2002 Theme Camps

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Sacred Heart Oasis

Sacred Heart Oasis — We will be a Harbor Beacon with an alternative energy twist (located in AEZ Village). We invite all to be Alladin, the genie, a whirling dervish, belly dancer, or whatever. Providing Arabic music, games, and a nice place to chill, create, and share. Prizes for participants.

Hometown: Dearborn, MI

Sacred Land Project

The Sacred Land Project is a SF based but globally minded promotional organization with goals that include uniting the electronic underground into a network of unified resources, creating safe, sustainable areas of land to hold our gatherings on, and assisting other grooups with similar views. We are hosting a BREAKS OF DAWN, a breakbeat dance gathering on Thursday August 29th. Guests include Sunz of Mecha, Miss Bliss, Imri, Smalls & DJ Ripple. Others TBA.

Hometown: Pacifica, CA

Sacred Playground

Sacred Playground is a gift from the heart of the Berkeley Toltec Center of Creative Intent, a shamanic center that supports the discovery of divinity through self-acceptance and personal freedom. We are providing a sacred, grounding dome, sunset healing circles, and elemental rituals to give Burners the opportunity to recharge their energy and come back to their centers in between roaming the Floating Worlds of Burning Man 2002. We intend to do our part to magically support the highest good for all participants at the event, whether or not we connect with you individually.

URL: http://www.toltecmagician.com/sacredplayground.htmHometown: Oakland, CA

Safari Social Club

On safari at a playa near you. Please refrain from teasing the caged specimens.

Hometown: Concord, CA

Scenic Black Rock City

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Scurvy Monkey

Got Scurvy? Join the Scurvy Monkey for high tea and vitamin C. Tea times as posted.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Sea Monkey

Come and play at Camp Sea Monkey! Home to buried treasure, scavenger hunts, tons of games, and some of the most crazy monkeys around.

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

Sea of Reverie

Come join this shipwrecked crew for painting,scavanger hunt (sign up by Wednesday 11am), Happy Hour(s) Thursday 4pm-7pm, Drinks, questionaire and gifts. View the shipwreck of the HMS REVERIE & share your stories & culture as we help to document the many tribes of this amazing Black Rock Island.

Hometown: Ashland, OR

Secret Cove

Sail through the Straits of Black Rock and past the Great Bare Rear Reef to the Isle of Ill Repute. There you will discover Poseidon’s Pleasure Palace and the Mermaids Womb bar which lies within.

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

Sinner Camp

As an alternative to the year after year center camp, we now offer a new and more exciting SINNER CAMP! Break commandments, say the name of the lord in vain, come to hell where all the fun is and undo organized religion.

Hometown: Orinda, CA

Sky People

The Sky People invite you to experience the space above Black Rock City. Stop by to share our unique view of the Floating World.

URL: http://www.aerialsoul.com/BurningSkyHometown: Eloy, AZ

SlutMonkeys High Jinx High

Come play with the Slut Monkeys at High Jinx High. Twirl poi, play drums, roll around with fuzzy snakes… activities begin daily at 4:20.

Hometown: North Hollywood, CA

Smite Camp

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Snowflake Village

Snowflake Village is a home for artists from across the Midwest and Canada. We bring our unique perspective and our hospitality. In Snowflake Village there are fire performances, games, a dance tent, movies, a fire circus… meet someone at Speed Dating Dome, visit the Pumpkin Lounge, then afterwards, the Drive-thru Confessional… All in one village! See you there.

URL: http://www.clevian.com/snowflake.htmHometown: Milwaukee, WI

Soft Rock Cafe

“The Soft Rock Cafe… just add water. When soft rock is heard, pancakes will be served.”

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Solo Collective

The Camp for People Who Have No Camp: the Solo Collective is an opportunity to network with other solo travelers, share resources, and share your experience. We value self-sufficiency and fun, and we warmly welcome new members; please see our web site for information on how to join us.

URL: http://www.solocollective.orgHometown: Tempe, AZ

Space Vikings

Space Vikings come to enslave you! Come on over and enjoy fire performance at night, or try your luck at the Wheel of Misfortune in the daytime.

Hometown: Toronto, ON

Space Virgin Light Continuum

Chasing space demons across the universe, the Space Virgins have crashed into the floating world! Come play with us in our alien space lounge, and we’ll help you burn your own space demons down!

URL: http://www.spacevirgin.orgHometown: Seattle, WA


Come to Spacelounge — giving drinks and beats since before you were born.

URL: http://www.spacelounge.comHometown: San Francisco, CA

Spaghetti Western Camp

We will be serving vegan spaghetti from 5-7 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as well as showing the old Clint Eastwood spaghetti western movies. Join us.

Hometown: Antioch, CA

Sparseland County

Formerly Hearth Camp and now the daytime home to four giant fire cauldrons of The Encompassment Project. Choose a heading and help push a flaming vessel into the night.

URL: http://www.playahearth.comHometown: Hollywood, CA


Spherocity is a microcosm community in which large interconnecting geodescic spheres, each inhabited by a unique sensory experience, invite all into a visceral world unbound by rules. Come release into the Amusement Dome, feel the TactilE Dome, chill in the Great White North Dome, dance in the Orange Dome and so much more…

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Spock Mountain Research Labs

Jed Sanders and his band of cyberbilly hyperscientists bring their MOBILE SCIENCE SHACK back to the Playa for the 5th straight year! Come enjoy the fascinating world of beverage science and leisure technology in a relaxed, hillbilly atmosphere.

Hometown: Reno, NV

Spoon Return Center

Delivering enlightenment and peace-of-mind to anyone with a spoon. Come in, cool down, and give your wayward spoon a new life.

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Starlite Drive-in Movie Theatre

Theme double-features and midnight movies, professionally projected on a giant dive-in screen. A playa landmark, an art boat destination, and a space to swim in the currents of cinematic celluloid.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

StarLust Lounge

StarLust, the original alien Center Camp barter bar – your before during and after party spot of nightly fun and foolishness. We have returned from our underwater expedition and have brought new tantilizing devices and liquids to unleash. Everynight a different theme, a different party, the same great hosts. Bring your libations and pleasure devices for experimentations. StarLust, the neighborhood bar where the locals and aliens meet.

URL: http://www.starlustlounge.comHometown: San Anselmo, CA


Camp Stimulas will feature games, jell-o shots, watermellon and a photo studio. Come, play, take a shot, get shot, take home a portrait of your burning self.

Hometown: Truckee, CA

Sub-Culture Island

We rise and claim our island and transport, the Sub-Liminal Submarine as it treks to far off watery distances on the playa, returning to our island of bubbles, misting, costuming, peace, love and gary.

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Summer Camp

Summer Camp is about nostalgia — join us for arts and crafts, fishing and canoeing, and scary stories around the campfire. Re-meet yourself as a 10 year old at Camp, and see what you have to say.

URL: http://www-psych.stanford.edu/%7Epam/summercamp.htmlHometown: Redwood City, CA

Super Camp

Estradasphere and yoga all in super 16-bit! Booyah!

URL: http://www.arkmay.com/bm/Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA


Hop! Wriggle! Stand very still. Sweat. Giggle. Be who you will.

URL: http://www.supersnail.comHometown: San Francisco, CA

Surfing Man

SURFING MAN at night will surf the playa, lit brillantly for all denizens of the deep to see He will be mounted on a sailboard and constructed of tubular carpet tubes and a paper mache head, He will burn in a fiery wipeout.

URL: http://www.tshrew.net/mcg/hearthome.htmlHometown: Oakland, CA

Swell Self-Esteem Service

Let the Swell Self-Esteem Service Station keep your ego running like a well-oiled machine. The Swell process is engineered to inflate your sense of self-worth and is the best thing you can do to prepare yourself for the party ahead. It’s a complete head flush and preventative ego-maintenance program that takes only a few minutes. The service includes a diagnostic vibe emissions test to ensure that you are in compliance with Burning Man’s strict rules for negativity pollution. Removal of existing mental blockages and flushing out other unwanted psychic funk will be performed daily at our camp featuring full diagnostic facilities to scan the following areas: 1) sense of self-worth/head inflation pressure 2) joie-de-vivre levels 3) positive mental alignment.

Hometown: Arlington, VA

Swiss Army Camp

The all-purpose camp! From reggae to rock to house to drum circles. From raging parties to picnics to chill time. Movies? R/C racing? Bring it on! Email if you’re interested in helping/camping with us.

Hometown: Santa Ana, CA


Synaesthesia bids you to join us in The Temple of Ebbing Reality. Through the powerful and ancient rituals of music and dance, we invite you to worship at the altar of your consciousness in our psychedelic, underwater temple. Amid magickal mermaids, otherworldly fish, holy shrines, esoteric relics and spellcrafting music, all fellow seekers, shaman djs, ecstatic dancers and others are welcome to conjure deities and divine consciousness in our sacred, subaqueous realm.

URL: http://www.playadust.com/synaesthesia/map.htmHometown: Chatsworth, CA