2010 Theme Camps

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Damn Fucking Texans

DFT is back in Black Rock and says Howdy! We’re in Gigsville again & come packing our signature Southern Hospitality and COLD BEER! Texans, Non-Texans, ex-pats, Texans that never lived here yet, those who ain’t been but like beer and pretty girls & everyone else…Come on by. The pilloasis awaits….

Hometown: Houston, TX

Dark Sparkle

Dark Sparkle is the potent mix of the mysterious and the dangerous that makes something irresistibly attractive, the unexplainable quality that pulls you to the dark side. We bring interactive workshops and performances that challenge citizens to find mystery and beauty in themselves and others.

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: Atlantis, an underwater metropolis. Come for the flowing beats, stay and chill amongst the waves with some liquid joy.

URL: http://www.darwinfishtank.comHometown: Reno, NV

Death Guild/Thunderdome

Burning Man’s other side of the tracks since 1997.

URL: http://www.deathguildthunderdome.comHometown: Alameda, CA


Do you have fun with balls? Wanna play with ours? Join our crew at DeBocceri, International Bocce Ball Camp, for Bocce Ball Tournament and Happy Hour!

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

Decadent Oasis

Every big city needs a park….Escape from the Metropolis to an Oasis of light and sound! A glowing grove of palm trees, shade sails, and ever-changing activities—music, games, acro-yoga, hoops, and performances on our stage. We invite you to come play, dance, and perform….

URL: http://www.decadentoasis.comHometown: Berkeley, CA

Deep Heaven

Deep Heaven: Heart of the Metropolis – We share our hearts with the Playa through a commitment to authenticity and honesty. Look for the heart beacon by night and the rotating heart mirror by day; seek out our hug zones, find solace and laughter in our sanctuary and attend a playshop in our dome.

URL: http://www.deepheaven.orgHometown: Santa Rosa, CA

Deep Playa Rover Camp

Deep Playa Rover is a desert airline intending to colonize the deep playa, beyond the trash fence. We will provide electric transportation to and from the outer reaches of the play at sunrise and sunset with an electric-vehicle-powered trailer – or, in the absence of cash, we will just talk about it.

URL: http://www.deepplayarover.comHometown: Goshen, KY


Come join in the minty fun at DeMentha. You’ll find great tunes from our DJ line-up, lovingly prepared fresh mojitos, aromatherapy, ample shade and plenty of cooling mist. Combined with a hearty welcome you’ve got the perfect recipe for a good time. 1-5pm daily. Dark Wednesday.

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

Department of Mutant Vehicles (DMV

The department of Mutant Vehicles. Were everyone goes to get their permits to drive their Mutant vehicles in Black Rock City.

Hometown: Springfield, MA

Department of Tethered Aviation

DOTA creates flying art with our kites in the sky as we joyously worship the wind! Come learn about the wind in our Wind Education Center, join in a daily city-wide Kite Fly, play on our aerially interactive dome, chill in the Flailing Zone and try your skills in the playa’s only batting cage.

URL: http://www.dotarocks.netHometown: San Francisco, CA



Hometown: Oakland, CA

Destiny Oasis

Visions of playa paradise await you at Destiny,Oasis. A place to do some yoga, catch a workshop, grab a drink at our world famous bar “Marshmallow G’s”. Come visit our highly interactive camp of freaks and general oddballs from Canada and the US who promise a wicked sense of humor & a good time.

URL: http://www.destinyoasis.comHometown: Toronto, ONTARIO

Deus Ex Detective Agency

Solve a hard-boiled mystery at the Deus Ex Detective Agency! Stop by to listen to the sad but intriguing cases of customers in need of a private eye, don your sleuthing garb, and then take off to follow clues (and a twisting plot) around the city.

URL: http://detective.local-box.org/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Deviant Playground

DP Camp is designed to give adults a chance to relive their youth through games, activities and varieties of play. Come visit our bar and playground. Look for our events in the What/When/Where.

URL: http://www.deviantplayground.orgHometown: Los Angeles, CA

Dilated Peoples Eye Spa

Expand your inner-vision while indulging your senses…a soothing treatment of refreshing eye drops, cucumber slices and a cooling facial gel-pack…followed by a meditative lavender-scented eye-pillow surrounded by the enchanting healing powers of the Dilated Peoples Eye Spa.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Our camp will feature a unique 9-hole disc golf course. The course will be functionally lit, open 24/7 and loaner discs will be made available. Please feel free to stop by and play, or just lounge in our hammocks.

Hometown: Mountain View, CA

Disco Knights

One dome, one bar, one sound system, one hell of a good time! Featuring some of SF and the world’s finest deep house, techno and disco dj. DISCO KNIGHTS is bringin the love in the tradition of Green Gorilla Lounge and Space Lounge–dope music & good vibes!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Before heading out for a night in the Metropolis, swing by our funked up chill pad and consult our DiscoPolice for dance and fashion advice/critique, and for last minute adornments. Discopolis offers a safe haven for all things shiny and thumpy.

URL: http://www.campdiscopolis.com/Hometown: Seattle, WA


Disgraceful behavior is required. Bad singing, a well honed – “Elvis loves you darlin”, a fine tuned liver. A good joke. A reasonable good sense of balance; and balls that blink. If you happen upon an Elvis event please do not rush the stage…. put on a costume and – be – Elvis.

Hometown: San Rafael, CA


To celebrate Disorient’s tenth year on the Playa we take the Art Car Wash, our GlamTech interactive art installation, to a whole new level. Drive through to get your mutant vehicle buffed, waxed and Pornj’d to the max. Park, connect to one of our Pods and together, let’s take it up to eleven!!

URL: http://www.disorient.infoHometown: New York, NY


Born from The Deep End comes DISTRIKT, a new daytime music & dance experience — a core of libations and vociferous beats.

URL: http://distriktcamp.comHometown: San Francisco, CA

Domino's Maze

Domino and his gang of thieves have stolen the key to Black Rock City! Sneak into his fortress and maneuver you’re way through the LAZER-MAZE to steal it back!

Hometown: Carlsbad, CA

Don't Panic Camp

The Gypsy Art Crew invites you to be part of our random puppet shows, the bad poetry slam or mild acts of piracy on the high playa. Other treats include tarot readings, drawing sessions, guerilla gardening lectures and philosophical discussions. Catch the #42 line at our bus stop if it ever arrives.

Hometown: San Diego, CA


Don’tYouKnowWhoIAm?! kind of speaks for itself.

Hometown: New York, NY

Down Low Club

Adhering to the tenet that “what happens at Burning Man, stays at Burning Man”, we offer a comfortable, discrete & enclosed play space away from home for adult men interested in, curious about or dedicated to tactile interaction, massage & erotic/tantric play with other adult men on the Playa.

URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BurningManDownLowClubHometown: Northridge, CA

DPW Ghetto

Home of Black Rock City’s Department of Public Works

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Dr. Carl's Dept. of Collections

Dr. Carl’s big board of stuff is imposing, daunting and a little bit sexy. Pick something from our big board, go out and find that something. Return to us, convince an official that you deserve a fantastic reward…collect a fantastic reward.

URL: http://www.drcarlscamp.comHometown: Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Le Tawdry's Panacea

We have potions to cure all diseases and ills. Come by to try Dr. Le Tawdry’s concoctions and leave with a light heart.

URL: http://www.049events.com/dr_le_tawdry/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Dragon Smelter Camp

Dragon Smelter Camp: Turn your cans into Karma coins! Create sculpture in the burning furnace of the dragon’s belly. Dragon Smelter Camp, bitches as hot as us must wear leathers.

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

DropIt Like Its Hott Spot

Metro Theatre brings you orgasmic theatrical, music entertainment to entice and delight you. Nocturnal hours rock Juke Joint & Double D Production’s pure audible intoxication. Performance time slots available during daylight hours. Performance times can be requested at metrotheatreEvents (at) gmail (dot) com

URL: http://sites.google.com/site/themetrotheatre/Hometown: Berkeley, CA

Dub Scouts

Dub Scouts Troop 808, Black Rock City Council. On my honor I will dub my best To do my durty for wob and crunktry and to crank the glitch slop; To help people stay blinky at all times; To keep properly hydrated, perpetually bassed, and morally confused.

Hometown: Cambridge, MA


The Duckpond, like Cheers is a place where everyone knows your name and all drinks are served with a smile. When you get too hot (and you will) you can take a trip down the 150ft slip n slide. When you get too cold we can warm you up with a Playa Special.

URL: http://duckpondcrew.comHometown: San Francisco, CA


DUDEFUCKINGHELLYEAH: UltraSuperGnarlyRageCamp invites you to join us for DUB AND DONUTS!!! In the mornings we will be serving up delicious freshly made donuts set to the background tunes of some easy listening dub music. Nightly our dome will be host to musical acts from multiple genres. Come on by!!

URL: http://www.dudefuckinghellyeah.comHometown: Santa Barbara, CA

Dust Circus

Welcome to the world of The Dust Circus – twisted mix of entertainment. Through movement, shadows, sound and light, often terrifying characters and grotesque costume, this is an overwhelming, impressionistic dazing and confusing show. Presented by Russian blackSKYwhite troupe.

URL: http://www.dustcircus.comHometown: Santa Clara, CA


DUSTFISH has live music, entertainment galore, BOOTIECHECKPOINT#11, laser interactive metropolis graffiti art and a camp full of unpretentious rockstars.

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


Samurai beckons you enter the Vortex to kick up your Dusty heels with the Priestess and a dirty bacon martini. If you are ready, you can smoke with the Tricky Buddha, dance with a Yeti, or sit with The Lazy Prophet to read your future, but only Chaos can see the DUSTINATION (UN)KNOWN.

URL: http://www.dustination.orgHometown: Los Angeles, CA


DustStache is dedicated to spreading the art of the mustache on the playa. We’re gifting artificial mustaches, holding a mustache competition, playing mustache-related games, and building facial hair community.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Dusty Dice

Remember the joy of setting up a tent in the backyard and playing board games? Checkers, Monopoly, Life, Parcheesi… We celebrate the joy of play with just a little bit of competition. Visit and join us in a game of Twister, Chess, Dice or just bullshit.

URL: http://www.rebeccakidder.com/dustydiceHometown: San Francisco, CA