Scouting in the Wild (Cub Scouts)

Registration opens October 14 @ 9:00 am!

Scouting in the Wild is a fun-filled day of adventure and advancement geared for Cub Scouts. Mark your calendars for January 13, 2024 at Lion Country Safari!

  • Lion Country Safari has a classroom adventure program for all Cub Scouts (Lion–Arrows of Light)
  • All youth participants will receive a special edition event patch.
  • Drive-Thru Safari (unlimited until 4:30pm)
  • Rides, water park, and animal feeding attractions will be open! 
    • Feeding attractions have an extra charge
  • Free Parking PLUS 20% off all food AND retail purchases in the park


Registration - $30 per person

All persons entering Lion Country Safari for this event must be pre-registered and paid.  Children under 3 are free and do not need to be pre-registered.  Annual Passes do not cover registration and admission to the Scouting event.

All Youth Attendees (Ages 5-10) must be registered Cub Scouts.

Registration is open!  Unit Registration is recommended for this event to facilitate advancement reporting to your Pack.  Registration ends January 5, 2024.  NO WALK INs!


Class Schedule

  • All day – Lions: Fun on the Run
    • Requirements covered: 4
    • NOTE: There is no "class" for Lions; requirement will be completed through attendance.  Participate as a Den in Jungle Field Day.
  • 10:00 am–10:30 am – Tigers: Tigers in the Wild
    • Requirements covered: 1, 3A, 3B, 7
  • 11:00 am–11:30 am – Wolf: Digging in the Past
    • Requirements covered: 1, 3A, 3B, 2
  • 12:30 pm–1:00 pm – Bear: Fur, Feathers, Ferns
    • Requirements covered: 3, 4, 5, 6
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Webelos/Arrows: Into the Wild
    • Requirements covered: 6, 7A, 7C, 8


Trekking on Safari (Scouts BSA)

Lion Country Safari will also host a Scouts BSA Merit Badge Day, "Trekking on Safari" on February 3rd, 2024. More information is available here.

Lion Country Safari Commemorative Patch Set

As a token of our gratitude and our ongoing partnership, we are offering a commemorative Council Shoulder Patch (CSP) set.  More information is available here.  Pre-Orders end December 31, 2023.