Nathan Johnson

As a member of the Communications team at Boy Scouts of America, Nathan Johnson enjoys finding and sharing the stories that inform, inspire, and delight the Scouting family.

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This Video Features Boys and Girls Sharing Why They Love Being Cub Scouts

August 22, 2018 5:09 pm Published by

This year, we’re excited to officially welcome girls and boys into the Cub Scouts and invite even more families to take advantage of the life-changing experiences provided through Scouting. After all, the values that Scouts are known for


New “BSA Today” Video Series Debuts to Share Info and Updates on Timely Scouting Topics

July 30, 2018 5:58 pm Published by

We’ve just debuted BSA Today – a new series of short videos featuring information and updates on timely topics in Scouting. Each installment will provide you with news you can use. This month we are sharing a great video


Utah Cub Scout is Thriving in Her Pack

May 22, 2018 11:29 pm Published by

Not long ago, Miriam C. was spending her time attending her brother Kolbie’s Cub Scout meetings, hoping she’d one day have the opportunity to do the same things he was doing – and get the official recognition for


BSA’s Organization Name Not Changing, and Other Facts to Know and Share

May 3, 2018 10:52 pm Published by

The Boy Scouts of America organization name will continue to be Boy Scouts of America. It is not changing. Reports started circulating on Wednesday, May 2, concerning the update to the Boy Scout program name. That program currently


Thousands of Girls are Joining Cub Scouts

April 24, 2018 9:19 am Published by

Tatum and Ian W., 10-year-old twins who are both participating in Webelos, are looking to be among the first brother/sister duos to eventually earn the rank of Eagle Scout. It’s all possible thanks to Tatum’s recent participation in


Girls in New Cub Scout Pack Think It’s ‘Awesome!’

April 4, 2018 2:43 pm Published by

It was only a year ago that Laura H., a Cub Scout in San Diego, was going to Cub Scouting events with her older brother, and, while she was participating in all of the activities, she wasn’t able


3 Ways to Use Positive National Media Coverage in Your Community

February 21, 2018 8:18 pm Published by

Recently, you may have seen positive national media coverage of Scouting in places like this story on CBS Sunday Morning, a show that reaches millions of viewers. Or you may have read this recent Associated Press article about Scouting that


Lions to Become Full Part of Cub Scouts

February 15, 2018 5:22 pm Published by

Starting in the fall of 2018, Lion will join Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos as an official rank in the Cub Scout program.  This latest news for the Lion program follows a recent vote from the volunteer-led National


3 Places to Get Answers to Your Questions About Family Scouting

February 13, 2018 2:21 pm Published by

After the historic 2017 decision to offer our iconic programs to both to boys and girls in 2018, many people have had questions about what that means and how to introduce those expanded program offerings in their communities.


Boy Who is Terminally Ill Goes on Special Ski Trip with Fellow Scouts

March 14, 2017 6:41 pm Published by

Twelve-year old Scout Frank C. has suffered from desmoid tumors his entire life. The tumors have kept him in near constant pain for years, and now, the terminally ill young man has been put on hospice care. Even so, Frank