The Keeter Center | Hotel, Dining, & Event Space | Branson MO

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Thanksgiving Brunch reservations will open on August 1 at 6:00 am CST by phone only. MORE INFORMATION

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From the moment you drive through the "gates of opportunity" at College of the Ozarks, you will be welcomed to Branson, Missouri's best-loved destination situated in the natural landscape of the Ozark Mountain Region. Enjoy the picturesque scenery from Dobyns Dining Room, an award-winning restaurant featuring American fine dining cuisine and world-class service from students at College of the Ozarks. Complete your experience by immersing yourself in all that College of the Ozarks has to offer by visiting for the day or staying in the Mabee Lodge, Branson's finest hotel accommodations. With a myriad of shops, baked goods, ice cream, and historic sites, College of the Ozarks is sure to be a place that creates memories to cherish for years to come.

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TASTE

Dining, coffee, baked goods

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RELAX

Hotel, Bluff House

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MEET

Conferences, special celebrations, events

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BROWSE

Student-made products and outlets, online-shopping

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Gift

The ideal gift for any occasion.

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EXPLORE

Activities and points of interest

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Accolades

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Tripadvisor 2023 Travelers Choice Award
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2023 Convention South Readers Choice Award
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2023 Best of 417 Magazine

The College of the Ozarks is a religious, non-profit, educational institution. The Vision of College of the Ozarks is to develop citizens of Christ-like character who are well-educated, hard-working and patriotic. The College focuses on developing young men and women in accordance with biblical teaching, including traditional notions of family, marriage, and sexuality. In keeping with the College’s Vision, Mission, and Goals, all events and the conduct of patrons must reflect the expectations of the College as expressed in this paragraph, in the College Catalog, and in the faculty, staff, and student handbooks. The College reserves the right to prohibit events and not extend services to persons or groups that are inconsistent with the College’s beliefs and expectations. Though the College will not deviate from its stated position, this provision is not intended to, and will not be used as a way to, exclude or discriminate against persons or groups that are legally protected under state and federal laws as those laws are applicable to the College.   

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is a smoke-free, alcohol-free, pet-free facility, as well as a learning laboratory of the College’s educational program, and is operated under the same Vision, Mission, Goals, and expectations as the College.

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Etiquette Classes

Prepare your young lady or gentleman for the future by providing them the opportunity to learn proper etiquette.

Polish Your Child's Etiquette Skills with Our Etiquette Classes

Give your young ones aged 8 to 10 and preteens aged 11 to 13 a head start in life by enrolling them in our etiquette classes. Tailored for each age group, our curriculum focuses on instilling essential social graces and manners that will serve them well into the future.

Upcoming Classes:

Ages 8-10:

  • June 4th
  • June 25th
  • July 23rd

Ages 11-13:

  • June 18th
  • July 9th
  • July 30th

What Your Child Will Learn:

  • Proper Posture: The foundation of confidence and self-assurance.
  • Courtesy and Respect: Essential principles for navigating social interactions with grace.
  • Proper Handshake: Master the art of a firm, respectful handshake.
  • Greetings and Introductions: Learn the importance of making a positive first impression.
  • Writing a Thank You Note: Cultivate gratitude and appreciation through the written word.
  • Grooming and Dress: Understand the significance of presenting oneself well.
  • Dining Table Setting and Manners: Navigate dining situations with poise and confidence.

Registration: Secure your child's spot in our upcoming classes. Please note that a permission form is required for enrollment.

Price:

  • $45 per child: Includes participation in the etiquette class and a three-course meal, providing practical opportunities to practice newly acquired skills.

Time:

Classes will begin at 10:00 am and end at 1:00 pm. Parents/guardians will meet our staff by the College Creamery by 10:00 am for signing in their child(ren). Pickup will occur in the same location and an ID is required for pickup.

 

Equip your child with the tools they need to succeed in any social setting. Enroll them in our etiquette classes today!

Ages 8-10 Menu

Lunch Served

  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Grilled Chicken
  • Garlic Whipped Potatoes
  • Sautéed Green Beans
  • Rolls and Butter
  • Chocolate Mousse Torte

Ages 11-13 Menu

Lunch Served

  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Crispy Chicken Cordon Bleu
  • Roasted potatoes
  • Glazed carrots  
  • Rolls and Butter
  • Chocolate Mousse Torte