HSCF is dedicated to preserving the future of conservation through youth mentoring programs and education. Each year, HSCF hosts almost 100 students for hunting and fishing trips and provides shooting education and sponsorship of youth sporting clays teams. In addition, over 150 area high school students are hosted at HSCF’s annual Convention and Hunting Expo for an outdoor career awareness program. In advanced education, HSCF has awarded 525 scholarships totaling $2.25 million dollars.
The OTF’s Outdoor Adventures curriculum is an approved physical education or Ag. Science Wildlife Management course. There are over 80 schools and 8,000 students in the greater Houston area teaching outdoor skills such as Hunter Education, Fishing and Archery through the Outdoor Adventures program
Scot McClure, OTF Education Coordinator, states “Thanks to the support provided by HSCF, the OTF will introduce outdoor skills to youth and expand the Outdoor Adventures program to more schools across Houston and surrounding communities.”
“HSCF has a long and vested history with youth outdoor education. The excellent programs developed by Scot and OTF allows HSCF to reach more students through established, proven and successful programs” states Joe Betar, HSC Executive Director.
About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 525 scholarships totaling $2.25 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $3.7 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at hscfdn.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information.