The American Legion produces Boys State each year, along with the assistance of dozens of volunteers - most of them former Boys State citizens.
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
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
Each year Boys State alumni volunteered over a combined 8500 hours during the week of the program, some traveling from as far as the west coast. They come from a diverse field of professions including public servants, soldiers, lawyers, businessmen,