Boys State Info

THE AMERICAN LEGION ALASKA BOYS STATE

TO: ALL HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS:

The 52nd Annual American Legion Alaska Boys State Program will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday June 10, 2018 through Saturday June 16, 2018. This year’s program will be held at Wilderness Lodge at St Therese’s Camp near Wasilla. The Tuition remains $300 per student which is paid by the sponsoring American Legion Post/Squad/Unit. The Alaska Boys State Program is open to High School Juniors (those who will be seniors during the 2018-2019 school year.) and are at least 16 years of age and not over 18 years of age.

American Legion Boys State is an objective citizenship training program which includes individual responsibility to the community, state and nation. It is our goal that each young man attending American Legion Boys State sessions will return to his community a better citizen. This experience will have stimulated in him a desire to become an active citizen and leader to make contributions which will help to make his community a better place. Boys State is not a recreational camp but a leadership training camp. The American Legion Boys State Program is for qualified male High School Juniors only.

Our American Legion plays a very important role in the development of the future leaders of this state and nation. Our history is proven by the following list of prominent Boys State graduates. We take great pride in offering this program to the young men of Alaska.

THE APPLICATION PAGE IS FILLABLE; IT AND THE NOTICE PAGE HAVE TO BE PRINTED, SIGNED AND TURNED IN TO THE AMERICAN LEGION POST NEAREST YOUR SCHOOL. The web site is www.alaskalegion.org/Boys State Application

Anchorage Area: Anchorage Post 1; Anchorage Post 4; Anchorage Post 21; Anchorage Post 28; Anchorage Post 29; Peters Creek Post 33; Anchorage Post 34.

Southeast Area: Ketchikan Post 3; Wrangell Post 6; Haines Post 12; Sitka Post 13; Petersburg Post 14; Kodiak Post 17; Auke Bay Post 25; Craig Post 26.

Valley Area; Valdez Post 2; Cordova Post 8; Palmer Post 15; Wasilla Post 35; Glennallen Post 27.

Fairbanks Area: Coldfoot Post 9; Fairbanks Post 11; Delta Junction Post 22; North Pole Post 30; Fairbanks Post 57; Dillingham Post 442.

Kenai Peninsula Area: Seward Post 5; Homer Post 16; Ninilchik Post 18; Kenai Post 20; Sterling Post 75.

If you cannot decide which American Legion Post is your local Post or for any other questions feel free to contact the

American Legion Boys State Director Kevin Collier at 1 (907)317-8029 or email kcollier@alaska.net

 

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