Department of Florida

Parents/School Administration

A program of this scope encompasses many important objectives. The American Legion feels the following are the most important:

  • To develop civic leadership and pride in American citizenship. The American Legion hopes that each young man attending Boys State will return to his community a better citizen and display his willingness to make greater civic contributions.
  • To develop a keen interest in government.
  • To develop in the young citizens of Boys State a full understanding of our American traditions and belief in the United States of America. The American Legion Boys State teaches citizens the glorious traditions of this country
  • To develop in the young citizens a determination to maintain our form of government
  • If your son is interested in interviewing for Florida Boys State please contact your local with our post locator to schedule an interview. Click here for the Interview Application.