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

    May
    4
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    May 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.[...]
    May
    13
    Sat
    9:00 am Save the Date: Community Service... @ Western Reserve Harley Davidson
    Save the Date: Community Service... @ Western Reserve Harley Davidson
    May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    There will be a community service opportunity on Saturday, May 13, at Western Reserve Harley Davidson in Mentor. Details to follow. Mrs. Assink is the point of contact: 440.655.7110
    May
    18
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    May 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.[...]
    May
    20
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    May 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.[...]
    May
    21
    Sun
    9:00 am Community Service Opportunity: R... @ Hamden Congregational Church
    Community Service Opportunity: R... @ Hamden Congregational Church
    May 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
    We are honored again this year with an invitation from The Blue Knights to have our unit help with their annual Rolling Thunder Bike Blessing. The bikes are blessed before they make the trip to[...]
    May
    27
    Sat
    8:30 am Community Service Opportunity: P... @ Whitehaven Memorial Park
    Community Service Opportunity: P... @ Whitehaven Memorial Park
    May 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
    Every year during Memorial Day weekend, we honor the fallen by placing flags on the grave sites of all military personnel buried at Whitehaven Cemetery. All Young Marines are encouraged to participate. DETAILS When: Saturday,[...]
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