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Mossy Oak Supports Teachers and American Wilderness Leadership School


Mossy Oak is partnering with Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) for the fourth year to provide teachers with instruction in conservation and ecology, Joseph Hosmer, President of Safari Club International Foundation, announced today. Mossy Oak will be sponsoring ten teachers to attend SCI Foundation’s American Wilderness Leadership School (AWLS) program.

AWLS is professional development for educators. The 8-day course teaches methods to incorporate conservation education lessons into existing curriculum content: math, science, language arts, social studies, physical education and art.  Teachers learn techniques in using the outdoors as a classroom to give their students hands on learning experiences.  

AWLS_logoThe goal of the program is to educate teachers and students about conservation and to prepare them to return home and share that message with students, classmates, colleagues and friends. The North American Model of Wildlife Management is the core of conservation understanding.

The program is in line with Mossy Oak’s own means of educating the public about conservation wildlife management and the role of hunting. Recently, AWLS was featured on the Mossy Oak GameKeepers show on the Pursuit Channel.  

To learn more about applying for a Mossy Oak Sponsorship to AWLS contact Todd Roggenkamp, SCI Foundation Deputy Director of Education at or (520) 954-0664. Visit for educator workshop schedules or additional information.

Safari Club International Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that funds and directs worldwide programs dedicated to wildlife conservation and outdoor education. Any contribution may be tax deductible under Internal Revenue Code section 170(c) as a charitable contribution to the extent permitted by law. Tax deductible amount of gift is reduced by the “Fair market Value” of any goods, services, or advantages that a sponsor receives for the donation. EIN #86-0292099

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