Southern Maryland

Unit Awards 

2014 Bateman Community Eagle Award Winner! 

2014 Division 2 "Kiki" Camarena Award Runner Up! 

2016 Division 2 Unit of the Year!

2016 Division 2 "Kiki" Camarena Award Winner! 

2017 Division 2 "Kiki" Camarena Award Runner Up!

2017 Battalion Unit of the Year! 





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Welcome to the     Southern Maryland Young Marines!

We are the Southern Maryland  Young Marines. Our unit drills in Lexington Park, MD. We are proud to be a part of theour nation’s premiere, award-winnig program for boys and girls between the ages of eight and eighteen years of age.

The Young Marines promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle, and we rely heavily upon eaching and instilling the values of Discipline, Teamwork, and Leadership to ouths participating in our program. Our goal is to set a positive example to instruct and inspire and develop leadership skills in our youths.

Upon completion of recruit training, participants are issued their Young Marine uniform and are allowed to take part in numerous activities in our area and sometimes in combination with other units when possible.  

These activites include community service projects, encampments and team-building activities ad field trips to visit local and area sites of interest; Other activities include clear instuction about the dangers of drug abuse and helpful instruction on how to deal with peer pressure and other issues vital to our youths and America’s future. The Southern Maryland Young Marines are proud of their performance in the areas of community service and drug demand reduction activities, dedicating over 5,000 hours to these areas!

It all begins when you contact us to request more information  about our next recruit class.  Please call 240-577-1489 or send an email to somdyoungmarines@gmail.com to get started!
Won’t you consider making these opportunities available to your son or daughter?



Marine Corps League Pax River Det 1305

St. Mary's Sheriff's Office 

Calvert Youth Collaborative

Calvert Association Against Substance Abuse

Toys for Tots

American Legion Post 206

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Lexington Park MD 

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

Combined Federal Campaign # 11954

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