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

  • Webelos Camp Update
    by Aaron Chusid on May 7, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    The weather is getting warmer, the cicadas are getting louder, and we’re getting ready for an amazing summer of Outdoor Adventure at Goshen Scout Reservation! As we approach the beginning of the camping season, however, we have had to make a difficult decision about this summer. After consultation with our Council’s VP of Outdoor Adventure

  • Meet 2021 Silver Beaver Recipient Anna MacPhail
    by Lindsay Cephas on May 6, 2021 at 4:51 pm

    Ann is a proud graduate of Mount Holyoke College and the University of Southern California’s School of Dentistry.  There she worked with the children’s mobile dental clinic, and is a founding member and director of the USC SoCal VoCals, a cappella group.  She completed a general practice residency at Los Angeles County and USC and

  • Meet 2021 Silver Beaver Recipient Richard Harrington
    by Lindsay Cephas on May 3, 2021 at 2:03 am

    Rich first joined Scouting as an 8th grader in Chicago’s suburbs in Troop 223 in the Calumet Council.  Rich was an active Scout and achieved Eagle Scout.  He enjoyed his time as a member of an Outdoor Adventure Exploring Post. Rich was active with the Order of the Arrow in the Michigamea Lodge.  He served

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