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Desert District

Serving Eastern Kern County, Inyo & Mono Counties

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  • District Key 3
    • District Commissioner -- Mellissa Cruchfield
    • District Chair -- Kelly Hastings
    • District Advisor -- Greg Etheridge

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    Today's Top Stories

    Fall Recruitment Training - Thursday, August 16 - 6:00 pm - Scout Office

    A historical fall membership campaign is here!! Please attend this event to be in the loop on the recruiting plan for this year and learn about using the online application (including the QR) that is available for each unit. Please RSVP by Tuesday, Aug. 14 to the Scout Office to assure enough materials.

    Youth Protection Training - Wednesday, August 22 - 7:00 pm - Scout Office

    All registered leaders MUST renew their Youth Protection Training between February 1 and September 30, 2018. All leaders that have not renewed during that time will be dropped from membership by the National BSA office. Don't let that happen to you - renew your YPT before Sept. 30.

    Family Camp! Friday, August 31 to Sept. 3

    Hello and welcome to Southern Sierra Council Superhero Training Camp- a fun-filled camping experience for the whole family!

    Distinguished Citizen's Dinner- Honoring Monsignor Craig Harrison - Friday, September 7

    Join us for a fun, casual celebration recognizing 2018 Distinguished Citizen- Monsignor Craig Harrison. A pillar in the Bakersfield community, Monsignor Craig Harrison has spread his wisdom and love as a priest for over thirty years, with the majority of his time being focused at local parish, St. Francis of Assisi.

    Webelos Woods! - September 14 to 16 - Camp Tecuya

    NEW INFORMATION AVAILABLE - Select this article, then "Details" and then the Resources Tab - All WEBELOS and Arrow of Light Cub Scouts are invited to attend this Council-wide camping/activity trip. Here the boys will set up camp, work on adventure pins as well as participating in camp-wide games and campfire programs.

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