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Colonial District


Colonial District–A Decade (and More) of Service

Serving Northern Virginia from the Potomac to the Occoquan River and I-95 East

Welcome to the Colonial District

Colonial District is part of the Virginia Central field service area in the National Capital Area Council. It is the home to 74 scouting units, serving over 2,300 youth in the areas of Alexandria, Lorton and Mt Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia. Additionally the Learning for Life program in the district has 3 units serving 38 members.


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Click Here for more information about going to the 2017 National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia


Merit Badge Jamboree is coming!

Register now for the Colonial District Jamboree at Bishop Ireton High School.

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Please consider supporting Friends of Scouting

It costs $200 to provide one year of quality programs for each Scout.

More than 82% of the Council budget goes toward program support that impacts the quality of every youth’s Scouting experience.

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Please attend Roundtable to learn the latest and greatest for events, training, and good times to be had by all!

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See our Training Page for new dates for Merit Badge Counselor Training and Scoutmaster Specific Training

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Pinewood Derby woodcut workshops are coming!

Once again Ace Hardware in Old Town Alexandria is generously supporting Colonial District’s Pinewood Derby racing efforts by hosting Woodcut Workshops at their store located at 809 South Washington Street in Old Town Alexandria

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Camp Cards are back!

The“Camp Card”fundraising program is back! This initiative is designed to help Scouts earn their way to Summer Camp and Day Camp. Units participating in the 2017 program will earn up to 50% commission,($2.50) on each $5 Camp Card they sell.

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