The NCL Core Program

Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:



Understanding and serving communities in partnership with local and national nonprofits. Examples of areas supported include:

  • Disadvantaged children’s agencies
  • Soup kitchens/food pantries
  • Performing arts institutions and programs
  • Convalescent hospitals and senior citizens centers
  • Children’s hospitals
  • Women’s health initiatives
  • Military veterans organization



Building capable, courageous leaders through opportunities to learn, reflect and develop. Examples of skills developed include:

  • Confidence
  • Consensus building
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Event planning
  • Parliamentary procedure



Preserving National Charity League traditions and core values while appreciating the growth that comes from connecting with different communities and cultures.

  • Traditions – We celebrate the richness of our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.
  • Values – We embrace values that make us strong as an organization of mother-daughter leaders.
  • Community Connections – We build connections through experiences that impact our communities.
  • Etiquette – We encourage and mentor kind, respectful and gracious social conduct.


See our young members give thanks to their moms for their NCL experience.