Atwater Carey Selected to Supply First Aid Kits to NOLS

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Jackson, Wis. – Atwater Carey®, the most trusted name in wilderness medicine, has been selected to supply first aid kits to the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). The new, comprehensive kits will be provided to students enrolling in select NOLS courses and will also be available for sale at the school's headquarters near Lander, Wyo. as well as its online store, which can be found on the Web at

“It's extremely rewarding to have our Atwater Cary first aid kits selected by NOLS,” said Mike Kermendy, director of marketing for Wisconsin Pharmacal, the parent company for Atwater Carey. “This highly-respected organization is known for using only the very best equipment and supplies. We're pleased NOLS has recognized Atwater Carey's combination of lightweight, durable construction and top-quality first aid components as being the ideal option for its students.”

The new Atwater Carey kit was developed with NOLS' expertise. Each kit is packed to offer treatment for the most common field injuries and accidents. Contents include adhesive tape, gauze pads, bandages and ointments, tweezers, safety pins, an irrigation syringe and a variety of additional hospital-quality first aid components.

Each kit also showcases the NOLS logo as well as the logo for the school's Wilderness Medicine Institute. Plus, two nylon handles and plastic clips come standard, allowing users to easily carry the kit or affix it to a backpack, duffle bag or other outdoor equipment.

About NOLS:
The National Outdoor Leadership School, the premier teacher of outdoor skills and leadership, offers courses from 10 days to full semesters in the world's most spectacular wilderness classrooms. Since 1965, more than 85,000 people have turned to NOLS to learn sea kayaking, backpacking, sailing, mountaineering, kayaking, horse packing, canoeing and wilderness medicine. For additional details, please visit

About Atwater Carey:
Atwater Carey is the industry-leading manufacturer of premium, activity specific first aid kits. The company's products are crafted of the highest quality materials to ensure greater longevity and durability for both indoor and outdoor use. Additional details about Atwater Carey can be obtained by calling 1-800-558-6614 or by visiting

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Since legendary mountaineer Paul Petzoldt founded the school in 1965, more than 230,000 students have graduated from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), the leader in wilderness education. Whether through field-based courses offered in some of the most awe-inspiring more