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

  • Aquia Scouts BSA get “Back to Basics” at Fall Camporee
    by Mike Haas on November 2, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    Scouts get “Back to Basics” at the Aquia District Fall Camporee. On the weekend of October 15-17, 2021, 175 Scouts from ten Troops and seven Webelos Dens Aquia District gathered for a joint Camporee and Webelos-ree in Stafford County’s Curtis Memorial Park. The theme of the Fall Camporee was “Back to Scouting Basics”. In addition

  • Sea Scouts Safety @ Sea 2021
    by ROBERT SNIP on November 2, 2021 at 1:45 pm

    It is called “the best kept secret of the BSA” and it is Sea Scouts BSA. On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Life Scout Austin, an ASPL from Troop 447, visited the “Safety @ Sea 2021” event by the Coast Guard Auxiliary at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, MD. Ever since Austin had seen

  • Aspiring Eagle Overhauls 9/11 Monument To Inspire Her Community
    by Christian Englehardt on October 29, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Megan M. was introduced to Scouting by her younger Cub Scout brothers. She first joined BSA as a Venturer, then, on February 1, 2019, joined Scouts BSA Troop 164 and rose to Star within eight months. Now, after an additional year of work, her Eagle Project is finally completed. On the tenth anniversary of the

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