Schedule

 

Below are some of the activities you can look forward to participating in.  There will also be a few fun surprises that we will fill you in on when you get to camp!

 
 

Tuesday

CONNECT



11:25

Ferry to Camp

Leave your cars at the Horseshoe Bay terminal and ride the ferry over to the Island with us.  Once you arrive, we will walk to the lodge (your luggage will get transported to the venue)!  We will check into our rooms and then reassemble at the lodge.

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch

Healthy and delicious food served by our friends at the Snug Cafe.

1:30 - 2:00

Photo Exercise #1

A little photo warm-up to get your creative juices flowing and a chance for you to meet your fellow campers.

2:00 - 3:00

Camp Games

Put your cameras down and join in to some super fun games, which will be a great ice-breaker and time to bond with others!

3:00 - 4:00

Cabin Groups

Goal-setting, mastermind sessions in smaller groups led by your camp counsellors.

4:00 - 5:00

Group Activity

Let's de-stress by getting sweaty and playing in the outdoors!

6:00 - 7:30

Dinner + Drinks

Communal meals are for connecting and getting to know your peers.  Also, beer.

7:30 - 9:00

Tick Tock Talk

Instead of a traditional workshop with speakers this camp is all about you!  Each person will have a few minutes to present on something that interests them, more details to follow.

9:00 - Late

Games Night

Pictionary? Check. Giant Jenga? Check. Cards Against Humanity? Check.  This evening's activity is all about having fun in a group setting.

 

Wednesday

Create



8:00 - 9:00

Yoga Morning Session

 A morning yoga session with a special emphasis on stretching out those common photographer problem spots.

9:00 - 10:00

Breakfast

The most important meal of the day! The food served by our friends at the Snug Cafe will prepare you for the day ahead.

10:00 - 10:15

Morning Assembly

10:15 - 10:30

Photo Exercise #2

A little photo warm-up to get your creative juices flowing and a chance for you to meet your fellow campers.

10:30 - 12:30

Pick Your Pod

We are going to breakout into smaller groups for a more intimate learning/Q+A session with the camp counsellors. Each pod will have a different focus and you will get the opportunity to switch pods after an hour. 

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch

Healthy and delicious food served by our friends at The Snug Cafe.

1:30 - 2:00

Afternoon Assembly

2:00 - 3:00

Photo Challenge #1

We wanted to leave a little bit of mystery so we've decided not to tell you what the photo challenges are until you get to camp.  We will tell you that they will be super fun though and there might even be prizes!

3:00 - 4:00

Editing Time

We will be editing in our photo challenge groups, and counsellors will help with any editing questions.  Some of the images will be used in an end-of-camp-slideshow!

 

4:00 - 5:00

Working w/ Wedding Planners

Erin Bishop from Filosophi Events will be talking about working with planners and about creating content for styled shoots.

5:00 - 6:00

Free Time

This camp is all about connecting with others, go and meet people and explore!

6:00 - 7:00

Dinner + Drinks

Communal meals are for connecting and getting to know your peers.  Also, beer.

7:15 - 9:30

Styled Shoots / Portfolio Building

Erin will be styling some smaller shoots and you will learn how to direct and work with couples from each of the counsellors.  You will also get time to shoot each couple and receive feedback and tips from the counsellors.

10:00 - 11:00

Stargazing Session / Night Photography

Bowen Island is away from the light pollution of the city. We will be practicing some long exposure sky photography and if the weather isn't clear we will experiment with other kinds of night photography. Tripods and Flashlights recommended.

Thursday

Challenge



8:00 - 9:00

Soul Sessions

Early riser? We will lead a morning session, more details to follow.

9:00 - 10:00

Breakfast

The most important meal of the day! The food served by our friends at The Snug Cafe will prepare you for the day ahead.

10:00 - 10:15

Morning Assembly

10:15 - 10:30

Photo Exercise #3

A little photo warm-up to get your creative juices flowing and a chance for you to meet your fellow campers.

10:30 - 12:30

Pick Your Pod

We are going to breakout into smaller groups for a more intimate learning/Q+A session with the camp counsellors. Each pod will have a different focus and you will get the opportunity to switch pods after an hour. 

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch

Healthy and delicious food served by our friends at The Snug Cafe.

1:30 - 2:00

Afternoon Assembly

2:00 - 3:00

Photo Challenge #2

We wanted to leave a little bit of mystery so we've decided not to tell you what the photo challenges are until you get to camp.  We will tell you that they will be super fun though and there might even be prizes!

3:00 - 4:00

Editing Time

We will be editing in our photo challenge groups, and counsellors will help with any editing questions.  Some of the images will be used in an end-of-camp-slideshow!

4:00 - 6:00

Trailblazer Sessions

You'll learn how to shoot in tricky conditions and different lighting situations and how to overcome creative ruts while shooting real couples! 

6:00 - 7:00

Dinner + Drinks

Communal meals are for connecting and getting to know your peers.  Also, beer.

7:30 - 9:00

Wrap Up Slideshow / Prizes

You get to see what everyone has been up to at camp and get inspired by your peers!  We will also be giving out some prizes!

9:00 - Late

Last Night PJ Party

We say goodbye in the morning but what better way to end camp than a party with dancing and drinking where the attire is bedroom casual?! Onesies and fuzzy bunny slippers approved!