"We, father and daughter, through friendly service to each other, to our family, to this tribe, to our community, seek a world pleasing to the eye of the Great Spirit."
Matolly Federation is under the YMCA of Mt. Laurel and serves Moorestown, Mt. Laurel, Medford, and Lumberton communities.
The Y-Indian program has a long history of providing elementary school age girls and their dads with opportunities for fun times, learning, and mutual understanding.
Y-Indian Princess programs are for dads who want quality, planned, one-on-one time with their daughters. Membership in the Princess Program is open to every father with a daughter Kindergarden to seventh grade.
Participation in activities by both father and daughter is a vital part of Y-Indian Princess. Father and daughter share in games, crafts, outings and campouts.
The parent observes his child's relationship in the group, and sees the child's strengths and needs, affording a basis for helping the child to grow. Likewise, the child observes the parent in action with other parents and kids. This provides the child with an important role model.