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NCAC Summer Climbing Update

We’ve had a positive response to the Top-Rope Kit, modularized training program, inter-troop Climbing Campouts and other program ideas developing over the the last two-years  Take a look at our most recent blog post for thoughts on how to develop rock climbing activities for your unit.  https://www.ncacbsa.org/blog/2016/02/17/how-to-get-your-unit-out-rock-climbing-in-2016/ The Committee is also very interested in your feedback on other […]

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2016 Scout Iftar

As-Salamu Alaikum Brothers and Sisters, Ramadan Mubarak. May Allah (s.w.t.) grant us the opportunity to reap the blessings of the holy month by re-connecting with Quran, re-evaluating ourselves spiritually and revive the bonds with family, friends and the greater community. Ameen. In order to convey the true message of peace, diversity and unity of Muslims […]

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Trail’s End Popcorn Sale

Trail’s End Fall Popcorn Sale  August 1st – November 30th For more information, visit the Council Popcorn Page by clicking here

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SuperSTEM Workshops in VA

Workshops begin on March 21! 3D printing, Soldering & Electronics, Astronomy, Mars Rovers… come see and use all these things with us! Our workshops will take place at TechShop Crystal City, National Air and Space Museum DC, Microsoft VA and more…Cubs earn Nova Awards but siblings can attend too. You may still register here: https://scoutingevent.com/?SuperSTEM Questions? […]

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15 Local Eagles Receive NOESA

Fifteen local leaders have been selected by National Capital Area Council, BSA to receive the National Eagle Scout Association’s Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) for distinguished service to their professions and community. “We are so proud of all our Eagle Scouts,” says Les Baron, NCAC’s Scout Executive and CEO. “The NOESA gives us an opportunity […]

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Spotsylvania Scouter Honored for 60 Years of “Wicked Knots”

Spotsylvania County Man Honored for 60 Years of Scouting and Being ‘Wicked’ at Tying Knots Troop 21 Assistant Scoutmaster Carl Willett was featured in an article by the Free Lance-Star for six decades of service to the youth of our community! From the article: Carl Willett is an old hand at tying the knot — […]

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What Scouting Means to One Boy

Scout Dominic C. of Troop 196 in Culpeper, VA, had a school assignment to write about something that had changed his life. He chose to write about what Boy Scouts meant to him, and his Scoutmaster shared the resulting essay with us. We think you’ll agree, it’s a pretty good reminder of why we choose to be involved […]

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NCAC Online Store Now Open!

  NCAC’s online store is your one-stop shop for NCAC patches and memorabilia, including council shoulder patches (CSPs), event patches, Order of the Arrow (OA) pocket flap patches for Amangamek-Wipit Lodge #470, and more! Click here to go to the Online Store! We are still in the process of adding more patches and perfecting our new system so check back for […]

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Recharter Info Available

The NCAC Charter Renewal Support web page is still live and available!  The webpage includes direct links to the online renewal systems for both traditional Scouting and Exploring, newly updated renewal handbooks, useful forms and other information files helpful in the renewal process. Click here to go to the page

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Pay for Scouting Adventures with Camp Cards

Camp Cards help all Scouts pay their way to Day Camp, Summer Camp, high adventure treks, and for anything associated with Scouting. Each card sells for just $5 and your unit earns 50% commission on every card sold. For more information check out the 2016 Camp Card Questions & Answers and Sign Up Form The new […]

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