Congratulations from the Wyoming Boys’ State Board of Directors and Staff on your achievements in high school. Based on your academic excellence, we would like to invite you to submit an application for the 2017 Wyoming Boys’ State session to be held in Douglas, June 3-9, 2017.
Boys’ State, one of the most prestigious leadership programs in the Nation, is a development program involving up to 200 of Wyoming’s top high school juniors. Delegates will experience living in simulated cities, electing city, county and state officials, participating in the legislature, court systems, and engage in the election process. Delegates will:
Program presenters include the Governor, Wyoming's U.S. congressional delegation, state legislators, judges, attorneys, law enforcement officers, veterans and other professionals. Delegates also learn the power of teamwork and self-motivation and develop life-long friendships. The week culminates with a trip to the State Capitol in Cheyenne, where delegates occupy the House and Senate chambers and various offices and agencies of Wyoming’s government.
Boys’ State, sponsored by Wyoming American Legion Posts and community sponsors, is provided at no charge to delegates. Three college credits are available for completing the program.
Applications are initiated online through our website. After you've entered your information, we will send you an email text version of your application indicating to submit to your counseling office or Legion Post for consideration. Submissions are due March 1, 2017.
Thank you for your interest in Wyoming Boys' State. We look forward to seeing you this summer for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!