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

  • Save the Dates: Goshen 2023
    by Goshen Scout Reservation on August 16, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    Save the dates for Goshen Scout Reservation Summer 2023! We will be offering five weeks of summer camps at all three Scouts BSA resident camps – Bowman, Marriott, and Olmsted. Camp Ross will again be running six weeks. Lenhok’sin High Adventure will be offering five weeks of backpacking program and river trekking program. Stay tuned

  • Goshen Family Camp & Merit Badge Make-ups
    by Goshen Scout Reservation on August 14, 2022 at 11:34 pm

    New for one time only, Goshen Scout Reservation will be offering merit badge make-ups alongside favorite Labor Day Family Camp activities, like boating, swimming, hiking, archery, and the Giant Swing. Bring your partial merit badge records and finish up your merit badges from the summer with the Goshen camp staff. We will have counselors from

  • Troop 1920’s three new Eagles, and its’ Significant Number
    by Cassidy P on August 9, 2022 at 1:46 am

    On February 1, 2019, girls were officially allowed to join the Boy Scouts of America’s Scouts BSA program. Since then, there have been 3 female eagle scouts in the Seneca District and all 3 of them have come from our troop! For our troop, we chose troop number 1920 because it was the year women

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