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

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

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

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

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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Check-In Is Coming

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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Arkansas Boys State Names HSHS Principal Dean of Operations

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 Primaries Underway

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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Party Platforms Determined

On Tuesday, representatives of both the Federalist and Nationalist parties from each county met together to create and discuss their party platforms. These platforms contain the ideologies of the party and present the groundwork for which campaigns will be based...

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Follow us on Social Media!

Believe it or not, this blog isn't the only way you can stay updated on everything happening over here in Conway for Boys State. Check out some of these other avenues you can use to keep up with everything our delegates are up to! Twitter:...

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