Class Dates & Times

5th Grade meets 7-8 PM 

9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12, *Sunday 11/18 Manners Lunch 12:30 and 11/26 Party with Parents

6th Grade meets 7-8 PM

9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3 & *TBA Semi-formal dance

7th Grade meets 8-9 PM

9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12, 11/26 & *TBA Semi-formal dance

8th Grade meets  8-9 PM

9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3 & *TBA Semi-formal


All classes are held at Hope Valley Country Club. Please note classes are every other Monday evening, with the exception* of a few dates.


Boys wear blazer, shirt, tie and long dress pants.

Girls wear nice church clothes and white gloves.

No tennis shoes, please.

Our program is for 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades and includes instruction in social skills, etiquette and ballroom dancing. Self-confidence, kind behavior, and reinforcement of parental teachings are what we hope to instill in each child. We firmly believe that these classes should also be fun!


  • Introductions & Greetings
  • Giving Proper Thanks
  • Home & Cell Phone Etiquette
  • Technology- Social Media, Texting, etc...
  • Table Manners & Formal Place Setting Demonstration
  • Ball Room Dancing


  • Our classes run September thru December, $225 per student.
  • Girls white gloves may be purchased for $15 a pair.
  • You do NOT need to be a member of the Hope Valley Country Club to participate.
  • Tuition checks are made out to Durham Junior Cotillion.

 Our Program 

Durham Junior Cotillion