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

  • Covid didn’t stop these Eagle Scouts
    by NCAC - ANNANDALE NEWS on July 1, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    Reposted from Annandale Today with permission. The Covid pandemic has been hard for everyone, and that includes members of Scout troops. Nevertheless, three members of Troop 1525, all graduating seniors, were recognized for attaining Eagle Scout status at a Court of Honor ceremony June 7. “We are calling them Covid Eagles because they all performed

  • Troop 492B’s First Eagle Scout!
    by Laura Browning on June 29, 2022 at 3:30 pm

    Troop 492B, founded in 2019, just had its first Eagle Scout pass his Board of Review on June 17th! Troop 492B, part of the White Oak District, is a small, but very active troop in Rockville, MD, and has earned JTE Gold every year since it started. Michael Browning joined the BSA as the small

  • Biking in paradise
    by Sara Dykstra on June 27, 2022 at 2:34 am

    Scouts from Troop 7227 on St. Croix, USVI organized a bike outing to assist members who are working on rank and merit badge requirements. They started at the Howard Wall camp and stopped for refreshments at the Southgate Coastal Reserve. Beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and cooling breezes welcomed the Scouts.

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