Leadership opportunities abound for adult volunteers
Thanks to the dedication, passion and talent of community leaders, National Capital Area Council is able to provide our youth with world-class programs and opportunities for adventure. Our Council’s volunteers are organized into these committees:
- Activities & Civic Service—Responsible for coordinating large Council events and “Good Turns,” including the annual Scouting for Food drive.
- Advancement—Helps leaders understand and apply the advancement program in their local units, and coordinates Eagle Scout Boards of Review.
- Camping—Promotes outdoor adventure, especially at our Council’s camp properties: Goshen Scout Reservation, Camp William B. Snyder and Camp Howard M. Wall.
- Camp Properties Committee: The mission of the NCAC Properties Committee is to improve appearance, functionality, sustainability, and value of Goshen Scout Reservation, Camp William B. Snyder, and Camp Howard M. Wall.
- District Operations – Works in partnership with the leadership of the Council and its 23 districts to develop and deliver support and resources to all of the Scouting units and youth and adult members throughout the Council.
wment—The Endowment Committee ensures that there will always be funding available to support Scouting in the DC metro area.
High Adventure—Promotes use of Lenhok’sin and the National High Adventure Bases, as well as independent unit activities.
International Committee on Scouting—Serves as our link to Scouting programs around the world.
- Marketing Communications—Helps keep Council members and the community informed about Scouting activities and successes. Also publishes the Council’s newsletters, The Scouter Digest and Capital Comments.
- Membership—Helps new and existing units grow and reach underserved youth populations.
- Meritorious Awards—Recognizes Scouts and leaders for exceptional acts of heroism and Scout Spirit.
- Outdoor Ethics Committee-Advocates Outdoor Ethics, provides knowledge and resources, and offers Outdoor Ethics courses for both youth and adults.
- Program Impact—Provides leadership to the Council’s 23 districts.
- Relationships—Assists Scouting populations with unique needs.
- Training—Ensures every Scout has a trained leader, and all leaders have the training they need.
Want to learn how to be part of one of these committees, or have another way you would like to help Scouting? Contact us to learn more.