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December 6 - 10, 2021:
Letters announcing the Boy State class of 2022 sent to all schools and Legion Posts.
January 3, 2022:
Online Registration opens and continues through April 30, 2022. Boys work on registering and getting interviews with high school counselors and their local American Legion Post. To find a post go to www.legion.org select the "Find a Post" tab. Other helpful answers to questions can be found at the FAQs tab on this website.
April 30, 2022: Online Registration Closes.
May 1, 2022:
All Boys State staff & counselors that will be invited to work the Boys State class of 2022 are identified.
May 2, 2022:
All registration packets with funding ($400.00) must be in the mail, postmarked not later than May 2, 2022.
May 16 - 21, 2022:
Zoom orientations. All boys must attend / participate in one zoom meeting during this week. Invitations will be sent via email to each registered boy. Meetings will last approximately one hour. Meetings will be scheduled at varying times during the day / evening, one meeting each day of the week and two on Saturday. Any boy that fails to participate in at least one meeting will be dropped from the class of 2022.
June 12, 2022: SUNDAY (Google Maps)
12:00 Noon: All staff and counselors arrive at the Weber State campus, Union Building to set up and prepare for arrival of students.
2:30 - 3:45 PM: All students arrive at the Weber State campus Playfield Way Parking lot (W-8) for check in with Boys State staff. Boys will not be able to leave the Weber State University campus once checked in.
3:50 PM: All students should be seated in the Union Building (UB-B) ballroom for their first general assembly.
4:00 PM: The American Legion Department of Utah Boys State program class of 2022 begins.
6:00 PM: Dinner is served.
7:00 PM: All participants check in at the Stewart Wasatch Dorm. City counselors will supervise and complete necessary "onboarding" functions.
Monday morning - Friday morning: The American Legion Utah Boys State class of 2022 is conducted.
GRADUATION DAY: June 17, 2022
10:30 AM, June 17, 2022: Boys will meet/greet their guests. Any & all family + friends are welcome to attend. Union Building 2nd floor (UB-B). Guests are asked to be seated by 10:45.
Graduation will commence at 11:00 AM on Friday June 17, 2022.
Anticipate graduation will take roughly an hour and a half.
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