Tuesday October 10, 2017   |
Pope and Young Continues Support for Jack Creek Preserve
Jack Creek Preserve
Chatfield, MN - The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce their continued support for Jack Creek Preserve through the Club's Conservation, Education, and Outreach fund. The grant awarded by the Pope and Young club will go towards the purchase of new archery equipment, camp scholarships, and general upkeep of their campgrounds.

"As Conservation Chair of the Pope and Young Club, it's truly an honor to award a grant to the 'Jack Creek Preserve Summer Camps', through our 2017/2018 grant program," said Merritt Compton. "The Pope and Young Club has been a long-time supporter of Jack Creek Preserve, and we see their efforts to create new, educated bowhunters as vital to our core mission. By helping organizations that are focused on creating new bowhunters and giving them a working knowledge of conservation issues and fair chase ethics, the Pope and Young Club is working to protect the future of our bowhunting heritage."

"In the coming year, this funding will go towards the purchase of new archery equipment, camp scholarships, and general upkeep of the campgrounds," said Jack Creek Preserve Executive Director, Sarah Tilt. "In 2016, the Pope and Young Club grant awarded to the Jack Creek Preserve, helped host sixty teens, with fourteen earning their Bowhunter Education Certificate. These grants have helped develop four separate scholarships."
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The Pope and Young Club is a non-profit North American conservation and bowhunting organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of bowhunting by striving to increase awareness and appreciation of bowhunting foundations, principles and values. The Pope and Young Club focus is on Fair Chase hunting ethics that support the ethical pursuit of free-ranging, wild game animals without unfair advantage while promoting the conservation of both habitat and wildlife. The Club also maintains the universally recognized repository of records and statistics on North American big game animals harvested with a bow and arrow.

Contact the Pope & Young Club office at: or P.O. Box 548, Chatfield, MN 55923, Ph: 507.867.4144
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