five young men. This class will prepare students to deal with the challenges of dating and how to respectfully deal with the opposite sex. This includes a date to the theater and dinner.