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

  • 50th Merit Badge Earned in Michael’s Woodshop
    by Dave Schneeman on December 4, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    In November, Cole S. of Troop 424 attended his second merit badge session in Michael’s Woodshop and completed all of the requirements to earn the Woodwork merit badge. He arrived well prepared with materials and project plans and was able to make a DVD/game storage console, two versions of a cell phone stand and a

  • Camp Snyder Campmasters – Join the Team!
    by Justin Day on December 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Calling all friends of Camp Snyder! Have you been out to Camp Snyder and met our amazing Camp Ranger, Ryan? Did you know that there is a group of volunteers who help Ryan take care of the camp each weekend? That group is the Camp Snyder Campmaster Corps. Each weekend, one member of the corps

  • Aquia Scouts BSA get “Back to Basics” at Fall Camporee
    by Mike Haas on November 2, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    Scouts get “Back to Basics” at the Aquia District Fall Camporee. On the weekend of October 15-17, 2021, 175 Scouts from ten Troops and seven Webelos Dens Aquia District gathered for a joint Camporee and Webelos-ree in Stafford County’s Curtis Memorial Park. The theme of the Fall Camporee was “Back to Scouting Basics”. In addition

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