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Everyday Manners

  • GradesPreK
  • DatesJuly 25-29, 2022
  • Price$300
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Everyday Manners incorporates role-play, interactive lessons, engaging workbooks and storybooks to help campers understand etiquette, build confidence and develop social skills beyond the classroom.

Topics covered include meeting and greeting, conversation skills, listening skills, table manners, restaurant behavior, balanced eating and respect. Additionally, the class will go over getting organized at home and at school, to ensure that you are always on time, and never keep others waiting. These are life skills they will use forever!

Dates & Times

July 25-29, 2022

Available during the following weeks:

  • Week 3: June 13-17
  • Week 6: July 5-8
  • Week 10: August 1-5
  • Week 12: August 15-19

Camp Instructor

Elise McVeigh

A former journalist, Elise wrote a weekly manners advice column for ten years for the Dallas Morning News. She is the author of dozens of children’s books, writes a weekly blog, and out May 2020, a book published by Callisto Media called “A Parents Guide to Manners for Kids.” 

Elise started Elise McVeigh’s Life Camp seminar company (for 6th grade – adults) in 2001. The topics covered includes etiquette, everyday manners, and how to get organized. McVeigh and staff travel across the U.S. to give fun and interactive seminars. 

In 2003, Mrs. McVeigh’s Manners children’s manners school for ages 3 – 5th grade was established. McVeigh and staff are proud to have taught thousands of children her fun and simple method of learning and remembering good manners. McVeigh has created original manners workbooks, story books, coloring books, set the table placemats, games, and get organized check-off charts. 

McVeigh resides in Dallas with her husband Daniel, who she married in 1990. Together they have three sons who are young adults, named Griffin, Grant and Reagan. 

Contact Parish Summer

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