Welcome to the National Capital Area Council Boy Scouts!

National Capital Area Council, BSA delivers the promise of Scouting to youth in the Washington, D.C., metro area, including 16 counties in Maryland and Virginia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. citizens abroad in North and South America. Our programs teach young people to “be prepared!” for adventure, education, service, and leadership.

NCAC Response to COVID-19

As always, your safety and the safety of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. We know there are questions and concerns about how COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, could affect local Scouting programs in National Capital Area Council. Please know that we are monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 both locally and through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

For more information on planning in-person activities please visit our COVID-19 resource page.

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Latest News

  • Local Life Scout Mobilized his Community to Save Ukrainian Lives
    by Nicholas Flanigan on September 22, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    My name is Nicholas Flanigan and I am a Life Scout from Troop 160, located in Chantilly, VA. Soon after the war started, I mobilized our Troop and community to help meet overwhelming needs in medical supplies, baby items, and food for Ukraine. When the Russian invasion of Ukraine started in February 0f 2022, one

  • New Woodshop Volunteers and A Three-Year Service Award
    by Dave Schneeman on September 12, 2022 at 3:34 pm

    We are pleased to introduce the newest volunteers in Michael’s Woodshop. Alyssa and Teaghan have completed their training and have joined the team as Youth Assistants. In addition, we would like to recognize Dallas Cecil, a dedicated volunteer who has given three years of service in the woodshop. Michael’s Woodshop is run entirely through the

  • Camping Palooza is for All Scouts!
    by Cynthia Griffiths on September 8, 2022 at 4:49 pm

    Registration for Camping Palooza on Saturday, October 15, 2022 is OPEN! Camping Palooza is a day event at Camp William B. Snyder celebrating scouting in NCAC by showcasing favorite scouting activities. REGISTER: https://scoutingevent.com/082-CampingPalooza Camping Palooza is open to ALL ages of Scouts and Scouters so don’t miss it! From Cub Scouts to Eagles, Sea Scouts, Venture

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