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

    Jan
    28
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Jan 28 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
    PLEASE NOTE: Pick up is at 3:00 p.m., not 3:30 p.m. like our regular Saturday drills. Drill is the first and third Thursday and one Saturday of every month unless otherwise stated. Drill is mandatory[...]
    Feb
    2
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Feb 2 @ 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.[...]
    Feb
    16
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Feb 16 @ 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.[...]
    Feb
    18
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    Feb 18 @ 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.[...]
    Mar
    2
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Mar 2 @ 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 Orientation @ Gunny's Hall
    Recruit Orientation @ Gunny's Hall
    Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Recruit orientation for our next recruit class will be Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 pm. It will be held at our drill location, Gunny’s Hall, 8720 Twinbrook Road, Mentor, OH 44060. Any child interested in[...]
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