A Scouting Skills Day for Parents and Scouters (see flyer)
We request the pleasure of your company at our 2019 Adult Scouting Skills and Camp Snyder Fellowship Lunch, Mark your calendars for 11am-4pm Sat 14 Sep 2019. This Event is sponsored by NCAC Endowment Committee & NCAC NESA Chapter.
We are inviting Scout Parents, Adult Scouters & Scouting Supporters – especially if you haven’t experienced Scouting first-hand, this is your opportunity!
This Event is guaranteed to be pure Scouting fun and will feature an afternoon of Scouting skills for adults structured on skill participation stations with Wood Badge Instructors. Stations include archery, wilderness first aid, tomahawks, fly fishing, air rifles, climbing wall, geo-caching, Monkey Bridge, STEM, Woodworking Shop and more! No experience necessary.
Here’s what you need to know for you & your guests
- Scouting midway opens at 11:00am featuring Scouting Alumni, Order of the Arrow, and presentations on NCAC Camping History
- Complimentary lunch & program in the Dining Hall emceed by Scouters Art & Marianna Widmann
- Opening Ceremony – Scouts BSA Troops 380
- Kick off NCAC Camping Centennial
- Adult Patrols rotate through 7 skills stations & 3 demonstrations – Wood Badge Instructors!
We ask you to participate in this Event, join other like-minded Scouting Supporters and help spread the news for maximum participation! PLEASE REGISTER here https://scoutingevent.com/082-28475
FALL 2019 LIFE TO EAGLE SEMINAR — Sept 21, 1-3 PM
Come to Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon. Program starts at 1:00; Check-in starts at 12:30 PM. No Pre-Registration and No Fees! Open to all Life Scouts, Parents, and Leaders. Contact Information: Steve Housley (703) 471-8548 email@example.com
Scout Day at the Nationals — September 30 vs Cubs
The Washington Nationals are on a hot streak, just in time for Scout Day! Get your tickets today; every Scout will get a collectible patch, amd a chance to run the bases after the game, plus the Scout group with the most attendees will get to carry the flags in the opening ceremony, and the first 10,000 kids in the park will get a squeezable Teddy toy!
If you don’t have your tickets yet, don’t wait! These games will be a great way to celebrate an amazing summer and kick off your fall program.
This offer is open to all NCAC Scouts, leaders, family, and friends. To get your tickets go to www.nationals.com/scouts and use the code SCOUTS. Order a block of 20 or more and the group leader gets a complimentary ticket (one per order)! For groups of 13 or more, please email Chris.Murphy@Nationals.com or call 202.640.7687.
Eagle Scout Scholarships Available from SAR
An essay scholarship contest is offered every year for Eagle Scouts with awards up to $10,000. Reminder that the local deadline for this year is September 30, 2019.
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Scouts for Conservation
Two Eagle Scouts recently displayed their conservation projects as part of the Sustainable Garden Tour hosted by the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District. [ Read More ]
District Awards Ceremony
New Communications Resources Page
Trying to share the fun and excitement of your Troop, Pack or Crew’s adventures? Check out our communication resources page for help making the most of your unit’s communications! [ Read More ]
Scouts and Webelos Save the Date: 4-6 October 2019
Camporee: October 4-6, Lake Fairfax
Join Powhatan troops as they compete for the Powhatan Cup again at the Escape-o-Ree! Patrols will compete in various Escape Room-style challenges, have a chance to earn Merit Badges, and host Webelos in the evening.
Webelos-Ree: October 5-6, Lake Fairfax
Join Webelos from across the District at a fun-filled program where we will work on some Activity Pins, visit Boy Scout Troops, and have some fun!
More information is located here!
Welcoming Girls to BSA – Update
Cold Weather Camping
|Are you getting ready for some winter camping or other cold weather outdoor activities? Check out this post for some tips to help Scouts keep themselves warm! Read More…|
Polar Bears Unite!
|To encourage winter camping, and reward Scouts that brave the cold for an awsome winter adventure (while strengthening independence and ability to be prepared), NCAC has create a brand new Polar Bear Patch. Units can determine their own requirements for earning the Polar Bear and award their Scouts at the end of a campout, or at the next Court of Honor. [ Click Here ]|
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