American Legion Jersey Boys State

American Legion Jersey Boys State
A Week That Shapes the Future

Happy New Year 2017!



As the calendar turns to 2017, preparations for the 72nd session of American Legion Jersey Boys State are well under way by our volunteer staff. Staff selection from our talented pool of 2016 alumni has begun, scheduling and invites for speakers are being finalized, and our Online Application system is being readied for the Class of 2017. Check back in the coming days for more information on the 2017 session and ways to apply to join us at Rider University June 18-23!

In the meantime, please feel free to read How to become a delegate. We will also be announcing some exciting changes here on this site and via our Social Media feeds in the coming days regarding how we are expanding our pool of potential delegates for 2017!






About Us

Held at Rider University every year beginning on Father's Day, ALJBS has a strong tradition of education, patriotism and excellence in the development of tomorrow's leaders at our week-long hands-on program.

Our mission

To develop good citizens in the United States of America by inspiring the youth of New Jersey to take a more active and intelligent interest in the operation of our State and Nation and in the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship and to understand the sacrifices made by our veterans to preserve our nation and way of life.