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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...

2012-09-29 23:00:43

Eagle Scout Candidate Brad Hamilton built an addition to the nature trail course on Alexander Youth Network's treatment campus for children with emotional and behavioral challenges. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 CHARLOTTE (September 28, 2012) - After attending Firsthand, a field day and tour event at Alexander Youth Network, Eagle Scout Candidate Brad Hamilton knew he had found the right organization for his community outreach. Hamilton talked with the clinical staff and learned...

2012-09-09 23:00:17

ANASAZI Foundation, a nonprofit outdoor behavioral healthcare provider based in Mesa, Arizona, today announced it is offering college credit for students and instructors participating in its 42-day therapeutic wilderness programs. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 ANASAZI Foundation, a nonprofit outdoor behavioral healthcare provider based in Mesa, Arizona, today announced it is offering college credit for students and instructors participating in its 42-day therapeutic wilderness...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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