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

  • Adventures of Pack-Man and Newbie – Camp Site
    by Roger Claff on July 10, 2020 at 8:53 pm

    Adventures of Pack-Man and Newbie – Camp Site

  • Good Turn Weekend Aug. 1-2
    by Aaron Chusid on July 10, 2020 at 5:52 pm

    In this time of medical emergency, economic loss, and social distancing, it is more important than ever that Scouts show their commitment to helping others. Just as Scouts served in times of world war and those calls for sacrifice by the American people, Scouts and Scouting can now demonstrate their devotion to community service. Join

  • Public Health Merit Badge in the COVID Pandemic
    by Sara on July 10, 2020 at 5:13 pm

    To be perfectly honest, when I signed up for the online Public Health Merit Badge, I only wanted to get another merit badge towards Eagle. I thought “well, I suppose I’ll do it. I want more merit badges”. The funny thing is, sometimes the merit badges you think will be just something to earn end up

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