The International Scouting Collectors Association was formed in 2001, when the American Scouting Traders Association (ASTA)
and the National Scouting Collectors Society (NSCS) merged to better serve the collecting community. The previous organization
were RECOGNIZED WORLDWIDE as leading Scouting memorabilia organizations, devoted to the preservation of the hobby. ISCA will
surely follow in their footsteps. ISCA is a not-for-profit corporation with members from all fifty states and from many other
Scouting countries. ISCA is operated by volunteer Scouters well experienced in collecting and trading Scouting memorabilia.
Our primary purpose is to educate the membership and others regarding Scouting
memorabilia and promotion of the ISCA Ethics.
"The ISCA Journal"
The "ISCA Journal", ISCA's quarterly publication featuring ISCA functions, Trade-O-Ree information, history of Scouting memorabilia, news of new patches issued, reports on TOR's, Letters to the Editor and lots more.
Trading By Mail
Expanding Your Trading Opportunities: Members can access a complete roster of current members giving their name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and their collecting and trading interests. There is also a 1 for 1 trading section in each ISCA Journal.
ISCA co-sponsors Trade-O-Rees around the country. These Trade-O-Rees provide an opportunity for the membership to gather for fellowship, education, displaying of collections and trading face to face. Meeting your mail trading friend can be an exciting experience. TOR's are listed in the ISCA Journal and on this website.
National Event Participation
ISCA takes a leading part in holding seminars, furnishing displays and providing information to new collectors and traders. These are done at Section Conclaves, National Order of the Arrow Conferences (NOAC) and other opportunities.
You Are Represented
ISCA has four Regional Vice Presidents in the USA. They coordinate activities through the Area Vice Presidents in the many
states within their regions. Regional Vice Presidents are members of the ISCA Executive Board. Area Vice Presidents who are
appointed by the Regional Chairs see that ISCA Trade-O-Rees are held in their area, seek new memberships, and keep us informed
of hobby news and happenings in their area with reports published in the ISCA Journal or by furnishing information to our Column
Editors. In addition, you are also represented by ELECTED national officers and an ELECTED Board of Directors.