American Legion offers youth gov. training


Last updated 3/29/2022 at Noon

Sisters youth can learn about the American system of government through a mock government program conducted by the American Legion.

The American Legion’s Boys State and Girls State programs offer practical training in city, county, and state government as they are tasked to operate such governments as elected officials. Activities include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, chorus, and recreational programs.

The program is conducted at Western Oregon State University in Monmouth. June 12-19. Cost is $350, with families asked to pay $50 with $300 covered by local American /Legion Posts. Students must have completed the junior year of high school and have at least one semester left in their senior year.

For information on how to participate, contact Lance Trowbridge, Commander, American Legion Post 86, 541-903-1123.


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