American Legion Jersey Boys State

American Legion Jersey Boys State
A Week That Shapes the Future

On-line Application System Open

Applicants, Delegates, Alternates for 2020 can apply online


Preparations are under way for the 75th session of American Legion Jersey Boys State, to be held June 21-26, 2020 at Rider University.


The On-line Application System is now open! High School juniors who want to find out how to attend our program, please visit our Delegate Information page to see how the application process works. Please note you can only APPLY online - apply.aljbs.org! Please note that medical forms will be required via this on-line system; integration with the system will be fully available in the coming weeks. Anyone who applies in the first few days will receive a notification email how to proceed. In the interim, please feel free to apply and as always, read our website for more information.


Lastly, feel free to use the search feature on our site. You will find that our site is the most comprehensive location for information about our program; as a last resort, we welcome your feedback through this online form.






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.