Licenses and Certifications

American Photo Treks is an authorized permittee of the National Park Service in each park workshops are conducted. We obtain permits from the US Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, or other entities as required.

All APT workshop instructors have current First Aid and CPR certifications that are renewed every two years. The most recent renewal was in May 2019.

Deposits and Refunds


If you experience a personal emergency (death in the family or an injury) that prevents you from attending, please do not hesitate to contact us.  We are willing to work with you on a case by case basis but cannot guarantee a refund. 

We strongly encourage our participants to purchase trip cancellation insurance. Our preferred trip insurance provider is …


We try to make the most out of each weather scenario during our workshops. Workshop cancellations are very rare but can happen especially for night photography workshops when clear skies are necessary. We use our best professional judgement based on all the data we have.