GREAT IDEAS
Young Marines Talent Show
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
 
YOUNG MARINE TALENT SHOW After being in the Young Marines for over 13 years, the most rewarding events I ever participated in were our annual talent shows. In truth I pilfered the idea from my friend Polly Weidenkopf after visiting her unit in Dallas
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Unit Car wash
Thursday, February 13, 2014
 
Our most successful fundraiser is the old fashioned car wash with a twist, and we typically earn over $5000 each time we hold it. The last couple car washes have been over $10,000. The twist?…we pre-sell tickets.
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Neat Fundraising Idea
Thursday, February 13, 2014
 
TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION Participants each write down three things about themselves. Two of them are true, and one is not true. Then, each participant gets to share their stories with the group. The group gets 30 seconds to ask question
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SELECTED GREAT IDEA
Neat Fundraising Idea
Thursday, February 13, 2014
 

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Title of activity: TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION

Category: Ice Breaker, good for introductions at the beginning of Recruit Training or when introducing one another at a SPACES activity

Submitted by: Chester, “The puppy bulldog”

Rank, Title or affiliation: Official mascot of the Young Marines

Name of YM unit: The Young Marines of the Marine Corps League

Props required: Pen/pencil and a sheet of paper for each participant

Directions:

Participants each write down three things about themselves. Two of them are true, and

one is not true. Then, each participant gets to share their stories with the group. The

group gets 30 seconds to ask questions to figure out which story isn’t true. Then, everyone

votes for the stories they think are true. After the vote, the storyteller reveals the 2 truths.

Example: Hi, my name is Chester the puppy bulldog 1. I am the official mascot for the

Young Marines 2. My great great grandfather’s name was Smedley Butler 3. I appeared

in the Young Marines promotional video twice

 
MISSION The mission of the Young Marines is to positively impact America's future by providing quality youth development programs for boys and girls that nurtures and develops its members into responsible citizens who enjoy and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. MOTTO Strengthening the lives of America's youth
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