2009 Theme Camps

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Pan's Garden

A cool heathen oasis, we at Pan’s Garden provide organic garden lessons, libations, and brilliantly painted canvases with bright LED lighting. Whether you need tips for wiring solar panels, suggestions on running drip systems & compost for your home gardens, or a drink in the shade -come visit us!

Hometown: Citrus Heights, CA

Pancake Playhouse

Pancakes and soft rock: two great tastes that taste great together

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

Pandora's Lounge & FixIt Shoppe

Stuff breaks at Burning Man. Come fix it at Pandora’s Fit It Shoppe. We will have available basic materials and tools for repairing bikes, costumes, Mohawk hair cuts, fire spinning gear or whatever. Enjoy some liquor at the lounge while waiting for your friends to finish fixing their stuff.

URL: http://sites.google.com/site/pandorascamp/Hometown: Saint Louis, MO


Camp Pangea is Place where all the evolution of the old and new worlds unite. A place where all people of colour creed and culture can come together as one in union and place their very own journey of evolution through our unique PANGEA map. A place where cultural diversity will touch all the senses.

Hometown: London, N/A

Paradise Motel

Paradise Motel is a hotel “off Route 666”; kitchy 60’s hotel off of a highway. We’re adding a mutant animal zoo, which is a cheesy “roadside attraction” style exhibit of mutant animals, which are stuffed animals sewn together in truly unnatural ways. Sno-kones will be given out during the day.

URL: http://paradisemotel.djstudlycaps.com/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Party Naked Tiki Bar

Serving cold Tiki punch to BRC residents, aged 21+ only, in a cool relaxing clothing optional environment. You don’t have to remove your clothes to enjoy this nudist bar. Come by for event schedule then for happy hour, you may get “leid”, and party with us. Be LNT friendly and bring your own cup.

URL: http://partynakedtikibar.comHometown: Las Vegas, NV

Pee Funnel Camp

We are a full service Pee Funnel Camp, dispensing Pee Funnels to ladies (or gentlemen) at any time of day or night! Pee Funnels allow ladies to easily stand and pee or aim into a jug.

URL: http://www.peefunnelcamp.org/Hometown: Sebastopol, CA

People's Art Congress (PAC)

Feeling a little sinister, some hatred and despair? Adultery, debauchery, ya we’ve all been there. Incest, lust and greed, all the evils that we do, Soon to become the Portrait of Dorian, But is it Dorian, or is it you? Artists are invited to create the “Portraits of Dorian.”

Hometown: Muscatine , IA


Welcome to the camp THE WORLD COMPLETES, it is all the team of of the Frenchburners which will be happy to receive you pays to share unforgettable moments, activities will have the place for game of petanque, the chanted singing(song), the pastis and the same breakfast offered to the visitors…

URL: http://www.delboubou.comHometown: Cormeilles En Parisis, N/A

Persian Excursion

Kick up your feet and recharge your adventurous spirit in our extra cool and shady oasis while enjoying henna art, chilled Moroccan mint tea, misting bottles, and Turkish tobacco.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Petting ZOO

Petting ZOO welcomes newcomers and only hopes to share the experiences of the playa all while offering an array of creative cocktails, ice-cold bubbling brew, imbibing beverages, and our classic and exclusive ‘moon juice’. Daytime Only. 21 and Over. Donations Accepted.

URL: http://carmonious.com/PettingZOO/index.htmlHometown: Wenham, MA


PEX returns with that invisible vibe. We will be back with the stage, shade structure with daily yoga classes and Arche-Dream for Humankind.

URL: http://www.thephiladelphiaexperiment.orgHometown: Philadelphia, PA

Phage, The

In 2009’s Darwinian spirit, True Prophet is reborn as The Phage, an homage to the vast dark ecology whose foment gave birth to Earth’s living diversity. These ubiquitous viral lifeforms evolve faster than any other life on earth. TP scientists will evolve your minds with workshops and dancing.

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

Philadelphia Experiment Village

The Philadelphia Experiment Village is a Community of Camps representing a broad range of international influences. We are uniting the Original PEX Camp with Putt Putt Playa (PPP), Camp Chillax (Los Angeles) The Museum of Unnatural History (NYC) and BBC Camp (U.K. L.A.)

URL: http://www.thephiladelphiaexperiment.orgHometown: Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix Circle Village

Black Light Art setting, KINO_DOME chill-out at night and “Russian BAR” at day, “Psybotik” parties of Techno/Minimal/Brakes/Full-On… our famous smoothie hour, workshops,lectures and most importantly our NYC-based vibrant international community!

URL: http://community.livejournal.com/phoenix_circle/Hometown: New York, NY


Photogartho is an interactive photography studio/gallery and chill spot where you can have your souvenir portrait taken of you in your playa finest whilst being served a refreshing drink by Miss Lemonada/Fresca.

URL: http://photogartho.comHometown: San Pablo, , CA

Pi Camp

Join us at Pi Camp for thoughtful conversation and engaging discussion of all things scientific. Come to learn, to teach, to be intrigued and to be awed by SCIENCE. Bringing pie to share is highly encouraged!

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Picasso Camp

Picasso Camp is back! We’ve got fresh paint, fresh canvasses, and fresh vibes for the playa. Always a participant’s best friend, our camp provides Burners a place to express their ideas on two huge canvasses 24/7. Our FUBAR is stocked and ready to serve and our crew of eclectic DJs set the mood. Our chill domes provide the space to create and collaborate!

URL: http://picassocamp.orgHometown: Reno, NV

Pickle Joint

Fresh, cold, crisp pickles and spicy Pickle-tinis served night and day, from your friends at Ye Olde Pickle Joint.

URL: http://www.gamesandtheory.com/pickles.htmlHometown: Los Angeles, CA

Pigamilions: Opposable Hooves

Make your way to Pigmalions Camp, where each morning, opposable-hooved servers offer a daily dose of delicious bacon. Prepare to squeeel for your Bacon and Bloody Marys – served each day, 11ish in the morning. PIGMALIONS: Opposable Hooves Are In

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Pillowasis is a cushioned respite for the weary traveler.

Hometown: Austin, TX

Pink Mammoth

Pink Mammoth is a not for profit house music and creative arts collective based in San Francisco. Pink Mammoth is above all a community, one that nurtures, encourages, and supports its participants in being and in learning to express themselves.

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

Pink Planet

This year, we will be hosting various sunrise parties at our camp starting Wednesday, September 2nd. Look for our pink glow from our bus on the night of the burn. We will be hosting our annual Burning Man party Saturday night after the man burns.

Hometown: New York, NY


Art, Music, Performance, and Bunnies!

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Planet Earth

This is Planet Earth! Looking for an alternative to techno/electronica? Come kick it old school with the Black Rock city’s 80’s Dance Club. New Wave, Synth, Goth, Industrial, One Hit Wonders. We have it all, plus 300 of your favorite 80’s videos in stereophonic wonder!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Planetarium Camp

The Planetarium’s star speckled outer walls surround low seats inside to give the participant a view of the night sky, free of the light glare from Black Rock City. Additionally, “artificial” constellations, meteors, UFOs and other celestial events are superimposed over the real night sky in real time, constantly changing and filling the viewer with the awe of the Universe while providing some interesting celestial treats to make it fun and inspiring. Ever changing audio environments gently accompany the experience.

Hometown: Redondo Beach, CA

Playa Del Fuego Country Club

Come for the mini-golf, stay for the good spirits, leave on one of our art cars!

Hometown: Portland, OR

Playa Go Round

Come to Playa Go Round at 2:30 & Esplanade. With every rotation you spin into your Dreams & your future flashes before you while beats fill the ether. We are always open and you are always welcome! DJs from Denver, Seattle,& Reno www.PlayaGoRound.com. PGR presents The Rock Opera www.TheRockOpera.net

URL: http://www.PlayaGoRound.comHometown: Denver, CO

Playa Info

We’ve got all the information services at one, easy-to-find, location. Oracles answer myriad questions. The Directory lists locations of camps & participants, events, and rideshare; it’s also the place to send/receive messages. There’s also Lost & Found, Volunteer Resources, and bulletin boards.

URL: http://www.burningman.com/on_the_playa/infrastructure/info_services.htmlHometown: San Francisco, CA

Playa International

Back for another triumphant year! Our mission is to provide a home on the Playa for internationals. We also host many Fantastic events. Including the now famous Zombie Crawl. We welcome all Internationals who want to join. So come by and take a trip around the world. No “Drop-Ins”.

URL: http://www.playainternationalburners.com/Hometown: Sun Valley, NV

Playa Jazz Cafe

The Playa Jazz Cafe is back for it’s 5th year a with live nightly jazz performances and our signature Irish coffee. The Jazz Cafe is a musical sanctuary for the weary playa traveler lost in a sea of electronica. Musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments and help spread the magic of jazz!

URL: http://groups.google.com/group/playajazzHometown: San Francisco, CA


PLAYA MAGIC featuring Close-up Magic of THOMAS of Carson Valley, Nevada. He will be performing 3 shows daily in an air conditioned, dust free zone. 30 minute show in the day who and one 40 minute evening show. You may request his appearance at your venue upon inspection.

Hometown: Gardnerville, NV

Playa Surfers

Playa Surfers are ready to shred the knar again this year as we bring our surfcrafts to the playa. Make sure to stop by Lifeguard Tower #33 so we can Hawaii-five-O ya!!

URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/playasurfers/Hometown: Pacific Palisades, CA


The PlayaGon is an infinite-dimensional hyper-inclusive object containing futurists, scientists, artists, ‘free-range synergists’, and more. In this object you’ll find minds looking forward, listening inward, and reaching out. Join us for mind expanding memes, rigorous debate, and good margaritas.

URL: http://futurecamp.ning.comHometown: Phoenix, AZ

PlayaMonkey's Super#1 Fun Camp

We offer a relaxing illuminated chill space for playa monkeys, dreadlocked aliens, sexy robots, and all other curious evolving participants. Discover us under our massive citywide beacon where visitors are invited to play with our lighting controls or relax within our dusty beautiful lush jungle.

URL: http://playamonkey.comHometown: West Hollywood, CA

Playaneer Emporium

Ladies & Gentlemen, lads & lasses, aunts, uncles & other household pests…Have you experienced chafing of the inner thigh? Dryness of the wenis? Wish you could find true love? Well step on into the Playaneer Emporium & find lotions & potions, goops & elixirs to make your every playa dream come true

Hometown: Marina Del Rey, CA


Playapets Camp is a group of people who strongly believe in the beauty of all our companions on our journey as humans. We especially respect the role our domesticated animals have played along out evolutionary path and seek to honor it.

Hometown: Mesa, AZ


PLAYATART’S PARLOUR barstools,tarts in aprons,playaserpent, plenty of fixins for the bloodies, let us thank you in our very special way. Happy hours -whoredurves. Calling All tawdry tarts and Codgers strutt you wedges and huevos on over. We will whore ya up- if you aren’t already.

Hometown: Incline Village, NV

Playawastes Raider Camp

The Playawaste Raider camp is an oasis and refuge from the happiness and organization of the surrounding tranquility of the Playa. An island of chaos and mayhem festooned with the grisly remains and effects of those that have bored us.

URL: http://www.apokiliptika.com/terminal_city_2009_index.htmHometown: Benbrook, TX


PLEASair is a “Sunset Happy Hour Bar” dance club, operating from about 3pm to 8pm, Tuesday-Friday and 1pm-6pm on Saturday. Guests are treated to “Jet Fuel” (Cactus Cooler soda and Tequila) and “Flight Crew Homebrew (beer) if aged 21 and over. DJs spin music with ample dance area provided under our shade cloth “fuselage” and “wings” and outer areas.

Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA

Pleasure Garden

In the welcoming shade of Pleasure Garden’s Sunscreen Station, we will tempt playa denizens with cold lemonade and sunscreen application. Our goal is to provide the Burning Man community with a little slice of paradise devoted to relaxation and exploration of the pleasures of the senses.

Hometown: Poulsbo, WA

Pleasure Island

Pleasure Island is a haven for wayward boys and girls allowing them to act as they please without recrimination, turning to drink, cigars, gambling and lusty behavior as they gradually transform into jackasses. Oldsters and youngsters are welcome at our Donkey Bar and Chat and Chill lounge

Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, CA

Pod of Bliss

A serene oasis where you can float in the frequencies created by an intimate crew of sound healers, body workers, and movement therapists. Whether you come for tea and yoga at sunrise or a didgeridoo treatment by dusk, a visit to our calm dome may be the most relaxing space you’ll find at the Burn.

Hometown: Golden, CO

Poisoned Palace, The

Join us for morning tea and knitting classes, or come play 4-square, tetherball, double-dutch, and ladder golf at the Poisoned Playground. After dark, belly up to the bar for a shot of liquid courage, then sing your pants off (literally) in the Palace’s karaoke lounge!

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


PolyParadise has been influencing the Hearts & Minds for the past 10 years. We are a group of Polyamorists seeking to live our dreams, and this camp is one manifestation of that. Polyamory involves openness to multiple loving relatinships. Join us in a variety of events – Come in from the sun….take a load off your feet…

URL: http://www.polyparadise.comHometown: Phoenix, AZ


World renowned as the finest purveyors of Shrimp Tacos. I am requesting that you perform five jumping jacks for reading this.

URL: http://www.camppoppycock.com/Hometown: Portland, OR

Postal Telegram Office

Have your default-world situated loved-ones send a message transformed to art to their favorite BRC participant. The intended BRC Citizen will receive message delivered in person. Message can also be sent back to default-world.

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

Potato Camp

You like potatoes, I like potatoes. Come by for the potato cannon shooting gallery, potato events, a drink at the potato bar, or stuffing your face full of damn potatoes! Burlap abounds. Also OK if you don’t like potatoes. We’re crazy like that.

Hometown: Vancouver, BC

PPR: The Prod Pump and Rest

The Echo People return to run the Reflection (Wall-of-Lights) Dance Club & Bar at the “PPR.” Come entertain us with your rhythmic dance moves, maybe we’ll give you a special elixir or honor. Learn the secret word of the day, feel the Monolith – have you evolved? Make contact at the ‘Copy Cat’ party.

URL: http://archnevada.com/echopeopleHometown: Vc Highlands, NV


Preserved In Time is a camp that is within Barbie Death Village. This camp is where you seal what you want in a 3.oz. can, then create a label the tells you what is in your can, or you just open it in the future and have a surprise.

URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/preservedtime/Hometown: Rio Linda, CA

Primate Playground & BRC_GPS

DE-EVOLVE and join the monkey business @ the Primate Playground. Chill on our astro-grass under a parachute shade tree and upload BM city and art maps to your GPS. Enjoy some Improv-Improv, playground games, monkey art, and even a trickling waterfall. What’s more fun than a barrel full of monkeys!

Hometown: Cupertino, CA

Primitive Technologies

Come learn to make fire by friction, cook a meal with our solar oven, or observe the lotus flower as it morphs each day toward something primitive. Pyramid and matching golden arches welcome you into the shade for an adult or other cool beverage.

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

Primordial Swamp

What the Garden of Eden would have been like if Burners were in charge! Many, many blinky lights, music of all sorts, and hot and cold running Primordial Ooze on tap nightly.

URL: http://primordialswamp.home.att.netHometown: San Carlos, CA

Pro Leisure Tour

Pro Leisure Tour , Home of the “Couch Potato Research Institute and Darwin Lounge”. Classes per schedule , Drinks per order.

Hometown: Mill Valley, CA

Projekteers Petri Dish

Visit our science art collective! Evolve new silica- and fiber-based life forms with our glass bead-making and micro-organism sewing during the day under our geometry tensegrity shade structure, and enjoy our geologic artworks, interactive games, and science experiments.

URL: http://www.austeja.com/projekteersHometown: Berkeley, CA


Bringing the Gift of Fire to Humankind since the Dawn of Time! Come experience the fully immersive Tesseract Mirror Box (Lasers, Blinkies and Pool Toys, oh my!), enjoy edifying Flow Temple workshops during the day and join us for nightly fire shows as we liberate the Spirit of Flame!

URL: http://www.prometheatrics.comHometown: Topanga, CA

Psychic Taxi

Psychic Taxi provides transportation randomly. Our Random Service Taxis are pedal powered rickshaws that ferry travelers to Playa destinations chosen by our psychic drivers. Our Hammock pavilion offers shade and luxurious ease. The pedal powered, Psychic Taxi Nomadic Cafe is a roving bar.

URL: http://www.psychictaxi.comHometown: Oakland, CA

Punctuated Equilibrium

We don formalwear each morning to serve coffee and play sophisticated music for you; as the day goes on, our music, drinks, and clothing de-evolve to baser forms. Our stage is always open for live music; sometimes we play alone, sometimes we play with you. Devolve daily at Punctuated Equilibrium!

URL: http://punctuated-equilibrium.orgHometown: San Francisco, CA


PUREPLAYA is a place were we except what is, while realizing anything is possible! It is a place of creativity, transformation, and sharing. We offer a ‘pure’ platform to the playa where anything can happen! Come participate in this experiment with us! Confused? Great, hope to see you soon!

URL: http://www.pureplaya.orgHometown: New York, NY

Purple Palace Camp

You’ve found the home of the Purple Palace art car and the Purple Parasites.

URL: http://www.Purplepalace.OrgHometown: Leadville, CO

Pussy Hut

Offering a variety of services to make your kitty purrr. We aim to pamper and please with full body massages, shave and grooming services and other fun things to do. Bring your kitty on by the Pussy Hut and check our posted schedule of fun services. Meow.

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Putt-Putt Playa

PPP is a fully interactive mini golf course for people of all ages, day or night. Stop by and play-a couple rounds… have a friendly competition with your camp mates… relax under our Club House shade structure, listen to chill music.

URL: http://www.puttputtplaya.comHometown: Philadelphia, PA

PVM (Positive Vibe Movement)

Spreading positive energy through art, sound, and community. We are The Golden Meanies, representing Evolution with Philosophy, Math and SPIRALS! This is the base camp for the Nautibus. Hop On! Help us build the biggest human spiral, starting at the Man!

URL: http://www.positivevibemovement.comHometown: Ft Lauderdale, FL

Pyramid Scheme the sequel.

This is a 40′ pendulum swing with the ability to free your mind and heart and return you to a time when your life was much simpler. Remember jumping on a swing and pushing the limits of the swing, it was as if you were flying, free from all your worries. This swing is sure to deliver.

Hometown: Reno, NV

Pyronauts Camp

Pyronauts Camp is a magical environment dedicated to the progression of various dynamic art-forms including Poi, Staff and Hula-Hoop. Pyronauts Camp is home to our international all-star Fire Conclave troupe and a hot spot for anyone interested in these rapidly expanding forms of dance and movement.

URL: http://pyronauts.netHometown: San Francisco, CA