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 October 21. Orientation will be August 16 at 6:30 p.m. Please see the Contact Us page for more information.
  • Upcoming Events

    Jul
    4
    Tue
    11:00 am Community Service Opportunity: H... @ Headlands Community Center (see map link)
    Community Service Opportunity: H... @ Headlands Community Center (see map link)
    Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Our unit will be participating in the Headland’s 4th of July parade. We will meet on Forest Road just South of the intersection of Garden Lane at 11:00 am for line up. The parade route[...]
    11:00 am Community Service Opportunity: H... @ Headlands Community Center (see map link)
    Community Service Opportunity: H... @ Headlands Community Center (see map link)
    Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Our unit will be participating in the Headland’s 4th of July parade. We will meet on Forest Road just South of the intersection of Garden Lane at 11:00 am for line up. The parade route[...]
    Jul
    6
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Jul 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.[...]
    Jul
    15
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    Jul 15 @ 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.[...]
    Jul
    16
    Sun
    11:00 am Lost Nation Airshow @ Lost Nation Airport
    Lost Nation Airshow @ Lost Nation Airport
    Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Details to follow.
    Jul
    20
    Thu
    6:30 pm Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Drill @ Gunny's Hall
    Jul 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.[...]
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