Sunday, July 18, 2010


The National Archives is excited to announce that we will be hosting special events for the Boy Scouts this year in celebration of your 100th year anniversary!

Early Entrance Hours for Boy Scouts in Uniform and their Families July 23, 24, 25, 2010 8:30am -9:30am. Enter Through the Special Events Entrance on the Corner of 7th and Constitution Avenue, NW

Additionally, there is a special program at noon on July 26, 29, and 30 that features archival footage of Boy Scouts: "From the Vaults: 100 Years of the Boy Scouts" featuring archival footage of Boy Scouts selected from the holdings of the National Archives. (60 minutes) at the William G. McGowan Theater

Free Admission

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We look forward to celebrating your 100th anniversary with you this July!

National Archives Experience 202-357-5127

Wednesday, July 14, 2010


The NEW 54 Page NCAC Eagle Scout Procedures Guide is newly on-line and can be located at:

This Eagle Scout Procedures Guide is for Life Scouts who are working towards the Eagle rank in the National Capital Area Council, and their adult leaders. It is strongly recommended that all Scouters who are involved in the Life-to-Eagle process become well versed with the information contained herein, and that every Eagle Scout candidate be encouraged to read this publication prior to beginning the "12 Steps From Life to Eagle."

"If you are in the process of or nearing the time (you've completed Life Scout) to work on your Eagle Scout rank, print out this book and READ IT!! FOLLOW IT, TOO!!"

Monday, July 5, 2010

New Merit Badge: Inventing

Inventing involves finding technological solutions to real-world problems. Inventors understand the importance of inventing to society because they creatively think of ways to improve the lives of others. Explore the world of inventing through this new merit badge, and discover your inner inventiveness.

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