Applicants must meet the following
- All boys must have completed
one semester of 11th grade and must have one or more semesters
in high school to complete after attending Boys State. Preference
is given to those having completed their junior year.
- A boy is not allowed to
attend more than one session of Boys State as a Boys State
- Unless excused for good
cause by the sponsoring organization at the request of the
boy's parent or guardian, boys are required to use group transportation
to or from Boys State when available.
- Attend all sessions and
activities, and be present all week.
- Under special permission,
a boy may check in Saturday P.M. because of taking the ACT test
with prior approval or knowledge of Boys State Administration.
Applications can be secured by contacting your local
American Legion Post or the American Legion Bloomington Headquarters: e-mail,