Timber Scouts
are a boy's organization, very similar to Boy Scouts for younger students. There are several troops throughout the city in which Nate Wright lives.

Requirements for a Timber Scout

Mentioned in Big Nate: On A Roll by Nate, a Timber Scout must be:

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Hard-working
  • Courageous
  • Responsible
  • Respectful

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  • The Timber Scout's have a "Driftwood Derby" very much like how Cub Scouts hold a Pinewood Derby.
  • According to Nate, there are badges for just about anything.
  • When he is trying to get his knot tying badge he made knot the size of a basket ball he was supposed to do a sheep-shank knot.


  • Teddy's mother makes cookies for the Timber Scouts, which Nate thinks are delicious.
  • Lincoln Peirce took the name "Timber Scouts" from Disney’s Ducktales.
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