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

  • Thank You To Our Friends of Scouting!
    by Aaron Chusid on April 19, 2021 at 3:21 pm

    Thank you to all the Scouting families and volunteers who have made an investment in Scouting by supporting NCAC’s Friends of Scouting Campaign! Your contribution ensures that we can keep Scouting strong in our communities for more than 60,000 local participants. Friends of Scouting gifts go towards “behind the scenes” expenses throughout the year that

  • Camp Snyder Merit Badge Week Class Registration is Open
    by Craig Weston on April 19, 2021 at 12:48 pm

    Hey Scouts and Scouters! You can now pick your classes for the 48 Merit Badges to be offered at Camp Snyder during the Scouts BSA Week from July 18th to 24th. You can participate as an overnight camper or as a day camper to earn your merit badges! Plus, there are fun activities like swimming,

  • 13 Year Old Eagle Scout To Be Honored On April 24th
    by Lindsay Cephas on April 14, 2021 at 2:47 pm

    On Saturday, August 22, 2020, Micah of Troop 1237, passed his Eagle Scout Rank Board of Review and achieved his goal of becoming a 13 year old Eagle Scout. Micah not only earned the honor by completing the project, providing countless hours of community service, and displaying leadership, but he also earned twice as many merit

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