July 12th-15th, 2021






Due to the corona virus, the ALA Girls State will be held virtually.  Once you have been accepted, you will receive the information for the program.

F0R 2021 ONLY:  Due to the corona virus there was no 2020 program.  We will therefore accept seniors to the program as well as juniors. 

Monday - Wednesday     8:00 am – 4:00 pm 


Thursday:                         8:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The American Legion Auxiliary is the sponsor of the program and will cover the $100 fee.
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Towns & Cities

There are two towns and two cities that make up ALA Laurel Girls State!  Each town or city is named after a prominent figure in Connecticut politics or Connecticut History!


Laurel Girls State has hosted speakers from all branches of government (executive, legislative, judicial) and all levels (local, state, federal).   ALALGS has been visited by  Former Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Mayor Erin Stewart as well as other successful women legislators!

Online Orientation

In addition to the program there will be a virtual orientation so that all the delegates will be prepared and meet the staff.


More information coming soon!​

Our Staff

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Connecticut has assembled a great commission and staff.  Learn more about our staff by clicking below!

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Our Parties

At ALA Laurel Girls State, we have two parties: The Nationalists and the Federalists.  Each party is tasked with voting on leadership, platform, and candidates for state-wide office.