Welcome to SCI - Michigan

A Leader in Protecting the Freedom to Hunt
and Promoting Wildlife Conservation Worldwide!

The Michigan Chapter of Safari Club was only the third chapter to form in 1973, when the international organization began. The Michigan Chapter is one of the largest chapters in the world, and proudly acknowledges four International Presidents who originated from our fraternity.


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Featured News

  • The Outdoor Discovery Center

    The Outdoor Discovery CenterThe Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway was created by the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District and Wildlife Unlimited of Allegan and Ottawa Counties, a local sportsman’s group that supported outdoor education and conservation projects. The Center’s purpose is to connect people with nature through outdoor education for the benefit of wildlife and the conservation of the natural world. Since 2000, the organization has served more than 300,000 children and adults in the West Michigan community through its programs. Thanks to the support by organizations like the Safari Club International, more than 75,000 people annually visit the ODCMG sites to walk trails, view wildlife and reconnect with the outdoors.


Michigan Chapter News

  • SCI Litigation Update - Fighting for Hunters

    The Truth About SCI’s
    Elephant Importation Lawsuit

    By: Anna Seidman

    The Truth About SCI’s Elephant Importation Lawsuit
    Over the past several months, SCI has aggressively pursued litigation against the federal government, challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to ban the importation of sport-hunted elephants from Zimbabwe and Tanzania.

  • American Wilderness Leadership School

    AWLSNestled in the beautiful Bridger-Teton National Forest near Jackson, Wyoming, the American Wilderness Leadership School (“AWLS”) provides the perfect atmosphere for educational programs. Established in 1976 with the vision of providing educators with a useful hands-on experience that they can bring home to their classrooms, AWLS has provided an accredited wildlife management program for 5,473 primary and secondary teachers. The school offers six dates each summer for these fun and exciting eight-day sessions. Some of the topics covered include wildlife conservation and management, endangered species and outdoor ethics, ecosystems, economic contribution of sportsman in conservation, outdoor survival and the shooting sports – firearm safety, shotgun, rifle, and archery. Participants also enjoy a whitewater rafting trip on the Snake River.

  • Blue Bag Program (Safari-Care Bags)

    Blue BagMuch of the SCI’s budget is dedicated toward assistance for those who are less fortunate.  Internationally, SCI is increasingly recognized not only for its support of hunting and conservation but also for its humanitarian efforts. The Blue Bag program assists in continuing this positive regard for SCI. 


Membership News

  • What Membership Means...

    Membership in the Safari Club is the life blood of our Club’s future. The benefits of membership include access to all the resources, opportunities and camaraderie Safari Club has to offer and all local and national publications.


Outfitter Spotlight

  • Mike Cowan, Crosshairs Outfitters

    Crosshairs Outfitters

    Alaska is a big state with big species, and people come here with big dreams! "The Last Frontier" is home of the worlds largest brown bear, Alaskan/Yukon Moose, Dall Sheep, and King Salmon! The Halibut capitol of the world is in Alaska! It's no wonder hunters and fishers THINK ALASKA when they thing of the BIG game and BIG fish!

    Dreams do come true here... in a big way.

    Master Guide Mike Cowan, Owner Crosshairs Outfitters, Registered Big Game Guides & Assistant Guides
    (Home) 660-686-0245 - (Cell) 907-394-2924
    Crosshairs Outfitters.com


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Upcoming Events

Monthly Membership Meeting
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Outfitters Night
5pm - 9pm
Annual Fundraiser
1pm - 10pm
Monthly Membership Meeting
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monthly Membership Meeting
6:30pm - 8:30pm


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Grand Rapids, MI 49501
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