Young Marines of the Palm Beaches

UNIFORMS ARE TO BE PRESSED AND PRESENTABLE AT ALL TIMES.
BOOTS ARE TO BE CLEANED AND SHINED.
HAIR IS TO BE GROOMED APPROPRIATELY!

NO EXCEPTIONS!

REGULAR WEEKLY DRILL MEETS

LOCATION:
         US Marine Reserve Center, 1226 Marine Dr, West Palm Beach, FL
ARRIVE:              5:45pm ready to fall-in on command. 
BEGIN:                All meetings begin promptly at 6:00pm with lowering of colors.
DRESS CODE:    Members should arrive in full Cammie uniform and bring all PT Gear. Recruits wear std recruit uniform

GEAR REQUIREMENTS:  All Young Marines and Recruits are required to bring to weekly drill meets all issued gear with the exception of Sea Bags .  If you were not issued any required item; notify your Unit Commander, Executive Officer or Adjutant immediately.
 

In addition to your issued gear; all members must bring a small notebook/writing pad (spiral recommended), highlighter and pen/pencil. We have classroom requirements.

PICK-UP TIME:       All members must be picked up no later than 9:00pm

        

2017 UPCOMING EVENTS

2017 JANUARY

  • Jan 16            Prospective Members Enrollment/Orientation Night 6:30pm
  • Jan 16 Staff Meeting 8:00pm
  • Jan 17 So. Fla Fair Parade 5:30pm
  • Jan 18 First Drill of 2017 6:00pm
  • Jan 20 So. Fla Fair Parade 5:30pm
  • Jan 24 So. Fla Fair Parade 5:30pm
  • Jan 25 DEPOSITS DUE FOR WASHINGTON - AIRFARE & HOTEL - SEE EMAIL FOR DETAILS
  • Jan 27 So. Fla Fair Parade 5:30PM
  • Jan 28 Ace Hardware Lantana - Fundraiser - Check Schedule 9:00am to :00pm    
  • Jan 29 Ace Hardware Lantana - Fundraiser - Check Schedule (cancelled due to weather)
2017 FEBRUARY
  • Feb 1 New recruit class begins 6:00pm
  • Feb 10 Firearms Trng Exercise w/Sea Cadets - Okeechobee, FL  (CANCELLED)  
  • Feb 18 Ace Hardware Lantana - Fundraiser - Check Schedule 9:00am to 5:00pm    
  • Feb 19 Ace Hardware Lantana - Fundraiser - Check Schedule 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Feb 25 PT on the Beach - Delray Beach, FL (tentative) 8:00am

2017 MARCH

  • Mar 9 Promotion Requests Due
  • Mar 11 Fundraiser at Buttefield Cafe - Royal Palm Beach (see work schedule above) 7:00am to 7:00pm
  • Mar 15 Promotion Board Convenes 7:00pm
  • Mar 20 - 24 Parris Island Trip (14 and up only) 4 Nights 5 days
  • Mar 22 NO DRILL (SPRING BREAK)
  • Mar 25 Hoops4Heroes - Palm Beach Atlantic University (Color Guard Only) 10:00am
  • Mar 29 Promotion & Award Ceremony 6:30pm

2017 APRIL

  • Apr 1 Missing in America (So. Fla. Nat'l Cemetery) 10:00am
  • Apr 3 Navy Seal Tribute (Mar-A-Lago, Palm Beach)  (must have alphas) 4:00pm
  • Apr 8 Ace Hardware Lantana - Fundraiser - Check Schedule 9:00am to 5:00pm  
  • Apr 9 Ace Hardware Lantana - Fundraiser - Check Schedule 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Apr 21 & 22 Unit Encampment  (arrive 6pm pickup 2:00pm 1 night  
  • Apr 26 Mandatory Parent Meeting (e.g. Summer Camps, Washington, Fundraisers)  6:30pm
  • Apr 23 Battle of the Bulge - Color Guard plus 6 Young Marines 11:00am to 1:30pm
  • Apr 29 Navy League - Youth Appreciation Awards  Award Winners & Invitees Only 6PM
  • Apr 29 Promotion requests due (must have completed all requirements and evaluations. Check with Adjutant)

2017 MAY

  • May 3 Promotion Boards
  • May 10 Recruit Graduation & Promotions 6:00pm
  • May 19 Parent's Night Out Fundraiser ($25 1st child $5 each sibling) 6:00pm to 9:30pm
  • May 20  PT on the Beach (Delray Beach) See email for address     8:30am to 12:00pm
  • May 26 - 30 National Memorial Day Parade - Washington, DC

2017 JUNE

  • Jun 10 Yard Sale (Wellington) 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Jun 17 Missing in America - So Fla Nat'l Cemetery 10:00am to Noon
  • Jun 24 Ace Hardware Fundraiser 1212 W Lantana Rd, Lantana (5 shifts) 8:00am to 6:00pm

2017 JULY

  • July 1 Ace Hardware Fundraiser 1212 W. Lantana Rd, Lantana (4 shifts) 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • July 8 Publix Fundraiser 11950 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington (6 shifts) 8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Jul 12 Final payments due for Summer Camp
  • Jul 26 NO DRILL
  • Jul 23 - 29 National Encampment (Georgia) 

2017 AUGUST    

  • Aug 3 Marksmanship training with bow & arrow at Fairgrounds ($10) Arrive 9:45
  • Aug 9 Annual Physicals conducted by Ms. Yudis & Navy League (at drill) 6:00pm to 9:00pm 
  • Aug 12 Drill, Color Guard & PO Testing TENTATIVE 8:30am TO 11:30am
  • Aug 16 NO DRILL
  • Aug 23 Fire Safety at Palm Beach County Fire Headquarters   MANDATORY 5:45pm to 8:45pm
  • Aug 23 Final Due Date for YOUTH Re-Registration for the 2017-2018 year $45
  • Aug 23 Final Due Date for ADULT Re-Registration for the 2017-2018 year
  • Aug 26 Drill, Color Guard & PO Testing MANDATORY  8:30am to 11:30am
  • Aug 30 New class orientation and enrollment night 6:30pm to 8:00pm

2017 SEPTEMBER

  • Sep 1 FAU vs Navy Football game  ($5.00/ticket for non-YM Members) 8:00pm 
  • Sep 6 Final Due Date for Re-Registration for the 2017-2018 year $45
  • Sep 6 New Recruit Class begins
  • Sep 9 4th Annual POW-MIA-OREE - So. Fla. Na'l Cemetery MANDATORY 8:00am to 12:00pm                                           6501 SR 7, Lake Worth, FL 33449
  • Sep 13 CPR Training at the Reserve Center
  • Sep 20 New Recruit Class Registration Closes - No Acceptance after this date

2017 OCTOBER

  • Oct 8 Children's Healing Institute - Inflate Campaign balloons (appx 2 hrs) 2:00pm                                                              Storage Unit - 2745 Lake Worth Road, Palm Springs, FL  33461
  • Oct 12 Children's Healing Institute - Unload Campaign balloons (appx 1.5hrs) 6:00pm                                                              Storage Unit - 2745 Lake Worth Road, Palm Springs, FL  33461
  • Oct 14 Navy League Birthday Ball - Palm Beach Beach Club (invitation only)
  • Oct 21 Missing in America - So. Fla. Nat'l Cemetery MANDATORY 10:00am   
  • Oct 25 Physical Fitness Test
  • Oct 23 - 31 RED RIBBON WEEK!  MANDATORY

2017 NOVEMBER

  • Nov 3 Veteran's Appreciation Night (FAU Football Game)  MANDATORY 6:00pm
  • Nov 5 Veteran's Day Parade - City of Lake Worth MANDATORY
  • Nov 8 Final Recruit Payments Due
  • Nov 11 Veteran's Day Parade - City of Lake Worth MANDATORY 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Nov 22 NO DRILL (THANKSGIVING BREAK)

2017 DECEMBER

  • Dec 2 - 9 Pearl Harbor Day (Hawaii) gauge interest 7 days
  • Dec 10 Jupiter Tequesta Christmas Parade  MANDATORY 11:00am to 2:00pm
  • Dec 13 Recruit Graduation & Promotions  MANDATORY 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Dec 16 Wreaths Across America - So Fla Nat'l Cemetery MANDATORY 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Dec 16 City of Lake Worth - Christmas Parade MANDATORY
  • Dec 17 Battle of the Bulge (Color Guard) WPB Hilton 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Dec 20 - Jan 5 NO DRILL - Christmas and New Year's Break
2018

2018 JANUARY
  • Jan 3 NO DRILL
  • Jan 17 New class/recruit orientation
  • Jan 31 New class starts
2018 FEBRUARY


2018 MARCH
  • Mar 19 -  23 NO DRILL (SPRING BREAK)
  • Mar 21 - 23 Field training - Parris Island,SC (14 year old and up)
2018 APRIL
  • Apr ?? Navy League - Youth Appreciation Dinner
2018 MAY
  • May 24 - 29 Nat'l Memorial Day Parade - Washington, DC
2018 June
  • Jun 6 NO DRILL
2018 July
  • Jul TBD
2018 Aug
  • Aug TBD
2018 Sep

2018 Oct

2018 Nov
  • Nov 4 City of West Palm Beach Veteran's Day parade  12 Noon
  • Nov 11 City of Lake Worth Veteran's Day Parade 10:00am