SCI Novi Chapter


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Annual Fundraiser & Banquet, MGM Grand Detroit





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SCI Novi Chapter presents the

Riley Wilderness Youth Camp (RWYC)


Outdoors-related Educational programming available on DPTV - NEW!

Click here: Learning in the Wild | Programs | DPTV


Videos of RWYC - 2015


You Tube Video of Riley Wilderness Youth Camp (2014)


Letters from Camp - 2015



2016 Brochure & Details

Click here to Apply for Scholarship


Sponsored by SCI-Novi Chapter

Hosted by the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp

At the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center near Chelsea, Michigan



SCI Novi Chapter will provide all-expense paid scholarships

for up to eighty boys & girls

ages nine through fourteen, as of July 8, 2016


Applications must be received no later than June 30th, 2016


The RWYC program is created and sponsored by SCI Novi Chapter, as a result of a generous donation from the Riley Foundation, whose founder is George F. Riley (SCI Novi Chapter Member and SCI Life Member).


Riley Wilderness Junior Overnight Camp (Ages 9 - 11): July 17th - 22nd, 2016
This camp offers younger campers, ages 9-11, the opportunity to learn survival skills, orienteering, archery, canoeing, shooting sports and fishing in a safe and positive environment. Campers will have a great week sampling a variety of hands-on outdoor activities while identifying their true outdoor interests. Come grab a paddle, bow or rod and head out with us for a fantastic week of fun.

Riley Wilderness Advanced Overnight Camp (Ages 12-14): July 24th - 29th, 2016
This fun-filled week long adventure gives campers an opportunity to develop their skills as big game hunters. Throughout the week, campers will work with experts in animal identification and tracking, while learning valuable hunting techniques and strategies. In addition to earning their hunter safety card, campers will be taught the importance of equipment selection, participate in archery and spend time identifying their role as stewards of the land.

Students must meet one or more of the following criteria in order to be eligible for a scholarship:

  • Limited to no experience in hunting and the outdoors.

  • Lack of family financial resources to attend a program of this nature.

  • Lack of an active mentor to expose them to outdoor activities.

  • Not yet having earned a Michigan Hunter Safety Certificate.


Please see The “Youth Camp” page on the web site at:



For information on other programs

sponsored by the Novi Chapter,

see the Education page.





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