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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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


Now This Is How You Promote Scouting for Food

March 3, 2017 7:20 pm Published by

When the Scouts of the San Diego-Imperial Council wanted to inform the members of their community that it was time for the annual Scouting for Food drive, they did what a lot of Scouts around the country do – they


The Little-known Story of How This Basketball Star Became an Eagle Scout

March 1, 2017 2:59 pm Published by

When Villanova Wildcat Josh Hart steps on the court this March for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, he’ll be doing so as a young man who has already achieved something great. No, we’re not talking about how Josh and his team


Eagle Scout Project Is Life-changing Gift for Child with Special Needs

January 30, 2017 8:40 pm Published by

For Ellen Colson, a second grade student at Little Valley Elementary School, getting through an average day at school requires an effort that is anything but average. As a child with special needs, she faces challenges many of