What is Boys State?
Arkansas Boys State is an immersive program in civics education designed for high school juniors. For over 76 years the week-long camp has shaped the lives of notable leaders such as Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong, President Bill Clinton, Basketball Super Star Michael Jordan, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, News Anchor Tom Brokaw, & former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Continue reading…
On behalf of our entire staff, welcome to American Legion Boys State! I am so glad that you have taken this step to learn more about us. Boys State was founded on and continues to promote the principle “Democracy Depends on Me.” Continue reading…
Frequently Asked Questions
As a potential delegate or parent of a delegate, there are many questions you may have about our process. Please feel free to click here and review our FAQs.
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Information for Delegates
Click here for info regarding your 2017 Boys State experience. This year’s DATES have been ANNOUNCED! (May 28th – June 2nd)
Maps and Directions
For directions to campus and helpful maps, click here!
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