What are Former Staters
Saying About Boys State?

"I had an insanely awesome time...” Zach, Chanute

 “Boys State was one of the best experiences of my life.” Ethan, Manhattan

“Boys State not only taught me how to be open-minded politically, but socially as well.” Tim, Shawnee

“I overcame my fear of meeting new people...” Brendan, Topeka

“Thank you for everything. I loved it here.” Conor, Hutchinson

“I am still in disbelief that so much was possible in one week.” Robert, Augusta

“...by coming here my leadership skills have developed so much...” Leo, Ulysses

Summer is a time to relax and have fun, right? But students like you who are headed for college understand you must do more to get ahead. How can you have fun this summer, make life-long friends, test the waters of college life and learn leadership skills for your future all in one week? Boys State is the answer.

After your application has been processed, you will receive links via email to several online packet files. These files will explain what to bring to session, inform you of elected and appointed offices, and include descriptions of day-to-day activities. Carefully reviewing  this information will help ensure that you will get the most out of your session. We recommend that all applicants talk with previous delegates and visit our program website, www.ksbstate.org, and review previous sessions.

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