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Youth Protection 2.0

Dear Scouting Friends: Over the decades, the Boy Scouts of America has been a leader in developing training and policies designed to keep young people safe. These comprehensive policies were considered groundbreaking when they were developed and soon became the standard used by other organizations for safeguarding youth. But when it comes to the safety […]

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Marriott Scout Service Center Parking Lot Resurfacing

UPDATE: Due to weather-related issues, resurfacing has been delayed. Please continue to exercise caution when entering or exiting the parking areas. On Monday, March 19th we will begin to resurface the parking lot surrounding the Marriott Scout Service Center (MSSC). The project is scheduled to be finished by Friday, March 23rd, with line painting set […]

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NCAC Mourns the Passing of Past Council President, Togo D. West Jr.

Former National Capital Area Council President Togo D. West Jr. has passed away. He was 75. Mr. West began his career as an electrical engineer, but soon found a passion for the practice of law and public service. After completing his legal education, he joined the army where he was a lawyer in the Judge […]

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We’ve received word that a small number of you have recently experienced problems registering for events. Users have reported that the site was blocked, and that messages, similar to the following, were popping-up in their browsers: uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown. The […]

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Roaring Success; Lions Becomes Full Part of Cub Scouts

On the heels of a successful pilot that introduced new families to Scouting and raised retention rates, Lions, the BSA’s Cub Scout program for kindergarten-age youth, will become an official part of Cub Scouting this year. The decision was made official after a vote this week by the BSA’s volunteer-led National Executive Board. The Lions […]

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NCAC Welcomes New Board Members

National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA) elected two new executive committee members and five new board members at its annual meeting last night. These new members will serve the Council for the next year just as the council is welcoming girls into Cub Scouting and expanding its Family Scouting offerings. NCAC […]

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Milkweed for Monarchs Official Kick-off Event

What is “Milkweed for Monarchs”? In February 2018, The National Capital Area Council will kick-off Milkweed for Monarchs, a massive conservation project to protect and promote sustainable habitat for the monarch butterfly. One of nature’s most recognized and beautiful butterflies, the Monarch has been in decline in recent years, seeing a 1/3 decrease in its […]

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Honoring Outstanding Eagle Scouts in the Nation’s Capital   Click Here To Register Join fellow Eagle Scouts and civic leaders in honoring some of the area’s most accomplished men of distinction as we present the NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA), Scouting’s national recognition of extraordinary professional achievement at the city, state, or regional level. We will also […]

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#GivingTuesday Is Here!

Today is #GivingTuesday! Support the good work Scouting does with a donation to get Scouting back up and running again in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI)  Through your support of Scouting this #GivingTuesday, you’re helping young people in the USVI grow to become citizens who are trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, […]

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Scout Shop/Marriott Service Center Nov/Dec Closing Schedule

Please be reminded that NCAC’s Marriott Scout Service Center will be closed on the following days in November and December: Friday, November 24th Saturday, November 25th Saturday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 16th. The Scout Shops in Bethesda, MD and Springfield, VA will each be closing early one day in December to conduct their annual […]

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