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

  • NCAC Asks the Community to Give to #RaiseResilience on Giving Tuesday
    by Cynthia Griffiths on November 28, 2022 at 10:20 pm

    The future wellbeing of our country depends on how we support and invest in the next generation. NOVEMBER 28, 2022, WASHINGTON, DC — An alarming number of young people struggle with feelings of helplessness or depression, intensified by the pandemic as their experiences at home, school and in the community were altered by the past

  • NYLT Summer Registration Opens December 10th @ 10AM!
    by Melanie Anthony on November 27, 2022 at 4:12 pm

    Scouts ready to attend National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) are encouraged to sign up early. Recent courses have filled quickly. Registering as soon as the site opens could ensure a slot on the course of your choice. 2023 Course Schedule: 23-2: June 18 – 23 23-3: June 25 – 30 23-4: July 23 – 28

  • Troop 130 Host’s Senior Judge Barbara Milano Keenan
    by Ashante Corey-Bey on November 23, 2022 at 7:02 pm

    Scouts BSA Troop 130G, the first all-girl unit in the city of Alexandria, was honored this week to host Senior Judge Barbara Milano Keenan, US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, to discuss the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. During a Q&A, Keenan brought the Constitution directly to the Scouts with a case where

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