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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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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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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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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Campaigning Begins!

Campaigning Begins!

Tuesday at Boys State marks the beginning of campaigns for state and district offices. Delegates who were hoping to run for a state office (Governor, Secretary of State, Land Commissioner, Supreme Court Justice, and the like) had to fill out a petition - getting 20...

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Move-In Day

Move-In Day

Saturday was the first day at UCA for our counselors. Sunday was the first day at UCA for our delegates, and I think I can speak for all of my fellow counselors when I say that Sunday is our favorite day of the week.  Sunday is so full of new opportunities, new...

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