2024 Quick Facts

Dates: June 23 – 28, 2024

Location: Central Washington University, Ellensburg

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current high school junior 
  • Resident of Washington state

Other Benefits:

  • Scholarships available
  • Opportunity to attend ALA Girls Nation 
  • College credits available (click here for more info; girls who attend will also be given additional information during the week)

Application Deadline: June 23, 2024

Registration Fee Deadline: June 23 , 2024

Cost: $520 per student

ALA Evergreen Girls State is committed to allowing every interested young woman to attend, regardless of financial situation. We have multiple financing options to choose from:

  1. Independent Enrollment: Applicants pay the full $520 cost to attend. They will participate in a short phone call to verify eligibility.
  2. Sponsored Enrollment (*Default*): Applicants will be interviewed and sponsored by a local American Legion Auxiliary Unit. Sponsoring Units will pay $320.00 of the tuition cost. Applicants may be requested to attend a Unit meeting the following Fall to share information about their experience at ALA Evergreen Girls State with their sponsor. We will assist with locating a Unit to be your sponsor.
  3. Full Financial Aid: Applicants will be interviewed and sponsored by a local American Legion Auxiliary Unit. Sponsoring Units will pay the full cost to attend ($520). Applicants may be requested to attend a Unit meeting the following Fall to share information about their experience at ALA Evergreen Girls State with their sponsor. We will assist with locating a Unit to be your sponsor.

The tuition cost covers 6 nights of room and board plus all meals and a week full of educational programming (and fun!).