MISSOURI GIRLS STATE 2018 - APPLY NOW
Attention JUNIOR GIRLS: The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State of Missouri is a seven-day hands on experience in the operation and fundamentals of government. The 2018 session of Missouri Girls State begins on Sunday, June 24, 2018 and ends on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The purpose is to promote pride in America and to create a mythical state that the citizens will govern at the city, county and state level. We will have speakers who serve as leaders in our Missouri government as well as hold important offices in our communities. All applications must be turned in to Ms. Ray by February 1, 2018.
MISSOURI BOYS STATE 2018 - APPLY NOW
Attention JUNIOR BOYS: The American Legion Boys State of Missouri is an eight-day hands on experience in the operation and fundamentals of government. Missouri Boys State draws together the best and brightest high school juniors to help lead them down the path of individual success and leadership through "doing," not just learning.
One idea paramount above any other at Missouri Boys State: That the individual is the one with the power to change the world. Whether athlete or politician, journalist or scientist, each and every one of us has the power to make a difference in the world. Using our democratic system as a basis, we equip the participants, or citizens, each year to construct their own state, utilizing the core values that hold true in our everyday lives. We teach the need for competition, the value of public service, the strength of the individual voice and vote. By reinforcing these basic American ideals, we help to shape the future of our society. This is what the American Legion Boys State of Missouri program is all about. Citizens of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri are eligible to receive college credit and scholarships for participating and successfully completing Boys State. All applications must be turned in to Ms. Ray by February 1, 2018.