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September 16th-18th 2022

Elite Camps Hoop Dreams

760 HWY 6, South Bruce Peninsula, ON, N0H2T0

BEATCAVE in partnership with AFROWAVETO are excited to invite you to CAMP 5. A two day ALL INCLUSIVE creative retreat. Our focus will be on creating epic music, facilitating informative workshops, all while having access to all the amenities of the retreat centre.


If you’re looking to get out of the city and be inspired this is for you!


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With a career spanning over 20 years, Ivan Evidente has been working in the music industry where he currently serves as the Director Of A&R (Artist & Repertoire) for Universal Music Canada. Throughout his career, Ivan has had the pleasure of working with both international and domestic recording artists in supporting, developing and executing their creative vision from its infancy stages to the moment it’s ready to be shared with the rest of the world. In addition to this, Ivan has also worked in artist management where he guided the careers of artists including Jazz Cartier, Frank N Dank and DMC World Champion DJ Dopey. Ivan will be co-hosting a "Fireside Chat" about Navigating The Modern Music Industry.

Natassha Cuachon-Cruz is currently an A&R Coordinator at Universal Music Canada. She is across managing the delivery of audio and video releases between A&R and the other departments, such as Operations and Marketing, and scouting for new talent, as well as building a roster of artists to work with. Prior to joining UMC, she worked as an Artist Manager at 2+2 Management, managing electronic artists and DJs such as Jubilee and tech house DJ Ardalan. Previously, she worked in touring for 3 years at Madison House and The Windish Agency (now Wasserman Music). Natassha will be co-hosting the "Fireside Chat" with Ivan!

Roy Hamilton III is a multi-award winning music producer, songwriter and A&R executive. He is the grandson of the legendary singer Roy Hamilton. Collectively, these skills and abilities have helped to sell millions of albums worldwide for record labels & artists like: Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Nsync, Backstreet Boys, Austin French, Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Capitol Records, RCA Records, Universal Music Group and many more. In the last two decades, Roy has discovered and helped shape the musical careers of several chart-topping singers, songwriters, and producers internationally. Roy will be facilitating performance training workshops at CAMP and be available for short personal coaching. 


Simon Servida will be coming to CAMP with us and holding a session for producers to learn some tips and tricks.  Simon gained the majority of his following on Youtube where he creates entertaining and informative videos around music production. Since then, he has released music of his own and has worked with artists all over the world. Come learn from one of the most successful producers on YouTube! 


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Is there transportation?

Yes, transportation is included. We charter a buses to bring participants from Toronto to Elite Basketball Camp and back. 

What are accommodations like?

There will be shared cabins for all participants. Cabins have their own bathrooms, mini fridges, air conditioning, and heat.

Will there be food?

Yes. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks will be provided. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions prior so we can do our best to accommodate.

What is the schedule for the weekend?

The schedule for the weekend is "choose your own adventure". There will be a mix of  recording sessions, educational workshops, and free time but we encourage people to do what they need to do for themselves so they leave the weekend feeling refreshed and inspired.

What ammentities are there?

Archery, climbing wall, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more!

What will the studios be like?

We will be setting up official pop up studios where we will provide all the necessary equipment to record. If you would like to bring your own equipment you are more then welcome as there are many spots to set up and jam.

How does the payment plan work?

Instead of paying for your full ticket up front we provide an option for participants to pay in 4 equal payments. If you choose this option you will pay 4 x $149.99. To make payments simply select this option when you return to the site. We will send email reminders for those of you on the payment plan.

My main genre isn't Hip Hop is this event for me?

Yes! We are a multi genre writing camp. Our previous tapes have included R&B, Soul, Pop, Dancehall, and Reggae. Our community is filled with multi genre musicians and we encourage diversity. 

If songs are shortlisted for the CAMP 5 tape how will they be distributed and what are the splits?

Attendees will be asked to sign an agreement stating that songs that are submitted for the CAMP 5 tape will be equally split with all creators involved and BEATCAVE Inc. will keep a percentage. Higher Reign Distro will be facilitating the release, distribution, and play-listing for the CAMP5 tape. 

What is your refund policy?

There are no refunds for this event. Tickets are transferable.

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