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

  • STEM Scouts have a Blast in the Woodshop!
    by NCAC STEM on December 4, 2022 at 12:38 am

    Have you ever heard of BlastCars? They have been around for years as Scouts BSA programs, and sometimes dubbed the “older kid Pinewood Derby Cars”. The real difference? Their dimensions are a bit larger and above all they are powered by a C02 cartridge! Today, middle STEM Scouts have a 4 meeting module, where they

  • 2022 International Peace Light Ceremony – December 10 at 2pm
    by Todd Christian on November 30, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    The NCAC International Committee invites all Scouts, Scouters, and their families and friends to receive the 2022 International Peace Light at the Marriot Scout Service Center on Saturday December 10 at 2 pm. Candles will be available on site for your family to participate in the ceremony. If your family would like to take the

  • NCAC Asks the Community to Give to #RaiseResilience on Giving Tuesday
    by Cynthia Griffiths on November 28, 2022 at 10:20 pm

    The future wellbeing of our country depends on how we support and invest in the next generation. NOVEMBER 28, 2022, WASHINGTON, DC — An alarming number of young people struggle with feelings of helplessness or depression, intensified by the pandemic as their experiences at home, school and in the community were altered by the past

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