Preparing for MBS 2013
Orientation Meetings are currently being held across the state. Please make sure you attend a meeting as we will be handing out some important materials. You can view the meeting schedules here.
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Welcome to Missouri Boys State
The American Legion Boys State of Missouri is an eight-day hands on experience in the operation and fundamentals of government. Missouri Boys State draws together the best and brightest high school juniors to help lead them down the path of individual success and leadership through "doing," not just learning.
One idea paramount above any other at Missouri Boys State: That the individual is the one with the power to change the world. Whether athlete or politician, journalist or scientist, each and every one of us has the power to make a difference in the world.
Using our democratic system as a basis, we equip the participants, or citizens, each year to construct their own state, utilizing the core values that hold true in our everyday lives. We teach the need for competition, the value of public service, the strength of the individual voice and vote. By reinforcing these basic American ideals, we help to shape the future of our society. This is what the American Legion Boys State of Missouri program is all about.
Citizens of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri are eligible to receive college credit and scholarships for participating and successfully completing Boys State.
The 74th Session of MBS
June 15-22, 2013
on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO.
The 2013 Citizen List is now available. Please note, we are constantly adding names to this list.
2013 Citizen's List
From The Director
On behalf of the Board of Directors of The
American Legion Boys State of Missouri, Inc., I am pleased
to join over 100 volunteer staff members in saying, "Welcome
to our website." I hope you will take a few minutes to
browse and learn more about this outstanding program.