With this website high school counselors, teachers, and principals will see the
advantages of promoting this program. Along with the experience of a lifetime
for the girls, it also provides them with information about our government,
patriotism, and how to move forward as a young adult.
The cost for a girl to attend is $250. This fee is paid by the sponsoring American
Legion Auxiliary Unit or a local business or other organization. You will be able to
start the application process by clicking on the forms tab under Unit
IMPORTANT: On many college applications, under high school activities, you
will find Girls State. Attending our program is a step up for students applying for
college. The American Legion Auxiliary also offers 3 scholarship opportunites for
girls attending Illini Girls State. Click on the scholarships tab for more
information and applications.
This website is for the applicant and their parents to help them get acquainted
with our program and to obtain necessary forms to be completed.
copyright 2013 American Legion Auxiliary Department of Illinois
2720 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington, IL 61704
PO Box 1426, Bloomington, IL 60702
June 21 - 27, 2015
Hello and welcome to the American Legion Auxiliary Illini
Girls State website. This is a very exciting year for us. We
will be celebrating our Diamond Anniversary! 75 years of
working with youth around the state to teach them about
government and providing them with an opportunity to
enrich their writing, debating, and voting knowledge.
Please browse the website and see what a great program
we provide. There are some areas that are currently
under construction including the 2015 application. Please
visit the site frequently to see the completed sections. I
look forward to seeing many young ladies at our program
this year. If you have questions, please feel free to
contact me by e-mail or telephone. Enjoy and I hope to
see you June 21st, 2015!
Pam Ray - 2015 IGS Director