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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Tips for Working with School Digital Communications Platform Peachjar

April 18, 2019 4:10 pm Published by

Many school districts are beginning to use digital communications platforms like Peachjar for delivering items like activity fliers to parents. For Scouting, that means learning how to follow some basic guidelines to optimize communications items for that platform.


Use These Best Practices for Scout Flier Design

April 18, 2019 4:03 pm Published by

For as long as most of us can remember, the Scout flier has been one of the primary options in your recruiting toolbox for attracting new members to your packs and troops. When executed well, a Scout flier


A Crossover Ceremony With Extra Significance for These Scouts

March 29, 2019 3:33 pm Published by

For this group of Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America Del-Mar-Va Council, experiencing their first crossover ceremony represented something more than a simple transition from Cub Scouts into Scouts BSA. It was a chance to continue a


The Fretwell Award Helps Recognize Members of the Educator Community

March 26, 2019 5:35 pm Published by

The Boy Scouts of America aims to instill lifelong values from the Scout Oath and Law into young people. While the organization often focuses on the impact of unit leaders, council volunteers, and BSA professionals, members of the


‘CBS This Morning,’ New York Times Examine What Scouts BSA Means for Girls Who Can Now Join

March 13, 2019 10:39 pm Published by

As young people continue to join Scouts BSA from coast to coast, national outlets like CBS News and The New York Times have taken note. Both major media sources recently spoke with girls who have joined the iconic Scouting program


Scout Saves a Boy from Being Swept Away in a River

February 26, 2019 4:58 pm Published by

Zachary B. is a member of a Scouts BSA troop in the Boy Scouts of America Atlanta Area Council. He and his fellow Scouts were enjoying a day of whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River in North Carolina


Three Things You Can Do Now to Continue Building Momentum and Growth for Scouts BSA

February 19, 2019 8:20 pm Published by

The official February 1, 2019, launch date for the Scouts BSA program is now behind us, but the launch is only the beginning. Though we’ve seen new Scouts BSA troops already forming in all 50 states and beyond,


How to Use Social Media to Spread the Word About Scouts BSA

January 29, 2019 10:52 pm Published by

As the Scouts BSA program launches, it’s time to encourage everyone to use social media to spread the word about this incredible opportunity.  You can start sharing right now with a few simple items like a Facebook frame,


This Video Captures the Reason Why the Scouts BSA Program Answers the Call for Many Families

January 28, 2019 4:13 pm Published by

For years, many young women have looked on while their fathers and brothers took part in amazing Boy Scout adventures – adventures those young women wished they, too, could experience. With the launch of the Scouts BSA program


This Council Shares Its Five Steps to Plan a Successful Launch of Scouts BSA

January 10, 2019 2:25 pm Published by

As the launch of the Scouts BSA program approaches, councils are preparing to welcome young women to the iconic program of the Boy Scouts of America for the first time.  To help ensure a successful launch, Justin K.