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 2023 Summer Camp Webinar: Scouts BSA
    by NCAC Camping Department on March 23, 2023 at 2:04 pm

    March 21, 2023: Scouts BSA Summer Camp Missed the webinar? You can view a recording of it below.  In this webinar, learn about the different summer camp options available for both Troops and individuals (aka provisional Scouts) at the various camps around NCAC – from Thurmont, MD to Haymarket, VA to Goshen, VA –

  • Scout Reach Camp Days in the US Virgin Islands
    by Cynthia Griffiths on March 21, 2023 at 1:15 pm

    Scouts from Claude O’Markoe School in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) visited Camp Wall as part of NCAC’s Scout Reach program. Although the school is for 1st – 5th graders, most of the Cub Scouts are in third and fourth grade. During the camp days, the Scouts did some fun outdoor group games and kids

  • Pinewood Derby Excitement at Scouting Cares
    by Cynthia Griffiths on March 20, 2023 at 7:31 pm

    Through NCAC’s Scouting Cares program, we conducted Pinewood Derby races in early February with both the 1st and 3rd grades at Suitland Elementary School.   Scouts were given precut Pinewood Derby cars in the shape of wedges then Scouts spent two meetings completing their cars. Weights were offered and they could decide exactly how to

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