Who: WV High School Juniors, Due to COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 Seniors may also be considered. What: The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State When: June 13, 2021 - June 19, 2021 Where: WVU Jackson's Mill Why: Teach good government through participation How: Contact your local American Legion Post
At the American Legion Mountaineer Boys State, participants are exposed to the rights, privileges, duties, and responsibilities of a franchised citizen.
The training is objective and practical with city, county, and state governments operated by the citizens elected to the various offices.
Activities include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, chorus and recreational programs.