THE GREATER LAKE COUNTY YOUNG MARINES

"STRENGTHENING THE LIVES OF AMERICA'S YOUTH"

ABOUT THE YOUNG MARINES

The Young Marines is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 youth education program for boys and girls ages 8 through high school. The program focuses on character building through a combination of self-discipline, teamwork and leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the official youth program of the U.S. Marine Corps and the focal point of the Marine Corps' Youth Drug Demand Reduction efforts. The Greater Lake County Young Marines was formed in 2004.

 

Our unit is supported by the local Marine Corps League Col. Justice M. Chambers Detachment. We currently meet the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and one Saturday a month from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Our drill locations is Gunny's Hall, 8720 Twinbrook Road, Mentor, OH 44060. Please see our Unit Calendar for specific dates.

We are currently accepting applications for our next recruit class which is scheduled to begin March 18. Orientation will be March 2 at 6:30 p.m. Please see the Contact Us page for more information.
  • Upcoming Events

    Apr
    6
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Drill is the first and third Thursday and one Saturday of every month unless otherwise stated. Drill is mandatory but we understand circumstances arise when a Young Marine/recruit is not able to attend a meeting.[...]
    8:30 pm Report Cards Due by End of Drill
    Report Cards Due by End of Drill
    Apr 6 @ 8:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Report cards are due by the end of drill. Email report cards to reportcards@glcyougmarines.org.
    Apr
    15
    Sat
    1:00 pm Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser @ Stadium Grill
    Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser @ Stadium Grill
    Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Funds raised by this event will allow our unit to participate in unit, regional, division, and national encampments, unit enrichment activities and training, and other various activities. Cost: Adults 12+: $10 Youth Ages 4 to[...]
    Apr
    20
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Drill is the first and third Thursday and one Saturday of every month unless otherwise stated. Drill is mandatory but we understand circumstances arise when a Young Marine/recruit is not able to attend a meeting.[...]
    6:30 pm Recruit Training Begins @ Gunny's Hall
    Recruit Training Begins @ Gunny's Hall
    Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    We are excited to announce that recruit training is scheduled to begin April 20 and will be held during our normally scheduled drills (see our unit calendar for dates and times). Registration Forms (Adobe Acrobat[...]
    Apr
    22
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    Apr 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Drill is the first and third Thursday and one Saturday of every month unless otherwise stated. Drill is mandatory but we understand circumstances arise when a Young Marine/recruit is not able to attend a meeting.[...]
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