Registration is Open

2019-06-10T16:46:00-04:00March 15th, 2019|

Registration for the 2019 encampment of Palmetto Boys State is open! Please keep in mind, you cannot apply to be a part of Palmetto Boys State. Palmetto Boys State is a program sponsored by the American Legion. The local American Legion posts select young men to attend Palmetto Boys State between their Junior and Senior years of High School. The selection process is conducted through each local legion post. Your high school guidance counselor should be able to give you information about who to contact. Please contact the counselor or your local American Legion Post about the possibility of being [...]

PBS Site Launch

2019-04-30T18:58:10-04:00March 1st, 2019|

We are excited to announce the launch of the brand new Palmetto Boys State site! This site will provide us with additional functionality and the ability to expand over the coming years! Most importantly, it will insure parents/guardians don't miss anything happening during the week! If you are a parent, the "News" section of the homepage will be very useful. The news section is used to share videos, photographs, and information from election results, to newsworthy events happening during the week! Stories will be published periodically throughout the day on our site and through social media channels. If you [...]

Planning Conference 2019

2019-03-23T13:32:45-04:00February 2nd, 2019|

Planning for the 2019 encampment of Palmetto Boys State is underway at Anderson University. Leaders from across our state volunteer their time each year to participate and plan this annual experience for over 1,000 citizens each year. Planning conference is the largest meeting prior to the arrival of all staff to Palmetto Boys State in June. During this meeting all of staff comes together to go over the basic rundown for the year. After planning conference, in the months leading up to Boys State, each part of the program will meet in smaller breakout sessions to detail out each [...]

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