About the Southern Sierra Council
The Southern Sierra Council provides Scouting resources to over 1,500 youth in Kern, Inyo, and Mono counties. Services provided by the Council directly benefit local Cub Scout Packs, Scouts BSA Troops, Venture Crews and Explorer Posts.
Recognized by the Greater Bakersfield Chamber – Beautiful Bakersfield Awards as best 2021 Humanitarian Group.
New for 2022… the Badger Troop!
The Badger Troop is the Southern Sierra Council’s recurring gift club.
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Upcoming Training Opportunities
March 25-26, 2023
IOLS & BALOO in Ridgecrest
April 15, 2023
Trainers EDGE in Bakersfield
Upcoming Council Activities & Outings
Cub Scout – Winter Extravaganza
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Check-in starts at 8:30 am
First Presbyterian Church – corner of H & Truxtun
(Event is in the gym – located at west end of the parking lot)
Registration opens online December 15 at https://scoutingevent.com/030-WE
COUNCIL VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION DINNER
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Hodel’s Country Dining – 5917 Knudsen Dr. – Bakersfield
Doors Open 5:30 pm – Program begins 6:00 pm
Individual Tickets – $35.00 each
Sponsored Table for Eight – $260.00
Online Reservations – Click HERE
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The Scout Office & Trading Post hours are 12 pm-5 pm Monday through Friday.
For all of your Recruitment Resources, Click the image below
Den Leader Resources?
Where can a parent go to learn about being a den leader? Where can you get all the information you need to be a Den Leader? Check out the new Den Leader Resource page on Scouting.org. On this site are links to rank specific pages for Den Leaders that give quick how to videos, links to resources, and everything they need to get started.
Become a Friend of Scouting by clicking the link below. This years theme is $100 for 100 Years of the Southern Sierra Council!
HOW ELSE CAN I HELP?
Help by purchasing needed supplies off of our Amazon Wishlist. This allows us to focus funds on the youth of our community
JOIN SCOUTING NOW!
For the first time in its 100+ year history, the iconic program of the Boy Scouts of America is open to both young men and young women.