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NCAC_Membership_FlyerWe all want Scouting to continue to inspire youth to live lives of leadership and service for generations to come.

National Capital Area Council’s Membership Committee is here to help make that possible. We provide the tools, training and other resources you need to recruit new members and introduce them to the world of Scouting.

For more information on recruiting and membership, contact Vice President of Membership Dave Nagel.

Membership Committee News

Next Membership Committee meeting is coming up

Our Council’s Membership Committee meets on the third Monday of every month.

Location: Marriott Scout Service Center, 9190 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM

For more information, contact Don Kilgore.

Have you hosted a Join Scout Night yet?


It’s not too late to get families excited about Scouting! Our Packs do amazing things, so let’s be sure they let everyone know with a Join Scout Night!

District Commissioners, District Chairs, Membership Chairs ACCs, AVPs and professional staff have boxes packed with great items that help get new families excited about joining Scouts. If you still have some left — or if you need one — your District Executive can work with you to be sure that they all get where where they need to be. If you are unsure who to contact, send an email to


Training is available to help your unit run a successful Join Scout Night! To attend a class contact your District Membership Chair or local District Executive to find a course near you. If you are unsure who to contact, send an email to

For a great introduction to your training, watch the Cub Hub Anthem video.



The Membership Committee has a wide range of resources available to help in your recruitment efforts. These include:

Relationships Committee

The Council Relationships Committee serves to promote Scouting programs to all religious organizations within the council and encourage them to organize new Scouting units. Other responsibilities of the committee are to:

NCAC Vice President, Relationships Committee: Rev. Robert Chance
NCAC Staff Adviser for Relationships Committee: James Hamlin, 301-214-9130.