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

  • Week 5 – Variety Week!
    by Mark Bruno on January 22, 2021 at 3:08 pm

    It’s been busy getting back to work and school, so I’m a little late getting this weeks guides posted – I apologize! There are a variety in the numbers and types of adventures for each rank – This week you’ll see that. Not every rank will have an adventure guide, but you can go back

  • The Importance of Bees
    by Robbie S on January 22, 2021 at 2:52 pm

    Robbie S. of Troop 2012 in Sterling, Virginia, had taken an interest in his father’s hobby as a beekeeper. Watching him work taught Robbie the importance of bees in the environment. He learned that bees and other pollinators are vital to plant reproduction and biodiversity. While learning more about these pollinators, he also learned that

  • Memories from University of Scouting
    by Abdul Rashid Abdullah on January 22, 2021 at 2:43 pm

    As we’re getting ready for this year’s University of Scouting – are you registered yet? – here are some of my favorite photos from last year’s UoS.   Messengers of Peace Course Participants   Met a Scouter from Australia who is now registered with NCAC The Abrahmic Faith Representatives from the New NCAC Religious Relationships

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