General News

What is PBS Today?

2019-06-10T16:33:19-04:00June 6th, 2019|

Do you wish you could experience PBS again? Well with PBS Today - it just might be possible! Follow along as we keep you in the loop w/ real time updates this upcoming week! We'll be uploading stories in real time - letting you experience Palmetto Boys State as if you were here yourself! Owen Stoddard is our Arts Correspondent, Johnathan Bruce is our Special Interests Correspondent, Jordan Morgan is our Athletics Correspondent, and Justin May is our Political Correspondent. We can't wait to show you just how great of a program Palmetto Boys State is! [...]

Your Parking Itinerary!

2019-06-10T17:04:09-04:00June 6th, 2019|

We look forward to seeing you at Palmetto Boys State 2019, here is some information for delegates and parents on parking this year! Most of you will arrive on campus from Boulevard. Once you arrive on campus, you will turn onto Kingsley Road. From there, our staff will help navigate you to three parking lots on campus. Parking lots are available at Henderson Auditorium, beside the Abney Gymnasium, and between Vandiver Hall and Sullivan Hall. After parking, leave your luggage in your car and make your way to Student Center on the heart of campus for check-in! [...]

Introducing: PBS Today

2019-06-10T16:36:16-04:00June 3rd, 2019|

This year we'll be keeping you in the loop through social media of almost everything going on at PBS 2019! Get ready for a week like you've never seen before! With PBS Today, we'll be uploading stories within 30 minutes of them happening - keeping you in the loop like you've never been before!

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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