The American Legion produces Boys State each year, along with the assistance of dozens of volunteers - most of them former Boys State citizens.
Become a Counselor
...we write today with two purposes. First, we hope that in the days ahead you can encourage other students in your hometown to consider attending Boys State and Girls State. Secondly, we invite you to apply to be a counselor at the 2022 Massachusetts Boys State Program.
The Citizen Newspaper
The newspaper of Boys State and Girls State, “The Citizen,” publishes throughout the week is now available.
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
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