FEATURING: Shawn Carter & ashley perretta and Jacob Wigger assisted by Natsuko Murao


Royal City Swing Presents
The 5th Annual Dust Up! 

Shawn Carter & Ashley Perretta
Jacob Wigger assisted by Natsuko Murao

Smooth Style Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag & Balboa! 

Camp Elphinstone
1760 YMCA Road, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V6

The Sasquatch Dust Up will be located on the Sunshine Coast, just two km north of the Langdale ferry terminal and a 40-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver.

Full weekend package includes: 

  • 2 evening dances (Fri/Sat)

  • Late night dancing

  • 5 full meals plus late night snacks (Fri dinner, Sat all meals, Sun breakfast)

  • 2 nights accommodation

  • 1.5 days of classes (Sat all day, Sun morning)

  • 3 legged race

  • archery and kayaking

Lodge accommodations are 4 people to a room with shared washroom with shower attached (1 washroom per 4 rooms).

Not included:

  • Linens – you will need to bring your own bedding, pillow and towels

  • Combination lock – each lodge room has lockers to store your personal belongings, but you must provide your own lock if you wish to secure your locker

  • Alcohol is permitted at the camp, but you must BYOB

  • Daytime snacks, if you need them

  • Cooler for your food or drinks - lodges have one small shared fridge in the kitchenette - space is very limited

  • Transportation to and from Gibsons

Getting to the camp:
Camp Address:
YMCA Camp Elphinstone, 1760 YMCA Rd, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V6
#257 Horseshoe Bay Express from downtown Vancouver
Ferry: Langdale ferry out of Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver
Shuttle to Camp: available for walk-ons, will be meeting all afternoon ferries and transporting any dancers who need a ride to camp - Look for the Green Chevy Astro Van at Arrivals
Driving Directions: When getting off the ferry get into far right lane and turn right at the first lights onto Hwy Port Mellon, then turn right onto YMCA Road.

When: May 10th, 11th and 12th, 2019


12:00pm Check-in starts
6:00pm Welcome Dinner
8:00pm Beginner Collegiate Shag 1
9:00pm Social Dance - Vintage Theme

7:30am Breakfast starts
9:00am Halls Open

  • All Levels Shag - Dance Hall

  • Intermediate Balboa - Registration Hall


  • Aerials - Dance Hall

  • Intermediate Lindy - Registration Hall

12:15pm 3-Legged Race
12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm Kayaking & Archery

  • Intermediate Shag - Dance Hall

  • Beginner Balboa - Registration Hall


  • Slide & Tricks - Dance Hall

  • Advanced Balboa - Registration Hall

5:30pm Dinner
7:00pm J&J Preliminary Competition
8:00pm Social Dance - Pajama Party Theme
10:00pm J&J Final Competition

7:30am Breakfast of Champions starts
9:00am Competition winners announced

  • Advanced Shag - Dance Hall

  • All Levels Balboa - Registration Hall

10:30am All Levels Lindy - Registration Hall

12:00pm Cabin clean & pack up
1:00pm Final checkout


Download Info and schedule in PDF format.