A 3-day cabin camping weekend in beautiful Haliburton, ON with your favourite pals Dwayne Gretzky (and friends!). It’s Camp Dwayne and it’s happening Labour Day Weekend at Camp Timberlane.
Featuring two marquee shows from Toronto’s live music collective Dwayne Gretzky, performances from friends & special guests (to be announced), campfire singalongs, all the classic camp activities and end-of summer-hangs; Camp Dwayne promises to be one very special weekend.
Camp Dwayne is an inclusive weekend. We value diversity, inclusion, and sensitivity towards all individuals. Inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated.
Camp Timberlane is a residential summer camp located in the heart of the Haliburton Highlands in Ontario, Canada - and it’s BEAUTIFUL. Located on their own private lake “Lake of Two Islands” just 2 ½ hours north of Toronto, Camp Timberlane is steeped in tradition and has been a “home away from home” for campers since 1958 (Lorne Michaels is alum!).
1612 Dudley Road
Haliburton, Ontario, Canada
Visit camptimberlane.com for more info.
Activities available include:
Valid from August 31-September 2. Gates open at 4:00PM on Friday.
Your ticket includes:
Valid on Saturday, September 1. Gates open at 11:00AM with programming ending at 11:00PM.
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Dwayne Gretzky is a live music collective celebrating the greatest songs of all time. Transcending both era and genre, this prodigiously talented group of Toronto musicians captivates audiences with a masterfully curated tour of artists from both the classic and modern pop canon - from Bowie to Beyoncé, Springsteen to Spears, The Supremes to The Strokes. With tasteful precision, chameleonic versatility and a flair for the dramatic, Dwayne Gretzky scratches our collective itch to be surprised by the familiar.
Brave Shores is a Toronto based synth-pop band that broke onto the scene with their infectious pop hit "Never Come Down". Chasing the success of that song, originally intended for a commercial, the band has evolved to become something of much more substance. Their new album "La Hoo La La" is being released in 2 parts, and proves a deeper and all around more mature body of work. Not straying far from the synth-pop genre, Brave Shores weaves together layers and layers of synthesizers, guitars, drum machines and vocals through thoughtfully crafted songs that range from loud dance-synth jams, to chill and vibey "space-mall" feels. The band has shared the stage with some of Canada’s most talented acts and have played the country’s best festivals including Pop Montreal, Field Trip, WayHome Music & Arts and Rifflandia.
The O’Pears are a Toronto-based contemporary folk trio made up of Lydia Persaud, Jill Harris and Meg Contini, three songwriters who weave stories that stir the spirit and capture the timeless character of folk music. Like Those Nights, their debut album, captures soaring harmonies and a seamless blend, evoking the profound intimacy of Nick Drake, the sister-like blend of The Staves and the dynamic harmony of Crosby, Stills, and Nash. Live performances turn the loudest bar into the warmest house concert, with their endearing, unabashed personalities balancing the intimate sincerity of the songwriting.
Teen Ravine’s Nick Rose and Dan Griffin want to get close but not too close; a sentiment that may well be the hallmark of a generation’s struggle with the desire for, and fear of, intimacy. The two began collaborating from their apartment studios in Toronto in the spring of 2016, exploring themes of emotional alienation through the obsessive intimacy of bedroom recordings while aspiring to the west-coast pop/R&B of the late 70s and early 80s. In 2017 Teen Ravine independently released a pair of singles which garnered critical acclaim from music publications including Noisey, Line of Best Fit and Vulture. Their debut album is set to be released later this year.
Raised on a healthy dose of the country music narrative and the spiritual motivation of hymns, Lydia Persaud is reconnecting with her roots with her debut EP “Low Light”. Lydia's active involvement in the Toronto music scene has brought her to play with such artists as; The O'Pears, Dwayne Gretzky, Lee Fields, Jill Barber, Royal Wood, Jadea Kelly and Karl Wolf. Set to release her first full length album in spring of 2019, Lydia continues to combine folk story-telling with a soulful vocal delivery.
Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll is a comedian and actor from Toronto. He's appeared in shows like Kim's Convenience, Baroness Von Sketch, The Beaverton, and The Amazing Gayl Pile. Rodrigo co-produces & co-hosts 'Fog and Lasers' on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at Toronto's Comedy Bar.
LISA’s offbeat style is genuinely disarming and naturally draws you in. Born and raised in Montreal, this eclectic artist manages to create music that is both nostalgic and avant-garde. Playful melodies washed in dreamy synths, recall bands such as The Zombies and Angel Olsen. Over the past year, LISA has been recording her first album on the Isle of Wight with UK producer David Granshaw. She is delighted to be debuting at Camp Dwayne alongside so many talented buds.
The Templeton Philharmonic are a Toronto-based comedy duo comprised of Gwynne Phillips (HBO's SENSITIVE SKIN, PBS's ODD SQUAD) and Briana Templeton (SyFy's THE EXPANSE, The Comedy Network's THE BEAVERTON). The two are known for their sketches which blend period pieces, surrealism, dance sequences and biting social commentary - all with a feminist bent.
They've performed at festivals like the San Francisco Sketchfest, New York City Sketchfest, and even on stage at Massey Hall one time with astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. They've picked up awards for their work like "Producer's Pick" at Toronto Sketchfest, "Patron's Pick" at the Toronto Fringe Festival and "Best Comedy Duo" at the LA Comedy Festival.
More To Be Announced
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Where is Camp Dwayne?
Camp Dwayne takes place at Camp Timberlane in picturesque Haliburton, ON. Their address is: Camp Timberlane, 1612 Dudley Road, Haliburton, Ontario.
When does the weekend begin / end?
Camp gates opens at 4:00pm on Friday, August 31, 2018 for Weekend Pass holders, and 11:00AM on Saturday, September 1 for Saturday Day Pass holders.
Weekend camper check-in is from 4:00 - 9:00pm on Friday. We don’t recommend it (because you’ll miss some of the fun), but should you need to arrive later than 9:00pm, please let us know - we’ll work it out.
What are the accommodations? (Weekend Pass)
Each cabin has room for 8‐16 (in bunks) in the main room and an additional 4 (bunks) beds in a smaller, adjacent room. Each cabin has its own bathroom and there are designated showers buildings nearby, for men and women. Glass windows and covered porches provide a gorgeous view of the private lake and woods, while allowing warm sunlight and fresh breezes to brighten and cool each cabin.
What is included in a Weekend Pass ticket?
Lodging for 2 nights, all meals, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages (does not include booze - that is BYOB!), two marquee Dwayne Gretzky shows and all additional programming/activities.
What is included in a Saturday Day Pass ticket?
All programming/activities on Saturday, including one Dwayne Gretzky show. Accommodations, food and drink are not included. Food/drink will be available for purchase on site.
Can I stay with my friends? (Weekend Pass)
Yes! To ensure that you are bunked with your pals, please register as a GROUP. Please refer to our the detailed registration instructions in the Eventbrite ticket link.
I want to come with friends, but would like to buy my ticket separately. Can I do this? (Weekend Pass)
Yes! Be sure to register as a GROUP. You can purchase 1 ticket or more and will be placed together, so long as you are using the group registration function. Please refer to our the detailed registration instructions in the Eventbrite ticket link.
Can I get a private cabin for me and my friends? (Weekend Pass)
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that you and your group will have a private cabin, however we will do our best to bunk additional campers who we think you’ll get along with (and by the end of the weekend we’ll all be best pals). For large groups (16+) or more specific private cabin inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll see what we can do.
I have more than 16 friends who want to bunk together - can we do that? (Weekend Pass)
It's possible, but we can't guarantee it, since we have very few cabins that can accommodate that size. Send an email to email@example.com and we’ll see what we can do to figure it out.
I'm buying tickets for myself and friends. What information to do I need from my friends in order to purchase their tickets? (Weekend Pass)
You are a great pal! We actually need to know quite a bit of important information about each camper, such as dietary restrictions, emergency contact, allergies or other medical conditions, etc. We recommend that your friend provide you with this information before you purchase tickets. Please refer to our the detailed registration instructions in the Eventbrite ticket link.
Who will be in my cabin? (Weekend Pass)
You can choose to be in a gender-specific cabin or co-ed cabin by indicating your preference when you purchase your ticket and we guarantee we'll accommodate. If you register with a GROUP, we’ll ensure you’re bunked with them.
Are all cabins co-ed? (Weekend Pass)
No! When you purchase your tickets, you can indicate if you want to be in a co-ed, female-identifying or male-identifying cabins. One thing to note: if you are registering with a GROUP that has men and women, you will be placed in a co-ed cabin.
Can I request a quiet cabin? (Weekend Pass)
While we don’t have official quiet cabins, we will do our best to bunk you with like-minded individuals in a similar age bracket.
What is the schedule for the weekend?
We’re putting the finishing touches on the weekend schedule, but we can assure you it will be jam packed with lots of fun activities. We’ll have a Dwayne Gretzky show on Friday and Saturday nights, plus friends of the band and special guests performing sets throughout the weekend. We’ll also have all your favourite classic camp activities, like water sports, arts & crafts, and more. Stay tuned for the full schedule in August.
Are there “in’s and out’s?”
Technically yes, but we’d prefer you didn’t come and go. If you absolutely need to, don’t be a dummy - we have no tolerance for impaired driving.
Is there an age limit to enter the event?
This is a 19+ event.
Will there be vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and allergy specific food options?
For sure. You can indicate any dietary restrictions in your registration when purchasing a Weekend Pass.
What do I need to bring?
We’ll send you a packing list before a few weeks before the weekend.
Can I bring snacks?
Weekend Pass holders are welcome to bring snacks, however Camp Timberlane is peanut/treenut free, so please avoid bringing items in question. Your meals are all included in your ticket, so feel free to leave the snacks at home!
Saturday Day Pass holders are not allowed to bring any outside food or drinks on site, however we will have both available on site for purchase.
Can I bring a tent to sleep in?
No, sleeping accommodations are in assigned cabins only.
Is transportation included?
Transportation is not included in the ticket price. If you need a ride, you can join our Facebook Rideshare group to arrange a ride with other campers. Join the group here.
Can I bring my dog?
Don’t get us wrong, we love dogs, but unfortunately we can’t accommodate our furry friends at Camp Dwayne.
Is Camp Timberlane wheelchair accessible?
We will do our best to accommodate people with various mobility issues. One thing to note is roads are gravel and many activities are on beaches or in the woods. Camp Timberlane will have staff with golf carts to assist anyone who needs it. Please make sure to inform us of any mobility issues in your registration form.
Is there going to be alcohol?
Weekend pass holders are welcome to BYOB - bring any of your favourites to camp, but please ensure to keep any glass bottles in your cabin as Camp Timberlane has a strict no glass bottle policy. Campers are welcome to bring coolers to store alcohol as there are no refrigerating facilities.
For Saturday Day Pass holders, no outside food or drink are allowed on the camp grounds, but we will have alcohol available for purchase on site. Since Day Pass campers won’t be staying overnight, we will be taking special precautions to ensure everybody has a safe ride home. When arriving at camp, you will be required to select a Designated Driver in your party. The DD must wear a provided wristband that prohibits them from consuming alcohol on site. We have zero tolerance for impaired driving.
Can I smoke?
Yes, but not indoors and leaving your butts on the ground is ABSOLUTELY not allowed. There will be ashtrays available at all the fire pits. Please be respectful of the environment and throw your butts away in the appropriate spot.
Are there safes or lockers for me to keep my belongings?
No. Camp Timberlane has an open door policy - it’s a very inclusive, friendly environment. That said, we’d recommend you leave any valuables at home or keep them stored in your vehicle (if you’re driving up). We are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Does the price advertised include tax and fees?
The price does not include tax (HST) or a service fee. These will be added at checkout.
What is the refund policy?
There are no refunds.
I bought a ticket and now I can’t go - can I give it to my friend?
Weekend Pass tickets Tickets are non-transferable. If you bought a ticket but can no longer go and have a friend who would like to take your place, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll try to accommodate (as they will need to fill out a registration form).
Are there any other rules I should know?
We have zero tolerance for vandalizing Camp property, and if it is determined that vandalization or damage was done by the guest, they may be financially responsible.
We also have zero tolerance for any abuse or harassment of another, be it physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, psychological or otherwise. Good vibes only! Let’s all have a fun, violence-free weekend.
Camp Timberlane is a peanut/treenut free Camp! Please do not bring any items containing nuts.
If you’d like to use any of the water equipment/toys, you must wear a life jacket.
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