2008 Theme Camps

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Wander past the picket fence and into The Backyard, a grassy place to play and relax. Enjoy our swing set and games like horseshoes, catch, and slack ‘em. Grab some lemonade and lounge in the hammock, practice yoga, or explore the Magic Garden. Or head for the Dog House, a chilled hideout (BYO ice).

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Bad Idea Theater

“To Serve and Project” Bad Idea Theater once again returns to bring you refreshment of the mind and body. Stop by and visit our expanded lounge and theater complex, providing you the best in Psychotronic entertainment. What’s Psychotronic, you ask? Look here http://www.badideatheater.com/movie_faq.

URL: http://www.badideatheater.com/Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA

Baggage Check

Got some baggage (Fear of commitment? Close-minded? Bitterness over unrequited love?) you’d like to get rid of? Don’t carry that baggage around with you, leave it with us and we’ll take care of it. Unclaimed baggage will be burned Sunday night at the temple burn. Emotional baggage only!

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro

For the ninth consecutive year one of the most anticipated, revered, outrageous, and personable theme camps makes it’s triumphant return to Black Rock City: Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro. Nestled within Wheeeee!Ville BDC&WB will once again be pouring vintage merlot while dismembring Barbies.

URL: http://www.dreamtimers.net/BM/BDCHometown: Newcastle, CA

bass camp

The 50hz Healerz beleive in healing the mind body and soul through ground shaking bass. Our elephant Ganesha will emerge upon the playa daily to provide your daily dose of noise.

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Bat Country

Join Bat Country for a savage journey into the heart of the American Dream. Vibrating hugs, epic rants, mimosa-samosa binging, Purple Moose, spinning bars, interrogation, mutant sounds, hope, fear, love, loathing and damn good books. Come by for Hunter S. Tuesday! “God’s Mercy on You Swine”-HST

URL: http://www.visitbatcountry.com/Hometown: Mcmurray, PA

Bavarian Illuminati M/C

The Bavarian Illuminati Motorcycle Cabal and Conspiracy returns to the playa! Learn the Secrets of World Domination! Marvel to the Caustic Mass of the Motorcycle! Register with the Secret Masters! Be initiated into a Genuine Mystery School!Celebrate the Robert. A. Wilson Memorial BBQ! fnord

URL: http://www.bimc.orgHometown: Portland, OR

Beaver Knows Best

Come by Camp Beaver Knows Best for a trip back in time to 1950’s Americana! Astroturf, pink flamingos, picket fences, and moms serving after school snacks in aprons! Snack time is from 3:00-5:00pm Daily.

Hometown: Henderson, NV


beeCHARGE!!! Come join our happy swarm of bees for lemonade, iced tea, playground games, and light sabre fights during the afternoons!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Bell Camp

Visit Bell Camp on your way out to your Playa Adventure, Day or Evening. Join us for a refreshing beverage, and ring the Bell, our beloved camp namesake. Rest for a spell in our dome, and ploy your course to destiny.

URL: http://www.freewebs.com/thebellcamp/index.htmHometown: Burbank, CA

Between Now and Here

Last year we were the Lost Boys, but now, we’re Between Now and Here. Come visit the love room where wild fantasies become reality, or our Floating Bed – surround sound included.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=6323561363Hometown: Beaverton, OR

Biergarten - The All American

Come practice your keg stand in our all American Beer garden. For a how-to, please see link below.

URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keg_standHometown: Cupertino, CA

Big Love Defeet

THIS FUCKING PLAYA DUST IS RUINING MY FEET!!! Come over between 3pm-6pm every day to let the wives of Camp Big Love Defeet help keep your tender tootsies healthy and happy with foot washes, rubs and lotions aimed at keeping your peds dance-ready and crack free. SEE YA, TOOTS!

Hometown: Austin, TX

Big Mother is Listening

Each and every day we are standing on something that has great power. How often do we acknowledge it? Our collective big earth mother pachamama is listening NOW. Come by and show your love while lounging on our large comfy ear.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Big Puffy Yellow Camp

Do you remember that big full moon balloon object that got you back to your camp last year? Well, we’re back again. This time with music and art cars to feed even more of your sensations. Stop by and chill, dance or simply enjoy the full moon in pitch blackness. We welcome all to the party.

URL: http://www.puffyyellow.comHometown: Granbury, TX

Bike Rock City

Come get your broken bike fixed. I have no parts, only tools. Barter encouraged.

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Billion Bunnies: Bunny Nation!

Cross the border into the Billion Bunnies’ furree & sovereign Bunny Nation, forsake your icky humanity, and become a Bunny! Pass through Ellis Warren and be Bunnified & Naturalized to enjoy the many privileges of citizenship, day (Billion Bunny March, Hopstacle course) & night (Bunny Lounge & Bar).

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


Bioluminati has been illuminating the Playa for thirteen years with art installations, feasts, art quests, and now: PIMP MY BIKE; the bling-ification station where Black Rock Citizens upgrade their rides with that extra get-up-and-glow. Open Daily. And every evening, Micro Cinema!

URL: http://bioluminati.org/Hometown: Orinda, CA

Black Forest Bars Gypsy Punk Dream

Come Drink, Sing, Dance, Enjoy as Your Black Forest Bar explores our Gypsy Punk Dream!

URL: http://home.earthlink.net/~eggchairsteve/blackforestbar.htmHometown: Alameda, CA

Black Mamba's Imaginarium

URL: http://blackmambasimaginarium.blogspot.com/Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Black Rock Arts Foundation

The Black Rock Arts Foundation invites you to contribute to our on-playa ScrapEden project. This year, we’ll create an interactive installation using reclaimed fabric. We invite you to screen print, quilt, sew or paint words onto fabric that speak about art and community. Contact us to participate!

URL: http://www.blackrockarts.orgHometown: San Francisco, CA

Black Rock Beacon

We will be producing a daily newspaper for Black Rock City with a mix of fun articles and serious news. Our Press Club & News Room will provide shade and refreshment for ourselves as well as other members of the press and interested burners.

URL: http://blackrockbeacon.org/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Black Rock Boutique

Come on down to the BLACK ROCK BOUTIQUE and let our fashion consultants slip you into something a little more questionable! Be a STAR and STRUT YOUR STUFF on our runway. Check the WHO, WHAT, WHERE for our highly anticipated “theme parties”.

URL: http://www.blackrockboutique.comHometown: Portland, OR

Black Rock Brews and Shoes

Home-Brews and Horse-shoes, the perfect summer combination. Come hang out and drink some cold delicious beer and play some horse-shoes; tournaments every afternoon.

URL: http://www.myspace.com/blackrockbrewsandshoesHometown: Reno, NV

Black Rock Bureau of Hospitality

Not having the shiniest Burning Man? Wandering aimless and feeling stuck? Comfy sofas, interesting conversation, massage, Vision Quest Roulette and the Free Advice booth all await you… stop by and feel the Playa love at the Black Rock Bureau of Hospitality! Turn Your Burn Around!

URL: http://www.lifeluster.com/brbh.htmlHometown: Portland, CA

Black Rock Burning Bingo

BINGO!!! Boom with a flame lit sky, we have another winner. Bring a prize take a prize while you rest your feet in a great american past time.

Hometown: Bend, OR

Black Rock City Canoe Club

Back from 2 years on hiatus, we’re burning brighter than ever, with our own inimitable je ne sais quoi conjurings: Chef Daddy’s O****m Omelette, Fishmonger’s Playa Chowder, or, new for this year, the Patriotic Pudding du jour – there’s just no telling what’s on the waft. Seek the red canoe!

Hometown: Beaverton, OR

Black Rock City Community Center

Every community needs a center of support for those truly dedicated to normalcy, perhaps nowhere more so than BRC. We provide fun-house mirror reflections of all of the usual church-basement standards: bingo night, scouting get-togethers, AA (Alcohol is Awesome) meetings, and so forth. BRCCC: We’re Here To Help. Maybe.

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Black Rock City Fallout Shelter

…strolling along the dusty streets of Black Rock City, you come upon an elevator. Above the elevator doors is the universal fallout shelter sign, to your right, a button with a down arrow. Press the button.

URL: http://georgepiccard.com/?page_id=84Hometown: Reno, NV

Black Rock City Fitness Center

At the Black Rock City Fitness center we are dedicated to what makes America sizzle…tight buns, deep fried. The Thigh Master meets the fry master, in spandex. We invite you to exorcise the demons with gateau-aerobics(free cake weight lifting), Kentucky Fried. Get gateau fabulous and feel the burn!

URL: http://www.blackrockcityfitness.wordpress.comHometown: London, N/A

Black Rock City Hardware Shoppe

The Black Rock City Hardware Shoppe will be onsite with a variety of tools and supplies to help fix or build things that are broke or need to be built on the playa. We’ll have hand tools, power tools, bike parts, fasteners, duck tape, etc. Open every day from the time we get up till sundown.

URL: http://www.brchardware.org/Hometown: Seattle, WA

Black Rock City Post Office

Join our host of performance artists in sending mail anywhere, on playa or off. We’ve got original art playa stamps, harassment postcards, bureaucracy, stickers, adult experiences, and surprises. Work the counter or traverse the playa as a Delivery Specialist or both; sign on for one shift or dozens.

URL: http://www.brcpostoffice.comHometown: Washington, DC

Black Rock Diner

Changing lives, one grilled cheese sandwich at a time. The Black Rock Diner serves up grilled cheese, groovy music, and good vibrations to our late night playa neighbors from about 2pm until dawn. Over the years, BRD has evolved into a favorite underground chillspace for those wanting a little warmth in the whey hours of the morning. Come for the comfort food, and stay for the friendly community and ribald conversation.

URL: http://www.blackrockdiner.comHometown: Antioch, CA

Black Rock Electric

“We power the playa…”

Hometown: Brisbane, CA

Black Rock Fun Jet

Visit Black Rock Fun Jet, check your baggage at the door, and join us on a journey to one of our fabulous states of mind.

Hometown: Toronto, ON

Black Rock JCC

America, the land of opportunity for generations of immigrants, including Jews. The Black Rock JCC is your shuk, synagogue and neighborhood hangout when you make it to the gold paved streets of Black Rock City.

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Black Rock Lemonade

Serving cold lemonade to dusty humans

URL: http://www.blackrocklemonade.orgHometown: Willits, CA

Black Rock Roller Disco

The Black Rock City’s roller rink will be in the house!!! We have Black Rock Rollergirls are doing roller derby games and the band “Soul Glow” will be playing on Friday night. We’ll have a bigger rink, more skates and the old school funk and roller disco music will make you dance all night long.

URL: http://www.cora.org/BlackRockRollerDisco2008.htmlHometown: San Francisco, CA

Black Rock Solar

Black Rock Solar – Free the Sun

URL: http://www.blackrocksolar.orgHometown: San Francisco, CA

Black Rock Spatial Delivery

Our uniformed bike messengers have served our community with playawide delivery services for your missives, parcels, letters, schwag since 1999. This year we are recruiting the stout of heart and the sturdy of sinew to join our legions of deliverators…more riders, more bikes, more deliverators!

URL: http://www.cheetowagon.com/brsd/brsd.htmlHometown: Seattle, WA

Black Rock Travel Agency

Once again, hospitality. All love, all groin. This year, in line with the new “American” theme, we will be lovin’ babies pretty much 24/7. Oh, and mothers too. All love, all the time. Mothers and babies. BRTA, since ’37.

URL: http://www.superchew.comHometown: Nevada City, CA

Black Rock University Heights, Inc

The development of BRC’s premier University has now attracted sufficient investors to create its own inclusive gated community, Black Rock U Heights!Look no further for both intellectual stimulation (featuring liquid thinkTanks) and residential satisfaction. Thing is, which side of the gates are we?

URL: http://blackrocku.orgHometown: Seattle, WA

Black Rock Yearbook

Black Rock Yearbook Recording your memories, so you don’t have to! Stop by solo or with your whole class for your 08 yearbook photo. Our honor/detention bar will be open as long as are so bring your own cup…

URL: http://www.blackrockyearbook.comHometown: Portland, OR

Black Rose City Halluci-Nation

A collective consciousness from Portland Oregon; Home of: The Bumble Bus, an amazing tribe of people, connective experiences, mind expansion, and universal intelligence. Let us delight your senses and tickle your imagination.

URL: http://www.myspace.com/burningmancampHometown: Milwaukie, OR

Blacklight Aquarium, The

Visit Blaqua’s Immigration Station and test for naturalization so you, too, can live the American Dream. Pass, and you will be conferred citizenship and receive a personalized passport. Fail, and you may just get a green card. Also, stop by for an evening of aquatic espionage on James Spawn night.

URL: http://www.blaqua.com/projects/republic.htmHometown: West Sacramento, CA

Blazin Raisin Camp

Blazin Raisin-a place to chill, relax & have a good time.In the spirit of our community on the playa & abroad, our home is your home.Please feel free to stop by & enjoy some delicious organic fruits, music or just to say hello. We will be serving cereal & coffee in the mornings a the Peace Bowl Cafe

Hometown: Miami Beach, FL


Join us for the fifteenth anniversary celebration of Newt’s bar. Nightly “Burn the Man” contests, Welding Skool, and a Burning Man Museum. Also… sorry about that thing last year.

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Bling Bling

Camp Bling Bling brings Arms Across the Playa to Burningman this year. Visit us at www.myspace.com/armsacrosstheplaya to find out more about our vision. Our camp offers fun and games to all; Bocce Ball Tournaments, Trampolines and more…

URL: http://www.myspace.com/armsacrosstheplayaHometown: Truckee, CA


“The Future is Better Together.” We want to create a more compassionate world by bringing fun & joy to the playa. Enjoy wine and cheese while having your toe nails painted, or be gifted with one of life’s simplist & purest of pleasures, Kissing! http://current.com/items/77032162_ playa_kissing_booth

URL: http://bloopcamp.com/Hometown: Seattle, WA

Blue Oasis

Each evening movies will be presented in the Blue Oasis Theater. Enjoy movies on a big screen under the stars with full stereo sound. Our film collection includes big name feature films, cult movies and true art collectables. Or, bring your own (DVD format only) and arrange for a special showing. The planned program for each night will be displayed on the marquee at the front of the theater.

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

bmanbutton camp

bmanbutton camp is the place to make pin on buttons you make your own and have a photo one made too. from your own camera are we take a picture for you

URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BMANBUTTONHometown: Sparks , NV

BMIR 94.5 FM

BMIR 94.5 FM is your one-stop sonic stomping grounds in Black Rock City. Listen on-playa for music, news, interviews, emergency info, and more. Better yet: drop by to chat on air, record your announcement from noon to 4PM, or frolic with us for our daily 5PM festivities.

URL: http://www.bmir.orgHometown: San Francisco, CA


Stop by Bohemia’s Art Appreciation Society and make your own trophy to hand out on the playa. Let your friends, family and neighbors know how much you appreciate the time, energy and thought that went into building our beautiful city.?

Hometown: Marina Del Rey, CA

Bomb Bay Tea Company

Bomb Bay Tea Co. is proud to provide tea, dainties and games of culture and breeding to the denizens of Black Rock City in a relaxed environment of steampunk opulence. Join us Monday through Thursday for exquisite afternoon tea and refined entertainment.

URL: http://www.arborealarts.com/bm2008/camp/index1.htmHometown: Burton, OH


Everyone knows that simple dice games are best played tipsy, so we invite you to join us for Boozy BUNKO daily at 11am. BUNKO virgins are welcome and will be deflowered lovingly.

URL: http://web.mac.com/rob.lyons/Camp_BunkoHometown: Oakland, CA

Box Canyon Burners

Join us for a taste of Telluride and good old American pastimes. Afternoon activities and wholesome games such as horseshoes, bocci ball, beer pong, and an interactive ski-rubex game. We’ll recreate the Telluride Freebox– one burner’s old costume is another’s evening flare! Thats American Spirit!

Hometown: Telluride, CO


The gracious god of godlessness, beneficent Boxxus Nexus, beckons you to consociate with curious compatriots whilst availing yourself of his abundance of economic, alcoholic potation. Come make some new friends over cheap boxed wine! …and let’s make some noise for World Peace!!! (BYO Goblet)

Hometown: Portland, OR


Again this year Brain Freeze/Got Stickers Camp will be bringing frozen margaritas to the Playa. We will also have stickers to trade and share. We will also be bringing back our famous electric chair “Old Sparky”, for those that need a quick recharge.

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Brand-UR-Ass 'N More

Brand-UR-Ass ‘N More will stimulate your entire being, from your mind to your ass. Bare your butt at the hitchin post and get a fun temporary brand, your soul to our Speedtherapist, your spirit at Moonbeam’s Reiki touch, and your thirst at the Mr. Roger’s Memorial Martini Bar. Y’all come and play!

Hometown: Sparks, NV

BRC Animal Control

Since 2001, BRCAC has collected playa creatures, tagging them for research & easy recognition. BRCAC will use the latest techniques to allow these animals to be reintroduced to the playa. BRCAC will also wow BRC with its very own Tequila Pit Crew & by continuing its quest to find the “Winner” of BM.

URL: http://www.brcac.comHometown: Seattle, WA

BRC Photo Studio - April Massirio

BRC Photo Studio’s photographer, April Massirio, will be creating images of the people of the playa for gallery walls. This is your chance to show the world all the self-expression you bestow, so come in your playa best!

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA


Black Rock City Post Office/ Burningman Community Post Office BRCPO/BMCPO. There’s no team in Fuck You, and there’s no Fuck You in the team; in us we trust.

URL: http://www.BMCPO.comHometown: Portland, OR

Breakfast at Trixie's

Remember the small town cafes in Iowa or Nebraska where it’s breakfast and talk – politics, crops, who’s shackin’ with who.. We’re serving buckwheat pancakes mornings til the batter runs out. Chow and gossip! Watch out for Trixie, ya better behave, she’ll slap ya around. BRING PLATES ‘n FORKS!

Hometown: Monroe, LA


A camp for admirers, followers, and lovers of Brigit. Join us for a White Chocolate Martini at our White party, leave an offering at the Brigit shrine, and let your light shine bright.

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Brit Camp

Bringing a little bit of Blighty to the Playa for the delectation of all Brit-loving Burners or for those just craving a proper cuppa tea. We gladly offer an alternative flavour of red, white and blue, besides impromptu lessons in irony and queuing which are given upon request.

URL: http://www.britcamp.comHometown: Kent, N/A

Brooklyn, Ca

Brooklyn, Ca, USA Red, Gold, and Green One love.

Hometown: Santa Monica, CA

Bubble Lounge

Visit the Bubble Lounge at Mal-Mart. In the great American tradition blow some hot air into a swirling globe of illusion in an attempt to assure everyone that all’s right in the the world even though the structure you are creating is only one molecule thick, much like our foreign policy.

Hometown: Venice, CA

Bubble Wrap Trap

We are a group of musicians, performers and Yogis who love a great dance, some growth work and the effervescent pop of bubble wrap. Come Play!

Hometown: Gardena, CA


When deluded one is an ordinary being; when enlightened one is called a Buddha. Life proceeds along a path; though invisible, it definitely leads to absolute happiness-that path is the road of the Mystic Law of Nam Myoho Renge Kyo. BuddhaCamp@theLotusDome Bringing True Buddhism to the playa since 2007!

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


Bumblepuss houses all the Bumbles and their bumbling activities at the Nectar Village.

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

Bunny Camp

Bunny Camp is a furtopian oasis for all things Bunny. We hereby renounce our dirty stinking messed up carcass of failed and foibled humanity in order to evolve as a sentient furry being. When will you be Bunnified?

URL: http://www.furandloafing.comHometown: Calgary, AB

Burner Hostel Staff retreat

After 10 successful years, Hagey and the crew of the Black rock International Burner Hostel are taking a siesta!!! Thats right – this year, our Dream is to kick back, drink mint duleps, and otherwise relax!!! As always, everyone is more than welcome to call round, but we may be asleep! Finally!

Hometown: Sparks, NV

Burner Scout Camp

We are Burner Scouts, and we want people to take the oath to become a participatory and responsible citizens of Black Rock City. We will be handing out sashes and badges based on the story YOU share with us or talent you demonstrate!

Hometown: Los Gatos, CA

Burners without Borders

Burners without Borders is what happens when we take the values from the playa and apply them in meaningful ways in our local communities. The BWB meme is spreading, and powerful projects across the globe are led by members of the community. Check out what we are up to at one of our daily salons.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Burning Dream Foreclosures & Repos

Warning to those in default on their theme camp payments: “The BURNING DREAM FORECLOSURE & REPO” camp agents will be out in force to repossess your American Dream. You may also be taken into our custody around the playa inside our caged mobile REPO wagon. We say: “Go ahead & dream, cause that’s the only way you’re going to see your shit again!” Dreamers Beware!!

URL: http://www.ocburners.org/BurningDreamForeclosureandRepossessionCamp.htmHometown: San Clemente, CA

Burning Green eXpress

We’re a camp of Seattle area Burners committed to providing shipping services for our community to Critical Massive and to Black Rock City. We haul bins, tents, shade structures, art, rebar, almost anything (no emotional baggage – sorry!).

URL: http://www.burngreenexpress.com/servlet/StoreFrontHometown: Seattle, WA

Burning Love

Arrange to have a unique wedding ceremony at our camp that will not soon be forgotten. This will be a wedding ceremony you will be able to tell everyone about! Be sure to talk with us in advance. We cannot do this without talking to you before Burning Man.

URL: http://www.freewebs.com/allweddingsHometown: Sacramento, CA

Burning Mary

Come chill in our homochic lounge. Enjoy soothing beats, an ice cold Burning Mary, and banter with spicy queens.

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

Burning Sam Camp

Home of the Burning “Uncle” Sam Parade. Wednesday, gather @ 5. Parade @6 pm. Wear your star spangled best, bring signs and shakers. Western Victoriana allies of the Bomb Bay Tea Company. Providing celebration, a cup of brown joy and tasseography (tea leaf reading)to the citizens of Black Rock City

URL: http://home.teleport.com/~fletcher/Hometown: Tigard, OR


Skydiving, Fireflies (non-skydiver airplane rides), Aerial Art Exhibition, Aerial Photography and Videography are some of the many aspects of BurningSky. Stop by and enter a contest to win an observer ride with the skydivers as we jump over BRC from 12,000 feet above the playa.

URL: http://burningsky.orgHometown: Hollywood, CA


Burntown is an eclectic, eccentric, yet somehow concentric collection of individuals from Auburn and the surrounding foothills of Northern California. Our camp on the playa is the culmination of preparation, practice, and community gatherings that take place year-round.

URL: http://burntown.netHometown: Garden Valley, CA

Burntown 2 Electric Boogaloo

We are a collection of artists, builders, healers, dreamers and freaks who love being a part of burningman.

URL: http://tribes.tribe.net/burntown2Hometown: Auburn, CA


Busted! Where you come when you’re busted; to enjoy shade, mellow tunes, good company, and iced tea or lemonade. Make some art or just lounge on our cushy furniture and have a great conversation. The right daytime spot for your busted needs.

Hometown: Oakland, CA