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Pre-Prom Boot Camp

Day(s): Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Date(s): April 7-9, 2017
Time(s): Girls 4-6 PM on Friday the 7th; Boys 3-5 PM on Saturday the 8th
Instructor: Desiree De Trempe
Ages: High School
Minimum Number of Students 3
Fee: $200

Pre-Prom Boot Camp!

Come join us for Prom Boot Camp Manners Workshop Weekend! What's involved?

Girls! Grab your girlfriends and get red carpet ready well before your big night. Learn the art of walking in high heels, body posture and camera ready makeup. Sephora has nothing on Desiree DeTrempe as she walks you through the do's and dont's of style. Be your best self and join us Friday from 4-6 PM.

Guys! Get yourself pulled together for one of the biggest nights of high school and step out in style. Desiree teaches young men how to be their best self! Join us for Manly Manners on Saturday from 3:00-5:00 PM.  

After you've both learned the ropes from Pre-Prom Boot Camp, everyone will come together on Sunday and enjoy a 4 course meal at the Deerpath Inn. These two events: on Friday (Girls Session) and Saturday (Boys session)  are included in with your  Sunday meal at Deer Path Inn.  

Topics include:

  • entrance and introductions
  • how to be poised and present at the table
  • comportment and learning the role of the host/server
  • attire for Interview versus Social gathering
  • the choices in wardrobe and why we should leave the "gym clothes" at the gym
  • how to be a good host/hostess and a good friend
  • how to make introductions and how to be inclusive
  • how to respect space and privacy and how to keep technology in its place
  • what to wear and when to wear it.
 Here's How it works: 
Register your Son or Daughter below and the Sunday Dinner at
Deerpath Inn is included.

Head over Heels (Girls) workshop on Friday, April 7 at 4-6PM

Manly Manners (Boys) workshop on Saturday, April 8 at 3-5PM


A four course meal is included in the workshop and will be served to both groups together at 
the esteemed, beautifully renovated  Deerpath Inn  
Sunday, April 9 at 3pm

Please make us aware of any food allergies.

“We had a wonderful experience with both our sons, Danny and Dylan, who attended your etiquette class. Our sons felt like they truly enjoyed their experiences and that they enjoyed partaking in the meals. They expressed that they were able to take away many valuable lessons in regards to manners.” —Lynette Kerrane Darragh

“Mary Clare and a small group of friends really enjoyed the “Head over Heels” class taught be Desiree. I would highly recommend considering one of her offerings for the girls and boys. She learned about proper posture, phone etiquette , how to walk in heels and polite introductions. Desiree is such a wonderful role model and instructor of these important
mannerisms.” —Mary Michele Scalise

“Our family had the good fortune to meet Desiree DeTrempe during our time at Sacred Heart School in Winnetka. Desiree is a dream. She is a lovely person, who is poised, intelligent and kind. As a mother, she understands and is attentive to the many real world concerns of our teens as they navigate an increasingly complicated society. As a former fashion model, she understands and is knowledgeable about all aspects of beauty. My three daughters and their cousins learned so much from Desiree which helped them in countless social situations, from pageant preparations to the recent Fortnightly Dance. Thank you, Desiree!” —Lyn Petersen

With a twenty-five year career in modeling, fashion show production, and image consultation, Desiree DeTrempe has created an interactive and enjoyable selection of social style classes for teens and young adults. Her education and career in the U.S. and abroad have provided her with the knowledge and passion to guide young people towards confidence, poise, and modern manners. She has also been active in the Jr. Tower Players Theater Program for the past 10 years as well as serving on the board. Desiree is committed to giving each student a higher level of self awareness, presence, and style.



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