BOOTCAMP BLOGS

2017 Artist blogs

Wild Dozen Day 6

It's day 6 of Boot Camp, food rations are not running low... It's hard to put into a blog how I'm feeling but here it goes. My brain has never ...
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Star Gazing

Saturday Sept. 27th This evening, we had the first of our showcases. One moment, you're talking to someone and relating to them on a practical level and then hours later, ...
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Nice Horse has a Wardrobe Malfunction

KRISTA: Hey Kaley, what was your favourite part of yesterday? KALEY: When Brandi let me look at her nipple. BRANDI: I didn’t let you! It was an accident. Don’t worry, ...
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The End Is Not The End

Boot camp is over... I think we are all genuinely concerned about the lack of food after today. There seems to be this common knowledge that you leave here a ...
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Showcase Day!!

Day 3 – Well day three is upon us here in the rugged wilderness of Boot Camp, and man the good stuff just keeps on coming!! We began our day ...
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One-on-ones!!!!

Day 4 - Well I was able to finally get to sleep after my showcase and it was the best sleep I have had at camp so far, and i ...
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Lucas Chaisson – Boot Camp Showcase Recap

The week is coming to an end here at Rockridge Canyon. Over the past 3 nights we saw all of the Top 12 artists perform a 20 minute set. All ...
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I love camp

Dear mom and dad, As you can see from the photos I sent... I LOVE CAMP! I've got to do so many fun things like zip lining, kayaking, and swimming ...
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Best time ever!

Dear Project Wild, I had the best time ever. I can't even tell you how much I've learned. I feel like when I come home today, I'll come home a ...
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Voyage To Venus…Be Undeniable

Voyage To Venus…Be Undeniable. “A man who has been in another world, does not come back unchanged”. - CS Lewis (yep, I dabble in sci-fi:) That is how I feel ...
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Nice Horse Adds A 5th Member

BRANDI: Guys, I found my dancing soul mate last night. KRISTA: It's Dustin, isn't it? BRANDI: Oh yeah, it's also Dustin. I have two. The other one is Tanya Ryan. ...
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Home Time

Well, boot camp has come to an end. I learned a great many things over our week here. I learned so much about the music business. I also learned that ...
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Looking Back

Since I completed my one on ones my days have been busy with scheduled seminars and much more free time, which has allowed me to enjoy the amenities of Rock ...
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Stargazing

These last few days I've been stargazing: looking at the stars in the sky and the stars on the stage. I have to say the talent in this group is ...
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Nice Horse Expands the Band

KATIE: You guys awake yet? BRANDI: Not really, I stayed up late last night. KRISTA: We had to because we were recording KATIE: Nice Times! Our new supergroup with Mark ...
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Leather Ninjas

A great friend once told me that a blog should be one of three things; educational, inspirational, or funny. I’ve done a funny one(at least I chuckled), I’m saving up ...
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Karac Hendriks – Day 5

Hey Now! Anyone pick up on and/or sick of my Howard Stern Show references? Anywho...time is flying by fast but Man I can't wait to get home.  RockRidge Canyon is ...
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Karac Hendriks – Day 3

Peace and Love!  Peace and Love! I actually had to ask what day it was today (it's Saturday?).  Time is flying by so fast but what a great adventure so ...
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Mayweather (Times) vs McGregor (Saunders) *UPDATE*

Right about the same time Brad Saunders was lighting up the stage last night at Project Wild Bootcamp, Connor McGregor was getting lit up with punches by Floyd Mayweather. Brad ...
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Get to work!!!!

  Day 2 at camp is the first official day of getting down to business, and it started with a bang!! Our first session was on vocal performance with Tamara ...
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PUCKS AT THE NET!

  The first evening at boot camp was fantastic! When we arrived and met with our producers / writing partners to go over the songs we had written. Later in ...
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(WARNING – GAME OF THRONES SPOILERS)

  It is only the day 3 of Project Wild and things are already starting to look like the latest season of Game of Thrones. Everyone arrived around noon and ...
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Awkward Moments with Tanya Ryan

I knew upon entering bootcamp that I would, at some point over the course of the week, put my foot in my mouth. And whilst I’m happy to say that ...
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Mayweather (Times) vs McGregor (Saunders)

  Well folks, it's on. Brad Saunders and I have a shaken hands and set our bets. If Connor McGregor beats Floyd Mayweather tonight, Brad gets to dress me up ...
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Nice Horse talks camp crushes

KRISTA: Did you guys eat dessert at dinner? It was delicious. BRANDI: Best dessert yet! KATIE: No, I don’t have a sweet tooth. I just went for seconds. KRISTA: That’s ...
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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 ...
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I learned to dive!!!

Dear mom and dad, You wouldn't believe it! I learned to dive today! I've never done it before and I didn't even get that much water up my nose. My ...
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Foundations…

It all comes down to foundations. Mine are built on questions: what, why, and who for. What I'm up to is chasing a dream. As I set to release this ...
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Nice Horse goes to the hospital

KATIE: 4 more hours till we track beds for our song we wrote with Mark Times! What do you wanna do? KALEY: Let’s talk about what we learned. Like not ...
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“I Got Top Bunk….NOT (it pays to be punctual)”

I Got Top Bunk….NOT(it pays to be punctual). I’m not old by any means. But at 38 I’m more vintage then most here at Project Wild. Saying that, it’s been ...
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Mik Goes To Boot Camp

Boot camp usually means getting your butt kicked... and Project Wild Boot Camp is going to be a legit butt whooping but in the most amazing way you can imagine. ...
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Camp is fun

Dear Mom and Dad,   Camp is really fun. I was nervous about making friends but everyone is really nice and not mean. The food is so good. I had ...
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Nice Horse goes to bootcamp

BRANDI: Hey! We drove to bootcamp today. KATIE: Actually, I drove. BRANDI: True. I manned the air conditioning. KATIE: You did a pretty good job. Somehow you slowed me down ...
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We’re Heeeeeerrrrrre!!!!

Well I finally made it to the Project Wild Boot Camp!! Man I still can’t believe I get to take part in such an amazing experience!! The people that I ...
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Project Wild Boot Camp – Day One – We Are The Champions

We made it! After a long drive from Edmonton to Vancouver to play The Heatley on Tuesday night, the Lucette crew and I rolled into boot camp around lunchtime on ...
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Karac Hendriks – Day 1

People of Earth.  How are you? While everyone is having a round of Artists vs Faculty ball hockey, I have decided to hole up and plow through the plethora of ...
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Welcome to PW Bootcamp Peeps!

We’ve all been saying it. Project Wild Bootcamp feels reminiscent of that first day at a new school. You’re all nervous and excited; all decked out with a new notebook ...
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2016 Artist blogs

shantelle davidson

“It’s not goodbye – it’s see you later..”

  Where do I start.. Last night was the icing on the cake! Listening to the songs we created with our amazing Producers ( while wearing ridiculous attire) was a ...
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sykamore

Straight Outta Comping

The final touches are being added to the two songs Sykamore and I recorded with members of my band and the awesome house band. Liam and Scott have done us ...
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WILD Reflections

Bootcamp has been an unbelievable experience that I don't think any of us artists will ever forget. The comradery between everyone is something I don’t think any of us would ...
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And that’s a wrap….

How has a week gone by so quickly? But, it has. Last night was our showcase. We got to share the stage with Sykamore, The Dungarees, and Ken Stead. We ...
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mike plume dungarees

Hi Five!!

Day 5 is in the books and the killer week continues!  Where to even start..... The day started with some invaluable coaching from Social Media Swami Glen Erickson, and Publicist ...
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Friends Family and Falsetto

The last day....A day that at first felt distant. I find myself reflecting on all that I've learnt but also thinking of those that I've met. Its amazing to me how fast ...
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Mike Check

Today has been ABSOLUTELY INSPIRING.   Mike Plume, Mike Plume, Mike Plume...I can not say enough about this man.  Mike has given me so much motivation to write.  New ways ...
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The “Gut Feeling”…

Something that really resonated with me today was during Aimee Hill's presentation. As an Artist Branding is very important. How do I want to present myself? What will my brand ...
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cole bradley

You Can’t Predict The Weather… or Snoring

“Its better to aim for the stars and land on the roof, than to aim for the roof and land in the basement” – Mike Plume Man, since my last ...
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Project Freakin WILD

Growth I knew project wild boot camp was going to be incredible but it has exceeded my expectations in so many ways. I feel that we are getting so many ...
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dani-lynn

So there was that…

 What an incredibly mind boggling experience this has been thus far! We are definitely not suffering waking up in the beautiful mountains, with a group of inspiring and like-minded individuals. ...
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Learning to Trust

We would be lying if we said that we didn’t want to the win this thing, but the further we go along with Project Wild, the more we are learning ...
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Tears, Teams and Tired Eyes

The last few days are almost hard to put into words. But, this is a blog, so we will do our best.  We have been taught, mentored and have made ...
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“I get to”

I once listened to a speaker talk about changing your mindset from " I have to" to "I get to". And I couldn't think of a better statement to apply ...
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trevor panczak

In the presence of royalty

I was delighted to see that Clayton Bellamy would be a keynote speaker this morning. He truly is a Road Hammer. A through the trenches artist that has never given ...
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Trevor Panczak Sykamore

Be like Jesus…Love ’em all!-Sunday funday

Another great day of classes in the morning and how can you beat bacon and eggs for breakfast? The eggs were so fresh! If they were any fresher they'd still ...
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Clayton Bellamy Ken Stead

Canoe Tell Me How You Got There?

UPDATE! We are the Canoe race champions first of all.  Not by much though.  Jessica Marsh and Geoff O'Brian had challenged myself and Erin to a canoe/kayak race.    With sweat ...
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Clayton Bellamy Ken Stead

Day 4 in the Books!!!

Hey gang - Robb here.  Well, Day 4 is nearly in the books and The Dungarees are having a blast!  This program is really incredible; we're getting to learn from ...
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Dani Lynn

Nimbits Unite!

3 days into PW bootcamp and we are feelin it! After a beautiful drive in to the mountains, it was undeniable that we won't be hurting to live here for ...
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Project WILD hockey

Reasons Why Boot Camp Reigns Supreme

1. Every hour of my life is scheduled; I know exactly where to be at every minute of my day and it's glorious. It's different than say, my real life ...
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Trevor Panczak

The Sun is Shining

The morning horn went off at 7:50...Just in time for breakfast. I'm sure that everyday I rise and make my bed and step out onto the deck of our dorm ...
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Dungarees

Project WILD – Bootcamp Begins

I arrived into Project WILD bootcamp Friday morning which is being held just outside of Princeton BC at an amazing location called Rockridge Canyon Resort! On day one we signed ...
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Cole Bradley

30 hours into Bootcamp: Rematch anyone?

“You miss 100% shots that you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky. Yesterday, we lost against the faculty in the annual boot camp hockey match. I couldn’t sleep last night because ...
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Dungarees

He Shoots! He Snores!!!

We rolled into beautiful Rockridge Canyon around noon to check into the Project Wild Bootcamp, our home for the next week. We were happy to see that some good pals, ...
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Domino dives into Day 1 and 2 at Boot Camp

Well, what can we say?? We have been blown away so far at Boot Camp! We arrived yesterday just after lunch, and were in awe with our surroundings.  This place ...
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trevor panczak

Project WILD: The fun is in the getting there

What a way week it was leading up to Project Wild 2016 boot camp. The band and I had performances going on all week long for Whoop-Up Days Lethbridge. A ...
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Ken Stead at Project Wild!!

Hey Folks! Just wanted to take a few minutes to introduce this incredible band that came with me to Project Wild and to fill you in on how the first ...
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Midnight Lights @ Rockridge Canyon Camp

Bootcamp Day 1: Dude, Where’s My Sleep?

  Are we having fun? Yes. Are we learning a ton? Oh yeah. Have we swam in the lake yet? No, but that is definitely going to be happening. The ...
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brad saunders

Arriving at Project WILD

Arriving at Boot Camp Where do I start! Project wild boot camp has been absolutely incredible already, When we arrived I was blown away by the scenery. The facility is ...
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sykamore

1: Gratitude, The Knievel Bros and Grizzly Lunchables

Oh, hi! My name is Sykamore. And I am a player of music, a writer of songs and probably most importantly, a lover of tzatziki sauce and adventures. This year ...
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Shantelle Davidson

Waking up in Paradise~

I was a party pooper last night after our epic hockey game (even though we lost) and decided to go straight to bed. It was a good decision, because I ...
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amy metcalfe blog

The Day Before the Day Before

"All my bags are packed and I"m ready to go....." Just kidding I can't even quote John Denver. My clothes are folded but they are not actually in my bag ...
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