Providing fun and engaging workshops that equip participants with the knowledge and tools they will need to navigate the military lifestyle is the ultimate goal of the L.I.N.K.S. program. Offering five different sessions to meet the needs of each audience is the key to L.I.N.K.S. success. Whether you attend a session for Marines, for Spouses/Significant Others, for Parents/Extended Family Members, for Teens, or for Kids; you are guaranteed to walk away empowered, informed…and with some new friends too.
Classes & Workshops
Want dates, times and locations for any of the classes listed below? Click on Calendar of Events!
L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses
Are you new to the Marine Corps? Maybe you’re just new to Camp Pendleton. Either way you must have tons of questions! It’s a huge base and chock-full of people wearing the exact same outfit. They have building numbers that are longer than a Social Security Number on EVERYTHING…even storage sheds. There are traffic jams every morning at exactly 8:00am. It’s enough to drive you crazy. Well, here’s the good news: LINKS is here to help you untangle the web of madness, meet other people that are in the same boat as you are…and do it all in a super fun and engaging workshop. Whether you have no idea what questions to ask or you feel like you already have a ton of the answers…LINKS is the starting point to making your stay at Camp Pendleton completely awesome!
L.I.N.K.S. for Couples
Are you and your significant other new to the Marine Corps? Maybe you’re just new to Camp Pendleton. Either way you both must have tons of questions! It’s a huge base and chock-full of people wearing the exact same outfit. They have building numbers that are longer than a Social Security Number on EVERYTHING…even storage sheds. There are traffic jams every morning at exactly 8:00am. It’s enough to drive you crazy. Well, here’s the good news: LINKS is here to help you pull together to untangle the web of madness, meet other couples who are in the same boat and do it all in a super fun and engaging workshop. Whether you have no idea what questions to ask or you feel like you already have a ton of the answers…this is your starting point to making your stay at Camp Pendleton completely awesome!
Find information on Upcoming sessions or call (760) 725-9052 to register.
L.I.N.K.S. en Español
Estilo De Vida, Perspectivas, Conectándose, Conocimiento, Habilidades
Descripción: Eres nuevo del Cuerpo de La Marina… o tal vez sólo eres nuevo en Camp Pendleton. De cualquier manera usted debe tener un montón de preguntas! Es una base enorme y lleno de cantidad de gente que lleva la misma ropa exacta. Tienen números de edificios que son más grandes que un número de Seguro Social en TODO… incluso en cobertizos de almacenamiento. El jactado tráfico cada mañana exactamente a las 8:00am es suficiente para volverte loco. Bueno, aquí está la buena noticia: LINKS está aquí para ayudarte a desenredar la telaraña de la locura, conocer a otras personas que están en el mismo barco que tú etas… y hacerlo todo en un súper divertido y atractivo taller. Si no tienes idea de qué preguntar, o sientes que ya tienes un montón de las respuestas…este es su punto de partida para hacer de su estancia en el Camp Pendleton sea totalmente impresionante!
Para obtener más información, por favor llame al (760) 725-2335
L.I.N.K.S. for Kids
Hey, Marine Kid! Do you want to come to a fun-filled, half-day workshop with other Marine kids ages 6-12? LINKS for Kids offers an orientation to the Marine Corps lifestyle with the aim of helping you adapt to the unique challenges military life often presents. The climate is informal with an attention-grabbing structure and format. You receive real life tips, information on Marine Corps culture and resources available to you. It is also a forum for you pass on your Marine Corps lifestyle insights in a positive environment and help others learn to help themselves. L.I.N.K.S. for Kids provides you and other school-age youth the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy being a part of the Marine Corps family.
L.I.N.K.S. for Teens
What up, Marine Teen? Do you ever feel like being a military teen is the most difficult job in the world? Your life is full of challenges that most of your friends may never understand: Growing up bouncing from base to base, having a parent that deploys thousands of miles away, or changing schools like Taylor Swift changes boyfriends (well, maybe not that much). This workshop offers a chance to connect with your peers, to learn about the Corps, and to identify resources so you can find the support that you want when you need it. Basically, L.I.N.K.S. for Teens provides you and other teens the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy being a part of the Marine Corps family.
L.I.N.K.S. for Parents
Having trouble adjusting to your baby boy or girl being a US Marine? Does it sound like they are speaking in a foreign language or not speaking at all? Although they may be stationed nearby, does it feel like they’re a million miles away sometimes? Well…we can help! Join us for a workshop that is sure to give you tons of “ah-ha” moments. You’ll have the chance to ask every question that you’ve ever had about being the parent of a Devil Dog! Most importantly, and in standard LINKS fashion, you’ll have a chance to connect with other parents and family members who are in the same boat…all the while participating in a super fun and engaging webinar. Whether you have no idea what questions to ask, or you feel like you have most of the answers…this the workshop for you!
L.I.N.K.S. for Marines
All of the fun, food and information of LINKS geared toward you–Active Duty Marines. You will learn wondrous and relevant information about available resources, pay and budgeting and the process of PCSing . LINKS will also help you understand how your family experiences separations and deployments (maybe your significant other is not all that crazy). As a bonus, a MCFTB Trainer will facilitate an abbreviated version of one of the many LifeSkills classes offered by MCFTB. Perhaps most importantly, you will be fed a home-cooked meal AND LINKS sessions always conclude with cupcakes! Talk to your Command or FRO today to request a LINKS for Marines for your unit.