The National Pike District 

Serving the youth of Howard County, MD

District Chair: Jim Olson
District Commissioner: Jeff Seymour

Senior District Executive: Brendan Canale, 443-573-2527 /


NEW:  Boy Scout Requirements Changes for 2016: 

Understand the changes coming in the Boy Scout Advancement Requirements. Learn more about the changes and the timing for implementation. CLICK HERE. The presentation provided at the October Roundtable can be found HERE.


  • Scouting for Food 2016
    Bag Distribution occurs on 3/12/2016; Food Collection is performed on 3/19/2016.
  • Arrow of Light Ceremonies for Blue and Gold
    Complete this form to request the Order of the Arrow conduct an Arrow of Light Ceremony at your Blue and Gold.
  • District Award of Merit - 2016
    Do you know a Scout leader that has gone above and beyond the call of duty? Someone that has been an inspiration and has had a lasting impact on your Scouts? Than nominate him for the District Award of Merit, the highest Award a District can bestow upon a volunteer. We are only limited to 4 each year so get your nomination in by April 11th (Roundtable).
  • Order of the Arrow Unit Elections
    Schedule your OA Election in your Unit here.
  • NCAC Youth Ambassador Program
    BAC Participation in the NCAC Youth Ambassador Program The BSA National Capital Area Council (NCAC) recently initiated a Youth Ambassador Program to help Scouts understand other cultures and experience International Scouting. BAC scouts are invited too. Many of the events and activities are held in or around Washington D.C. It's meant to be a continuing program, with activities every quarter of 2014 and in future years if successful.