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 the District of Columbia, 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.

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NCAC Response to COVID-19

As always, your safety and the safety of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. Please know that we continue to monitor developments regarding COVID-19 both locally and through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For NCAC’s Post-COVID guidance, please visit our COVID-19 resource page.


Latest News

  • Scouting C.A.R.E.S Closed Out the Year with a Tent Pitching Event!
    by Mickey Nemier on June 21, 2024 at 7:11 pm

    On June 3rd, the field at Suitland Elementary School transformed into a bustling campground as the Scouting C.A.R.E.S students embarked on an exciting outdoor activity. The air was filled with laughter, enthusiasm, and the rustle of nylon as young explorers gathered for their tent-pitching day! Students learned all about outdoor living, learning the ins and

  • This Scout’s Concern for his Grandmother Saved her Life!
    by Mickey Nemier on June 21, 2024 at 1:32 pm

    The Medal of Merit may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed a rare or exceptional act of service that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others. At the National Capital Area Council Court of Honor held on June 2, 2024, Thomas (TJ) D. was awarded

  • This Scout’s Quick Thinking Saved a Man from a House Fire!
    by Mickey Nemier on June 17, 2024 at 1:42 pm

    The National Certificate of Merit may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed a significant act of service that is deserving of special national recognition. Congratulations to Amy E. on earning the Certificate of Merit for saving a sleeping homeowner from a house fire! Amy was walking her dog in

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