Pikes Peak

Unit: Pikes Peak
POC: Connie Pitt
Phone: (719) 433-5026
Register NOW!

Thank you for your interest in joining our unit. 

To become a Young Marine, all youth members must complete Recruit Training.

Recruit Training is designed to teach the recruits the basics of what it means to be a Young Marine.

Recruits will learn: 
  • Teamwork, Leadership, and Discipline
  • Close Order Drill
  • Military Terms and Jargon
  • Marine Corps Enlisted Rank Structure
  • Uniform Care and Maintenance
  • Physical Fitness
  • Military Customs and Courtesies
  • And More!
Things you need to know before joining:
Youth members must be at least 8 years old and have not completed High School.
At least one parent/legal guardian and all youths to be registered must attend an Orientation/Registration.

You will also need the following. 
  • Birth Certificate and Social Security Card (for verification purposes only)
  • Immunization Record
  • Recent Physical Exam or School Sports Physical (less than one year old)
  • Copy of Medical Insurance Card (front and back)
Recruit Registration (Enrollment) Fee:  $150

      Check payable to PPYM (Pikes Peak Young Marines) or cash.

Pikes Peak Young Marines Email Address:  PPYMUnit@gmail.com
       I will be happy to send you information about our Unit

Adjutant Cell phone number:  719-433-5026
       During the week; please call between 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or after 4:00 p.m.  MT 
       On the Weekends:  please call after 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays and after 10:00 a.m. on Sundays

Recruit Training Encampment takes place in February and August 
    $45 per Recruit covers the cost of food, supplies and lodging during Recruit Training.

Woodland Style Uniforms & Black Jungle Boots
      May be purchased from our Unit (depending on availability and sizes) or may be purchased from a nearby Army Surplus Store.

Become an Adult Volunteer.
Registered volunteers in the Young Marines are adults age 18 and up who possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Every volunteer has been background checked and verified through character references.

Begin the Application Process Now!
Let us know you are interested in joining our unit by clicking on the Join/Volunteer link below and tell us a little about yourself. Someone will contact you shortly to proceed with the application. If you have any questions, simply click on the Contact Unit link below.
  • Do you wish to Join or Volunteer at our Unit?
  • Click the Join/Volunteer button below to begin the application process
  • Do you wish to contact our unit with a question or comment unrelated to Joining or Volunteering?
  • Click the Contact Unit button below to fill out a contact unit form
Strengthening the lives of America's youth
A national youth program for boys and girls, ages eight through high school, focused on leadership, citizenship through community service, self-discipline, and living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
Headquarters Young Marines
17739 Main Street, Suite 250
Dumfries, VA 22026

800-717-0060 Phone
202-315-3594 Fax