Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for American Legion Auxiliary Tar Heel Girls State?

Make contact with your local American Legion Auxiliary Unit or Post. A list of Units and Posts can be found here.

There is not an active American Legion Auxiliary Unit or American Legion Post in my area, what do I do?

Email us at Please provide the following information:

  • Your Full Name
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Full Name of High School and Physical Address
  • School Counselor's Name and Email Address

How long is ALA THGS?

Registration begins at noon on Sunday, June 14th and closing ceremonies begin at 10am on June 20th. Parents are invited to attend closing ceremonies and citizens will check out of the dorms upon conclusion of the ceremony.

What if I need to leave during the week?

Unfortunately if you need to leave early for any reason, you will not be allowed to return to campus and you will not receive your certificate of completion.

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