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Continuity, Community, Intrigue and Magic

Traditions and rituals help bring a sense of continuity, community, intrigue and magic to Y-Guides.

Y-Guides Names

Each dad and child chooses a Y-Guides name which they use in the program.

Program Attire

Each dad and child chooses to purchase a vest to wear at meetings and events. The vest displays the patches that you earn and receive during each year of participation. Your vest becomes a wonderful memento of all the memories you create at Y-Guides. Other program attire is optional.

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Longhouse Ceremony

At each Longhouse, a fun magical ceremony adds to the intrigue and continuity of the program. This ceremony combines tribal chants, awards and special private moments between a dad and a child. This evening ceremony is a highlight for all participants.