Hard-working, courageous, responsible, respectful – those are just a few of the qualities you’d expect to find in your friendly neighborhood boy scout. A program teaching important life skills and values, scouting has had a profound impact on the lives of many young men across America, from presidents to astronauts – even GoComics’ very own Nate Wright.
In honor of today (February 8) being National Boy Scout Day, we’re celebrating Big Nate and the other dedicated members of Timber Scout Troop #3! For the past 25 years of Lincoln Peirce’s classic comic strip, they’ve sold everything from cookies to calendars, braved the elements on countless campouts and earned merit badges for just about anything you could think of:
We proudly award Big Nate the merit badge for endless entertainment!