American Legion Jersey Boys State

American Legion Jersey Boys State
A Week That Shapes the Future

Preparing for the 2015 Session

The 70th Anniversary of ALJBS to be held June 21-26, 2015

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With just 5 months before the 70th session of American Legion Jersey Boys State, the staff is gearing up for another fantastic week-long, hands-on, college-level seminar. Our Dean of Staff and his assistants are putting together their invites for the 2014 alumni, the Director and his Assistants are preparing the invites to top-notch speakers, and the staff of Legion Headquarters are preparing to open up the Online Application for all delegates and alternates chosen by American Legion posts across the state. ALJBS.org is your one-stop shopping for all things related to this year's session.

Renowned as one of the best and largest American Legion Boys State programs in the country, ALJBS is dedicated to teaching leadership, civics and politics in its unique hands-on program held each year at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. Be sure to check back to our site for all the information you will need whether attending the program for the first time or to learn more about our program.

Some quick notes:

- Staff Invites for 2014 alumni will be sent out in the coming weeks via our Staff Online System - check with your Senior City Counselor for more information on your application status.

- The Online Application system will be open to Delegates and Alternates on or about February 1, 2015. Instructions will be provided from your local post. For more information on the application process, please see Our Information Page for 2015 applicants.

- Invites to speakers for Keynote and Seminars will be sent in the coming weeks and months as the schedule is set - see Last year's schedule for an example.

- Invites to Colleges, Universities and Organizations interested in participating in the 2015 ALJBS College & Career Fair will be sent by mid-February.


Again, please stop back here to www.aljbs.org for more information as it becomes available! Please check through the menu above for more information about the program or feel free to Contact Us via email via this link and a member of our staff will get back to you!







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.