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 Post to schedule an interview.