International Committee



NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE

  

Mission

Enrich the program of NCAC Scouts by enhancing their awareness of international Scouting, and by promoting contacts with Scouts of other countries.

Objectives

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: ir.ncac.je@gmail.com

NCAC International Staff Program
Director, Eric Smith:
Eric.Smith@scouting.org; 301-214-9188

 

 

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