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 July 23. Orientation will be July 7 at 7:00 p.m. Please see the Contact Us page for more information.
  • Upcoming Events

    Aug
    4
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Aug 4 @ 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.[...]
    Aug
    17
    Wed
    5:00 am Mandatory Parade: Lake County Fa...
    Mandatory Parade: Lake County Fa...
    Aug 17 @ 5:00 am – 6:45 am
    The Lake County Fair Parade is our only mandatory parade and all Young Marines are expected to participate. Details Date: 17 August 2015 Drop off: 1700 at the First Church of Christ, 422 Mentor Avenue[...]
    Aug
    18
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Aug 18 @ 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.[...]
    Aug
    20
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Aug 20 @ 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.[...]
    Aug
    28
    Sun
    9:00 am Community Service Opportunity: A... @ Lake County FOP
    Community Service Opportunity: A... @ Lake County FOP
    Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    The annual Blue Knights Ohio XV Chapter Run benefitting Camp Ho Mita Koda in Newbury will be held Sunday, August 28. Our unit has helped with this event for several years and the Blue Knights[...]
    Sep
    1
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Sep 1 @ 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.[...]
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