SCI & CABELA’S YOUNG HUNTER AWARD®: The SCI & Cabela’s Young Hunter Award, established in 1987, recognizes a young SCI member. To be eligible, the young hunter must be 15 to 21 years of age and do the following: be a current member of SCI, complete the application, compose a 500-word essay on the topic, “How I Am A Role Model for Hunting,” complete a hunter safety education certification course, obtain a letter of recommendation from an SCI chapter and obtain a letter of recommendation from a school administrator. The Record Book Committee is the selection committee for the Young Hunter Award. Applications are scored, based on 30 percent conservation work and community service, 25 percent hunting and outdoor experience, 25 percent role model for hunting (including essay), 10 percent SCI chapter recommendation and 10 percent Record Book Committee overall judgment of applicant. The two applicants with the highest overall percentage are declared the winners and both are recognized at the SCI Annual Hunters’ Convention. This award is sponsored by Cabela’s. Application deadline is September 1 of each award year.

Deadline for Application is September 1
ELIGIBILITY: Minimum 15 years of age, and not over 21, on Sept. 1 of the year prior to Convention. Application Form.

1. Valid Hunter Education Certificate.
2. A 3×5 or wallet size (school) photo of applicant.
3. Recommended by an SCI Chapter and your school.
4. If selected, applicant will be expected to attend the Annual SCI Convention.

Safari Club International
Attention: Young Hunter Award
4800 West Gates Pass Road
Tucson, Arizona 85745-9490