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).

We have now issued guidance for units on relaunching in-person activities and meetings. Please click here to learn more.

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Latest News

  • Adventure Talks
    by John Blackwell on July 3, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    Join us every Tuesday at 7PM as we host conversations with adventurers! Adventure Talks are a webinar series to bring the illustrious and exciting adventures that Scouts take to you! Scouts have explored the deep ocean, the corners of the earth, and space. This series of talks features presentations and panels about Philmont, the Appalachian

  • MSSC Reopening on July 6!
    by Aaron Chusid on July 2, 2020 at 8:10 pm

      Here’s some good news to get you in the mood for fireworks: the Marriott Scout Service Center will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, 2020! We will be opening in phases, so there will be limited staff support during this time. There will be someone at the front desk to assist with

  • Family-Fun-Flag-Fourth Schedule Announced!
    by Sean Byrne on July 1, 2020 at 2:47 pm

    The Family-Fun-Flag-Fourth is just a few days away and we can’t wait! Flags are FUN! Do you love flags? Join us on Facebook July 4th for an awesome day of flag themed activities. Be part of the action: Most every rank has an activity or adventure involving a flag ceremony or learning about flags. (Cub

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