2013 Boys Nation Agenda

2013 American Legion Boys Nation Agenda (subject to change)

Friday, July 19

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Delegate arrival
6:30 – 8:00 pm Section Meetings
8:15 – 9:45 pm Political Party Receptions and Ice Cream Social

 

Saturday, July 20

8:00 – 9:00 am Welcome Assembly and General Orientation
9:00 – 10:15 am Oath of Office and Assembly Speaker: Louis Celli, Director, Legislative Division
10:15 am – noon Legislative Assembly and Orientation
1:15 – 4:00 pm Party Conventions
4:00 – 5:00 pm Senate Committees
6:00 – 9:00 pm First American Legion Boys Nation Senate Session
9:00 – 9:45 pm American Legion Boys Nation Senate Committees
10:00 – 11:00 pm Section Meetings

 

Sunday, July 21

8:00 – 9:00 am American Legion Boys Nation Memorial Service presided by Ronald Derrick (ID), National Chaplain, The American Legion
9:00 – 11:30 am American Legion Boys Nation Senate Session
12:15 – 3:30 pm Party Conventions
5:00 – 7:00 pm “Legion Night” dinner and program at Greenbelt Legion Post #136 with keynote speaker: James E. “Jim” Koutz (IN), National Commander, The American Legion
7:30 – 9:00 pm Tour of National Mall – Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Wall, Korean War Memorial
10:00 – 11:00 pm Section Meetings
   

 

Monday, July 22

8:45 – 11:30 am Arlington National Cemetery visit and wreath presentation at the Tomb of Unknowns
11:30 am – noon Visit to Iwo Jima Memorial
1:15 – 5:00 pm Party Conventions
6:00 – 9:45 pm Party Conventions
10:00 – 11:00 pm Section Meetings

 

Tuesday, July 23

8:45 am American Legion National Headquarters office tour and staff briefing
1:15 – 3:00 pm American Legion Boys Nation Senate Session
3:00 – 5:00 pm Candidates Debate (live-stream webcast on www.legiontv.org)
6:30 – 9:30 pm American Legion Boys Nation Elections (live-stream webcast on www.legiontv.org)
10:00 – 11:00 pm Section Meetings

 

Wednesday, July 24

8:15 am Boys Nation President and Vice President Inauguration – Honorable Alan G. Lance (Past National Commander of The American Legion) presiding American Legion Boys Nation Senate Session/Committees
1:15 - 2:15 pm Visit to WWII Memorial
2:45 – 5:00 pm American Legion Boys Nation Senate Session / Committees
6:45 pm Twilight Tattoo - Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
9:00 pm American Legion Boys Nation Senate Committees/Session
10:00 – 11:00 pm Section Meetings

 

Thursday, July 25

8:00 am – 4:15 pm Visit to Capitol Hill for appointments with U.S. Senators
6:00 – 7:30 pm Assembly Speaker: Nesse Goden, Holocaust Survivor
7:45 – 9:45 pm Senate Committees
10:00 – 11:00 pm Section Meetings

 

Friday, July 26

8:00 – 11:30 am American Legion Boys Nation Closing Senate Session
1:00 – 5:00 pm Activity TBD
6:30 – 7:45 pm Banquet Dinner
8:00 - 9:30 pm Graduation and Farewell Assembly (live-stream webcast on www.legiontv.org)
10:00 pm - midnight Section Meetings