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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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Report Those Scouting for Food Totals Today!

Don’t forget to report your Scouting for Food totals at www.ncacbsa.org/sff. It’s so easy to do: just click HERE and input your totals!

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2018 Family Camping Weekends Announced

Camp William B. Snyder has announced its 2018 Family Camping Weekend Schedule! Registration links and calendar postings will follow soon. For now, save the date for these spectacular family friendly events! April 21-22 Bullseye Family Camping May 19-20 Family Camping September 15-16 STEM Family Camping October 20-21 Cub Scout Expo & Family Camping November 17-18 […]

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Fall Issue of The Scouter Digest Now Online

The newest issue of The Scouter Digest is now available online! This issue covers November-December 2017 and January 2018. Thanks to Tariq M. Ullah for the great cover shot and to everyone who submitted photos for this issue. If your photo got used, don’t forget to join the Photo Patrol! The Scouter Digest is supported by our […]

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Updated 2017-2018 Recharter Info

The online renewal system has been updated and is now known as Internet Rechartering. The NCAC Charter Renewal Support web page has been updated with 2017 – 2018 rechartering/renewal information for both traditional Scouting and Exploring programs.  The webpage includes direct links to the online renewal systems for both traditional Scouting and Exploring, newly updated renewal handbooks, […]

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Take the Reader Survey!

To help us better communicate with you, our members, Scout families, and readers, we are asking that you take a few moments to complete a brief survey. Your participation will remain anonymous, and the results will be used to improve the delivery and quality of Council news, events, and information. Thank you for your participation as […]

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NCAC Mourns the Loss of Commissioner Isiah “Gene” Pugh

It is with heavy heart that the National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America announces the passing of longtime Scouter and Patuxent District Commissioner Isiah “Gene” Pugh. As many of you are aware, Isiah was fighting to recover from serious injuries he sustained in an accident last week at a meeting in an Upper […]

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Scouting for Food: a One Million Pound Challenge

Local Scouts Issue One Million Pound Challenge to Feed Area’s Hungry Nearly 700,000 Residents in Need as Scouts Begin 30th Annual Food Drive National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will be kicking off the 30th annual Scouting for Food early next month. Scouts will distribute bags to homes throughout the DC metro area, […]

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Hornaday Awards

NCAC Welcomes Sixteen Hornaday Conservation Awards Advisers. By Will Rodger, NCAC Hornaday Committee Chair The NCAC Hornaday Subcommittee graduated 13 newly minted Hornaday advisers Aug. 5 at Camp Snyder, bringing the Council-wide total to 16. Their job is straightforward: to help Scouts, Venturers and Scouters to properly conceive of and execute large-scale conservation projects. The […]

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The BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle Scout

Research reinforces interest expressed by families and girls nationwide as organization looks to offer programs that meet the needs of today’s families. Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them […]

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