Where it all began…

This photo was taken before my first smartphone, in a campground nestled in Cherokee, nestled by a small creek. The next day I would be traveling by myself, coming home to get ready for work. Since I was in the mountains, I figured, why not go ahead and visit some of the SC State Parks … Continue reading Where it all began…

Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Established in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Hunting Island is a 5,000-acre park with 5 miles of undeveloped beach. This secluded tropical paradise, which is located in the heart of South Carolina's Sea Islands, is home to an array of wildlife such as deer, alligators, snakes, and even a popular nesting ground for the endangered … Continue reading Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

Located on Saint Helena Island sits Fort Fremont, an abandoned Naval Installation built in 1898 by the Army Corps of Engineers during the Spanish American War. Consisting of 170 acres, Fort Fremont was strategically designed to protect the Naval Station’s dry dock and coaling station, which sat across from the Beaufort River. The fort was … Continue reading Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

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

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… … Continue reading Reminiscence of a Snow Day: Growing up in South Carolina

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

Since 2011, 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 … Continue reading Ringing in the New Year with a “First Day Hike”

Our {first} post, again.

Our {first} post, again.   Year after year we at Operation Adventure look for new ways to shake up our routine. And as most of you have noticed we have been working to restructure all of our social media outlets, including our blog that’s located here on operationadventure.org.   Now what’s actually changed? Where did all of … Continue reading Our {first} post, again.