Open House to Learn more about the Milton Lewis Young Marine Program, Gainesville, FL. Program for boys and girls age 8 to 18. There will be food, games, prizes. Staff available to answer questions.
This program is an excellent foundation for youth for their adult life no matter what career they may choose; Leadership, building confidence, self-discipline, physical fitness activities, community service, honoring our veterans, living a healthy life style. Earning ribbons for accomplishments.
Program offers fun activities, encampments w/ boating, white water rafting, crafts, horse-back riding,etc., CPR & First Aid certifications, field trips, making friendships.
Joining Milton Lewis can be at anytime during the year. However, joining at our open house is an excellent opportunity for this time of year. Unit has many veteran ceremonies scheduled in November and all our young marines will participate and will earn community service hours.
In 2001 the Milton Lewis Young Marine Unit was chartered in Gainesville. The young marine program is a National Program 60 years strong. All Adult Officers and Staff have a background check by National Headquarters before they are approved to be staff for a unit. There are young marine units in all states of the U.S. and in Japan.
Currently registration for Milton Lewis Unit is $30, a back to school special for the Open House we are having Sept 28, Saturday. (Normally registration is $60). The registration includes at no cost: PT Gear w/ Blue unit t-shirt & black PT Shorts, Red National YM t-shirt, camo cover, belt, patches for uniform, guide book.