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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...

2014-05-29 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...

2014-05-23 12:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hikers can pick their pace and path through Pennsylvania's bountiful outdoors when Hiking Week 2014 begins on Saturday, May 24, offering participants a variety of organized hikes across the state. "Pennsylvania Hiking Week is a great time to explore the commonwealth's numerous hiking trails," said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti. "Whether you like to hike alone or with a group, spring...

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 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,...

2014-03-31 23:02:18

GunSafes.com, a renowned online store providing the best Gun Safes available on the market, has announced the availability of Camping Gear that includes the Adventure Medical AFA Family Kit. Ponderay, ID (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 GunSafes.com, a renowned online store providing the best Gun Safes available on the market, has announced the availability of Camping Gear that includes the Adventure Medical AFA Family Kit. Customers can purchase this product at a very affordable price. Talking...

2014-03-12 08:30:11

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional work funds Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ]' community action A team of nurses is turning communities across the UK into lifesavers - and a lot more. In the last 12 months, Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ] has trained around 600 professionals and thousands of ordinary people to deliver the vital skills that can mean the...

2014-01-09 16:24:56

GOLD RIVER, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SimpleCPR is on the cutting edge of online learning with their online CPR and first aid classes. These courses are offered at only a fraction of the price of other long and expensive in-person classes while still containing the same information and teaching practices. With online learning becoming more accepted in the academic community, SimpleCPR has become recognized for their effective, concise, and reliable CPR and first aid...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.