2002 Theme Camps

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A Lion in Heat

When you tire of the water… Jungle Oasis… but just ’cause you’re “hot” for action is no excuse not to wear your raincoat… stop by and pick up spares if you need.

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

A-Muse-Meant Zone

Come join us in the A-Muse-Meant Zone and discover what the Goddesses know! Partake of aromatic tobaccos in our Hookah Room! Find pleasure and healing in the Priestess’ touch or watch a ritualistic erotic dance performed by the Dervish known as the Cosmic Dancer! Come exchange vows before our sacred altar or sit and chill while listening to the trancelike sounds of the Anubian Lights. Satisfy your every desire in our Nookey-Nook, where all persuasions are welcome as long as you “play safe!” Located in the Spherocity Village-Orange Kids Camp. Look for the Domes and the Giant Pirate. Belly Dancers, Priestesses, and wandering Nomads are especially welcome!

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

AAA Fantastic Flight School ZZZ

At our school you will become a bird by growing giant wings, float a new piece of art high above the playa with our kite workshops and earn your degree in fantastical, funky, freaky flight. Visit us at Snowflake Village.

Hometown: Madison, WI

Age of Aquarium

The Age of Aquarium will be hosting flying fish and flying people. Come check out our cirque disarray style trapeze acts. We will have a chilled out relaxarium aquarium filled with all kinds of eye candy and crazy sea creatures from beneath the playa. We will also be featuring the chaos bar car and Monkey-C, a fully functioning Indonesian gamelan band. If looking for music, art, truth and beauty or the playa gets too murky come find us.

Hometown: Ventura, CA

Alice in Wonderlounge

“Curiouser and curiouser” whispered Alice as she pet her smiling cat. Then she melted like ice cream through the looking glass into the luxury of the Wonderlounge’s lubricous dream. Come experience the luscious environment as Japan’s seductive floating world whispers sweet nothings into Alice’s fantasy world. Seek Zen wisdom from the Caterpillar or sip on alcoholic delights with Geisha from the NeverKnoW bar. Receive Kanji from the Mad Hatter or Dance into a trance while being caressed into enlightenment by our sweet conscious expanding beats. Once illuminated you too will slide into a smile and say with us, “We are all MAD here.”

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Alternative Energy Zone

The AEZ (Alternative Energy Zone) LIVES! Once again we are using Alternative Energy to power our camps and projects at Burning Man. We are a village of camps that are committed to being Generator Free. Join us!

URL: http://www.ae-zone.orgHometown: Redondo Beach, CA

Amazon Shaman

Hometown: Tempe, AZ

Ambient Collage Project

Enter an ambient water environment of aural and visual creation where your voice becomes your world.

Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA

Amoeba Village

Amoeba Village is the home of the original and latter-day Amoebas, the Sparkle Motion dancers, and the rapidly-growing Frozen Robot Collective.

Hometown: Oakland, CA


Oceana Amusarama… Ride the Abyss under cool mist. Shoot the Moon. See Mount Nuevo erupt as robotic sea animals scurry about the ocean floor. Survive the Shipwreck.

Hometown: Sausalito, CA


Afloat the seas in a bubble of air ambient light and sound everywhere, breaks fill the slience and sirens call to the playa. Brought to you by Animastik and dj80bug.

URL: http://www.animastik.comHometown: Marina Del Rey, CA


ANIMISTICA- Heed the call of the ancestors and animals from the fire coral and walk through the fire to death and rebirth of spirit.

Hometown: Las Trampas, NM

Anonymous Camp

12-step meetings of any type held here, scheduled and impromptu.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Antarctica is a refrigerated cave of ice where you can find refuge from the heat all week.

Hometown: Sausalito, CA


A place to chill, play, and rediscover your lost childhood with games and karaoke. Don’t forget to join in on the playa wide Treasure hunt hosted by the Temple Of Prometheus fire troupe.

Hometown: Portland, OR

Arena Aquarium

As you descend below sea level you will see famous buildings submerged as sea level rises to the Black Rock Desert. Once you are underwater you will get an up close view of all kinds of funky undersea life at the Arena Aquarium. This enclosed club provides protection from the elements and a seven year tradition of live music at Burning Man.

Hometown: Emeryville, CA

Arson Island Resort

Visit Arson Island Resort, a Floating World Pirate Villiage for Burning Man 2002. Come inside to find booty, treasure, gambling, debauchery and a neverending bevy of music and performance. Come get your pendant from Alien Love Nest, dance under the sails of our sunken ship, get yourself some schooner and swill. Get angry, get surly, grunt and get down.

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Art Car Garage

Stop by our docks to see the latest in art car madness.

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Astral Headwash

Bring your tired dusty playa heads to Astral Headwash and leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. We ask only for your peaceful presence and patience and as always water donations are greatly appreciated in order for us to wash and massage as many heads as possible.

Hometown: Boulder, CO

Astropups: Happy Dolphin Lounge

Chilled Atmosphere. Chilled Drinks. Chilled Music. Hot Boys. Float with us in our Happy Dolphin Lounge in the early evenings in a relaxed and playful setting as only those Pups of the Playa can provide.

Hometown: San Jose, CA


Asylum is the sanctuary for Theme Camps from around the country. From New York to San Jose, from Boston to San Francisco — they include New Day’s Eve, Enchanted Forest, Playa Potions & Potable, The Society of the Spectacles, Kustom Kult, Puddin’ Tang, The Department of Just Us, K-SVERT, Bunny Bunny Bicycle Repair Camp, NewbieVille and of course Asylum HQ — the home of Mayor Ratti. Look for the big “A” on the playa; that’s where you’ll find us.

URL: http://www.asylumvillage.comHometown: New York, NY


A glimmering oasis for skywalkers of all realms. a junction of light for relating, receiving, conceiving, or just passing through.

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Aurora's Island

Providing all who have been swimming through the depths for far too long a sanctuary and refuge for re-building strength, personality, or whatever one needs to re-build. Music as our inspiration, dj’s will be spinning breakbeat, hip-hop and soul.

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Axis of Weebles

Come to our camp for all your paramilitary training needs — tactical explorations for the dictator child in all of us. Take the toys into your own hands — sniper training on innocent weebles with semi automatic water guns. Learn the art of stoning cute little weebles until they have wobbled their last wobble, make your own dictator weeble to burn in effigy, complete the training course and your mission and be rewarded with a tent full of 70 chaste weebles awaiting to pleasure you and a massage from our resident professional massage therapist Dr. Joseph.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA