As part of the Erie county Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs efforts to enhance our environment and wildlife appreciation, we award up to two $500 college scholarships yearly.
To qualify for a scholarship, you must be a high school senior enrolled in an accredited college, or attending an accredited college with your major in any one of these areas: environmental conservation, law enforcement, or environmental pollution and must be a resident of Erie County. Scholarships are awarded based upon need and the area of study.
To be considered complete the application including a short essay telling of any projects you have participated in, your future goals, and proof of enrollment in an accredited college (i.e., course enrollment, course schedule, report card, etc.) prior to December 15.
FREE Lifetime Hunt/Fish/Trap Licenses for KIDS!
Each year the Erie County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs awards lifetime hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to kids in Erie County. Winners are determined by draw during our December meeting.
During the year, we raise money by donations, raffle ticket sales and special events to subsidize this program created by Club Director Joe Jemiolo in 2013. Since that time, ECFSC has awarded over $36,000 in licenses to 75 kids.
DEC Camp 2024
DEC Summer Camp registration opens on March 24, 2024.
DEC camps combine environmental education, hunter education programs, and outdoor recreation into a fun adventure. They use a hands-on approach to teach about the environment.
Campers will have the opportunity to learn outdoor skills including backpacking, camping, and canoeing. They will solve challenges, explore environmental concepts, practice outdoor skills, and spend the week immersed in nature.
Register for DEC Camp
Annual Awards Banquet
The 2024 ECFSC Annual Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday April 13, 2024. Doors open at 5:00 PM.
The $45 entrance fee includes dinner and open bar between 5 and 6 PM. (Cash bar after 6 PM).
Join the Federation in recognizing outstanding individuals, groups and organizations at Kloc's Grove on Seneca Creek in West Seneca, NY.
2024 AWARDS BANQUET
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Erie County Federation Community Programs
License awards FREE lifetime hunting and fishing licenses to youths residing in Erie County and under the age of 16.
Erie County Federation of Sportamen’s Clubs awards up to five $200 college scholarships yearly.
This event allows attendees to participate in a variety of events including fishing, trap, small bore rifle shooting, air guns and archery.
Active in our Community
Fish & Wildlife Management Board
President – Jeff Jondle
1st Vice President – Frank Miskey Sr.
2nd Vice President – Cheryl Schenne
Treasurer – David Rosner
Recording Secretary – Rich Davenport
Corresponding Sec. – Roxann Ferazzoli
Membership – Frank Miskey Jr.
Sergeant-At-Arms – Tom Fischer
Archery & Bowhunting – Tom Fischer
Awards – Chuck Godfrey
Banquet – Frank Miskey Jr.
Big Game – Rich Davenport
Budget & Finance – David Rosner
Bylaws – Schenne/Rosner/Miskey
Council Resolutions – Rich Davenport
Crossbow – Tom Fischer
Education – Amy Plecas
Environment – Chuck Godfrey
Exhibits / Shows – Amy Plecas
Facebook – Rich Davenport
Fish – Joe Fischer / Tom Fischer / Larry Jones
Fund Raising –
FWMB – Chuck Godfrey
Hunter Education –
Internal Controls – Tom Fischer / Bob Avery
Law Enforcement – Carl Leas
Legislation – Carl Leas
Membership Outreach – Joe McAdams
NHFD – Rich Davenport
Nominations – Roxann Ferazzoli
NYSCC – Dan Tone
Small Game – Dan Tone
TMTF – Bob Avery & Tom Fischer co-Chairs
Trapping – Patti & Rick Wattengel
Website – Joe McAdams
WNY Environ. Fed. – Dan Tone / Joe Fischer
Youth Lifetime License – Joe Fischer