Gerald “Jerry” White, Buckeye Boys State Director

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email:

This year’s Buckeye Boys State will be held June 11-18, 2017 at the new home of The American Legion Buckeye Boys State; Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Mission Statement

The mission of The American Legion Buckeye Boys State is to provide an educational and leadership program that exposes young men to the rights and privileges, the duties and responsibilities, and the love for God and Country necessary to being self-­‐governing citizens.

Vision Statement

Through a practical, objective, nonpartisan approach, participants in the American Legion Buckeye Boys State program are exposed to fundamental democratic principles in local, county and state elections and governmental functions which prepare them for leadership roles as patriotic American citizens.

Registration and other information can be found at


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