Resource: Boy's State
Website: Boy's State
Sponsor: American Legion
URL: http://www.legion.org/?section=prog_evt&subsection=evt_bs&content=evt_bs
Description: American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. As a program of The American Legion, Boys State developed from the concept that youth should be offered a better perspective of the practical operation of government; that the individual is an integral part and commensurately responsible for the character and success of his government. As such, it is an activity of high educational value, born out of a need for youth training in practical citizenship.

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