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

  • Super – Supernova cohort: Pack 104 adds 4 more Supernovas
    by Kathy Nadherny on June 18, 2021 at 2:46 pm

    Congratulations to Pack 104 Webelos Sam Boyce, Reagan Lester, Ryan Parks, and Julian Price, on earning the Dr. Charles H Townes SuperNova award. After working on some Nova awards earlier in the year, Webelos from Pack 104 reached out to their counselor to start work on the Super Nova Award. In January, the four scouts

  • Goshen Venturing Guide!
    by Chris Warner on June 17, 2021 at 11:10 pm

    This is our comprehensive overview of the program we offer for Venturers at Camp Bowman at Goshen Scout Reservation. This document tells you what you need to know specific to how Venturers can utilize our program at Camp Bowman for their advancement and enjoyment. Camp Bowman Venturing Overview [PDF]

  • USPTO invites Scouts BSA to learn about Inventing
    by NCAC STEM on June 17, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    This summer, the United States Patent & Trademark Office will host a 2-day virtual event for Scouts BSA to earn the Inventing Merit Badge. This event is organized by the Eastern Regional Outreach Office at the USPTO, and several USPTO employees (now registered Merit Badge Counselors) who are volunteering! The USPTO’s Inventing Merit Badge program

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