NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA COUNCIL
Enrich the program of NCAC Scouts by enhancing their awareness of international Scouting, and by promoting contacts with Scouts of other countries.
1: Promote the earning of international Scouting awards (https://www.scouting.org/international/recognitions/), including the
International Spirit Award, the Scouter’s Knot, Interpreter’s Strip, World Conservation Award, and various Merit Badges with international requirements.
2: Provide opportunities for council Scouts to interact firsthand with Scouts and Scouting programs of other countries.
3: Provide Visitor Support to Scouts and Scouters visiting from other countries, including those coming to Jamborees in the USA.
4: Enhance international Scouting awareness through displays, presentations, and Embassy events.
5: Provide international Scouting information via appropriate social media channels.
6: Encourage financial contributions to approved organizations that support international Scouting (https://www.scouting.org/international/world-support/), including World Friendship Fund.
7: Expand the number of Council Scouts and Scouters involved in international Scouting, including World Scout Jamborees, and regional and national jamboree/camporee events; along with local participatory events like the Jamboree on the Trail (May) (https://jamboreeonthetrail.org/), Jamboree on the Air/Internet (October) (https://www.scouting.org/international/jota-joti/), and the International Peace Light (December) (https://peacelightnorthamerica.org/).
8: Manage the NCAC International Fund and provide scholarships to youth seeking to participate in World Jamborees.
For more information, please contact:
NCAC International Representative, Jay Eidson: firstname.lastname@example.org
NCAC International Staff Program
Director, Eric Smith: Eric.Smith@scouting.org; 301-214-9188