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Washington, DC

Washington, DC District

The Washington, D.C. District of the National Capital Area Council proudly serves nearly 2,000 youth, boys and girls ages 5 to 21 years old, through 60 scouting units and four programs — Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouting — across the District of Columbia.

Learn more about #ScoutingInDC with the information and resources below or find a scouting near you in D.C. on and start scouting today!

Sign Up for District Updates

Sign up and receive updates with great scouting information and news for all D.C. scouters. Just click "Read More" to sign up!

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#ScoutMeIn - Join Scouting Today!

Interested in joining Scouting in D.C.? We have four exciting programs for Boys and Girls from 5 to 21 years old! Visit and find a scouting unit near year you!

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Planning Your Scouting Year

Review the great list of scouting programs, activities, and resources that can help you plan your scouting year that were showcased at Program Launch 2018.

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District Committee

District Key 3 and Key District Contacts

The Washington, D.C. district is responsible for four standard functions to keep scouting in D.C. strong: membership, finance, program, and unit service. Overall district leadership is provided by the Key 3 — listed above — consisting of the district chair, the district commissioner, and the district executive.

The many other dedicated volunteers that serve in a variety of positions to fulfill these four functions, from committee chairs, program leads, and Commissioners, are all listed on our Key District Contacts page.

Washington, DC