Grandfather Mountain, Nature on a Whole Different Level

Camera Clinic

August 20-21, 2011

Photo Opportunity at Camera Clinic

The Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic is a two-day seminar that covers the nuts & bolts of making good photographs. Designed for the serious amateur, this event brings in working professionals to share tips and techniques for making better photographs.


Admission to the Camera Clinic is $50 per person. A special two-day admission ticket is available for guests who do not plan to attend the clinic. Guests may also purchase tickets for the Saturday night buffet dinner. Online pre-registration begins July 15, 2011.

On the day of the event, we ask pre-registered participants to check in at MacRae Meadows gate 3 (about 10 yards on the Linville side of the driveway to the Grandfather Mountain Office and 30 yards on the Linville side of the attraction Entrance Gate) to pick up a gate admission pass. This will allow you to identify yourself when coming and going from the attraction. Visitors who do not have a valid Camera Clinic admission ticket will be expected to pay regular park admission and will not be admitted to the auditorium.

Camera Clinic Ticket Prices

Camera Clinic Participant (includes admission to the park, admission to all programs, plus Saturday evening meal)
2-day adult guest ticket (includes Sat.-Sun. admission to the park for ages 13+)
2-day child guest ticket (includes Sat.-Sun. admission to the park for ages 4 thru 12 - under 4 are free)
Guest Saturday night meal



Although Grandfather Mountain does not operate a commercial campground, campsites are available at no charge in the Grandfather Mountain Picnic Area for people participating in this event. The picnic area has bathrooms and water fountains, but no other amenities. No formal spots are reserved, but participants usually have no trouble locating a place to pitch their tents or park their vehicles (because it is a big mountain). It is necessary for you to mention camping when you register so that you can be given a windshield pass to identify you as staying in the picnic area.

For Accommodations Information

NC High Country Host

Avery Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce

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