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2015 ALMBS Applications still being accepted – limited slots available!

The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State is a week long program focused on government, leadership, and citizenship. The program is open to any male, junior who lives or attends high school in the State of West Virginia. Complete the Application form on http://wvboysstate.org and work with your High School Guidance Counselor or local American Legion Post to get registered. Limited slots are available, so ACT NOW!

Eligibility requirements:
**Male, junior who lives or attends High School in WV
**2.75 or higher GPA
**Involved in leadership and/or civic activities

When and Where:
June 7-13, 2015
WVU Jackson’s Mill

Endorsements:
“Boys State is among the most respected educational programs of government instruction for students… You are the next generation of leaders, and we are counting on you to rebuild America into an even greater nation than we are today.” — Senator Joe Manchin III

Questions? Send us a message through the “contact us” form on our website and we will work to enroll you in this “Week that shapes a lifetime!”

76th ALMBS Recruitment Begins

Help us recruit the next graduating class from American Legion Mountaineer Boys State. Information on the 76th program has been sent out to all WV high schools and American Legion Posts. Tell your friends about your experience and encourage them to attend. This year the program will be held June 9-15. And remember you are always welcome back to campus for the Formal Review and evening assembly on Wednesday at 6:00pm. It’s a great time for a reunion with your fellow citizens.

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ATTENTION WV High School and American Legion Post Representatives: There was a delay in processing and mailing of the WV High School and American Legion Post packets and we have extended the initial preferred deadlines for response from 11/4/2022 to 11/18/2022. Please accept our apologies for the delay.