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Boys State

Today's Youth, Tomorrow's Leaders.

The American Legion Boys State program is the country's premiere summer youth camp designed to develop leadership and promote civic responsibility in young men.

Introduction by Weber State University President, Charles Wight

At American Legion Utah Boys State, students participate in mock trials and elections, music, sports and seminars with public officials. Each state program elects student senators who represent their respective state at Boys Nation in Washington, D.C … learn more

There's more to Boys State than you might think.

Boys State is more than leadership, athletics, music and arts, mock trials and elections. It's creating lifelong friendships and gaining a valuable education that will last you your lifetime.

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Incredible Scholarship Opportunities
In 2019, 194 boys received college tuition scholarships. Don't miss your opportunity to apply for up to three different scholarhsips.
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