We are delighted to introduce you to the NATIONAL LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONS™, the nation's only organization that trains and licenses directors to establish local cotillion programs. Few institutions today can claim to have a positive impact on our nation's youth. Certainly we, as parents, are aware of the many influences reaching our children in ways we often feel powerless to control. Through a program that builds self-confidence and character, and helps set boundaries of behavior, the NATIONAL LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONS™ offers parents a welcome alternative for their children.
The first chapter of what is now NLJC was established in North Carolina in 1979 and the expansion of the program founded by Charles and Anne Winters began in 1989. Today, thousands of students are being taught etiquette, ethics and social dance in hundreds of cotillion programs presented by chapters in more than 30 states. No other organization has trained so many young people in character and social education.
Here are just a few of the life skills students learn in local chapters of the NATIONAL LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONS™
Greeting and shaking hands
Paying and receiving compliments
When to rise
Doors and coats
Hosting a party
Eating unusual foods
Handling peer pressure
Cell Phone Courtesies
Phones and Digital Manners at Home
Electronic Etiquette at Home, School
Fax, Copier and Printer Protocol
Digital Courtesies in Public Places
Parent's Guide to Electronic Etiquette
TODAY'S "NETIQUETTE" -Rules associated with the use of web surfing, emails and instant messaging
Basic dance courtesies
Current popular line dances
Dance include the Waltz, Fox Trot, Cha Cha Cha, Shag/Swing, Rhumba, and Tango.
The success of NLJC is a direct result of the outstanding individuals who have been selected as chapter Directors. They are licensed and extensively trained in presenting this comprehensive program. To learn how you can help to bring this outstanding program to your community, click on the page
"How to Start a Chapter."
The NATIONAL LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONSTM offers the following programs:
Under the blanket of The NATIONAL LEAGUE OF COTILLIONSTM is the
NATIONAL LEAGUE OF DEBUTANTE COTILLIONS PRESENTATION SOCIETYTM
(A national Society whose goal is to mold young ladies entering their adulthood with an astute awareness of volunteerism and to increase their community involvement and knowledge of civic activities.