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100 Years of NCAC Camping

Honor and Celebrate 100 Years of Camping in National Capital Area Council!

Continue the tradition of Scout camping that began at Camp Roosevelt on Maryland’s Western Shore in 1919!

Camp overnight and participate in events in 2019 and 2020 with Special Programs:

•HISTORY talks, displays and re-enactors describe the 100 years of Scout and Council camping

• “HOW TO CAMP” displays and talks for cubs, scouts and parents new to camping

• Earn a FREE 100th anniversary patch by participating in designated events

• Perform SERVICE PROJECTS to improve our council summer camps and earn a FREE patch

• TELL YOUR OWN STORY to others about your best NCAC camping or outdoor adventure experience

• Obtain a SPECIAL EDITION 100th anniversary patch at one of our four summer camps

• Purchase a LIMITED EDITION 100th anniversary neckerchief, shoulder patch, Order of the Arrow lodge patch and many more anniversary items at the Scout Shops in 2020

• Participate in the SPECIAL CELEBRATION of our council’s camping heritage, hosted by our council’s Order of the Arrow Lodge, the largest in the country

NCAC Camping Centennial Special Events

“How to Camp” Display and Talk

October 19, 2019 Cub EXPO (Camp Snyder) November 18, 2019 Webelos/Scout EXPO (Camp Snyder)

September 13, 2020, Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship Celebration (Camp Snyder)


Council History and Camping Heritage Displays

October 19, 2019 Cub EXPO (Camp Snyder)

November 18, 2019 Webelos/Scout EXPO (Camp Snyder)

January 31 – February 2, 2020, Old Dominion District Klondike Derby (Harpers Ferry)

February 29, 2020, University of Scouting

September 13, 2020, Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship (Camp Snyder)


Earn an FREE NCAC Camping Centennial Patch at a Council or District Outdoor Event

District Klondike Derbies – Winter 2020

District Camporees/Webelos-O-Ree – Spring 2020

Camp Snyder Work Day – April 4, 2020 and May 17, 2020

Camp Snyder Family Camp – Bullseye 1, April 25, 2020; Bullseye II, May 23, 2020;

Family Camp, Sep 12, 2020

Goshen Scout Reservation Family Camp – Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekends 2020

Summer 2020 Cub and Webelos District Day Camps

Summer 2020 Camp Snyder Cub and Webelos Day Camps

Goshen Scout Reservation Service Project – Summer Camp 2020

District Camporees/Webelos-O-Ree – Fall 2020

High Adventure Hike-O-Ree – October 2020

Sea Scout Short Cruise – Anytime in 2020


Celebrate Our Camping Heritage with Our Order of the Arrow Lodge

September 13, 2020 — Join our council’s Honored Campers in their Fall Fellowship at Camp Snyder

Cubs, Webelos, Scouts BSA, Venturers, Explorers, Sea Scouts, parents — all are welcome to this day event

Special activities and programs for scouts of all ages