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

  • Eagle Scout Sends 168 Bikes to Sierra Leone
    by Lindsay Cephas on January 18, 2022 at 11:17 pm

    Manav G. of Troop 1983 grew up in India. There he saw extreme poverty first-hand, with families begging in the street to feed their children, and the daily struggles of the people were impoverished. As a result, when he moved to America at age 9, Manav was struck by the luxuries and privileges that many

  • Celebrating Our 1000th Pinewood Derby Car!
    by Dave Schneeman on January 18, 2022 at 3:54 pm

    On January 8, 2022 Xander, a Bear from Pack 858 attended a Pack Pinewood Derby Session and created the 1000th pinewood derby car in Michael’s Woodshop! Xander started by creating his own car design. With assistance from shop volunteer “Mr. Gene” Lockhart, he then cut, sanded and added weights to his car. The end result

  • Save the Date: Goshen Staff Alumni Spring Service Weekend
    by Goshen Scout Reservation on January 13, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Goshen Staff Alumni, mark your calendars! The Goshen Staff Alumni Association is hosting a service weekend this spring to get Goshen ready for Summer 2022! The dates for the service weekend are May 13 – 15. Service weekends are open to staff alumni from any Goshen camp and any of their friends and family, ages

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