Cape fear council

The mission of the Cape Fear Council, Boy Scouts of America is to foster the character development, citizenship training and physical fitness of young people, and in other ways to prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values based on those found in the Scout Oath and Law.  This task is to be accomplished by assisting chartered organizations and Scouting units through promoting, supervising, and administering a superior educational and recreational program with emphasis on outdoor activities that will make Scouting available and desirable to all young people from 6 through 20 years of age within the territory covered by the charter granted to this council by the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

The Cape Fear Council is divided into six separate Districts based on several factors in order to optimize the service to youth in the respective area. Each District has a District Chairman, District Commissioner, and District Executive, usually called the “Key 3” of the District. These three work together to provide the services and programs for the youth of each District.

Click here to visit the Cape Fear Scout Shop

Click here to visit the Cape Fear Council Historical Association

The purpose of the association is to make available and/or to publish historical information concerning the Cape Fear Council, BSA. To preserve and to protect historical information, including manuscripts, documents, photographs and memorabilia related to the operation of the Boy Scouts of America in southeastern North Carolina. To establish and to operate a Boy Scout museum at the Cape Fear Council reservation and at other appropriate locations; and to encourage fellowship among Scouts and Scouters based in a knowledge of the rich local, national and international history of the Boy Scout movement.

Click on a District below to view News, Calendar, and Updates


Coastal District
New Hanover County South of Market Street including all of the beach areas, and Brunswick County

Northeast Cape Fear District
Pender County and New Hanover County north of Market Street

Lakes District
Columbus and Bladen Counties

Lumber River District
Robeson County, Scotland, and Hoke Counties