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Oregon Boys State 2017

The American Legion

Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM - Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

Oregon Boys State 2017

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Legion Post Sponsored
For citizens sponsored by an American Legion Post. This is the option most attendees will select.
Jun 10, 2017 $50.00 $0.00
Standard Registration
Choose this option if you wish to pay the entire cost of the program yourself. Very few applicants will choose this option.
Jun 10, 2017 $350.00 $0.00
Blount Scholarship
Choose this option if you wish to request a Blount Scholarship. You should only use this option if you have been unable to secure sponsorship through the American Legion.
Jun 10, 2017 $50.00 $0.00
Optional Donation to Program
Optional, tax free donation to the Oregon Boys State program.
Jun 24, 2017 Enter donation ($)

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Event Details

The American Legion Oregon Boys State is a week long non-partisan civics exercise. We at Boys State believe in our motto "Learning by Doing".  To facilitate this we have created a simulated "51st" state called the State of Christensen.  The week is divided into numerous activities including sports, hearing Oregon state government officials, and of course all activities involved with running our 51st state. 

Oregon Boys State is an opportunity to stretch yourself.  You will be challenged continually by the program, the staff, and fellow citizens to push yourself beyond what you believe you can do.  Embrace this opportunity to go beyond what you believe are your limitations and excel.  

Every day you will arise early, work throughout the day in the simulation, attend speakers and learning presentations, and participate fully in the program.  You will learn about college credit opportunities, discover the history of the flag, take a break during a daily recreation period or our fun Field Day, attend field trips to different venues in the capital and other locales, and much more.  You will fall asleep each night  exhausted and satisified only to arise early the next day to do it all over again.




What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

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What can I bring into the event?

Click here for more information, but simply put prohibited items inclclude all of the following:  weapons, simulated weapons, firearms, fireworks, explosives, or other dangerous devices, and also alcohol, tobacco, marijuana (in any form), e-cigs (vaping) or illegal drugs.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email for questions.


What's the refund policy?

Refunds are issused after we receive a request to refund from your sponsoring post with the rationale as to why the refund should be issued.  Otherwise, no refunds are permitted.


What are the payment options?

You may pay online using any of the integrated payment options.  This is the best option.

Alternately, there are some other choices.  To access those choices, enter the number of attendees and click register.  Then, in the Payment box, click Payment Method and select the desired option.  Choose:

1.  Click Check if you plan to send in a check.

2.   Click Pay at the Door if you play to pay via cash, check, or card upon arrival.

3.  Click Invoice if your Legion Post is paying your registration fee as well.

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When & Where

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, OR 97301

Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM - Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

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The American Legion

The American Legion is the hosting organization for Oregon Boys State.  The American Legion is composed of veterans of America's armed forces.  The American Legion is supported in their efforts by The American Legion Auxiliary and The Sons of the American Legion.

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