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

  • Save the Dates: Goshen Staff Alumni Service Weekends
    by Goshen Scout Reservation on March 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Goshen Staff Alumni, mark your calendars! The Goshen Staff Alumni Association is hosting two service weekends this spring to help get Goshen back into shape for Summer 2021! The dates for the service weekends are April 30 – May 2 and May 14 – 16. Service weekends are open to staff alumni from any Goshen

  • Bears Enjoy Their Baloo the Builder Adventure
    by Dave Schneeman on March 5, 2021 at 4:39 pm

    In February, Bears from Pack 1601 had a great time completing their Baloo the Builder Adventure in Michael’s Woodshop. This activity was specifically developed for Bear Dens and provided the Bears with the opportunity to complete all of the requirements of the adventure: The Bears actively participated in a discussion about shop and tool safety.

  • Scout Builds Raspberry Pi Computers For Eagle Project
    by Lindsay Cephas on March 4, 2021 at 6:04 pm

    Summitted by: Kellen Meymarian For my Eagle Scout project, I wanted to encourage students to consider STEM jobs by exposing them to professionals they might otherwise not get to meet. My goal was to create a free publicly available STEM Video Library so that professionals can share their experiences and encourage today’s students to consider

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