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2014-06-30 23:17:47

LuminAID solar powered lights provide up to 16 hours of LED light, Perfect for outdoor nighttime adventures this summer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Polar Vortex wreaked havoc over much of the United States this winter, which means most people are itching to spend as much time outdoors this summer as possible. The good news is there are endless options for how to enjoy the warmer weather and if one is properly prepared, those long summer days can turn into long summer nights...

2014-06-23 12:26:30

From Bears to Bugs, to Getting Lost - and Found! OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - With this winter's Snowmageddon finally behind us, summer is here and camping is a great way for families, friends and the adventurous to get outdoors and enjoy the summer heat. From hiking, to swimming, to sitting around the campfire, camping should be enjoyed to the fullest. Scouts Canada wants to make sure Canadians stay safe while experiencing the great outdoors. Young or old, novice or...

2014-06-12 08:30:32

The OFF!® Brand Partners with National Get Outdoors Day to Encourage Active Outdoor Fun on June 14th RACINE, Wis., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spending time outdoors makes us happy, but most Americans say they struggle to enjoy enough time outside, citing bugs as one of the top barriers to spending time outside, according to a recent OFF!( ®) survey(1). To help encourage Americans to get back outside, the OFF!(®) brand has partnered with National Get Outdoors Day, or GO Day, an annual...

2014-06-03 12:23:52

76% Will Take Shorter, More Frequent Vacations RESTON, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 20 million Americans will travel in RVs throughout the summer months, heading to our country's 16,000-plus campgrounds and enjoying time outdoors with family and friends, according to a recent Campfire Canvass survey of RV owners by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association and Cvent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93800 According to the new survey, 66% of RV owners intend to use...

2014-05-29 12:23:23

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outdoor recreation areas across Pennsylvania will be hosting special events and activities during June as part of a statewide Get Outdoors Month observance, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti said today. "The Get Outdoors Month celebration gives our bureaus of state parks and forestry, as well as other outdoor recreation facilities, a chance to showcase what they offer to so many across...

2014-05-28 12:27:06

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer offers tips for summer camping LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted by premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, 59 percent of respondents said that they go camping and 31 percent said that hiking and/or camping is their favorite summer activity. June is officially National Camping Month; here just in time to kick-start the season. As the weather heats up, there are a number of essential items...

2014-05-06 12:23:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of guided outdoor recreation events this year - from after work hikes to family fishing programs to night-time paddles - will connect people to enriching outdoor experiences through the newly expanded Get Outdoors PA program, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced today. Beginning this weekend, several partners will be holding "GO" Days on weekends in May and June across the state...

2014-04-29 23:03:09

iD Tech will implement the successful Code.org Hour of Code into all iD Tech Camps courses nationwide, engaging 35,000 kids and teens in programming this summer. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 iD Tech, the nation’s leading summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education provider for kids and teens, has incorporated the successful Code.org Hour of Code into all iD Tech Camps programs nationwide. Students will be exposed to programming via the tutorials on Code.org...

2014-04-29 08:29:27

Ultimate Girls Glamping Getaway (with a Butler!) at The Resort at Paws Up® in Montana OAKLAND, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glamping has been named one of the five hottest trends in girls getaways by TravelChannel.com(1). Women everywhere are kicking off their heels and indulging in the cozy fireside chats and scenic hikes of camping but with plush beds, jetted tubs and chic campfire cuisine! The SKINNY COW(®) brand, makers of permissibly indulgent ice cream and candy treats,...

2014-04-18 23:07:31

Camp Directors to provide a program overview and campus tours of the Illinois summer camp location. Parents and potential campers will meet camp directors and learn about Emagination’s 20 technology workshops and fun summer camp activities. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Emagination Computer Camps, a national operator of summer technology camps for kids and teens, will hold an Open House for families interested in its Illinois Summer Camp at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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