Plan your trip to Navy Boot Camp Graduation (2019)

Navy boot camp graduation is a memorable time for friends, families, and new Sailors. Planning your trip to Great Lakes can be a little overwhelming, but we’ve got all you need to know to have the most memorable trip. Let Sandboxx take the hard work out of planning so you can spend more time counting down the days until you get to see your new Sailor.

Where is Navy Graduation Held

Navy boot camp graduation will take place on base at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes in Illinois. For those that are planning on flying to graduation, you will most likely fly into O’Hare International Airport (ORD). The drive from the airport to RTC Great Lakes is about an hour long.

Navy Boot Camp Graduation Address

11025 W Downey Rd,
North Chicago, IL 60064

Navy Boot Camp Graduation Travel

When looking at hotels to stay at for Navy boot camp, we recommend getting a hotel near the base, and not in Chicago. Graduation will begin early in the morning, being closer to the base will make your trip a lot less stressful.

Our Travel team can help talk to you about all the options for accommodations near RTC Great Lakes and booking your flights.

Navy Boot Camp Graduation Dates 2019

Ship Date Graduation Date
Nov-16-2018 Jan-4-2019
Nov-19-2018 Jan-4-2019
Nov-20-2018 Jan-4-2019
Nov-21-2018 Jan-4-2019
Nov-26-2018 Jan-11-2019
Nov-27-2018 Jan-11-2019
Nov-29-2018 Jan-18-2019
Nov-30-2018 Jan-18-2019
Dec-3-2018 Jan-18-2019
Dec-4-2018 Jan-18-2019
Dec-5-2018 Jan-18-2019
Dec-6-2018 Jan-25-2019
Dec-10-2018 Jan-25-2019
Dec-11-2018 Jan-25-2019
Dec-12-2018 Jan-25-2019
Dec-13-2018 Feb-1-2019
Dec-14-2018 Feb-1-2019
Dec-17-2018 Feb-1-2019
Dec-18-2018 Feb-1-2019
Dec-19-2018 Feb-1-2019
Dec-20-2018  Feb-8-2019
Dec-21-2018  Feb-8-2019
Dec-26-2018  Feb-8-2019
Dec-27-2018  Feb-8-2019
Dec-28-2018  Feb-8-2019
Jan-11-2019 Mar-1-2019
Jan-14-2019  Mar-1-2019
Jan-15-2019 Mar-1-2019
Jan-16-2019 Mar-1-2019
Jan-17-2019 Mar-8-2019
Jan-18-2019 Mar-8-2019
Jan-23-2019 Mar-8-2019

*All graduation dates are correct at the time of writing. We always advise checking with your recruit and when booking, that you have refundable options. 

Learn more about what to expect at Navy boot camp graduation, or begin planning your trip with Sandboxx Travel.

Author: Nicole at Sandboxx

The daughter of a United States Marine, I grew up with a passion and love for our troops, which led me to pursue a career in a field where I could give back to the military community. In my free time you can find me spending time with my significant other who is currently an Officer in the Marine Corps.

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    1. Hi, Christy! It looks like your recruit would graduate on Jan. 18th. We recommend reaching out to your recruit’s recruiter to verify this information and asking your recruit in a letter. We hope this helps.

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