Who We Are

Hunting is an ancient tradition passed down from the earliest times of man to the present day. Hunters participate directly in the natural world and care enough to make sure that it continues in all of its awesome beauty and diversity.

Safari Club International is a U.S.-based organization of more than 50,000 hunters dedicated to protecting the right to hunt and to promote wildlife conservation worldwide. Between SCI and its sister organization, the SCI Foundation, we have put more than $70 Million on the ground for conservation since 2000. In the U.S. and abroad, hunters are part of a system that keeps the rivers, forests and fields intact and maintains the wildlife.

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Safari Club International is the leading organization in the world standing in the gate to protect our right to hunt not only for future generations, but for this current generation as well.
Herb A.
Being part of SCI is my affirmative step of ensuring that the right to hunt is going to be there for my family for generations to come.
Louis C.
Man is born with a natural instinct to hunt and I will fight to keep that instinct alive and protect the freedom to do so for myself and for future generations.
Randall B.

International Hunting

Legal organized hunting is conducted on six continents by tens of millions of hunters each year. This hunting activity provides the funding for meaningful wildlife conservation worldwide.

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North American Hunting

There are many diverse hunting opportunities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Thanks to hunters, many species of wildlife there have been brought back from the brink of extinction.

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SCI Members, Chapters Helping Rural Communities in Africa

Recently, SCI Members John and Judy Sholes returned to South Africa for a safari with Blaauwkrantz Safaris. They brought along a personal donation and a donation from their National Capital Chapter, Washington, D.C. that Blaauwkrantz used to repaint the local rural school, Palmiet River Junior School, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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Illegal Poaching Puts Giraffes At Risk In Africa

10/04/2018

Giraffes are among wildlife species adversely affected by increased illegal poaching in Botswana. This follows the banning of legal hunting there several years ago. The information was included recently during a presentation to the International…

Hunting Leaders File Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

10/04/2018

Today, the New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation filed a legal challenge to New Jersey’s ill-advised closure of state lands to the upcoming black bear hunt.  "NJOA is proud to continue the fight…

Montana Hunter Kills Grizzly Bear In Self Defense

10/02/2018

Officials from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks report that a bowhunter shot and killed a female grizzly bear and wounded her cub in self defense last Wednesday. In a story by Louis Casiano of Fox News, this latest in a spate of recent, deadly…

Big Win For Hunters: CA Governor Vetoes Trophy Ban Bill

10/01/2018

California Gov. Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. vetoed a bill that would have prevented hunters from possessing and in some cases importing the named African species in the bill, including parts and products, lawfully harvested in Africa. “Safari Club…

Hunting Leaders Join Forces to Battle New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

09/27/2018

The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen’s Alliance have joined forces to challenge New Jersey Gov. Philip Murphy’s executive order to close state lands to an ongoing legal and scientifically backed black bear hunt.…

Court Invalidates Grizzly Delisting, SCI Continues Fight For Conservation Success

09/26/2018

On September 24th, a Montana federal district court vacated the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) rule delisting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bears.  The court’s ruling means that the GYE grizzly bear population returns to…

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SCI maintains two blogs. Hunt Forever chronicles the exciting worldwide hunts SCI members take and covers subjects of importance to all hunters. First For Hunters chronicles SCI’s work to defeat anti hunting attacks. 

Guns & Hunting

Bowhunting Axis In South Texas

11/08/2018 Hunt Forever

It was unseasonably warm for mid-February, even for South Texas, as I settled into my ground blind to see what might turn up that afternoon. The first three blind shifts had been unproductive only in that I had yet to have an opportunity at…

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Barrett’s Fieldcraft Lightweight Rifle for Sportsmen & Hunters

11/07/2018 Hunt Forever

When they could not find the perfect hunting rifle, Barrett built one.  The Fieldcraft rifle is designed to be carried farther on long days in the field and perform like a Barrett at that critical moment. The stock is crafted from hand-laid carbon…

Conservation

The State Of Hunter Recruitment And R3

11/06/2018 Hunt Forever

Many have heard of the North American Conservation Model and how well it has worked in preserving and increasing many species of wild game in North America.  But did you know that 80 percent of the dollars that go into wildlife conservation in North…

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A Life Member Breakfast Like No Other!

11/02/2018 Hunt Forever

This year, SCI’s Life Member Breakfast embraces the camaraderie of hunting camp like no other. Emcee Melissa Bachman is hosting three special guest speakers, P.H. John Sharp, P.H. Johnny Vivier and P.H. Cliff Walker, who will share the best of their…

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Destination: Gobbler!

11/02/2018 Hunt Forever

The wild turkey is a native North American bird, probably initially domesticated by early natives in Mexico and definitely first brought to Europe by Spanish explorers in the Eighteenth Century. Today roast turkey is widely appreciated and wild or…

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SCI Launches Hunter Information Service As New Member Benefit

11/01/2018 Hunt Forever

This year Safari Club International is introducing the Hunter Information Service, a new benefit available to SCI’s 50,000-plus members. The service provides SCI members with an online library and real-time helpline for information on all things…

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Add These Activities To Your Convention Experience!

We invite you to attend SCI’s 47th Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Reno Sparks Convention Center, January 9 – 12. Reno is experiencing rapid growth and vast downtown revitalization, and is excited to show SCI all there is to experience while we are there.

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SCI Members Share Their Hunter Pride!

Once again SCI members are sharing their successful hunts from all over the globe. The data they provide in their Record Book entries helps compile one of the largest databases of information on sustainable species in the world.

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SCI Hunt Auctions Sneak Peek

The 2019 SCI Convention is on the horizon and excitement is mounting for the return to Reno, NV. Auction donations are already starting to roll in and they are bigger and better than ever!

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SCI Members Show Their Hunter Pride

SCI Members are currently hunting all over the world, and they love to share their successes through their entries in the SCI Record Book.

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Local Hunting

2013 Youth Safari Day Comments

More than 4,000 youth and their parents attended the 15th Annual Youth Safari Day. Here are just some of the comments.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jim Lenhart, Advertising Sales Manager.

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