Oklahoma Girls State 2021 Update for Units:

We are looking forward to hosting the 2021 American Legion Auxiliary Oklahoma Girls State session this year. 

Due to the pandemic, we are currently working with the university and the Department to determine how we will be allowed to proceed for the session.  In January 2021, a decision will be made on whether the program will be in-person or virtual.  This decision will impact the number of delegates units are permitted to send and the cost of attendance. 

As soon as this decision is made, a notification will be sent to the American Legion Auxiliary Units.  

We are committed to hosting a 2021 session and will make the best of either scenario. Thank you for your continued patience during this time.

Jennifer Shaw


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ALA Oklahoma Girls State

American Legion Auxiliary Oklahoma Girls State is a premier program for young ladies across the state of Oklahoma. During this weeklong summer camp, delegates create and operate city, county and state governments, while developing leadership skills and an appreciation of their rights as a citizen.

ALA Oklahoma Girls State participants run for office, learn public speaking skills, create and enforce laws and actively participate in all phases of creating and running a working government. 

ALA Oklahoma Girls State was first held in 1940 and has been conducted annually by the American Legion Auxiliary, except for two years during World War II.

ALA Oklahoma Girls State was the first in the nation to have its educational program accredited. Since its inception, more than 30,000 girls have received this valuable citizenship training in Oklahoma.

Click the button below for a glimpse into the 2019 session of ALA Oklahoma Girls State. The Girls Stater is a publication created by the elected city reporters for the week of ALA Oklahoma Girls State.