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Solar Eclipse 2017
August 21, 2017 | 11AM – 3:30PM
Camp Snyder in Haymarket, VA

The DC Metropolitan area of our Council will be able to witness a partial solar eclipse during the afternoon of Monday, August 21, 2017. The solar eclipse describes the moon blocking the light of the sun from reaching the earth when the moon is aligned between the sun and the earth. To celebrate the viewing, NCAC is hosting a Solar Eclipse activity day at Camp Snyder on August 21 from 11AM – 3:30PM. Read more about the activities and the unique BSA 2017 Solar Eclipse patch that Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers may earn here:

Cub Scouts STEM Day Camp

July 24 – 27, 2017
Camp Snyder in Haymarket, VA
Cub Scouts will explore hydraulics, 3D printing, and soldering, while also enjoying the shooting sports and aquatics outdoors at Snyder! Cub Scouts may earn 2 of the Nova Awards through their STEM explorations as well as a rank-related adventure. Don’t miss it! This is a co-ed program  – registration is open to all cub scouts and cub-age siblings. :

STEM Challenges at Goshen
July 23-29, 2017
Goshen Scout Reservation in Goshen, VA
Do you want to build your own drone? Join the STEM Challenges Week 3 or 6 at Goshen.  Youth will participate in COPE, learn to weld, use a 3D printer, and finally, build their own quadcopter!
Open to girl & boy youth ages 10+. More info here: