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.

Need help finding a Scouting unit? No problem!

Looking for Rechartering Information? Click here!

Latest News

  • June Council Wide Virtual Roundtable, Wednesday, June 15, 2022
    by Jeffrey M Schweiger on May 25, 2022 at 2:50 am

    The next NCAC Council Wide Virtual Roundtable will be held Wednesday evening, June 15, 2022 from 7:30PM to 8:30PM via Zoom. The Zoom room will open at 7:15PM. Plenary Session Topic: Adult & Youth Training Trends Guest Speakers: Danielle Ballantine – BSA National Territory 12 Training Coordinator Tom DiMisa, NCAC Training Committee Chair Chris Cooper

  • Sign Up Today For The 2023 National Jamboree!
    by Alexandria Keenan on May 25, 2022 at 2:15 am

    The 2023 National Jamboree Registration is OPEN! Sign up today for the 2023 Jamboree scheduled for July 19-28, 2023. Scouting as we know it has taken a bit of a turn over the last couple years. We are excited to announce that the National Jamboree will return to the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve in 2023!

  • Register Today For Powder Horn 2022
    by Christopher Cooper on May 24, 2022 at 11:32 pm

    The Powder Horn course is designed to help the unit by introducing youth and adult Scouting Leaders to safely conducted outdoor/high-adventure activities of a fun and challenging nature. The course provides an introduction to the resources needed to lead youth through successfully a program of outdoor adventure and is based upon giving participants an exposure

Read more Scouting news!

Programs

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime when you join fun programs.

Outdoors

Start exploring the exciting world of Scouting.

Activities

Discover an awesome place where young men and women can learn, lead, grow and participate.