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Friends of Scouting


The Friends of Scouting campaign is Colonial District and the National Capital Area Council’s annual giving campaign, and helps ensure the District’s ability to deliver quality Scouting programs for every youth.  The FOS campaign accounts for 15% of the Council’s total funding.

Friends of Scouting  — Make your contribution here today!


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An investment in Friends of Scouting investment helps to fund:

Please consider contributing to the 2019 FOS Campaign.  When making an online contribution, you will be asked to, “Select a designation for your contribution.”  Please select, “Colonial District – Alexandria, Lorton, and Mt. Vernon, parts of Fairfax County, VA” and identify your unit.  This will ensure that your contribution does the most good for our Colonial District units.

To learn more about how the FOS Campaign makes a difference, in the lives of Scouts in the Colonial District, please click on one of the links below:

Friends of Scouting-Making a Difference in the Colonial District (Video)

If you have any questions or want to schedule a Friends of Scouting presentation for your unit, please contact John Mirvish at

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