Girls State

Information for ALA CO Girls State 2024, June 10, 2024 to June 15, 2024 Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, CO




Marissa Sotomayor
ALA CO Girls State Director 2024

Welcome to the American Legion Auxiliary's ​Colorado Girls State 2024!

Mission of Girls State

“To provide an outstanding, unique, and coveted educational opportunity for the young women of our nation that instills the basic ideals and principles of American government through the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation citizenship training programs.”

Auxiliary units in all 50 states proudly host ALA Girls State, an amazing week of learning focused on responsible citizenship and love for God and Country. Students are assigned to mock cities where, divided into the Federalist Party and Nationalist Party, they are immersed in learning about the political process from dedicated volunteers, along with some fun. 

To qualify to participate in ALA Girls State, girls must be in their Junior year of high school. The Colorado Girls State program is provided to qualified girls free of charge.

Read more about ALA Girls State |  Visit ALA Girls State on Facebook 
Read the Girls State Mid Year Report

2023 Delegate Manual

ALA CO Girls State Summary 2022

Delegate Application & Forms for ALA CO Girls State (ALACGS)

2023 Girls State Online Application

Delegate Rules & Pledge 2023

Media Release 2023

Confidential Medical Record

Dress Code 2023

Krav Maga Waiver 2023

Special Dietary Restrictions 2023 Optional

Bill Template

Samsung Scholarship

Northeastern Junior College Map

Suggested Packing List 2023

Penny War Flyer 2023

2023 ALACGS Brochure

2023 ALACGS Poster #1

2023 ALACGS Poster #2

Scholarship Opportunities New

Counselor and Jr Counselor Application for ALA CO Girls State (ALACGS) Applications Due by February 28, 2023 (We extended the deadline. Final selections will be made on March 5, 2023 )

Confidential Medical Record

Media Release 2023

Dress Code 2023

Junior Counselor and Counselor 2023 Application

Applications for ALACGS 2024 Director and Assistant Director

Please read the explanation sheet below if you are interested.                                   Applications due June 20, 2023.

Explanation of ALACGS Director

ALACGS New Leadership Application

Unit Chairman Forms for ALA Girls State (GS)

Unit Chairmans Instructions 2023

Unit Chairmans Info Form 2023

Unit Chair Checklist 2023

Recruiting, Fundraising, Interviewing 2023

Enrollment Summary 2023

ALACGS Brochure 2023

2023 ALACGS Poster #1

2023 ALACGS Poster #2

ALA CO Girls State Steering Committee Opening!

One additional member to be added to this committee Explanation of the committee and expectations and the application available below.
Applications are due by March 31, 2023.

Explanation of Steering Committee Member

2023 Steering Committee Application

ALA CO Girls State Member-at-Large for Operating Committee Opening!

One member to be added to this committee for one year commitment. Applications are due by March 31, 2023.

2023 Member-at-Large Application

To get more information or to find a sponsoring Unit near you, please contact us!