It’s National Get Outside Day!

In honor of National Get Outside Day, we've decided to launch a short film that has been hidden in our hard drive for several years now. That short film being, Treasure Cache. Set out on an adventure with Addison a spunky 4 year old who finds a treasure map while out hiking at Dreher Island…Read more It’s National Get Outside Day!

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…Read more 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…Read more First Documentary Short Welcome to the Jungle released on YouTube

Dreher Island Photo Challenge Update

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeCQepNddGw On December 30, 2016 our founder decided to leave a photo from his travels in Dreher Island's official state park geocache. Coordinates: N 34° 05.483 W 081° 24.495 Now how this works: When you find the photo in the state park geocache tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or even email us at operationadventure@outlook.com!  …Read more Dreher Island Photo Challenge Update

The Urban Pilgrim Project

Since this weeks blog will be released on a Thursday, I felt it only appropriate to have a throw back, reintroducing a project created a few years ago. Blogged on April 2, 2015 Recently because of Phantomythography: A Young Ghost Comes of Age, I’ve taken notice in glitch art. Glitch art is created using analog errors, corrupting…Read more The Urban Pilgrim Project

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      …Read more The Launch of Our New YouTube Channel

A Special Q&A Session with Pro-MMA Fighter Alexa Conners

You’re a Pro MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Fighter, what does your average day look like? Alexa: When I am in a training camp I train 2-3 times a day. I mix it up between strength and conditioning and other martial arts. What is your prep like before you step back into the cage? Alexa: I…Read more A Special Q&A Session with Pro-MMA Fighter Alexa Conners

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

Reminiscence of a Snow Day: Growing up in South Carolina

Waking up, running in the living room, cutting on the floodlights that overlooked the yard, quickly switching on the television to the local news station, and watching eagerly as they named off the county closures for the impending doom ‘snow’ day will forever be etched in my childhood memory. Lexington County, Richland County, Clairton County……Read more Reminiscence of a Snow Day: Growing up in South Carolina

Ringing in the New Year with a “First Day Hike”

Since 2012, it’s been a tradition for us at Operation Adventure to bring in the New Year by getting outdoors and hiking. It is after all our belief that how you start off the New Year is how you will end it, which is why it’s important to bring in the New Year with a…Read more Ringing in the New Year with a “First Day Hike”