The National Capital Area Council is pleased to announce Stuart Goins as the new Director of Field Services effective May 1, 2023. Since 2021, Goins has served as the Scout Executive/CEO of Tuscarora Council in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Previously, he was the Director of Field Service for Quivira Council in Wichita, Kansas from 2019 to […]
Category: Council News
Report to the Nation 2023
The National Capital Area Council, BSA (NCAC) is honored to have been chosen to support the 2023 Report to the Nation. As part of this outstanding opportunity, Scouts from the NCAC will be selected to be part of the delegation making the formal presentation of the report to the Clerk of the House of Representatives […]
Local Boy Scout Council Welcomes New Scout Executive/CEO
Mario Perez Heads National Capital Area Council, BSA JANUARY 5, 2023, WASHINGTON, DC — The National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (NCAC) is pleased to announce Mario Perez as Scout Executive/CEO as of January 1, 2023. Craig Poland, the former CEO and Scout Executive, retired on December 31, 2022. Since 2019, Perez served […]
Announcing Internet Advancement 2.0
The BSA announced they will soon be releasing Internet Advancement 2.0 (formerly referred to as “Scoutbook Lite”). This will impact all Packs, Troops, Crews, and Ships currently reporting advancement via Internet Advancement. Exploring Posts will continue using Internet Advancement 1.0. This upgrade will provide a web based interface better designed to function on any platform, […]
Gone Home: NCAC Celebrates the Life of John Leonard Wolfgang, Jr.
It is with great sadness that the NCAC family acknowledges the loss of John Leonard Wolfgang, Jr. John was Chairman of the NCAC Shooting Sports Committee and led a significant quality improvement effort in BSA Shooting Sports training and safety at both the Council and National level. He was also a leader in many other committees […]
The Scouter Digest Is Now Online!
The Scouter Digest has gone digital! As of March 1st, you can find it online at WeOwnAdventure.com. There, you’ll find the same great Scouter stories and content that you’ve come to depend upon, but in a more convenient and regularly updated format. “We know young people and their families love Scouting, and now they have […]
We Need 5 Seconds of Video!
We need 5 seconds of video from you! (Well, actually, probably more like 2 seconds…) We need you to deliver a hearty “Welcome to Washington, DC,” into the camera and send it to us. It can be in front of a monument, at a campsite, in your backyard, with friends, or just you…however and wherever […]
Scouts BSA Do’s and Don’ts
Scouts BSA do’s and don’ts Do … reiterate that as our organization welcomes families, boys and girls to our programs, the name of our organization remains the same. We are the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Our mission — preparing young people for life — hasn’t changed and is found in all our programs: Cub Scouts Boy […]
What’s the difference between Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA?
This goes way beyond blue vs. khaki. The difference between Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA encompasses critical categories like unit structure, leadership, parental involvement, advancement and camping. Both programs are built on Scouting’s time-tested values. That’s evidenced by the fact that members of both programs recite the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Beyond that, though, you’ll […]
What Venturers and Sea Scouts need to know about joining Scouts BSA
Consider this getting the best of both worlds. When the Scouts BSA program launches on Friday, Feb. 1, girls already in Venturing or Sea Scouting can join a Scouts BSA troop without paying a second membership fee. That means they’ll experience the excitement of Scouts BSA without having to give up the high-adventure fun and […]