What To Expect

2021-06-11T15:07:25-04:00June 11th, 2021|

The stage is set. We're ready for Palmetto Boys' State to start! What will that look like? Just take a look. Friends of Boys State supports and supplements the needs of our program for generations to come. Click the link below to begin giving. #WeAreBoysState fobs.palmettoboysstate.com

Getting Ready For Boys State 2021

2021-06-11T15:12:34-04:00June 10th, 2021|

We're getting ready for the 2021 encampment of Palmetto Boys State! Screens and lights are going up. Wires are being ran. We're getting excited. See you soon! Friends of Boys State supports and supplements the needs of our program for generations to come. Click the link below to begin giving. #WeAreBoysState fobs.palmettoboysstate.com

Day 6: PBS Today

2019-06-15T14:30:54-04:00June 14th, 2019|

Here are highlights from Day 6! Early in the morning citizens loaded onto buses and headed to Columbia for the annual parade with Palmetto Girls State! On the way, Barrett Counterman was informed of his victory in the race for Governor of Palmetto Boys State. He speaks beautifully about how this is helping to break down barriers and that it is his purpose in this world to do so. We also got to hear from Governor McMaster about how hard working South Carolina is and gave some advice to our new Governor. Friends of Boys State supports [...]

Day 5: PBS Today

2019-06-15T11:51:10-04:00June 13th, 2019|

Here are highlights from Day 5! Early into the morning citizens were casting their votes for positions like Lieutenant Governor and Governor. We were then told our two candidates for Governor and we held our Gubernatorial debate. Our Nationalist elect for Governor is Barrett Counterman and our Federalist elect is Travis Johnson! Friends of Boys State supports and supplements the needs of our program for generations to come. Click the link below to begin giving. #WeAreBoysState www.fobs.palmettoboysstate.com

Salkahatchie Chant

2019-06-15T11:52:55-04:00June 12th, 2019|

This is one of Salkahatchie's chants for the 2019 encampment of Palmetto Boys State. Friends of Boys State supports and supplements the needs of our program for generations to come. Click the link below to begin giving. #WeAreBoysState www.fobs.palmettoboysstate.com

Day 3: PBS Today

2019-06-13T16:55:45-04:00June 12th, 2019|

Here are highlights from Day 3! Early into the morning (as early as 1 am), citizens were still up creating their banners for their cities. Later on into the day, citizens had the opportunity to go and hear from Gary and Cindy Hipps - parents of the late Tucker Hipps, a Palmetto Boys State citizen and counselor. They shared their message of the truth behind hazing and how it directly affects young adults in the world today. Later, we held retreat again. However, this time, the energy levels were a little bit higher with the new banners [...]

Day 2: PBS Today (Video)

2019-06-12T22:30:11-04:00June 10th, 2019|

Here are highlights from Day 2! We held our first classroom instruction this morning, had a great dinner supplied by the wonderful Anderson University and had our first day of Calisthenics! Friends of Boys State supports and supplements the needs of our program for generations to come. Click the link below to begin giving. #WeAreBoysState www.fobs.palmettoboysstate.com

Day 1: PBS Today

2019-06-12T22:28:21-04:00June 9th, 2019|

Here are highlights from Day 1! We interviewed two citizens on how they were feeling about the week ahead, had our orientation assembly for the incoming citizens and we had Legion Night - An assembly where we honored the members of The American Legion. We are very grateful for their contributions to our program and all that they do for us! Friends of Boys State supports and supplements the needs of our program for generations to come. Click the link below to begin giving. #WeAreBoysState www.fobs.palmettoboysstate.com

Getting Ready for PBS 2019!

2019-06-12T17:01:11-04:00June 8th, 2019|

Here are highlights fr0m Day 1! We interviewed two citizens on how they were feeling about the week ahead, had our orientation assembly for the incoming citizens and we had Legion Night - An assembly where we honored the members of The American Legion. We are very grateful for their contributions to our program and all that they do for us! Friends of Boys State supports and supplements the needs of our program for generations to come. Click the link below to begin giving. #WeAreBoysState www.fobs.palmettoboysstate.com

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! [...]

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