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Young Marine Bootcamp is a 13 week training session where recruits are taught basic Young Marine and Marine Corps knowledge subjects such as Drill movements, Rank Structure, History, Core values, Military terms, Physical Training, and Discipline.
​Recruit Training Begins Thursday, April 1, 2021 promptly at 1830 (6:30 pm).  The Registration Packet MUST be completed and turned in by April 1, 2021.   The cost for Registration is $225.00 and is also due prior to the beginning of Recruit Training.  Open House for interested New Recruit Parents to be held on Feb 18, 2021 6:30-8:30pm.

Recruits are ONLY permitted ONE (1) unexcused absence during the training cycle.


- IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RECRUITS AND THEIR FAMILIES -
Recruits are responsible for the following items EACH week of bootcamp:

Blue Jeans 
("trousers")

Grey T-Shirt 
(last name ONLY written on front and back center)

Gym Shoes 
("go-fasters")

Y.M. Recruit Training Manual
("bible")

Blue Ink Pen 
("ink stick")


- Training Schedule -
Week 1:

- Young Marine Obligation
- Drill Movements
- Uniform/Boot Sizing
- Haircuts
- Recruit Parent Meeting
Week 2:

- Young Marines Core Values
- Young Marine Creed
- Drill Movements
- How to Salute

Week 3:

- Drill Movements
- Young Marine General Orders
- Firewatch
- Rank Structure
- Chevron Identification

Week 4:

- Drill Movements
​- Unit Organization
- Team Member Duties
- Team Leader Duties



Week 5:

- Drill Movements
- Physical Fitness/PFT
- Healthy Living/Eating
- Basic First Aid

Week 6:

- Practice Drill Movements
- Topographical Map Reading
- Qualified Field Skills
- Discipline in the field
- Items to carry in the field

Week 10:  Knowledge Review
                  Practice Boards

Week 11: Final Testing/Boards

Week 12:  Grad. Rehearsal

Week 13:  Graduation and Awards


The Young Marines of Cincinnati
Commander Christine Cardwell
10020 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45241
Week 7:

- Review Drill Movements
- Military terms
- YM Courtesy
- Marine Corps Courtesy


Week 8:

- Practice Drill Movements
- Uniform Regulations
- Grooming/Personal Appearance
- National Anthem
- Pledge of Allegiance

Week 9:

- Practice Drill Movements
- Drug Demand Reduction
- Young Marine History


YM_Enrollment.pdf
YM_Enrollment.pdf