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.

ABOUT THE GREATER LAKE COUNTY YOUNG MARINES 

Our unit is supported by the local Marine Corps League Col. Justice M. Chambers Detachment. We currently meet one Saturday and consecutive Sunday a month from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Our drill location 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 tentatively being scheduled to begin August 2019. Orientation will be held at July's drill. Please see the Contact Us page for more information.
  • Upcoming Events

    Jul
    20
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    Jul 20 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Drill is held one weekend a month on a Saturday and consecutive Sunday from 0830 to 1530 each day. Young Marines and recruits will need to bring a packed lunch both days. Young Marines and[...]
    Jul
    21
    Sun
    all-day 5th Division Leadership School J...
    5th Division Leadership School J...
    Jul 21 – Jul 27 all-day
    We currently have two leadership schools scheduled within our Division. The registration for both of these open up on 1 March, so be sure to get your registration trigger finger ready to ensure your motivated[...]
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Drill is held one weekend a month on a Saturday and consecutive Sunday from 0830 to 1530 each day. Young Marines and recruits will need to bring a packed lunch both days. Young Marines and[...]
    Aug
    17
    Sat
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    Aug 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Drill is held one weekend a month on a Saturday and consecutive Sunday from 0830 to 1530 each day. Young Marines and recruits will need to bring a packed lunch both days. Young Marines and[...]
    Aug
    18
    Sun
    8:30 am Drill
    Drill
    Aug 18 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Drill is held one weekend a month on a Saturday and consecutive Sunday from 0830 to 1530 each day. Young Marines and recruits will need to bring a packed lunch both days. Young Marines and[...]
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