Welcome to greater Cleveland young marines

A National Youth Association For Boys and Girls ages eight through the completion of high school.

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Recruit Training

Our Recruit Training is a 4 month cycle with our next recruit class beginning in January 2020. 

Our program is designed for both boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.

What we are learning

Recruit Training covers the basics of what your child will need to know to become a successful Young Marine. During the training the Recruits learn Customs and Courtesies, take Physical Fitness tests, participate in Drug Demand Reduction training


The initial cost of joining the Young Marines program is $250.00. This fee includes a $100.00 non refundable deposit, your child's uniform including trousers, blouse, green unit t-shirt, belt, cover, boot bands, boots, red national t-shirt, guidebook,. Each August is re-registration, the cost is $30.00. Recruits joining in July will not have to pay for re-registration.

What to wear & bring

During recruit training, your child will need to come to drill in PT clothes, which include black sweatpants, white t-shirt, tennis shoes and weather appropriate gear. They will bring a pair of jeans with them to change into. Recruits should come ready to learn! They should bring a notebook, pencils & highlighter to each drill along with hydration! 

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Ready to join?

Use the link below to print and complete the New Recruit Packet

New Recruit Packet