Trekking on Safari (Scouts BSA)

Cub Scout families who missed "Scouting in the Wild" and/or Scouts BSA families who do not need the Merit Badge classes are invited to pre-register for a "fun day" at Lion Country Safari! Full admission, amenities, and special discounts!


Trekking on Safari is a hands-on Merit Badge Day led by experts in the field and is geared for Scouts BSA. Mark your calendars for February 3, 2024, at Lion Country Safari!

  • Lion Country Safari has a classroom adventure program for Scouts BSA members.
  • All youth participants will receive a special edition event patch.
  • Drive-Thru Safari (unlimited until 4:30 pm)
  • 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.

Registration is open!  Unit Registration is recommended for this event to facilitate advancement reporting to your Troop.  Individual (non-unit) registration is permitted, just make sure to enter your Troop #.  Registration ends on January 20, 2024.  NO WALK-INs!


Class Schedule

  • 10:00 am–11:00 am – Bird Study
    • Requirements covered: #1, 2, 6a-d, 10a-b, and 11
    • To do at home to complete: #3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Mammal Study
    • Requirements covered: #1, 2, 4g, 5 (started)
    • To do at home to complete: #3a-c (select one), 5


Scouting in the Wild (Cub Scouts)

Lion Country Safari will also host a Cub Scout Adventure Day, "Scouting in the Wild" on January 13, 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.