Let There Be Light

Make photographs with world-class instructors at one of the Boy Scouts of America's four High Adventure Bases.

All are welcome! You do not have to be a member of the Boy Scouts to attend.


Gain access to photo locations not available to the general public.



Taught by

renowned photographer

Ken Sklute!




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In Development


Coming Soon

October 19-23, 2020




James W. Brown, Ph.D.

James W. Brown was the founding associate dean for the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis program of the School of Journalism, where he taught courses in visual communication and new media.

His students have won various awards, including the National Press Photographer's Association Newspaper Photographer of the Year award and three Pulitzers; one became the editor-in-chief for National Geographic magazine.

He was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame in 2009.


Ken Sklute

Ken Sklute has enjoyed a diverse career photographing people, nighttime skies, landscapes, professional sports, architecture and weddings. He teaches and lectures around the world.


His experience includes stints as a Canon Explorer of Light, Kodak Mentor, Datacolor Expert, Delkin ImageMaker, an Epson Mentor, Adobe Influencer, and FStop Gear Team Pro.

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Charles “Chuck” Luzier

Chuck made award-winning photos while working for some of the largest marine companies in the world.

He supported professional

photographers around the world as a Pro Marketing Specialist for Canon USA. Chuck facilitated underwater, wildlife and nature events including the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival, and the Festival of the Cranes.


David Carlson

Eagle Scout David Carlson has specialized in aviation photography for more than 35 years.  His expertise includes air-to-air and aerial photography.  He has flown many of the aircraft he photographs - from J3 Cub’s to P51 Mustang’s.  He has also shot commercially for companies, magazines and museums, and been published in more than 35 countries. 


David is a senior government and military specialist for Canon U.S.A., Inc., in the Imaging Technologies & Communications group. 

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Roger Morgan

Roger has served as a Senior Professional Photographer for the Boy Scouts of America for more than 30 years.


He earned a degree from the Brooks Institute in advertising illustration.


His “Value of Scouting” series featured Scouting photo essays from around the United States. The series earned two Addy Awards.


Tom Wilson

Tom’s work stems from a life-long love of nature. His photos have been featured in numerous publications, including The Atlantan magazine, National Geographic Maps and Southern Exposure magazine (cover). His photos appear in various calendars, books (including "The Official Boy Scout Handbook 13th edition) and web sites.

Tom has won numerous awards, including Roswell Photo Society Photographer of the Year twice, Grand Prize Winner in the Nikon, "Publish Your Passion Photo Essay Contest" twice; and the prestigious, "All Time Winner" from Better's 20th anniversary contest.

Contact Us

Boy Scouts of America

1325 W Walnut Hill Ln.  Irving, TX  75038

 Tel: 972.580.2294

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