Town Champions 2024 – Gettysburg

Congratulations to our town champion!

Grant Ruma Elected Governor

Grant Ruma of Ft. Calhoun and Omaha’s Creighton Prep High School Elected 2024 Governor of Cornhusker Boys State.

Cornhusker Boys’ State Courts Hear Cases

On Friday the Cornhusker Boys’ State Supreme Court heard cases at the Nebraska State Capital in the Supreme Court chamber.

Governor Pillen Visits Boys State

Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen addressed Boys’ State and answered their questions.

National Guard Base Tour

Boys’ State went behind the scenes at the Nebraska National Guard.

City Election Results – 2024 Town Mayors

Sunday night, Cornhusker Boys’ State towns held elections to form their city government. Today, the new governments attended “how-to” workshops and a mock local government simulation.  These young leaders have shown dedication and promise in their roles, representing...

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2024 Boys Nation Senators

2024 Boys Nation Senators

Grant Ruma of Creighton Prep HS and Nicolai Khots of Elkhorn South HS selected to represent Cornhusker Boys State in Washington D.C.

Gubernatorial Debate – 2024

Gubernatorial Debate – 2024

Grant Ruma (Creighton Prep) and Luke Glasgow (Millard North) are the two finalists for Cornhusker Boys State Governor.

Boys and Girls State College Fair

Boys and Girls State College Fair

The college fair at Cornhusker Boys State and Cornhusker Girls State is filled with energy and excitement. Held annually on the University of Nebraska campus, it provides students a valuable opportunity to explore various colleges and universities. Booths line the...

Elections in Nebraska

Elections in Nebraska

Deputy Secretary of State Wayne Bena is in charge of elections in Nebraska. Secretary Bena spent an hour with the Cornhusker Boys' State delegates discussing the Secretary of State's mission to run professional elections in the state. Many contemporary issues were...

Primary Election Results 2024

Primary Election Results 2024

Congratulations to the winners of the primary elections for county and state offices (ex-Governor). Thank you to the volunteers from the Nebraska Secretary of State's office, the Nebraska Real Estate Commission office, and the student polling place workers! [gallery...

Casey Olson Named Editor-in-Chief

Casey Olson Named Editor-in-Chief

Casey Olson of Omaha (Millard West) was named Editor-in-Chief of the Cornhusker Boys' State Bulletin. The CBS Bulletin is a daily newspaper published during the American Legion Cornhusker Boys' State camp. Cornhusker Boys State is a nationally recognized youth civics...

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Pre-Primary Meetings & Campaigning

Pre-Primary Meetings & Campaigning

At Cornhusker Boys State, high school juniors from across Nebraska engage in a week-long immersion in civic education and political engagement. One of the program's most exciting aspects is the campaign process, where students vie for elected positions, including...

Political Party Directors Visit Boys State

Political Party Directors Visit Boys State

Executive directors of the Nebraska Democratic and Republican parties visited with Boys' State delegates. The directors outlined the planks of their platforms and took questions from the delegates.

College Fair 2023

College Fair 2023

Boys' and Girls State delegates had the opportunity to visit with area college representatives at the Cornhusker Boys' and Girl's State college fair. This year we had 17 institutions represented. [gallery...


The Bulletin has been the newspaper for Cornhusker Boys’ State for over 20 years! The Bulletin and its staff inform delegates on daily events each morning.

Champions Have Been Crowned!

Athletics have officially come to a close and sports champions have been crowned! At tomorrows graduation the overall athletic standings will be announced.

Championship Schedule Set for Friday!

Teams battled hard in pool play the first three days this week for the opportunity to compete for the coveted championship in their sport. After some impressive showings and some tie breakers to be figured out, the schedules are set and champions will be crowned...

Athletics Heat Up Another Degree on Day #3

The final seconds have ticked off the clock on day #3 here at Cornhusker Boys State and some great performances have really come out. We have seen many individuals throw dunks down, toss contested jump ball touchdowns from 30 plus yards, crank out massive home runs,...

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