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Friends of Scouting


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Friends of Scouting is the annual giving campaign of the National Capital Area Council that helps provide the necessary funds to ensure a quality Scouting program for every youth. Friends of Scouting is the council’s largest source of income (15 percent). The campaign is vital to the programs and services of the Council.

More than 82% of the council budget is directed towards program support that impact the quality of every youth’s Scouting experience!

It costs $240 to provide one year of quality program for each Scout.

What does a Friends of Scouting investment provide?

To make a donation to Friends of Scouting, please send a check to

9190 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814

(make checks payable to NCAC-BSA)

Have you ever wondered who pays for Scouting? Click here to see the True Cost of Scouting.