Chairman’s Letter

The Massachusetts American Legion’s Boys State program has developed leaders and promoted our country’s democratic system for more that seventy years.  It represents what’s best about the Legion, and our nation. Our success is well recognized.  Many of our graduates

Program Overview

Massachusetts Boys State is designed to teach democratic values, improve knowledge of government and encourage citizen involvement through an intensive week-long program that immerses students in grass roots democracy. Over the course of seven days, students create and manage their own


Massachusetts Boys State is possible due to the financial sponsorship of American Legion posts across the state and many generous individuals and organizations. This allows the program to be offered to students at any school that wishes to participate. No