Category: Council News

Health & Safety Notice: Camp Ross Weeks 3-4

Recently a food service worker from Camp Ross was diagnosed with hepatitis A. While the risk to campers and parents is low, out of an abundance of caution we wanted to inform units present at camp July 10-18, 2016. Please read this hepatitis A fact sheet. From the Hepatitis A Fact Sheet: Recently, a food service worker […]

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Support Our Council with Amazon Smile

Here’s a quick and easy way to support Scouting in our Council: use AmazonSmile when you do your online shopping! When you #StartWithaSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to NCAC. To get started you have to select NCAC as your chosen organization and start your shopping (or switch over before checkout) at smile.amazon.com. Even […]

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Lion Pilot Training

Lion Pilot Training 8:30-10:30 am Available Dates Saturday, July 16, 23, 30, August 6 NCAC is conducting training for Pack Lion Guides, District Lion Coordinators and anyone interested or involved with the new Lion Pilot.  The material will include the required training from the BSA along with information about the pilot that has been made […]

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Announcing Camp Properties Committee

  The mission of the NCAC Camp Properties Committee is to improve the appearance, functionality, sustainability, and value of Goshen Scout Reservation, Camp William B. Snyder, and Camp Howard M. Wall.    In cooperation with NCAC staff and other committees, Camp Properties Committee volunteers carry out initiatives in five main areas:  Property Administration (plans, policies, budgets), […]

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Scouts in the News: Muslim Scouts pursue an American tradition

The Washington Post featured an amazing article today that follows Scouts from the ADAMS Islamic Center as they go camping, work on merit badges, and discuss what it means to be Muslims in America. From the article: “Scouting embodies a tradition of self-reliance and social improvement that migrated from Britain more than a century ago. Norman Rockwell […]

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Spring Edition of the Scouter Digest Now Available

LIONS are coming to NCAC! In this issue learn more about this exciting pilot program, plus meet the #myNCAC executive board and new NOESA and Silver Beaver award recipients!  Click here to check it out Thank you to our Sponsors: The Adventure Park at Sandy Springs School – https://sandyspringadventurepark.org/ Awesomecon – http://www.awesome-con.com/ Aquatic Adventures – […]

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2016-2017 Program Calendar

The NCAC 2016-2017 Calendar is now available! Click here to download

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Boy Scouts in Virgin Islands Newspaper

Boy Scouts Steers Youth on Path to Success By Markida Scotland [The following article originally appeared in the St. Croix Avis on February 28-29, 2016] ST. CROIX — The Boy Scouts of America has been dedicated to keeping young boys off the streets, teaching them civic mindedness and leadership skills in various fun and educational ways. The […]

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NCAC Welcomes New Board Members

National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA) elected seven new executive board members at its annual meeting earlier this month. The new board members will serve the Council for the next year, during which the new theme “Prepared. For Leadership.” will be celebrated. “We are thrilled to have these outstanding leaders on our […]

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Winter Scouter Digest

The Winter Scouter Digest is now available! Click HERE to view online. In this issue: Scouting for Food results, local Scouts earn heroism medals, Travel through Time at Camp Snyder, and more! #myNCAC #ScoutsLead

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