Black Bear Workshop 2017


Join Chris and Bill as you walk among wild black bears at the famous Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary near Orr, MN.

Workshop 1: Aug 10-14, 2017 [SOLD OUT!]
Workshop 2: Aug 16-20, 2017 [SOLD OUT!]
Workshop 3: Aug 22-26, 2017 [SOLD OUT!]
Workshop 4: Aug 27-31, 2017 [SOLD OUT!]

Add your name to our waiting list in case of 2017 cancellations or inquire about 2018 Black Bear Workshop Dates: chris@chrisnorcott.com

Where: Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary near Orr, MN.

Price: $2,195.00

The experience of a lifetime! – One bear biologist said he observed more bear behavior in ten minutes at the Sanctuary than in all of his years researching bears in the field. You will be on the ground capturing the antics and the personalities of these bears. Learn from two of the best black bear photographers in the country. You will return home with amazing images and an experience of a lifetime!

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bear3Participants will be required to sign a liability waiver since you will be on the ground with a significant number of bears of all sizes. The bears are wild and are free to come and go as they like. When photographing any animal there is always a chance for unexpected behavior. Group size will be limited to 6 participants. Transportation to and from Orr, MN, lodging and meals are not included in the workshop fee.


Deposit: $500.00 Non-refundable due at registration via email through chris@chrisnorcott.com (see cancellations and refunds below). A balance of $1,695.00 is due by June 2017.

Payment may be made by check.

Chris Norcott
PO BOX 582
Townsend, TN 37882

Cancellations and refunds: No refunds will be made for cancellations. All payments and deposits to Chris Norcott Photography are non-refundable unless the workshop sells out and we are able to fill your spot. If the workshop sells out and your spot if filled we will refund any payments or deposits paid to Chris Norcott Photography.
We reserve the right to cancel this workshop for the lack of participants up to 60 days prior to the workshop date. In this case your payments or deposits will be returned. However, Chris Norcott Photography does not assume responsibility for any other costs incurred by client as a result of the cancellation.

Delays or cancellations due to weather, flights, or other reasons before arriving or during the workshop or tour will not be refundable. Chris Norcott Photography will not be responsible for any costs incurred by the client for any delays or cancellations.

We highly recommend purchasing trip insurance. Our workshops and tours are for small groups and custom designed. Many of the costs are non-recoverable and therefore deposits and most fees are non-refundable. We recommend InsureMyTrip.com which gives you a selection of plans from major travel insurance companies at excellent prices.

This is a NON-SMOKING photography workshop.

Additional information will be provided through email upon registration with trip details as well as gear and clothing recommendations.