The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Vision Statement of the National Capital Area Council
The vision for the NCAC is to accomplish the mission of the BSA in such an exemplary manner as to be recognized by our public as the premier youth organization in the communities we serve and by other councils and the National Council as second to none in all our endeavors.
NCAC is committed to the following functions in fulfilling its chartered responsibilities:
- To extend the program to as many youth as possible.
- To ensure the program has quality trained leaders.
- To ensure the program is delivered in a safe environment.
- To build relationships with community institutions.
- To attain certain goals and objectives in outreach and quality.
- To involve as many volunteers as possible for the total program.
- To maintain and operate camps.
- To secure a quality program through balanced activities.
- To finance the operation of the council and maintain accurate financial records.
- To employ an approved professional staff to give direction to the program.
- To ensure that all National Council policies and regulations are carried out.
NCAC Fact Sheet - Click here to download the NCAC fact sheet
Planning for the Future
Every five years, hundreds of NCAC volunteers, board members, and professional staff help establish long-range goals and a plan to achieve those goals.
Each year, this strategic long-range plan is reviewed to ensure success. When items are achieved early, additional goals are set in place to keep up the progress.
Please review the current NCAC 2011-2015 Strategic Plan webpage.
Council Service Area
This is a commonly used term to indicate the geographical area served by our Council. NCAC territory includes the District of Columbia; Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties in Maryland; and in Virginia the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Caroline, King George, Stafford and Culpeper as well as the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, Manassas Park and Fredericksburg. The service area is divided into 22 districts plus one Learning for Life division.