ELK IN THE CATALOOCHEE VALLEY

Steep drop offs, no guardrails, a gravel road. These make for the beginning of an extraordinary adventure. This will also greet any adventurer traveling to the Cataloochee Valley, which is nestled among a ridged mountain terrain in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Once one of the largest settlements, Cataloochee Valley was home to farmers … Continue reading ELK IN THE CATALOOCHEE VALLEY

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Hurricane Irma threatens the southeastern United States nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew another Category 5 storm devastated the region

Nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 5 storm that ripped through the southeastern United States a new threat emerges by the name of Irma. Hurricane Irma, like Hurricane Matthew, is a deadly Category 5 storm, which has approximately killed over 23 people since it made landfall in the Caribbean. States of emergency have … Continue reading Hurricane Irma threatens the southeastern United States nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew another Category 5 storm devastated the region

Wood: A Family Affair will make its YouTube debut on Operation Adventure’s documentary series

Excited to announce that Wood: A Family Affair will be joining the world of YouTube on Friday, May 19th. The documentary film, which centers on a family of loggers living in Little Mountain, SC is directed and edited by Michael Tolbert and will join his documentary series Operation Adventure. Join us as we prepare for … Continue reading Wood: A Family Affair will make its YouTube debut on Operation Adventure’s documentary series

First Documentary Short Welcome to the Jungle released on YouTube

In 2011, Michael decided to take an adventure through South Carolina, traveling to all 47 state parks. This decision ultimately made a lasting impact altering the social norms he had once been accustomed to. Make sure to visit our YouTube Channel where you can LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more content. To see complete multimedia package … Continue reading First Documentary Short Welcome to the Jungle released on YouTube

The Launch of Our New YouTube Channel

Travel with the Operation Adventure team as we embark on a new journey through the world of YouTube. There you will find a channel dedicated to real people, stories, and adventures crossing both intersections of art and documentary. Link to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWQTc9c3EaclA6IkJ3pOXFQ First two promotional videos for series and website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2y6xNO8Td8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UGvZS0QHyc       … Continue reading The Launch of Our New YouTube Channel

Penn Center becomes national monument days before celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Rooted in history, nestled in the heart of marshlands, and centrally located between beautiful beaches and a thriving coastal town sits Penn Center, formally known as Penn School. Founded in 1862 by Laura Towne and Ellen Murray, Penn School was established as one of the first schools for freed African-American slaves living on St. Helena … Continue reading Penn Center becomes national monument days before celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day