How You Can Make Your Next Outdoor Adventure the Best Ever!

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Is your family ready to ditch the neighborhood pool or park for something more exciting but you don’t know how to get started? Adults and kids can learn fun new ways to enjoy the outdoors by checking out the free workshops and activities held at Bass Pro Shops stores* across the U.S. and Canada. Bass Pro Shops Go Outdoors event and sale, which will be held May 16-26, offers free how-to seminars and gifts, hot buys, and a chance to win an Ultimate Outdoors Giveaway.

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Go Outdoors has FREE basic camping workshops.

You’ll be treated to the following free workshops during the weekend of May 17-18:

•    Pack, Pitch, Play: A basic guide to camping and survival.
•    Wear it Right: 5 important steps for choosing and properly fitting a life jacket.
•    Free cooking demos.
•    Priorities of Survival (in cooperation with Bear Grylls and Gerber).

By being one of the first 25 attendees over the age of 18 at the Pack, Pitch and Play and Priorities of Survival seminars, you can score freebies such as insulated tumblers and a nifty survival multi-tool that includes a whistle, compass, flint for fire starting and dry compartment for matches.

The kids even get their special weekend, May 24-25, so they can try their hand at the following free adventure activities (and maybe win some cool prizes while supplies last):

•    BB Gun Shooting Range.
•    Metal Detector Treasure Hunt.
•    Adventure Scavenger Hunt.
•    Free photo downloads.
•    Free crafts.

Plus, on May 24-25, the kids can also participate in the following free workshops:

•    Kids’ Adventures in Camping workshop.
•    Tips on being safe around the water.

Bass Pro Shops stores are not only the place to learn new skills, they’re also the place to gear up for an outdoor adventure. During the Go Outdoors event, shoppers can expect “hot buy” sales on everything from tents and coolers to lanterns and hydration packs. Plus, the entire line of Ascend high-tech adventure camping gear, apparel and kayaks is also available at Bass Pro Shops.

Everyone over the age of 21 is invited to enter a chance to win the Ultimate Outdoors Giveaway. One lucky winner will walk away with:

•    A new Toyota® 4Runner Trail 2014 4.0 L V6
•    Trip to San Juan Island, Washington for two people. This includes a three-night stay at Snug Harbor Resort and Marina.
•    Three-hour private kayak tour with Crystal Seas Kayaking
•    Two Ascend® D10 kayaks
•    GoPro® HER03+ Black Edition with an “everything we make” package of accessories
•    Airfare and hotel accommodations included (up to $3,000)

Visit the Bass Pro Go Outdoors website to enter the Ultimate Outdoors Giveaway and find a workshop schedule for a Bass Pro Shops store near you.

*Branson, Missouri; Miami, Florida; and Islamorada, Florida will not offer the Go Outdoors event.