SOUTHEAST COUNTY YOUNG MARINES
The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral, and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the focal point for the U.S. Marine Corps' youth Drug Demand Reduction efforts
Recruit Orientation Meetings
Basic Recruit Training 2019 Enrollment is now closed.
Please check back in January 2020
The Southeast County Young Marines meets at the Naval Weapons Station, Seal Beach every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month except during holidays.
Our next recruit orientation meetings are: TBD in 2020 - you may use the RSVP button below to add your name and email if you would like to be contacted in January with further details.
Location: McGaugh Elementary School 1698 Bolsa Ave, Seal Beach
ALL forms and a $200 deposit are due at sign-up. Cash or check only
Physical Form - we will accept a school/sports release dated within the last year.
Must Bring - your child's original birth certificate and Social Security card to the meeting for verification purposes only. These documents are required for admittance into the program. No photo copies.
FORMS TO BE COMPLETED
Recruit Enrollment Checklist
YM Enrollment Packet
Please download the YM Enrollment forms to your computer and type in the boxes to complete, print, sign, and bring all forms with you to the meeting.
The total enrollment cost of the program is $400. $75 re-registration fee is due every September following the first full year of enrollment. The initial cost covers all uniform supplies: camouflage uniform - not including boots, pt gear (t-shirt, shorts, sweatshirt and sweatpants), black unit t-shirt, sea bag, basic guidebook, plus the cost of a 3 day boot camp.
Thank you for your interest in
Southeast County Young Marines.
National Young Marine of the Year
YM/SgtMaj Megan Lynch
Greetings Young Marines!
My name is YM/SgtMaj. Megan Lynch from Southeast County Young Marines in Seal Beach California. I have been a part of the Young Marine program since 2012, joining at just 9 years old. Ever since then I have made friendships that have lasted my lifetime, and have been a part of incredible opportunities that some may never have the chance to experience. Throughout my seven years in the program, I have been fortunate to have attended several SPACES events, such as ORME in Arizona, FEMA in California, and Outdoor Leadership School in Alaska, and Code Talker day in Arizona. I also took part in the Public Affairs Training Course in Virginia, where I was assigned the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Trip in Hawaii. and one of the greatest trips, to Guam/Iwo Jima to hike Mount Suribachi, and learn about the history of these two incredibly humbling places. I have attended National Leadership Acadamy twice, both for Senior and Advanced Leadership school, and graduated number two of the "Top Ten". Because of this honor, I was able to go to the National Symposium where myself and 15 others were given the task of sharing our ideas on improving the Young Marine program.
I am extremely honored to serve as your 2019-2020 National Young Marine of the Year and intend to make this next year the best! I am more than excited to represent our program and reach out to as many people as I can. I aspire to take part in any and all events I can reach while focusing on teaching my three P's of Young Marines: Passion, Positivity, and Productivity! This program has taught me all three and I plan to spread this message. Thank you all for this honor and God bless!