THIS IS A NON-REFUNDABLE PRE-REGISTRATION FOR HONOR WEEKEND - JANUARY 27 - 29, 2017
What: Honor Weekend
Who: Open to all youth ages 13 years old and older
(past participants are welcome to join us again as the program contains many new and different classes)
When: January 27 - 29, 2017
Where: Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center - Chaska, MN
Cost: $30 Pre-Registration [$170.00 balance due not later than January 18, 2017] This cost includes 2 nights of hotel lodging, meals, activities, and recognition items.
The Honor Weekend is for those that want to be the best of the best. Honor Weekend is a fun-filled weekend of activities and learning focusing on honor, chivalry, manners, social skills, etiquette, and character enhancement.
Interactive Presentations and Activities will introduce and reinforce participants to the the history of Chivalry and what the honor of a gentleman and honor of a lady means. Skills including introductions, salutations, first impressions, how the words we use define us, dress and grooming, phone, texting, and online etiquette, table manners and do's and don'ts, social and reverence awareness, and much more.
The event will be held at the Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center in Chaska, Minnesota and youth will be assigned to a patrol with other male or female youth, respectively. They will share a hotel room for the two nights of the weekend. They will work within their patrol as well as in a large group on different activities and build friendships that will last a lifetime.
Participants will be provided meals along with great activities which include an organized game night on Friday night and a masquerade dance on Saturday evening (fully chaperoned and structured of course). Please consider joining us Sunday afternoon for our Graduation and closing ceremony.
Participants will receive a distinguished award called the Honor Cord, a purple braided shoulder cord which can be worn to help identify them as one of the best of the best in civilian or program dress. Of course this honor comes with a price, you can lose the privilege of wearing the Honor Cord should you be identified as not living up to the code of conduct presented at this Honor Weekend.
NOTE: The pre-registration cost is non-refundable guarantee to hold a participation spot for you. The remaining balance of $170.00 is due not later than January 18, 2017.
There is a mandatory Pre-Course Meeting being held on Wednesday January 18, 2017 at a location that has yet to be determined, however registrants will get an email near the end of 2016 identifying the location. At this meeting participants and families will learn further details of the weekend, meet their patrol leader and fellow participants, and turn in required health forms and waiver forms. Information will be provided via email to all registered participants a few weeks prior to this evening.