Southern Sierra Council, BSA

2417 M Street
Bakersfield CA  93301

Phone: (661) 325-9036

Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Southern Sierra Council, BSA serves Scouting and Exploring in Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties providing resources for all units to build a successful program.

The Southern Sierra Council provides Scouting resources to over 3,300 youth in Kern, Inyo and Mono counties. Services provided by the Council directly benefit local Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Teams, Venture Crews and Explorer Posts.

The Council is governed by a 25 member Board of Directors that guides and empowers other volunteers to take action to achieve the goals and mission of the Boy Scouts of America. This group is led by a Council President, Council Commissioner and the Scout Executive.

A full-time staff of career professionals work with community organizations and volunteer leaders to organize and deliver quality Scouting programs.

A support staff maintains membership, advancement and financial records, prepares mailings, manages a Scout Shop, and provides customer support to the over 1,800 volunteers and thousands of families each year.

The Council maintains a Service Center in Bakersfield and operates a seasonal camp property; Camp Kern, located at Huntington Lake, California

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

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Founded: The Boy Scouts of America was founded in February of 1910.

Categories: Community Organization, Non-Profit Organization, Youth Organization

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Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Events

Merit Badge Pow-Wow

Merit Badge Pow-Wow
08:30 am - 12/08/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

The following Eagle-required merit badges will be offered a this event: - Citizenship in the World - Communication - Emergency Preparedness Be sure to bring a signed...

Past Events

Merit Badge Pow-Wow

Merit Badge Pow-Wow
08:30 am - 09/08/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

The following Eagle- required merit badges will be offered at this event: - Citizenship in the Nation - Personal Fitness - Personal Management Be sure to bring...

Camp Kern Work Weekend

Camp Kern Work Weekend
08:00 am - 06/08/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Camp Kern needs your help to be ready for campers for Summer 2018! Camp Kern is turning 80 years old next year, so we all know that means it needs a little extra...

Lion's Roar

Lion's Roar
10:00 am - 05/19/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Come to the Annual Lion's Roar for scouting fun and a roaring good time!! Activities include an obstacle course, science station, first aid station, regatta building...

Give Big Kern!

Give Big Kern!
12:00 am - 05/01/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Give Big Kern is “One Day to Celebrate the Giving Spirit of Kern County!” It is designed to bring all of Kern together as one community, raising dollars and...

Lodge Meeting

Lodge Meeting
07:00 pm - 04/04/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Our lodge meeting that consists of chapter reports, committee reports and VERY important Camporall information. We also have to assemble a brotherhood team for our...

NYLT

NYLT
08:30 am - 03/24/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) will provide your youth leaders with leadership and team building skills to manage the troop/crew program. Our objective...

Pinewood Derby

Pinewood Derby
08:00 am - 03/10/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Come check out the 16th Annual Southern Sierra Council Pinewood Derby!! There will be food, fun, and games for the whole family!! Check out the event page for...

Eagle Workshop

Eagle Workshop
09:00 am - 03/03/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Wondering how to become part of the most elite rank in Boy Scouts?! Come check out the process at this FREE workshop! Invited participants include: All scouts...

Merit Badge Pow-Wow

Merit Badge Pow-Wow
08:30 am - 02/17/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

The following Eagle-required merit badges will be offered at this session: - Citizenship in the Community - Family Life - First Aid Be sure to bring a signed merit...

Retirement Open House- Jean Shumate

Retirement Open House- Jean Shumate
05:00 pm - 02/06/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Please drop by to wish Jean a happy retirement!! Jean has served the council since 2009 as the Trading Post Manager and is the first face you see as the door opens....

Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner

Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner
05:45 pm - 01/27/2018

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

You are cordially invited to the Southern Sierra Council's Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner! The council will be recognizing this year's Silver Beaver recipients....

Camp Kern Job Fair

Camp Kern Job Fair
06:00 pm - 10/24/2017

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Attention Scouts (15 and older) and all other qualified adults- are you looking for an unforgettable summer? Want to earn a paycheck while you make incredible memories? The...

Potato Booth Register Training

Potato Booth Register Training
06:00 pm - 09/12/2017

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Want to volunteer at the Potato Booth, but not sure where to start? Come to our volunteer training session! We'll be holding two evening sessions- you can attend...

2017 Day Camp Kick Off

2017 Day Camp Kick Off
06:00 pm - 01/19/2017

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

Here is your chance to get all the information needed for the 2017 Day Camp Season. This activity is for all Valley Day Camps: Northwest, Southwest and Central Twilight...

Meridian District 6th Annual Winter Extravaganza

Meridian District 6th Annual Winter Extravaganza
08:30 am - 01/14/2017

At Southern Sierra Council, BSA

FREE - 1/2 Day Camp and Leader Trainings for all packs and dens in the Meridian District. Cub Scouts, Leaders and Parents are invited for a fun morning of activities...

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