Posts by Charlie James

Last Night’s Showcases

Monday evening we were treated to the last of the artist showcases.  Each night has been an experience unto itself, and has showed off the amazing and varied styles that exist in Alberta country music today.  From Lucette’s “murder ballads” to the uptempo and interactive set of Nice Horse, the night started out with a…

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Reflections

Second last day of Project WILD Boot Camp 2017. It’s been a crazy fun week, with a ton of info absorbed, notes taken, pictures and of course some social media. There have been late nights (we are all still tired from staying up until 4 getting drum tracks on the second night), sunny skies and…

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The ride is over

How is it over already? Boot camp:  training camp for learning various types of skills This week has certainly lived up to it’s definition, but far exceeded my expectations.  There was undoubtedly a LOT of learning going on here, on so many levels.  From the speakers, from the faculty, and from each other. With all…

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Burning the midnight oil

As I sit here in the sit here in the main dining hall of the lodge at RockRidge Canyon, a couple of things occur to me.  One, the people I just watched whizzing past the windows of this beautiful room on the zip line look like they’re having a ton of fun!  Two, the view…

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