FOBS Programs & Events

All programs and events relating to the Friends of Boys State network and Palmetto Boys State.

Project 1000

Project 1000

“Project 1000″ is an initiative born out of the Palmetto Boys State’s staff’s belief that our program has a significant and sometimes life changing impact on the young men who participate. At our annual Planning Conference in January of 2010, the staff overwhelmingly approved an plan to raise the number of citizens who attend Palmetto Boys State to 1000 within five years. In order to reach this goal, we have outlined a three-pronged strategy. First, we are committed to increasing...

Read More

Ten Year Plan

Ten Year Plan

By 2016, FOBS goal is to accept $1,000,000 in contributions. Our objective is to independently sustain the Palmetto Boys State Program!

Read More

Short-Term Fundraiser :: Columbia Bus Trip

Short-Term Fundraiser :: Columbia Bus Trip

We all remember how important the trip to Columbia is for every Citizen of Palmetto Boys State. FOBS needs to annually raise $10,000 for the bus trip to Columbia for the inauguration of our constitutional officers at the state...

Read More

Director’s Letter

If you are reading this letter, then you most likely have some connection with Palmetto Boys State. Either you are a PBS alum, or perhaps you had a son, brother, or spouse who attended. Whatever the reason, it is likely you have experienced or have been affected by the impact this one week has had on you or someone close to you. Friends of Boys State was established in 1988, in part to make sure Palmetto Boys State can continue its tradition of excellence in fulfilling our mission...

Read More