What should I pack?


It’s important to come prepared!  This list will help make sure your stay at Boys State is a great one!

Items to Bring

  • Bring casual clothing (Shorts or jeans)
  • Bring dress slacks for Friday only. You will be meeting with your counterparts in Montgomery on this


  • Swimming trunks
  • Tennis shoes
  • Athletic equipment
  • Musical instruments (Concert Band will be offered)
  • Cameras
  • Usual toiletry articles (including hand soap and shower toiletries)
  • Shorts, blue jeans or slacks
  • Boys will be provided shirts to wear while there.
  • XL Twin sheets
  • Blanket
  • Pillows
  • Pillow cases
  • Towels and rags
  • Small amount of money for machines and extra shirts (rolls of quarters advised)
  • Rain gear
  • Trash bags for laundry and trash
  • Laptop if you would like.