Dear Parents…

Dear Parents…

Dear Parents, I’m writing this letter because your son probably has not been keeping in touch as much as you want him to be. I know, I know — you miss him. My mom did too when I was a delegate, but I was so busy having the time of my life. It’s Wednesday night, and at...

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Releasing the Party Animals

Releasing the Party Animals

As of today, campaigning for state offices has officially begun! State offices includes positions the range from Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General, to Supreme Court Chief and Associate Justices. This morning all delegates split into two groups - the...

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From a Delegate’s Perspective

From a Delegate’s Perspective

My experience at Boys State has been truly revolutionary. I have met countless new brothers from around the state, from cities and towns that I had not previously heard of. I have been thoroughly impressed with the organization of the entire event – not knowing what...

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Boys Nation – The Selection

Boys Nation – The Selection

One of the most involved and appreciated processes throughout the week of Arkansas Boys State is currently underway. That process is the selection of the state’s two senators to Boys Nation. What is Boys Nation? Similar to Boys State, Boys Nation is a week long camp...

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From A Junior Counselor’s Perspective

From A Junior Counselor’s Perspective

When I was a delegate at Arkansas Boys State in 2014 (Lane County for life!), I experienced the greatest friendships and the greatest minds I had ever witnessed in a group of young men. Those friendships and great minds fueled my desire to come back as a junior...

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Join the Alumni Association

Join the Alumni Association

When I was a delegate at Arkansas Boys State in 2014 (Lane County for life!), I experienced the greatest friendships and the greatest minds I had ever witnessed in a group of young men. Those friendships and great minds fueled my desire to come back as a junior...

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Check-In Is Coming

Check-In Is Coming

It's never to early to start thinking about joining the Arkansas Boys State Alumni Association! A wealth of knowledge and personal connection travels through ARBS every year. By joining the alumni association, you will have access to a network that can greatly benefit...

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Arkansas Boys State Names HSHS Principal Dean of Operations

Arkansas Boys State Names HSHS Principal Dean of Operations

Move-in day for the 76th session of Arkansas Boys State has officially arrived! That means that throughout the day over 600 young men from across the state will be traveling to The University of Central Arkansas to begin the week that shapes a lifetime. The counselors...

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Party Primaries Underway

Party Primaries Underway

Coordinator Tommy Fowler of Jonesboro has named Lloyd Jackson as Dean of Operations for the Arkansas Boys State Program. Jackson currently serves as principal of Hot Springs High School. Program Coordinator Tommy Fowler states “we are honored to have Lloyd as a part...

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Party Platforms Determined

Party Platforms Determined

As I type today, I sit in UCA's Farris Center at the Federalist party convention. Across campus in Old Main Auditorium, the Nationalist party is holding a similar assembly. It is at these conventions that each party will select their candidates for positions all the...

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