General Information (This information is in the process of being updated for 2022. Pardon our dust.)
The South Bay Burner community is a vibrant, diverse group… and all of them mirror various aspects of the overall Burning Man experience. In 2017, we had 39 Theme-camps originating from Southbay, plus an additional 45 remote Theme-camps that have camp members from the Southbay… you may choose to camp with friends from other cities, or welcome far-flung friends into your existing camps!
- How do I create my own Theme-Camp?
- How do I find an existing South Bay Theme-Camp? (local Southbay listing)
- 2019 Burning Man Theme-Camp Listing now available (Burning Man site)
- Archive listing of ALL Theme-Camps (Burning Man Theme-Camp Archives)
- How do I find a camp’s playa address? (waiting for BRC 2019 City
Map to be published)
- Why is my Camp name NOT listed in the Burning Man directory?
- How do I ADD my camp name to the local SouthBay Listing so people can find me?
- I don’t have a Theme-Camp… but I wanna create a magical living space anyway!
You have a variety of choices from creating your own formal theme-camp or bunking up with other formal theme-camps who already have registered for placement, to camping with friends or just on your own!
How to create your own Theme Camp
Note that Theme-Camp registration questionnaire goes live mid-Feb and must be submitted before end of April!
We recommend that you start with the following info on Burning Man website:
There are plenty of videos and how-to information readily available on the main Burning Man website, so check out Events -> Theme-Camp and Villages for additional important information to better prepare for your trip to the playa!
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Why my Theme-Camp is NOT in the main directory?
So the Burning Man 2017 Theme-Camp Listing is showing ONLY those theme-camps that formally registered, on-time, to get their placement… AND the Theme-Camp requested for the information to be publicly available.
Registered theme-camps: Burning Man provides opportunity for folks to create & register formal Theme-Camps, and request an optimal playa placement… that is to predetermine adequate space for all the folks in the camp & where on the playa the Theme-Camp would be located. These formal Theme-Camps have met the criteria of contributing an overall experience to the playa community (see How do I create my own Theme-Camp section). And they also were okay for this information to be publicly available on Burning Man website & to the regions.
Unregistered Theme-Camps: There are a variety of reasons that you will NOT find a Theme-Camp’s information on the Burning Man directory listing… even if you know the camp or have visited them in the past.
- Theme-Camps may have requested for their information to NOT be widely shared, as they are NOT accepting new members or for any reason want to remain a private group.
- It is possible that the Theme-Camp missed the deadline to register this year!
- Sometimes folks get together and DO have a “theme” for their camp, but they have not registered & requested for a predetermined placement; they basically are happy with coming to the playa and the adventure of “finding” an available space for their folks and still contribute to the playa and the community… we would NOT know of these camps, unless the camp members or leaders would inform us about their existance!
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Add my Theme-Camp info to the Southbay Regionals
If you would like to be added to the local Southbay directory of Theme-Camps (listed in the section “Find South Bay Camps”) to let Burners know about your camp, please fill out the following form:
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Find South Bay Camps
Wherever you roam on the playa, it’s likely that you will bump into a South Bay Burner! Below are list of known Theme-Camps registered to Southbay area (yellow highlight) or they have camp members from the Southbay area (regular font).
|Camp Name||Short Description|
|AEZ – Alternative Energy Zone||The AEZ is a generator free zone. If you like alternative energy, then welcome, you are invited to join our village of friendly folks. You will see and can learn about solar panels, wind generators, solar ovens, solar showers, water cleaning, and meet people who can show YOU how to do this.|
|Ali Bar-Bar||ALI BAR-BAR is a theme camp that provides shelter day and night, drinks, and edgy entertainment for the citizens of Black Rock City with the mission to have fun in a welcoming and comfortable environment to chill, relax, drink, and dance.||9:00 Portal (Esplanade)|
|BAAAHS Station||BAAAHS Station is the central depot and homo-licious home on the range to BAAAHS, the Big-Ass Amazingly Awesome Homosexual Sheep – part mutant vehicle, part penetrable sculpture and part rolling disco. Weary travelers come sit for a spell, kick up your hooves and dance, or begin a new journey as you slide through a pulsing pink sphincter into the luscious cocoon of his polyphonic peritoneum. The village itself also offers a “petting zoo”, public lounge spaces, art installations, and more.|
|Bad Boy||Lightweight Introductions to BDSM and other interactivity. Camp is part of Playfully Yours Village. Interactivity fixtures include:
* Discover Your Kinks electronic Quiz Booth. Quiz is taken in private on a computer and results are suggestions for things to try. Optional instruction based on results such as teaching flogging, sensual toys, rope play…
* The Cool Mist Experience Very popular automated Misting Booth with pleasant surprises.Contact: email@example.com (contact us to discuss joining camp)
|B and 8:00|
|Be You, Do You||Be You, Do You: Embracing the unique qualities of who you are and expressing yourself in your most authentic form.
Hometown: San Jose
|Black Rock Bakery||The Black Rock Bakery is a magical place where your culinary dreams can come true! We will bake anything, or you can bake it yourself! Ask about our wedding cakes for your nuptials!
Hometown: San Jose
|Black Rock Travel Agency||The Black Rock Travel Agency’s Theme Camp ( established 1999) is the heart and soul of the Airport, offering events such as the Thursday morning pancake breakfast and the Saturday Afternoon Airport Cocktail Party. We are united in our desite to serve you – not drag you!|
|Black Rock Vinyards||Producers of the first and only wine grown pressed and aged entirely in Black Rock City! Established in 1999 the vineyards have nurtured a cutting of the nearly extinct carnivorous Cabernet Dionaea for 12 years to yield the acclaimed Vinum Pejorative – vintners and wine lovers stop by for a sip! We especially need experts and trainees to start our first batch of Dandelion and Lilac wines!|
|Blue Lotus||BlueLotus Camp -primarily from SF BayArea, a perfect mix of photographers, musician, designers and dreamers. We have been with BM community for more than a decade.
|Brainy Bar||In 2017 we’re bringing back the Brainy Bar – a watering hole for big thinkers. We are an explorer’s club for time travelers, creators, makers, designers and builders.
|Burning Man T-Shirt Factory||Do-It-Yourself Burning Man T-Shirt Factory, open 24/7! The BM T-Shirt factory is a small camp (10-14 people,) that allows users to spray-paint BM-related designs on their clothing or gear. We provide the paint and stencils, and you provide the clothing and creativity. Quick, easy, and fun.
Accepting new members: There are no fees or assigned duties or schedules. The only requirement is to clean up after yourself and bring everyone needed for your own personal campsite (tent, food, lights, etc..) Everyone in the camp can use the common area and we are all mostly self-sufficient, but you can share food and drinks if you want. Contact us to discuss.
Contact: Bruce Miles (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|D & 7:15|
|Cabana Club||Come and enjoy The Favorite Vacation Destination for the hard working citizens of Black Rock City! The Cabana Club is an oasis of hospitality and friendship. We serve up a refreshing array of nosh and cocktails for your Afternoon Delight daily.|
|Camp Calico||Calico brings Burners together for good times with food, drinks, entertainment and wonderful people.
Hometown: Denver,CO and Redwood City, CA
|Camp Half Ass||Camp Half-Ass is a group of fun loving individuals that has been bringing Peace, Love, and Laughter to the Playa since 2006. Come enjoy our GIANT MOANING SEE-SAW, infamous Bike Bar, Art Installations, and Beer Garden Parties.
|Camp Morning Cookie||A congregation of misfits serving cookies and weird experiences on playa since 2010! We hail from the North, South & East Bay Areas! We got all the bays in our camp!
Hometown: Bay Area
|Camp PlayaCreate||Camp PlayCreate – We have toys! Enjoy our shade, sip a drink and participate in one of our many workshops.
|Camp Question Mark||“A questioning mind does not always find satisfaction in what is effortlessly presented in mass… it seeks out what is needed for true fulfillment”? Instead of trying to bring a club out to Burning Man we are here to summon a desert experience. Filled with the collective creative energy of the burn. Music & atmosphere born from & inspired by the dust.
+++Unique Music from Tues till BurnNight+++
Come (((feel))) the difference & Seek the answerURL: http://campquestionmark.com
Hometown: Bay area
|Camp Woo Woo||Camp Woo Woo – delivering happiness and spankings since 2012!
|Camp Proper||Do you think of yourself as a Proper Burner? Have you always wanted to become a Proper Burner? Stop by CampProper to take your Proper Burner exam and earn your Burner License while enjoying some ProperTea! Think you can pass the exam? Stop by and find out! Oh…and we have some proper beats throughout the week at our ProperTea Dance parties. CampProper espouses the virtues of being a proper burner. We are an LGBTQ+ welcoming space for all citizens of Black Rock City who might want to become a little more proper.
|Circus Boot Camp||Come earn your clown nose by participating at Circus Boot Camp! Learn to juggle, unicycle, hoop, slack line, trapeze, crack a whip and soon you’ll be ready to run away with the Circus!
|Contradance Community Camp||Experience the tribal, hypnotic magic of contradancing to amazing live music – everything from traditional celtic to an electronic mix of DJ’d records and live instruments. We dance every night (including some other dance forms) and in the mornings we have more dancing, concerts and jams. Contra is fast-paced yet easy to learn with a caller who instructs, but with room for dancers to improvise and embellish. There is no need to arrive with a partner – most dancers swap after each dance. Lines of couples flow through each other creating a bonding, playful, noncompetitive, all-ages community dance. There is no required footwork and contra is possible for many with disabilities. If you are smiling, you are doing it right. Everyone who shows up will have fun.|
|Creation Nation! BRC||We are Creation Nation BRC – a band of merry travelers from all corners of the globe. Our camp at Black Rock City provides a place for people to Learn and Do! We offer unique workshops from 10am till 5pm every day. We specialize in Skill Shares, Workshops, Crafting and Special Events such as our Balkan Dance Party! Our entire schedule of events can be found on our facebook page.
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/355809514794222/
See Photo Albums for pictures of our 2017 workshops, classes and party! https://www.facebook.com/groups/355809514794222/photos/?filter=albums
Hometown: San Jose
|Breath & 3:55|
|Dante’s Inferno||Visit the raunchy side of furries at Dante’s InFURno bar and strip club!|
|Darwin Fish Tank||Dive into the Darwin Fish Tank! When you are ready to grow a pair (of legs that is!) climb out of the primordial ooze and beat the heat with our misting system for a genuine adventure in the belly of the beast. Come for the flowing beats, stay and chill within the waves with some liquid joy.
Hometown: San Francisco/Los Angeles/Denver/Vancouver/Longon/NYC
|Devachan Lounge||The “dwelling of the gods” of Indo-Tibetan theosophy
A place of authenticity, love, and connection. A home on the playa where we get to be our best selves.URL: http://www.devachanlounge.com
Hometown: San Diego, Bay Area, Oregon
|DiscoFish Landing Strip||Discofish loves you!|
|Dragon Clan||Dragon Clan is a camp themed on fire and flight. Join us to practice and perform fire arts in our performance space, learn about the joy and experience of ultralite flight, or just seek shelter beneath the wings of our dragon, climb up into our nest or just hang with us in our lizard lounge.
|Dr. Baron von Realz, Esq.||The most spectacular Steampunk Sideshow of altered reality and debauchery!We are a circus of freaks geeks and other oddities always up to some kind of shenanigans. We aspire to a global outreach, the bulk of our camp mates are from out of the county and many out of state. Virgin burner are always welcome, we love reliving that first burn vicariously through their eyes. We are a ragtag group of misfits filled with love and light who feel most comfortable with others” freaks” like us. We look for people who want to be burning man, not people who want to go to burning man. We cater particularly to virgin burners and give then a gentile push toward the spirit of burning man. Our mantra is “Participants become the art and the art is Participation”. We gift multiple events to the community in our 30 foot dome including aerial acrobats, game shows, charka clearing, hemp necklace & bracelets workshops, body painting ect…
We do not expect you to be our best friend but you should be social and able to communicate with more than grunts and growls. We all get along great and share “chores” mostly cooking and dishes. We share the evening meal together served at sunset. Then everyone goes their separate ways or goes in small groups. Everyone takes a turn cooking and doing dishes, yes you will need to cook and clean once. Besides filling our ranks we are looking for dedicated minions to help us set up and tear down the camp, we might be able to get you an early entry pass, couch taters need not apply. Financial obligations are on a sliding scale.
Contact: email@example.com (contact us to discuss joining the camp)
|(took a break in 2017, and will return to playa on 2018)|
|Dust Circus||The Dust Circus camp invites guests to Circus, Theatrical, Mask, Costume shows on indoor and outdoor stages at our camp, as well as to try their skills on circus equipment. This year, we are inviting a famous avant-garde mime and theatrical group “blackSKYwhite” – who have performed at Edinburgh, Glastonbury and other festivals. In 2013 and 2014, we were invited to perform our magic show at Central Camp. At night time, the Dust Circus provides a sophisticated lighting show and chill-out area for guests.||Awe & 5:00|
|Dusty Bumm||Trade in your dusty tookus for a warm shot and a cold slap in the face or plow it up with a snowboardski or three, then try your hand at Giant Beer Pong/Jenga! Afterwards cuddle up in our oasis puddle, then puff on some hooka in the Tuchus Dome or just relax under hundreds of G-Strings! Face it, out here, there’s no escaping a Dusty Bumm!
|Breath & 6:45|
|Dusty Justice||Everybody loves to sue everybody else in the good old U.S. of A! So we here at Camp Dusty Justice are celebrating that practice and bringing an open, slightly impartial, fun venue for Burners of all stripes to get their dusty dirty day in court.
Bring your case! You will be heard! Is it your noisy neighbour? (we had one!) Did your best childhood friend make out with your girlfriend? (a real issue from last year) Did a campmate drink your last cold beer? Maybe it was just your turn to drive the art car. Whatever the dispute, our jurist will sort it out. We will hold court three times during the week or if an emergency arises. Join us Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4-6 pm for fun, laughs, and some serious judgments and some wicked punishments.
Hometown: Menlo Park
|Dusty Nuts Tavern||Come visit the Dusty Nuts Tavern for drinks, weird music, and random events.|
|Everywhere / ARTery||The home to the ARTery, Burning Man’s Art Headquarters on playa and Everywhere, a point of connection between Black Rock Citizens and off-playa, worldwide Burning Man-related projects and culture. Come learn about and connect with off-playa Art and Civic Engagement programs, the Regionals Network and Burners Without Borders as well as meet other like-minded burners to discuss year-round Burning Man culture in the world.|
|Ekulele Players||People who like to play ukuleles or at least sing along. We have loaner ukuleles, and offer free instruction. Currently getting together to prepare for 2018 BurningMan (will not be on the playa in 2017)
|Eyeland Oasis||An eyedyllic retreat for soothing astonished eyes and dust weary feet. We will provide a sanctuary to relax in, while your peepers and your creepers are being attended to by “doctors” without orders.
Hometown: Northern California. Ukiah, Healdsburg, Santa Rosa, Novato, Sebastopol and Petaluma.
|Formentera||Come visit us for a fun yerba mate ceremony
Hometown: Palo Alto
|Free Photography Zone||Free Photography Zone entering into it’s third decade of photographing and giving prints to the participants of Burning Man wishes to invite you to our camp to be photographed as you are, wish to be, or never thought you would tell your mother how you really are. Come by, it will most likely be an experience you will never forget.|
|FreeStyle Palace||FreeStyle Palace 2017: Playa Talent Incubator. Now in its second decade, a collaborative music play space and sound stage featuring Live Open Jams and nightly DJ and Hip Hop shows from sunset to about 2:00 am. Our stage and our microphones are open to all comers. Part alchemy and part black magic, FreeStyle Palace is an amalgam of sophisticated and authentic Urban Underground music and culture forged by the heat of the Black Rock Desert and polished by the collective talent of the Burning Man Community.
|Galactic Labyrinth||A sacred space where one can journey to the center of their deepest self and back out on to the playa with a profound understanding of who they are. The labyrinth is a model and reminder that we are all on a path and exactly where we need to be.
|Gender Blender||Boy? Girl? Ze? Unidentified? You decide. Gender Blender is a safe haven for those bending and blending gender norms. We create safer spaces for Trans, genderqueers, & gender non-conformers. We provide a welcoming place for those curious about gender play, mixing up one’s gender for the first time, and general discussions on how gender impacts our lives. We are a gender conscious open loving community that loves sparkles, theatrics, drag, running anti-oppression workshops, and making queer smoothies on playa.|
|Gymnasium||We want to recreate the atmosphere of the gymnasium in its original, Ancient Greek meaning, as a facility for training and competition in public games, as well as a place for socializing and engaging in intellectual pursuits. The term originates from the word [gymnós] meaning “naked”, because historically in Ancient Greece one exercised naked, and we would like to revive this aspect too, as we think that by doing athletic and fun activities naked, participants will experience bonding aspect of such events stronger.|
|Hair of the Dog (HOTD)||The longest continuous full service bar and live music venue on the playa. You bring the booze and music and we provide the drinks and fun.|
|Hammered and Sickled||Contact: Hammerscamp@gmail.com
Hometown: SF Bay Area
|Happy Hour||Hard day on the playa? Unwind at Happy Hour, where you’ll be greeted by one of a kind refreshing spirits served with smiles! Enjoy our lounge, bar, and gigantic jungle gym! Climb, dance on our Kaleidoshade structure or groove on tallest rotating “exotic dancing” pole! Start your evening with Happy Hour!
|Hardly’s Bar||Hardly, home of the Hardly’s Saloon, a “we never close” western style whiskey bar. Always open, always fun, and always friendly! We are currently accepting new members.
Hometown: Mountain View
|Heart Tribe||Come chill out in our Squish Lounge while you wait for your Healing Session. Heart Tribe has many healing modalities and tons of squish! Come unwind! Get a massage, chiropractic adjustment, reiki healing or other healing session and get “buffed” or buff someone and drop in with other heart-centered peeps. You will leave feeling rejuvenated and alive! Tue-Sat 2-6pm
|HEX Collective||HEXcollective is a community comprised of creative and talented global entrepreneurs, leaders, authors, artists, consciousness engineers and life hackers. We are a global camp. We are a tribe. A family – impacting humanity together.|
|Illuminaughty||Welcome to Camp Illuminaughty! Come by at dusk for our music and light-filled activities, then follow us and the Wall of Light out into the night to dance ’til dawn!
|Infinite Love||We are a fun, loving community that sparks transcendent experiences.
Each of us has our own concept of Infinite Love and how to remove the barriers that keep us from embodying Infinite Love in every moment of our lives. For me (Tom), I invite you to think of an issue about which you care deeply, perhaps in politics, religion or social issues. Now imagine someone who disagrees with you about this important issue. Build in your mind’s eye a picture of that person. How do you feel towards them? Is there anger, frustration, dismay? Now realize that this person is a product of their environment, their upbringing, their context. If you had grown up in their family and gone to their high school, you would almost certainly share their views. They aren’t a ‘bad person’, they are just different. In this way We Are All One, so all we should hold for our fellow humans is compassion and understanding.
What is our gift to the playa?
Huh? How exactly? What programming creates this?
The camp has a max of 50 people, with a waiting list. We are doing group events right now to get to know new people who might enjoy our camp.
|2018 was 7:15 and J|
|Iron Rose||Come warm up in our Iron Rose fire garden and burn barrel chill space! We have plenty of seating and a mystical interactive fire sculpture that will tell you your fortune with colorful flame effects!
|Irrelephant Bird Camp||Colorful eyebrows? CHECK! Dunking Contest? CHECK! Juice Smoothies? CHECK! Yatch rock? Jock rock? Not rock? Check, check, and check! Trying to get a handle on what we do here at Irrelephant Bird Camp? Don’t even try it. Just come by and get a little silly with us, touch base with reality, or take a nap overseas.|
|Journeylizm||International camp of journalists, writers, photographers, movie-makers, and those that have nothing to do with journalism!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
|Genuflect & 2:45|
|Kidsville||Kidsville is THE place for children of all ages! We host a group of diverse families creating a unique space for play and other activities including the Black Rock Scouts program. Families with children 0-17 years of age are welcome to camp with us if they are pre-registered. Registration begins in April and ends when full. Note: Kidsville is NOT a baby-sitting service. All children must be supervised by an adult.
|Lamplighter Chapel||The Lamplighters begin EVERY EVENING of the event in their center camp workspace, Lamplighter Chapel, at 5pm to prepare lanterns to light the streets of Black Rock City. The parade and ceremony begins around 6PM. No experience is required. We welcome virgin and seasoned burners alike. One thing is certain though. We can’t do it without YOU.
2017: The Lamplighters light the city every night without fail. Come join our pre-lighting daily parties from 3-5 PM before volunteering to help light the city with kerosene lanterns.
|Rod’s Road & 5:45|
|Le Lapin||Come relax under the rabbit-dome, get your morning coffee while practicing yoga, discover unique art pieces or make your own. All bunnies welcome!
Hometown: Menlo Park
|Leopard Martini Lounge||Leopard Martini Lounge, Palo Alto, CA, US, http://www.upwarp.com/lml/index.htm
|Lights Music Extravaganza||Come enjoy a cool glass of whiskey and the funky dancing made famous by our interactive extravaganza dance dome! And when the dancing gets old, join us for a night exploring the playa.
|Love Bubble||The Love Bubble is a Safe Haven for human connection, it will provide a warmly decorated dome space for 4x workshops and a rock music dance party: 1) Connecting with and Loving Your Body Temple, 2) Connection and Communication with Others, 3) Adorning Your Body Temple: Body Painting, 4) Life Coach Seminar, 5) Rock n’ Roll Dance Party.
The camp will have a large, obvious light piece out in front to indicate if people are in the camp to receive anyone in need of a safe space for care or help, for those feeling overwhelmed for any reason and can’t find their camp and/or people. Two of us have Zendo training and another is a registered nurse and will be helpful in handling these people and getting them the help they need for any physical/psychological conditions and/or providing hydration, hugs, conversation, listening, a place to rest, etc.
2017 NOTE: We have 20 people in our camp and do not want to grow much past that since we have a very small space of 100 x 50ft. Contact us to discuss.
Hometown: San Carlos
|E & 9:45|
|Love Puddle||A neighborhood bar, playground and lounge open every afternoon that serves the most refreshing punch on the playa, to enjoy before or after playing foursquare or swinging on the swings. Ask nicely and we might give you a Love Puddle or whip out Dildo Jousting. We make sure passerby are assaulted with friendly invitations to join in the fun whenever we are open. Check out our events in the What Where When or just come by and look at our calendar to see when we’re having Strip Rock Paper Scissors, sing alongs, and other ridiculous fun!
Hometown: Bay Area
|Math Camp||Math Camp @ Group W is A Safe Place for Mathematics: A small, social camp, offering a place to Drink and DErive! Daily lectures and long-winded impromptu chats on all things Math related. We are proud Purveyors of Crunchy Snacks, Servers of Pie at 3:14, plus we have The Best Friday Morning Sunrise Cocktail Party on the playa (not to mention home of the fabulous Electric Cupcakes).|
|Medicine Music Camp||The home of the Flying Iron.|
|Memento-morium||Transforming the fear of dying into the happiness of living.
Experiential art meets philosophy in the uncanny idea of a symbolic burial ceremony in a sensory deprivation casket. The psychologically piercing experience of confronting the self and acknowledging life’s finitude aims to unearth the ultimate perspective on one’s life. Sounds deep but wouldn’t you like the happiness of a flourishing life lived intentionally? Did you us at unSCruz? Help us to plant the seeds and grow a movement at BRC!More information: https://www.mementomorium.org/Sign-up Form: https://www.mementomorium.org/sign-up-formFB Page: https://www.facebook.com/mementomorium/Hometown: San Jose, CA
|Mindwerk||Visit Mindwerk for a brain tune up. Control music and lights, and learn what your brainwaves say about you. All brains welcome!
Hometown: Silicon Valley
|Mist’R Cool Camp||Mist’R Cool Camp is about everything cool as in Fonzie or Ice and includes the popular automated Cool Mist Experience misting booth (with pleasant surprises) + huge wooden puzzles and more. Part of Playfully Yours Village.
Hometown: Cupertino, in the SF South Bay
|Never Sleep Again||NeverSleepAgain – Music.Magic.Moments.
Hometown: Berlin – LA – SF
|Nice Nice||Nice Nice is an international group of artists, musicians, yogis, dancers, scientists, and creators. We invite all to visit our Music Playground to play the Chimes, Rimba Pipes, and other instruments; or join in our sunset acoustic jam sessions.
|Nocino’s Pizza||Nocino’s Pizza was founded in 2018 by a group of friends who, surprise, like pizza (and beer!). We bring a deconstructable brick oven and kegs of beer to share on the playa. If interested in joining our camp, check out our website and reach out!||A & 9:00|
|Nose Fish||Come to Caffè Ritualistico for a delicious cup of freshly brewed coffee and participate in the changing daily morning rituals. Afternoons we feature Bicycle and Electronic (EL Wire and LED) Repair with hands-on teaching. Evenings enjoy the MEZ interactive video screen and dance the night away.
|Orphan/Endorphin||Orphan Endorphin camp will feature the Orphanage Brewery & Bar, Daddy Warbuck’s Cigar Lounge, Captain Ron’s Fishing Shack & Hoist, Vodka Infusione Booth, the Condom Dispensary, Swinging Dicks, and more craziness we haven’t thought of yet!|
|PALINKA LOUNGE||URL: https://www.facebook.com/PalinkaLounge/
Hometown: SF Bay Area
|Paper Cranes||Come find your refuge from the elements of the playa – Paper Cranes offer replenishment in the form of pickle backs, salves, and tasty treats if you’re lucky. Make a paper crane with your best wishes and we’ll deliver it safely to temple before she burns.
Contact: Jackie Ford
Hometown: Bay Area
|Genuflect & 8:45|
|Petting Zoo||17th Edition of Petting Zoo. Best Bar on the Playa several years running. We welcome newcomers and hope to share the experiences of the playa all while offering an array of creative cocktails, ice-cold draft beer, imbibing beverages, and our classic and exclusive ‘pussy juice’. Daytime Bar Only. We open same time as Artica (coincidence, I think not, hint hint), Close at sunset.
Hometown: San Jose
|Playa Jazz Café||A Jazz Club and cafe that host nightly jazz jam sessions and daily Jazz workshops while serving coffee and specialty drinks.|
|Playfully Yours Village||Playfully Yours Village is a collection of adult themed camps. Our main attraction is a well-equipped dungeon area for beginners and intermediate level players to come and experience the dungeons atmosphere. We have several dungeon equipment and toys for you to use or your welcome to bring your own. We can teach you how to use all the equipment and supervise or facilitate your using them. This is a great place to experience a variety of toys like, floggers, paddles, feathers, fur mites, violet wands, and more in a safe and environment. We have a misting booth to help cool off from the heat, a bean bag toss game, and puzzles to challenge your brain. You can live out your exhibitionist and sultry side in The Bare Naked Tramps photo booth. Also, relax and chat in either of out 2 lounges or take a chance with our fun spinning wheel, just remember, if you spin the wheel, you have to do what it says
|Breath & 8:00|
|PO9||We connect you with the world; we are the ONLY way to get USPS mail to the playa, as we have been for years. We do: USPS to the Playa, Playa to any (international) address with a unique artistic postmark!, and friendly (and not-so-friendly) posties: stand in line, and fill out your form… in triplicate… with crayon.|
|Pollination||Make a life-long decision on a whim with an Instant Wedding on the Playa. You probably won’t might not regret it.|
|Poly Paradise||The Village of PolyParadise has been influencing the Hearts & Minds and Washing the Bodies of Playa Citizens from ‘2:00 – 10:00’ since 1999 celebrating 19 years in BRC in 2017. Polyamory involves openness to multiple loving relationships, with honesty among all partners. We welcome ALL Poly & Poly Friendly folks to camp within our borders. The Village of PolyParadise 2017 welcomes the addition of three Theme Camps within in it’s borders Sugar Bitch | 9 Energies | Twisted Swan. PolyParadise is NOT a Swinger Camp. Being Poly or Practicing Poly is NOT a requirement for camping with us, but being OPEN MINDED about other people’s lifestyle choices IS!|
|Porta Potty||The one and only loud remote controlled porta potty on the playa with House music and a wood fired pizza oven serving BRC.|
|Pulsefield||Pulsefield is an interactive open space where the movements of up to 50 participants are simultaneously tracked and used to generate rich video displays on the playa floor with correlated music. With multiple modes of operations and user-driven behaviour, the experience is continuously changing.|
|Pussy Day Spa||We will amuse, entertain, and exhilarate you as well as compliment your shoes. We are the perfect place for your pussy to visit to be styled, pampered, refreshed, stimulated, and relaxed.
|Red Lightning||Red Lightning – A sacred container for spontaneous healing, magical moments & transformational experiences. We are are a conscious community supporting ALL beings in the alignment of body, mind, spirit with the evolutionary intelligence of Gaia. Over the last 8 years, Red Lightning has created an uplifting oasis of peace, healing and inspiration on the playa. We invite all co-creators of evolutionary culture, community, technology, economy, and spirituality to join us in building a mindblowingly magical and harmonious world together!|
|Sage Camp||We will be hosting a salon, “Transformations in Deep Time at Black Rock, from the Pleistocene to the Post-Apocalypse.” Our camp hosts scholars, artists and professionals whose expertise includes physical and cultural geography, archaeology, anthropology, futurism, photography, and the built world. As scholars and practitioners, our best gift is to create thoughtfulness and mindfulness conversations about the place we are inhabiting in Black Rock City. This camp hosts feral academics and professionals who have a deep connection to the deserts of Western Nevada and Eastern California. Camp Hometowns: Reno, Nevada and San Jose, California. Contact us to discuss new members. We ask that people help with chores and are otherwise self-sustaining. We ask a sliding-scale fee for food.
Camp Leaders: Doctorjan and Kerrycanary
|K & 4:00|
|Sextant Camp||Sextant is Hard Science, Hard Engineering and Hard Sexy! Come for the giant Tesla Coil, climb our 52 ft Tower, and have drinks at vünderbar, ze bar in ze sky, before riding our Zip-Line high above Black Rock City!|
|Silicon Village||Silicon Village is non stop fun for Burners seeking entertainment. Come and enjoy our Twirling Teeter Totter, Joyism and Party Snail art cars, Java Joy Café Hut, Joy-Climbing Wall, Mindwerk brainwave control light and music, Airbrush Body Art, Pomerosegasm cocktail, trick or treating, Deep playa art tours, Labyrinth, No Drama Camp Bar, Oracle Readings, Rituals, Orgasmic Meditation Workshops, Wine Tastings, Love Notes, Ritual Augmentation & Decoration (RAD Services,and much, much more!
We are online at http://siliconvillageburners.org
|Eulogy & 6:30|
|SizzleVille||Scoot on over for that extra Sizzle!! Revel in your Dusty Bumm under hundreds of G-strings while taking a snowboardski or 3, immerse yourself in fur in our Hooka Lounge, Play some giant Beer Pong or Jenga, Relax in our Cuddle Puddle oasis, jump on multiple types of trampolines or swing to your hearts content! You’ll feel at home while you get to know your some of your fellow South Bay burners while enjoying a beautiful sculture garden! Official kickoff spot of the Busty Bacon Brigade! We’re here to cook you up some goodtimes!
Hometown: South Bay Area
|Breath & 6:46|
|South Bay Art Collective||South Bay Art Collective — home of the South Bay/Silicon Valley Region and this year’s South Bay art project, Deux Ex Machina (Gearotica)||Breath & 6:45|
|Space Oddity||We are Space Oddity. We are here to sooth our fellow wearied space travelers with the following:
-To ward off the sickness of having lingered so far from our home star, come bask under our One Square Meter Of Sun lounge, equipped with a fire ceiling built as the ancient Egyptians to fill your pores with flames, who we all know came from space (Hours of operation: 2 hours ending around midnight)
Hometown: Bay Area
|Sun Guardians: Kali’s Dream||We are Sun Guardians; a Hindu themed temple honoring Kali offering yoga, mediation and the best Boba Tea anywhere!!!!
Hometown: Bay Area
|UNICORNER||The Unicorner is a haven for creativity, light-hearted fun, sharing, and gallivanting about!
Hometown: Bay Area
|Vines Without Borders||Vines offers an international wine bar experience to the playa. People and wines from around the world every night starting at 6:00pm and going until we run out of energy.|
|VR Camp||Come experience amazing VR artwork and VR experiences created by the great digital artists of our day. Android Jones, Jeremiah Allen Welch, Denny Unger and many others will be exhibiting. Some nights we will feature live VR painting. Check out our website, http://bmanvr.com, for more details as they develop.
Hometown: Silicon Valley, California
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