November 29, 2022

Nexus Outdoors Announces Partnership with the Pope & Young Club

MUSKEGON, Mich. (February 17, 2021) – Nexus Outdoors, a leading worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of performance hunting apparel, footwear and equipment under the ScentLok Technologies®OZ®, and Blocker Outdoors® brands, proudly announces it has become a DIAMOND Level Corporate Partner of the Pope & Young Club. The partnership exemplifies Nexus Outdoors’ commitment to protecting, promoting, and preserving the bowhunting tradition and its tenets of fair chase, education and conservation.

“The past year has been a challenging time for individuals, companies and organizations,” says Nexus Outdoors President, Aaron Ambur. “But the pandemic has given our hunting industry a valuable gift in the form of millions of new hunters. As North America’s premier bowhunting and conservation organization, the Pope and Young Club is uniquely equipped to help educate our new hunters on the principles of fair chase and the other critical ethics of our sport. It’s what the organization has done for the past 60 years, and our industry is better and stronger because of the Pope and Young Club’s perpetual and wide-ranging initiatives,” Ambur continues. “Nexus Outdoors is pleased to extend our resources and full partnership to lend support in these efforts.”

The Pope & Young Club’s Corporate Partner Program allows manufacturers the opportunity to help the organization protect, promote, and preserve the passion for bowhunting and ensure bowhunting opportunities for today and tomorrow. The Club’s conservation programs include Wild Harvest Initiative, Isle Royal Moose Study, Farmers, and Hunters Feeding the Hungry, National Wildlife Federation Howe Peak/Deadman Sheep Endowment Fund, Jack Creek Preserve Foundation, the Bitterroot Elk Project, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, American Wildlife Conservation Partners, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Orion – The Hunters Institute, National Conservation Leadership Institute, National Bowhunter Education Foundation, U.S. Sportsman’s Alliance, National Archery in the Schools program, Scholastic 3-D Archery. Mule Deer Foundation, Wyoming Male Mule Deer Study and Winter Range Study, and many others.

“Nexus Outdoors and all of their brands are an absolute powerhouse of hunting products, which help bowhunters to more fully enjoy their experiences,” says Dylan Ray, Marketing Director, Pope & Young Club. “To see a company like Nexus – with such deep bowhunting roots – come on and support the Club as a Corporate Partner is big win. Their critical support will help us fulfill and expand our programs and efforts for the benefit of for bowhunters around the world.”


Celebrating 60 years in 2021, 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 is focused 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. Learn more at


Nexus Outdoors, headquartered in Muskegon, MI, USA, is a leading worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of performance, hunting and casual odor-controlling apparel, footwear and equipment under the ScentLok Technologies®, OZ®, Blocker Outdoors®, Whitewater, Hard Core® Waterfowl Hunting Apparel and Tree Spider® brands. It also owns American Range Systems, manufacturer and distributor of the world’s strongest and safest bullet traps. Nexus Outdoors is the only company with access to all scent-controlling technologies, including their patented Carbon Alloy™ and Cold Fusion Catalyst™ technologies, which provide superior success in the field. ScentLok and Blocker Outdoors are pioneers in the hunting industry, which many credit with creating a market focused on superior scent control to get closer to big game.