JANUARY

2 – NO DRILL

9 –Take individual database photos / Distribute ribbons to 1702 & 1703 grads / PT & drill

16 – Take individual database photos / Distribute ribbons to 1702 & 1703 grads / PT, Class, Drill & Ceremony

23 - PT, DDR Class, Drill & Ceremony

30 – DRILL CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW

        DUE DATE: YM Yearly dues ($150) or ½ year ($75) / PT, Class, Drill & Ceremony 

 

FEBRUARY

6 – Laser Gate (laser tag). Meet/pick-up at location: 288 Plymouth Ave, Fall River, MA 02721 (6PM – 8:30PM)

13 – Parents Info Night for new recruits @ 7PM / PT, Drill & Ceremony

20 – NO DRILL (Feb. school vacation)

27 – Color Guard tryouts (PFC through SGT) / March Boards request form due / PT, DDR Class

 

MARCH

6 - First day for Recruit Class 1801 ($100 deposit due today). New Recruits: gray sweatshirt & sweatpants, sneakers, water bottle, notebook, and pen EVERY WEEK / 2018 Color Guard announced / PT, Class, Drill

13 – Promotional Boards / PT, Class, Drill

20 – Quarterly Promotions & Ribbons (announced at 8:00PM) / PT, Class, Drill

27 - PT, DDR Class, Drill

 

APRIL

3 – Physical Fitness Test (PFT) – entire unit

10 – DUE DATE: Second payment due for new recruits ($100) / PT, Class, Drill

17 – NO DRILL (April school vacation)

24 - Teen Challenge: Education, Prevention, Intervention, and Connection @ 6:30 PM. Drug demand reduction presentation. Drill Deck, Fort Tabor Community Center, New Bedford

 

MAY

1 – DUE DATE: Final payment due for new recruits ($100) / Recruit uniform and boot sizing / PT, Class, Drill

8 – Swim Qualification: ALL Recruits & YM - Meet/Pick-up at New Bedford High School swimming pool - 230 Hathaway Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02740 (pool located closest to Hathaway Blvd and Parker St) 6-9PM

15 - PT, Class, Drill

22 - PT, DDR Class, Drill

28 - Memorial Day Parade: 11 AM (YM only) Parker Street to Clasky Common Park - New Bedford

29 - Parent Meeting @ 8PM / PT, Class, Drill

 

JUNE

5 – Distribute recruit uniforms, sweats, boots / June Boards request form due / Platoon Competition during drill

9 & 10 - Recruit Encampment: Location TBD / Drop-off: 6:00 AM 6/9; Pick-up: 12:00 PM 6/10 :: Gear list / SCYM Waiver

12 – Graduation practice, drill

19 – Recruit Class 1801 Graduation & Reception (meet at 6PM, ceremony starts at 7PM)

26 - Promotional Boards / PT, DDR Class, Drill

 

JULY

3 – Freetown Fireworks and Vendor Fair: Hathaway Park, Assonet: 4 - 10PM (NO DRILL - Meet/pick-up at location)

4 - Freetown Independence Day Parade - 10AM, Starts at Bypass Rd. near Independence Harbor and ends at Hathaway Park

TBD - Cape Verdean Recognition Parade - New Bedford: Saturday, Date TBD @ 11AM. Starts at Buttonwood Park, travels down Union Street, right onto Acushnet Avenue, right onto Grinnell Street, right onto Purchase Street.

10 - Quarterly Promotions & Ribbons (announced at 8:00PM) / PT, Class, Drill

11 – Six Flags New England. Cost $35 - due at drill on 6/26) drop off @ Buttonwood Park Zoo parking lot 8AM/pick up @ Buttonwood Park Zoo parking lot 8PM. Spending money is highly encouraged for incidental purchases and snacks if desired. Lunch bags with snacks can be kept in bus for ride to and from park.

15 - New Bedford Police Union presents the Whaling City Festival - Buttonwood Park, from noon - 5PM. SCYM will be assisting at the event and manning a table to promote our program. Rides, games, a circus, and more!

17 – Team-building raft exercises at beach (modest bathing suits/swim trunks and towels required)

20 & 21 - Battalion Marksmanship Encampment – Location TBD. Drop off 5PM 7/20; Pick up 5PM 7/21. Waiver & Permission Slip required.  Location Waiver / SCYM Waiver / Gear List

24 - PT, DDR Class, Drill

31 – Parents Info Night for new recruits @ 7PM / DUE DATE: YM Yearly dues:  ½ year ($75) – if applicable / PT, Class, Drill

 

AUGUST

7 – National Night Out (location TBD). This is an annual event held on the first Tuesday of August to bring neighborhoods together with the men & women who protect them. National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer and better places to live.

9, 10, 11, & 12 - Regimental Encampment: Camp Laurel, Lebanon, CT. Cost: TBD (includes Encampment t-shirt) / 8/9 drop off at drill deck 6PM :: 8/12 pick up at drill deck 1:30PM. Gear List / Schedule / Standard Activity Form

14 – NO DRILL

21 – NO DRILL

27 - Project S.L.A.M (Students Learning a Message), Dartmouth House of Correction, 400 Faunce Corner Rd, N. Dartmouth, 9 - 11:00AM. Accompanied by members of the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, YM pass through metal detectors and other security systems for a tour of the jail. Once inside, YM learn about inmate living conditions and experience first-hand what it’s like being locked up in a jail cell. The tour wraps up with a frank presentation from male and female inmates about their own life of crime involving drugs and addiction. Part of SCYM drug demand reduction awareness. Uniform: unit t-shirt, utilities, boots. No jewelry, cell phones, or metal in pockets. PERMISSION SLIP

28 - PT, DDR Class, Drill

 

SEPTEMBER

4 - First day for Recruit Class 1802 ($100 deposit due today). New Recruits: gray sweatshirt & sweatpants, sneakers, water bottle, notebook, and pen EVERY WEEK / PT, Class, Drill

8 & 9 (Possible encampment - TBD)

11 - September Boards request form due / PT, DDR Class, Drill

18 - Physical Fitness Test (PFT) – entire unit

25 - Promotional Boards / PT, DDR Class, Drill

 

OCTOBER

2 - DUE DATE: Second payment due for new recruits ($100) / Quarterly Promotions & Ribbons (announced at 8:00PM) / PT, Class, Drill

9 - Swim Qualification: ALL Recruits & YM - Meet/Pick-up at New Bedford High School swimming pool - 230 Hathaway Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02740 (pool located closest to Hathaway Blvd and Parker St) 6-9PM

13 & 14 - Recruit Encampment: Location TBD / Drop-off: 6:00 AM 6/9; Pick-up: 12:00 PM 6/10 :: Gear list / SCYM Waiver

16 - PT, Class, Drill

23 - PT, DDR Class, Drill

26 – Young Marine Birthday Ball, Century House, 107 S. Main St., Acushnet, MA 02743, 6 - 10PM. Tickets: Cost TBD (available during drill on 10/16 & 10/23). Formal attire (shirt/tie/slacks, dress/skirt, etc.). Dinner / DJ - Music on Wheels

30 - November Boards request form due / PT, Class, Drill

 

NOVEMBER

6 - DUE DATE: Final payment due for new recruits ($100) / Recruit uniform and boot sizing / PT, Class, Drill

11 - Veteran's Day Parade @ 11AM (Young Marines only to march, but recruits can cheer us on from the sidelines!), Starts at Buttonwood Park, East on Union St., left on Pleasant St. to New Bedford Main Library

13 - Promotional Boards / PT, DDR Class, Drill

20 - PT, Class, Drill

27 - Distribute recruit uniforms, sweats, boots / Quarterly Promotions & Ribbons (announced at 8:00PM) / PT, DDR Class, Drill

 

DECEMBER

4 – Graduation Practice, Drill

11 - Recruit Class 1802 Graduation & Christmas Party (meet at 6PM, ceremony starts at 7PM)

18 – NO DRILL

25 – NO DRILL

 

JANUARY 2019

1 – NO DRILL

Upcoming Events for 2018 . . .

**Schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.

Weekly drill is held every Tuesday from 6 - 9PM at Fort Taber Community Center, 950 S. Rodney French Blvd. New Bedford, MA 02744 unless otherwise noted below.