High Country Adventure Film and Speaker Series

A world of adventure is coming to the High Country. Watch and listen as outdoor enthusiasts push themselves to the limit, champion causes close to their hearts, and celebrate the natural world. 

Donations will be accepted at each event to support academic opportunities at Lees-McRae. In the event of rain, the series will be moved to Evans Auditorium, located in the Cannon Student Center on North Campus. 

Earl Hunter Jr. from Black Folks Camp Too

Wednesday, April 10, 5–6 p.m.
Lees-McRae College
Evans Auditorium

According to their website, Black Folks Camp Too strives to “increase diversity in the outdoor industry by making it easier, more interesting, and more fun for folks to go camping.” After embarking on a three-month camping road trip with his son across the United States and Canada, Hunter saw firsthand the lack of diversity in the outdoor adventure industry. He became invested in creating the change he wanted to see in an industry that he loves, and soon launched Black Folks Camp Too in 2019 to address this disparity.

As part of the college’s series, Hunter will share his story, emphasize the importance of inviting and welcoming more folks into the outdoor industry and lifestyle, and discuss the mission of Black Folks Camp Too through the lens of the business’s symbol, the “Unity Blaze.”

F3T Fly Fishing Film Tour

Saturday, April 13, 6–8 p.m.
Lees-McRae College
Evans Auditorium
North Campus

For 18 years, the F3T Fly Fishing Film Tour has hit the road annually to bring the best fly-fishing films from around the world to eager international audiencesSupport the Fly Fishing Club and the Outdoor Recreation Management academic program. 

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