August is normally the month that outdoor activities lean toward the more laid-back approach and primarily consist of less strenuous and less serious endeavors. It’s the month that sees the most barbecues and clambakes scheduled. Lakeside camp owners are enjoying what is traditionally the winding down of their properties’ peak annual usage. With the return to school looming nearer, it’s the month many youngsters spend more time fishing for eager-to-cooperate sunfish with their parents or grandparents. But there are a couple other activities for those in the know that can get as hot as an August day.