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

  • Meet 2021 NOESA Honoree Patrick Wojahn
    by Lindsay Cephas on May 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Patrick Wojahn has served as the Mayor of College Park, Maryland, for the past five years. He ran for mayor in 2015 after serving for 8 years on the City Council in order to help College Park realize its unfulfilled promise of becoming a top-tier college town. Under Patrick’s leadership, College Park was named by

  • Meet 2021 NOESA Honoree Charles Charpentier
    by Lindsay Cephas on May 13, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Charles “Chuck” Charpentier has been a partner in Troutman Pepper’s Finance and Restructuring Group since joining the firm in October 2016.  He focuses on lender side commercial financing transactions for early, middle and late-stage technology companies that specialize in, among other things, life sciences, biotechnology, information technology, hardware, software, SaaS, social media, cloud computing, medical

  • Meet 2021 Silver Beaver Recipient Carol Brown
    by Lindsay Cephas on May 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Carol is a volunteer instructor for Fairfax County’s Community Emergency Response Team.  She also works with the Office of Emergency Management as an outreach educator for their Community Emergency Response Guide. Carol volunteers with the Northern Virginia Audubon Society and the Fish and Wildlife Service as an ornithologist and wildlife biologist.  At the 2017 National

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