process is done in person with a local liaison representative in your
Devil Pups, Inc. Liaison Representatives (LR's)
cover the major cities and counties in the following states: California,
Arizona, Nevada, Utah, & Idaho. You must contact them directly to apply to
Devil Pups, Inc.. LR's have the responsibility of screening, physically and medically qualified 14 - 17 year old boys
and girls interested in applying for the summer encampment
Devil Pups, Inc. is a regional program only. It
is held annually with the cooperation and support of the United States Marine
Corps. Due to their limited facilities and active military training schedule at
Camp Pendleton Marine Base, the Marine Corps will only allow Devil Pups, Inc.
permission to bring 600 Devil Pups aboard their base to conduct the 10 Day Good
Citizenship - Physical Development Program during the month of July each year.
We are proud to have graduated
50,000 pups and counting.
A youth may only graduate from the Devil Pups,
Inc. program once as we have limited space for the number of qualified
applicants we get. You can contact your local LR as early as March or April to
begin the application and qualification process for that summer's encampment.
are never required to pay for the Devil Pup experience, but parents may make
donations if they desire. The entire Devil Pups Citizenship Program is
accomplished at no cost to the government. Currently it is estimated that
$495.00 per Devil Pup, needs to be raised to pay for the 10-day encampment
experience which is done through generous grants, fundraisers, and individual
contributions for which we are extremely grateful.An interested
boy or girl and/or their parents living in California, Arizona, Nevada,
Utah & Idaho should
contact their nearest Devil Pups LR to determine eligibility. Each area is
given a specific quota of participants to admit.
Click here for the list of Liaison Representatives