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 2018 can apply online


The On-line Application System is now open for the 73rd session of American Legion Jersey Boys State to be held June 17-22, 2018 at Rider University. 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!






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.