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.

Michigan Chapter News

Congratulations Joe on your 2021 SCI Award!


During the Spring board meeting at Safari Club International, President Scott Chapmen presented the current Michigan Chapter President Joe Pedersen with a Presidents award.

Joe was recognized for his work at the Michigan Chapter and as a member of the Membership and Chapter development Committee of Safari Club International. Joe was also recognized for his work on fund raising at the local and  International level. Joe says “he was humbled and honored by this unexpected recognition and that he looks forward to more great things for Safari Club” In addition to this award Joe was elected as the Region 19 regional representative for SCI.

 

American Wilderness Leadership School


Nestled 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.

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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. 

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Hi, my name is Jon Bumstead.

I am a State Senator, former President of SCI Michigan Chapter, and co-chair of the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus along with Senator Adam Hollier, Representative Tristan Cole, and Representative Leslie Love. The bipartisan Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus (MLSC) consists of legislator members who are dedicated to protecting the rights of Michigan hunters, anglers and trappers. The caucus meets 4-6 times throughout the year to discuss pending legislation that may impact sportsmen and women from across this state. We also host an annual Wild Game Dinner each May. If you would like to be involved in the MLSC and get to know the Michigan legislators who share the same interest as you please consider doing one of the following…

Ways to get involved:

  • Attend our next breakfast meeting. To join our mailing list and receive the invite please email Travis Chapman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • If you would like more information on the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus please see our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/MichiganLegislativeSportsmensCaucus
  • If you are interested in being a guest speaker please contact Travis Chapman at 517-373-5483.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and I hope to see you at our next meeting!

Jon Bumstead


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Upcoming Events

Oct
14
Camo Night
6p - 7:30pm
Nov
11
Red Plaid Night
6p - 7:30pm
Dec
02

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