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2013-06-12 23:22:55

Big Game Gear, outdoor gear company, provides an opportunity to give back and grant hunting and fishing dreams to children 21 years and under who have been diagnosed with life threatening illnesses. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Big Game Gear, outdoor gear company, is proud to announce a partnership with outdoor organization, Hunt Of A Lifetime. This new affinity partner is a champion in their community. HOAL grants hunting & fishing dreams for children age 21 and under, who have been diagnosed...

2013-06-11 23:30:23

Trails Carolina wilderness program offers tips on how to get outdoors with children and teens. Lake Toxaway, NC (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 By Presidential Proclamation, June is celebrated as National Great Outdoors Month. Trails Carolina, a therapeutic wilderness program for struggling teens and youth, supports the efforts of our federal and state governments to reacquaint teens with the benefits of being outdoors. Trails Carolina utilizes the wilderness in the beautiful mountains of Western...

2013-06-02 23:04:14

Wolfson Children´s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, is believed to be the first children´s hospital in the country to open a dog visitation program called “Healing Paws” to reunite long-term pediatric patients with their pets. The program is an expansion of the Wolfson Children´s Hospital Auxiliary´s Pet Therapy Program, which brings carefully trained dogs that belong to volunteers to the bedside of patients. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Wolfson...

2013-05-24 23:27:34

Urban youth restore and convert electric Karmann Ghia through hands-on learning program, MINDDRIVE, and drive to Washington, D.C. using social media activity and engagement to power their trip Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The students of MINDDRIVE, a nonprofit educational program that aims to teach STEM principles through hands-on learning techniques with projects that inspire our next generation to solve modern issues of our time, are embarking on a road trip in an electric car....

2013-04-15 23:02:21

The nation's largest celebration of environmental education starts today, with a message by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 National Environmental Education Week starts today — the nation's largest celebration of environmental education — and will spotlight ways by which technology can enhance environmental learning. This year´s theme, Taking Technology Outdoors, is part of EE Week´s multi-year focus on Greening STEM...

2013-03-31 23:03:22

While the Long Term Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center strives on providing the perfect balance of cooking lessons, Kung-Fu, and one-on-one therapy sessions to lead young addicts down the path of recovery, most importantly and essential to their program are their many outdoor adventures. Now, planned and led by Kaylie Corrigan. (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Kaylie Corrigan has been a guide for the Outdoor Adventure Company for close to a year. Roy Duprez, CEO of Back2Basics states, “She...

2013-03-25 10:34:06

Environmental education programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy, according to research from North Carolina State University. The study, published March 22 in PLOS ONE, showed that time outdoors seemed to impact African-American and Hispanic students more than Caucasian students, improving minority students' ecological knowledge and cognitive skills, two measures of environmental literacy. The statewide study...


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