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 the District of Columbia, 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. Please know that we continue to monitor developments regarding COVID-19 both locally and through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For NCAC’s Post-COVID guidance, please visit our COVID-19 resource page.

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Latest News

  • Aquia District Scouts BSA Troop 1717B Scouts Brave Extreme Conditions for a Winter Adventure of a Lifetime!
    by Mike Haas on June 1, 2023 at 2:51 pm

    This epic Scouts BSA story begins back in December of 2021, when seven brave adventurers, all Scouts from Troop 1717B, sponsored by Hartwood Presbyterian Church, signed up for the trek of a lifetime to the legendary “Great White North.” The Northern Tier High Adventure winter camp “Okpik” was the destination, located at the Charles L.

  • Former Explorer, Now Officer, Forms a New Post
    by Cynthia Griffiths on May 31, 2023 at 12:49 pm

      Post 1910 at their recent inaugural banquet. Gerson Cruz participated in Scouting as an Explorer in Prince George’s Police Department. After he graduated, he was hired by the neighboring police department in Mount Rainier, where he founded an Exploring Post. “Being an Explorer for Post 600 in Prince George’s County really showed me what

  • Eagle Scout Project Retires Over 2,000 American Flags
    by Ashante Corey-Bey on May 30, 2023 at 10:58 pm

    Austin Snip teamed up with Gold Star Post 191 to meet a need in his community. He had a prior relationship with the Post, which is the Chartered Organization for Sea Scout Ship 1191, and they shared that they had a surplus of U.S. flag donations. Since they wanted to retire the flags but didn’t

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