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).

We have now issued guidance for units on relaunching in-person activities and meetings. Please click here to learn more.

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Latest News

  • Camp Snyder’s Upcoming Space-tacular Summer
    by Camp Snyder on November 24, 2020 at 8:10 am

    Get ready to blast off for a space adventure at Camp Snyder this summer! Registration for Summer 2021 is now open. New in 2021! Camp Snyder will be offering a weeklong Merit Badge program for Scouts BSA in addition to its flagship Cub Scout programs. Cub Scout programs are open to Cub Scouts – rising

  • Michael’s Woodshop Welcomes New Youth Apprentices
    by Barb Perez on November 23, 2020 at 8:15 pm

      Michael’s Woodshop at Camp William B. Snyder is pleased to welcome its first two Youth Apprentices to the Woodshop Team. Brian Staton and Alexander Alvarez have recently completed training with their assigned mentor and are looking forward to providing assistance to the volunteer Shop Stewards during upcoming events. In particular, Brian and Alexander will

  • Giving Hope
    by Ryan H on November 23, 2020 at 3:50 pm

    To begin, I wanted to do something to help underprivileged people during these difficult times. Ultimately, this desire led me to provide emergency food assistance, build new garden planters, and upgrade HOPE for NOVA’s (a non-profit that serves underprivileged people) “Hope House” in Manassas. First, I began by communicating with the charity (Hope for NOVA,

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