Webelos Walkabout Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas

A boy hiking on a path and an image of the Webelos Walkabout Cub Scout adventure pin.

Webelos Walkabout is one of the Webelos required adventures. For this adventure, Webelos plan and carry out a three mile hike and complete a service project.

Resources for Webelos Den Leaders and Parents

Get out and about with these related ideas for the Webelos Walkabout adventure:

10 Outdoor Essentials for Cub Scouts

Even during seasons when it is too cold for the Cub Scouts to get out tent camping, we can still get them outdoors on a day hike.

Hiking Safety (Front Country)

These hiking safely guidelines are appropriate for a Cub Scout hiking adventure.

What to Do When Lost or Separated from Your Group (STOP Acronym)

Know how to STOP when you are lost or separated from your group. Review this acronym with your group before going out on a hike with your Webelos.

The Outdoor Code

Every Scout who is spending time outdoors should be familiar with the Outdoor Code.

Trail Food

When you are on the trail, you don’t have a way to keep food cool and you want something which will provide energy, will travel well, and is lightweight. See some ideas.

BSA Video Resource

Poisonous Plants Quiz

Being able to identify hazardous plants will help all Scouts who are in the outdoors. Try this quiz. First you are shown a picture of the plant and given some possible choices about what type of plant it might be. After you submit your answer, you can see if you were right or wrong. It also tells you the typical habitat for the plant, what parts of the US it can be found in, what types of reaction it causes, and identifying characteristics. At the end of the quiz it tells you how many you correctly identified.

Hiking Activities

If you are out with a goal oriented group and you want them to take some time to explore, consider adding one or more additional hiking activities.

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