Algonquin Adventure | Partial Overnight
AGE: 13 (by Sept 1) – 17 Years Old
TIME: 9am – 3pm (Mon & Fri) + Overnight (Tues to Thurs)
PREREQUISITES: Basic camera knowledge required. Teen Camp 1 is recommended.
REQUIRED: Mandatory ability to swim. Any camera with manual mode + 2 camera batteries.
LOCATION: 25 Toronto St. (Yonge & Adelaide) + Algonquin Provincial Park (partial overnight)
Nature & Landscape Photography
3 days in Algonquin Park
Join us for an unforgettable, partial overnight experience as we venture to Algonquin Park to indulge in nature and landscape photography! At night, we’ll explore night sky photography and settle down by the campfire! Guided by our senior instructor, Jake Borchenko, and a professional wilderness adventure guide, we’ll explore the wonders of nature and landscape photography in a meaningful and memorable way.
- Basic camera knowledge is required.
- Confidence shooting in manual mode is highly recommended.
- No Camping Experience Required
- Mandatory Swimming Ability Required
- 5 Days of Nature & Landscape Photography Lessons
- Camping Accommodations
- Sleeping Bags & All Required Camping Gear
- All Meals & Snacks in Algonquin Park
- Transportation | Departure & Return | To and From 25 Toronto St.
- Please Refer To FAQ’s for Details
Meet Your Guides
Jake Borchenko, Leadership Instructor
Jake Borchenko, is one of our senior camp instructors, for Teen Camp 1. His portfolio showcases his passion for travel, documentary, and street photography, as he has travelled around the world, shooting documentaries in India, China and Nepal. Jake is a Broadcasting and Film graduate of Centennial College and has led youth trips across Ontario as a mentor with Skatelife Canada. His positive energy and zest for life has encouraged hundreds of our students, to reach new heights!
About Our Wilderness Guides
GTA Photography Classes has partnered with wilderness experts from Overhang Adventures, to provide a safe and incredible experience in Ontario’s most beautiful park. Their guides are trained professionals, certified in: Wilderness First Aid, NLS (Lifeguard), CPR, Canoe Tripping, Wilderness Survival, among many other credentials to ensure the utmost safety of our group.
Algonquin Provincial Park
Whitefish Lake Campground
An Unforgettable Experience
“I think the trip was a very fun opportunity to get into the wild and away from the city while also having a blast taking pictures.” Camper, 2019
|MONDAY||Mandatory First Day
We’ll review tips for shooting nature and landscape photography, go over your equipment and review what to expect!
|TUESDAY||Depart from our studio at 25 Toronto Street first thing in the morning! When we arrive, we’ll set up in our campsite, and then we’ll grab our cameras and hit the trails to explore some of Algonquin’s most beautiful sites! In the afternoon, we’ll settle down by the campfire and explore night-sky photography!|
|WEDNESDAY||Enjoy a full day exploring beautiful landscapes in the park! Explore evening photography as the sun sets and master those night-sky techniques. Enjoy your last night cooking and hanging out by the campfire!|
|THURSDAY||Enjoy your morning with some fun outdoor activities before departing for Toronto. Drop-off at our studio (25 Toronto Street) mid-afternoon.|
|FRIDAY||Meet at 25 Toronto Street for 9am to review your images! Student work will be showcased at our end of week exhibit!|
Upon booking a $500 Non-Refundable deposit is due to reserve the spot. If you would like this unique opportunity to join GTA Photography and other fellow teens up north for a 3 day adventure program, please fill out this form below as soon as possible.
Space Is Limited | Secure Your Spot Before The Rush | Program is limited to 15 participants
Register by filling out the form below.
$500 Non Refundable Deposit is required upon booking. The Balance is Due on April 30, 2020
After April 30, 2020 full payment is required to reserve booking.