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

    Oct
    1
    Sat
    12:00 pm Fall Veterans Memorial Service 1... @ Mentor City Hall
    Fall Veterans Memorial Service 1... @ Mentor City Hall
    Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    The Fall Veterans Memorial Service is an event to remember all our military men and women and our unit has shown our support by attending over the years. The service is approximately 1 hour long,[...]
    Oct
    6
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Oct 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.[...]
    Oct
    20
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Oct 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.[...]
    Nov
    3
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Nov 3 @ 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.[...]
    Nov
    16
    Wed
    all-day Washington, DC Trip
    Washington, DC Trip
    Nov 16 – Nov 20 all-day
    More details to follow.
    Nov
    17
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Nov 17 @ 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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