Outpost Academy

YOUR COURSE TO BETTER SPORTING PERFORMANCE

The Outpost Academy is your course to a better performance, whether it is fishing, photography, or surfing. Our goal is to offer you access and hands on instruction from some of the top professionals in the field in order to further your skill sets! We offer courses in all levels of skill types from beginner kids fishing clinics to advanced photography. View our upcoming calendar to reserve your spot at our next academy.

PHOTO ACADEMY

PHOTO ACADEMY – YOUTH WORKSHOP

This Academy is offered through the St Augustine Camera Club and designed to give junior photographers the fundamental techniques of photography. The students will learn on DSLR Cameras – how to manage exposures, focus, and composition. They will also learn the basics on how to download and process the photos.

INSTRUCTOR: Ed Becket
PRICE: $250 / Photographer
DATE: June 21-25, 2021

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner – Advanced
CLASS SIZE: 10 (age 13-17)

PHOTO ACADEMY – FAST HORSE WORKSHOP

This Photo Academy is offered through the St Augustine Camera Club and led by Cara Taylor Swift. Cara is the talented woman behind the lens at Fast Horse Photography. She will share some of the skills and techniques that have made her one of the premier equine and equestrian portrait photographers in Florida. This is a hands-on workshop and we’ll have three equestrian models and their horses to work with. Cara will lead a brief discussion on safety when working with horses, discuss posing humans with horses, show us how she would set up the shot and she’ll also let us loose with the models to implement our own ideas.

INSTRUCTOR: Cara Taylor Swift
PRICE: $75 for members and $95 for non-members of the Camera Club
DATE: April 24, 2021

SKILL LEVEL: All levels
CLASS SIZE: 15 Photographers
LOCATION: Florida Agricultural Museum

PHOTO ACADEMY – CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF THE NATION’S OLDEST CITY

Join us for the upcoming Guy Harvey Outpost Photo Academy with professional and award-winning photographer Mark Krancer in St Augustine. Mark will be guiding you through a photo adventure of the Nation’s Oldest City and the beauty of Northeast Florida’s great outdoors! During the Academy, Mark will offer instruction, tips, and techniques on creating professional quality images and helping you become a better photographer.

  • Photograph historic downtown.
  • Visit the Alligator Farm, Castillo de San Marcos, St Augustine Lighthouse, Washington Oaks State Park (All attraction entry fees included in Academy Pricing)
  • Tour St Augustine waterways photographing downtown from the water & all the wildlife of northeast Florida.
  • Beginners course in drone photography at St Augustine Lighthouse
  • November class will photograph St Augustine Nights of Lights ranked in the Top 10 of best holiday lights by National Geographic!

INSTRUCTOR: Mark Krancer
PRICE: $300 / Photographer
DATE: October 15-17th and November 19-21st

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to Intermediate
CLASS SIZE: 12 Photographers
LOCATION: Guy Harvey Resort St Augustine Beach

ANGLER ACADEMY

ANGLER ACADEMY – SURF FISHING

Outpost fans, we will be hosting monthly surf fishing academies at St. Augustine Beach, with the master of the surf seas, Noel Kuhn. Pack your sunscreen and sunglasses because it will be a full day of hands on learning of surf fishing. You will get to fish with Noel as he shows you how to read the surf, how to use baits, different ways to rig, and learning long-distance casting techniques to reach up to 600’. Fishing poles and tackle are included.

INSTRUCTOR: Captain Noel Kuhn
PRICE: $50 / Angler

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner – Advanced
CLASS SIZE: 9 Anglers

ANGLER ACADEMY – FLY FISHING

Join us for our upcoming Outpost Angler Academy – Fly Fishing with Guy Harvey Resorts Pro Guide James Dumas of Drum Man Charters. Captain James is a full-time fishing guide in St. Augustine, FL. He specializes in light tackle and fly fishing for species such as red fish, trout, flounder as well as tarpon & cobia. He enjoys helping anglers perfect their skills and will help you become a better angler.

INSTRUCTOR: Captain James Dumas
PRICE: $50 / Angler

TIME: 8:00 am – 12:00pm
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced