The Pope and Young Club is pleased to announce a new program to engage young bowhunters and young persons interested in learning more about bowhunting, fair chase and wildlife conservation.

A Pope and Young Club Youth Membership Program officially began January 1st. Any young person, under the age of 18, can join the Pope and Young Club as a Youth Member for just $10 per year. There are no other requirements. It’s for any interested young person: whether they are 16 years old and have started bowhunting, or 9 years old and just picked up a bow, or 5 years old and interested in learning more about big game animals. There will be something entertaining and educating for any age.

YOUTH MEMBERS will receive:

  • Membership card, certificate and wristband
  • Issues of the Club’s quarterly membership publication
  • Access to Pope and Young Club Youth Member facebook
  • Access to Pope and Young Club Youth Member website
  • Special Offers and discounts

Exciting new opportunities for learning and interacting await P&Y Youth Members. Through our quarterly publication, the Youth facebook and the Youth website, we’ll be asking and challenging youth members to experience:

  • “Shooting Straight”, a hunting ethics situation challenge”
  • Ask the Experts”
  • Bowhunting 101
  • writing articles, submitting photos and videos
  • special games and puzzles for all ages
  • lots of opportunities for learning and growing as bowhunters/conservationists

We are excited to announce the first special offer for P&Y Youth Members only! Every Youth Member will receive a $10 off coupon for any Hunter Safety Systems treestand safety vest or harness…an essential item for any bowhunter! We are very grateful for the Hunter Safety Systems company’s enthusiastic support of this new program!

YOU can sign up a young person who is interested in the outdoors, wildlife and/or bowhunting for P&Y YOUTH MEMBERSHIP online at , or by calling 507-867-4144, or by downloading an application from the Club’s website. The upcoming issue of the Club’s quarterly publication will also have youth applications.

For more information, please visit

Established in 1961, the Pope and Young Club is a non-profit North American conservation and bowhunting organization dedicated to ensuring bowhunting for future generations by preserving and promoting its heritage and values. The Club also maintains the universally recognized repository for the records and statistics on North American big game animals harvested with the bow and arrow.

Pope and Young Club
273 Mill Creek Road – PO Box 548 – Chatfield, MN 55923
Phone: (507) 867-4144 – Fax: (507) 867-4144
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