Keystone Boys State

The American Legion believes there is no better way to ensure the survival of our republic than to train our young people in the ideals and objectives of American Government.

To that end, Boys State is a week long summer program for high school juniors designed to supplement information taught in civics classes primarily through hands-on activities and simulations.

Boys State has been ongoing since 1935, born out of a need for youth training in practical citizenship and leadership and to instill a working knowledge of the structure and operation of government. 

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Boys State 2014

Keystone Boys State will take place from June 22–June 28, 2014 at Shippensburg University.



To attend, download this form (.pdf) and follow directions.

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