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Session Information

Congratulations on registering to attend the 2024 New Mexico American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program!

We look forward to seeing you at the ENMU campus in Portales, NM from
Sunday, June 2 - Friday, June 7.

Check-in is Sunday, June 2 from 10 pm - 1 pm in the Eddy Hall dorm.

Check-out is Friday, June 7 from 11 am - 1 pm.

We hope this 6 days of intensive hands on learning will be a once in a lifetime experience you will remember forever.

On this page you'll find answers to all your questions as you prepare to attend NM Boys/Girls State.

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Check-In Items

Check-In Items

Turn in your paperwork one of three ways:

  1. Email your paperwork by May 29 to:

  2. Mail your paperwork by May 20 to: ALA Dept of NM 1215 Mountain Rd. NE, ABQ, NM 87102

  3. Bring to check-in Sunday, June 2.

All items listed are required at the latest by check-in Sunday, June 2.


NM Boys State Scholarships

Eligible to NM Boys State Attendees Only

Delegates can check the status of their paperwork submissions by logging in and and selecting "Registration Status" from your account options at the top right of the screen.


For any questions on paperwork, attendance, or any other concerns please reach out to the following emails

American Legion Boys State

American Legion Auxiliary Girls State

Don't forget

your photo id!

In addition to the session documents above, all students must bring a photo id with them to check-in. This can be a state issued id, military id, or school id.

What should you bring?

Packing List

What can you expect during the week?

College Credit Info

Attendees of New Mexico Boys/Girls State are eligible to receive 3 college credit hours from Eastern New Mexico University. These credits are fully transferable and offered at no cost to attendees of NM Boys/Girls State. A presentation from an ENMU representative will be given during session to answer any questions students may have on the credit hours, college life, ENMU or any other post graduation topics.

Requirements to earn credits include:

  • Participate in and complete the entire New Mexico American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State session.

  • Complete the Legislation Project.


Course Details: EDF 268 Education and the Political Process

Transcripts, credit details or transfer information is available through the ENMU registrars office following session.

College Credits

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