Monday, January 11, 2021
Boys State Goes Virtual This Summer
New York American Legion Boys’ State takes place virtually this year – from June 27 to July 2, 2021.
The week-long program immerses high school youth (currently completing their junior year) in citizenship and leadership development. They learn the practical aspects of government as it exists in New York State, and come to recognize that the individual is integral to the character and success of government.
If you or a youth you know would like to apply, contact your local American Legion Post to inquire about sponsoring you to Boys State. Once a Post agrees to sponsor you, you will receive a notification to go ahead and submit the online application to this year’s Boys State program.