Pathfinder District

Serving Northwest Bakersfield and Kern County, including the communities of Buttonwillow, Shafter, Wasco, Delano & McFarland.

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Pathfinder District Committee

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  • District Committee
    • Nominating Chairman -- Jim Connors
    • Program Chairman -- Open Position
      • Advancement Chairman -- Open Position
        • Eagle Chair -- Mark Evans
      • Camping & Outdoor Chairman -- Open Position
      • Training Chair -- Mindy Gardner
        • Training Committee Member -- Gabe Perez
      • Activities & Civic Service Chairman -- Open Position
        • Northwest Day Camp
          • Camp Director -- Jenell Perez
          • Program Director -- Skye Fosdick
        • Field Day Chair -- Open Position
        • Merit Badge Pow-Wow Chair
    • Finance Chairman -- Open Position
      • FOS Chair -- Open Position
      • Popcorn Kernal -- Karla Cook
      • Special Events Chair -- Open Position
      • Budgeting Chair -- Open Position
    • Membership Chair -- Open Position
      • Exploring Chair -- Open Position
      • Recruitment Chair -- Open Position

District Headlines

Cub Scout Rangemaster Training - Friday, Jan. 19 - 6:00 to 9:00 pm - Scout Office Recently Added Content

Cost $10 - Pre-registration required by Jan. 12. Email Jeremy Brown to register ( (661-912-1261). All participants must be at least 18 years old. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Training card provided upon class completion. Sign up now - maximum class size is 24 participants.


This event has been cancelled for 2018. In its place - units are encouraged to take their Cub Scouts outside for a fun adventure.

Volunteer Recognition Dinner - Saturday, January 27 - Kern Ag Pavilion - 5:45 pm to 9:00 pm

This annual event recognizes Scouts, Scouters, and Community Leaders who give outstanding service to the Scouting movement. These include the 2018 Board of Directors and District Leadership, the 2017 Council Level awards, and the highlight of the evening, the Silver Beaver Awards. 2017 Silver Beaver Recipients - Vince Burns, Steve Illingworth and Richard Schoolcraft.

Jean's Retirement Open House - Tuesday, Feb. 6 - 5:00 to 6:30 pm - Scout Office Recently Added Content

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. Many uniforms, handbooks and awards have passed from Jean's hands to the leaders and scouts of the Southern Sierra Council. Stop by to have some snacks and wish her well.