2010 Theme Camps

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Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa and the Playaterium emerge once again from the dust, bringing jewelry making and more. Sit a spell at one of the comfiest and harmonious spots in Metropolis, as you make a gift, take a gift and leave a gift at our small slice of the bigger picture.

URL: http://sites.google.com/site/camptabularasa2010metropolis/Hometown: Lancaster, CA


Tahoe Village welcomes Burners from the Tahoe Region!

URL: http://tahoeburners.comHometown: S Lake Tahoe, CA


North Lake Tahoe Burners. Think outside the cube!

URL: http://www.tahopia.comHometown: Kings Beach, CA

Tangoed up in Blues

Discover what it’s like to hold a partner in your arms and move to the music. Tango. Blues Dance. Join us in re-popularizing partner dance in America. We’ll have the music going around the clock for you to come explore these two intimate dances with a friend, lover, or even a stranger.

URL: http://bluestango.comHometown: Seattle, WA


A camp within a camp within the city..a small sanctuary ..a home away from home

Hometown: San Cristobal, NM


The Metropolisis has been covered by the sands of time. Tarwater’s Rooftop Plaza survives. Featuring: Starlight Bowl-a-Rama, the Emerald City Croquet court, and the From Above You, It Devours Ring Toss Game, unscheduled acoustic music, and MORE!

URL: http://home.comcast.net/~retawrat/site/Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA

Tasty Con Sol

A marriage of Sol System, Conexus, Tasty, Airpusher & Howarya, TASTY CON SOL will offer daily drink & food DJ happy hours, the sky-stretching Yantra spire, a swamp-cooled dome, the Airpusher sound bus, a mid-week nighttime party & Eyes on Art, illuminating playa art for evening viewing.

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

Temple of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

The Temple of the Flying Spaghetti Monster A refuge for all Pastafarians Yearning for a brief touch of His Noodly Appendage. Nightly sacraments and events will fill the hearts minds and mouths of devotees with praise and piratical yelling, and dust! Come on by and see the Temple!

Hometown: Glendale, CA

Temple Town

Temple Town is the official headquarters of the 2010 Temple of Flux. Within our little slice of the metropolis of Black Rock City lies the heart of operations for the Temple. Temple Town will be the central gathering place for all Temple Crew members and home to some of the crew.

URL: http://www.temple2010.orgHometown: San Francisco, CA

Tennis Camp

Martina fell in love with Steffi. Chris changed her name from Evert to Lloyd. Bjorn’s beard got caught in the net. Boris was always at an advantage. And the Queen thought John terribly rude. The glory days – of proper tennis whites, wooden rackets, and Pimm’s in the Royal Enclosure – return!

URL: http://playa-tennis-camp.blogspot.com/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Tentura Camp

Tenture and Antitenture — two opposite parts of Kin-Dza-Dza Universe. Some planets and galaxies exist in Tenture and some (including Earth) in Antitenture.

URL: http://www.rusbaevents.com/cgi-bin/Vevents/tentura.plHometown: San Mateo, CA

Terminal City

Terminal City is a village of theme camps including The Booby Bar, APOKILIPTIKA, Playawaste Raiders, Sex Filth Avenue Boutique, M.A.S.H. 4207th and Herring Camp. Join us for many fun games and interactive features and nightly theme nights at the Booby Bar. Terminal City – No Gas, No Food, No Mercy.

URL: http://www.apokiliptika.com/terminal_city_2010_index.htmHometown: Benbrook, TX

That Bloody Camp

That Bloody Camp returns with its haven of morning-after repose. We will cut through the dust of the playa and the previous night’s excesses with spicy bloody marys and even spicier servers. And of course we will give you space to relax, connect and maybe even make a new friend.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

The Automatic Subconscious

A Boston-based Theme Camp with a storied history of bringing our own special blend of fun from the east coast. Our second-generation ellipsoidal dome will be a center of activities 24-hours a day.

URL: http://www.automaticsubconscious.com/Hometown: Somerville, MA

The Avant Yard

The kids of the city bring you a place to explore the limits of your imagination, collaborate with others, create, and play. Through performance, workshops, parties, games, and general shenanigans we ask, “What role can the arts play in our ongoing evolution?” Come by and play!

URL: http://www.artsdiaspora.orgHometown: Fremont, CA

The Booby Bar w/i Terminal city V.

The B(o)(o)by Bar, a social gathering place for new and returning burners alike, consists of two well-tanned domes that house the best damned bar on the playa. The B(o)(o)by Bar is a theatrically interactive place have a drink, meet new friends, laugh, and enjoy each day of life in BRC.

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

The Bouncy Bouncy Club.

The BBC will be small this year. Small, but beautiful. There will be a bouncy castle with silly music running 24/7. The week will reach it’s climax with the fabulous “Wilson Phillips Pancake Breakfast” on Sunday morning.

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

The BRBC 99.1 FM

The BRBC is a 100% solar powered radio station bringing you music, information, witty banter, not so witty banter, and YOUR chance to be ON THE AIR! Stop by the RadioShaque(tm) in Fandango Village (look for the tall radio tower and BRBC flag) and keep your dials tuned to 99.1 FM all week!

URL: http://www.thebrbc.co.uk/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

The Creatures Metropolis

Scaled down version of LAS VEGAS STRIP where Godzilla attacks Metropolis This all will be for the creation of short movies participants will shoot, edit and preview within the week. All props, wardrobe, etc on hand. Just need Dir/Actors/etc, The Crystal Method will play live Fri and burn stage.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

The Crown Collective

The home-port of The Lady Sassafras (art-steamship) and the Crown Collective.

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

The Daily Playa

The Daily Playa: all the news we feel like printing lands in the Black Rock City Metropolis this year. We welcome all playa urchins for newspaper delivery duties on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Also a note from our reporter-at-large Mr. C. Kent: “Far from home. Lonely. Any of my countryfolk in Metropolis?”

Hometown: London, N/A

The DETH End

Miss the Deep End? We are The DETH End.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

The Dickstracted Camp

The Dickstracted Camp is and adult-gay oriented camp emphasized on bringing exhibitionism and voyeurism to the playa. Come and take a “collective” shower with us or let yourself be “scrubbed” in our 18′ tall “voyeurs-shower-tower” all this while enjoying a nice drink in our “happy hour showers”.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

The Dirty 530

Strategik will satisfy your craving for some filthy bass at The Dirty 530.

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

The Dump

Our trash is truly treasure!! Swing dancers, horn players, guitarists, drummers, accordionists, and vintage decorations create a ‘recycling’ theme camp unlike any other. Dump yourself here to experience the delightful sights and sounds of a bygone era. Free dance lessons and endless old-time music!!

Hometown: Portland, OR

The Errordrome

The Errordrome is the mooring station, service depot, and passenger terminal for the Hindenburk, a 40-foot long, heavier-than-air dirigible. One of this year’s Honorarium art projects, the Hindenburk will sail the playa at an altitude of several inches, recreating the heroic early days of aviation.

Hometown: Pleasant Hill, CA

The Filthy Gentleman's Club

We may be Filthy, but we are also Gentle…Come play reverse strip poker and enjoy a cigar and cognac with us, or just cool your souls (soles) in our fountain and relax a bit with like minded folks. Our aim is to provide rejuvination between festivities, and ALL are welcome.

Hometown: Boone , NC

The G-Spot

The G-Spot is a often hard to find and always pleasurable location in the warm (sometimes frigid) wonderful lower region of the Black Rock Desert, deep inside the fantasy zone known as Black Rock City where, you may discover an incredible welcoming environment.”The G-Spot if You Can’t Find Us …You Are Not Coming”!

Hometown: Clayton, CA

The Gender Blender

The Gender Blender is a safe haven for those bending and blending gender, a place to come and explore for those who have always wanted to mix up their gender but have never before, and a spot for those who are curious about gender play and how gender impacts and affects our lives. And smoothies!

URL: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=92581727889Hometown: Valley Stream, NY

The Green Hour

Fresh from the Black Rock desert circa 1910, THE GREEN HOUR will serve ice-cold beverages from our ghostly, self-propelled and wildly unpredictable steam engine to Black Rock denizens at random locations during the glorious final hour before sunset. Absinthia Ex Machina

URL: http://www.damnnearwiley.com/TheGreenHourHometown: Gresham, OR

The Gypsy Monkeys

In every corner of the globe, especially places that call themselves a permanent metropolis, there is a very mobile class between baron and nomad, the gypsy; between saints and demons, the monkey. We are as permanent as need be, but always free to follow whatever muse amuses the most.

URL: http://gypsymonkeys.comHometown: Petaluma, CA

The Hive

The Hive Village is a collection of allied theme camps bringing light sculpture, hearth warming public space, performance, curious liquids, fractals, towers, bands, DJs, dancing, workshops, stilter libations, and other odd and unusual offerings to the playa.

URL: http://rangerpretzel.com/hive2010/Hometown: Medford, MA

The Hookah Lounge

Come to the Hookah Lounge and enjoy our premium flavored tobaccos, teas, and coffee. Our Moroccan style lounge serves up shisha filtered through juice and water every night starting at sundown. The plush seating, soft carpeting, and great people make this the ultimate chill-out zone.

URL: http://thehookahlounge.110mb.com/Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

The Institute

Ah, the Institute… of higher learning? higher earning? higher yearning? Perhaps. Or perhaps just a center for the study of the wide-spread, grievous affliction of bicoastal disorder. We’ll never tell. We merely guarantee round-the-clock experiments with the edges of art, technology, and movement.

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

The Itty Bitty Titty Twister

The Itty Bitty Titty Twister seeks to reincarnate the essence of the Titty Twister from From Dusk Til Dawn. We probably won’t have to slay an army of vampires, but you’ll probably want to come by to make sure. Anything can happen, and that something will is CERTAIN.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Itty-Bitty-Titti-Twister-on-WheelsHometown: Santa Rosa, CA

The Janky Barge Collective

The Janky Barge is a 40 foot long bus with a mobile sound system that is crewed by the Fringe Arts Collective. We are a collection of DJs, producers, dancers, artists, and creative enthusiasts. We aim to provide some of the best music and the cleanest sound on the playa.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Janky-Barge/133669383997Hometown: San Francisco, CA

The Lost Boys

Come dance and play with The Lost Boys! Out of Neverland and back on the Playa for the 4th year in a row, we’re bringing you music, dancing, theme art, and every morning join us for last year’s big hit, the Naked Bacon Cook-off! We provide the bacon, you provide the naked.

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

The Lost Penguin Cafe

What could be more lost in the desert than a Penguin? You aren’t lost, you’ve found just the place you are looking for! Drop in and enjoy our shade, couches, wine, chocolate, snowcones, friendly people and good times. Night and day there is always something or someone interesting at The Lost Penguin!

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

The Mine

Art support camp for “Towering Inferno” an installation by Anton Viditz-Ward.

URL: http://Totallyawsomewow.com/toweringinferno/themineHometown: Telluride, CO

The Ministry of Douchebaggery

For the last 6 years our camp has been comprised of THE PURGATORY CRUISER, NEUROWEAPON, and DEAD COW art vehicles. We house 20+ DJs as well, and half a dozen satellite personal art cars. The Cruiser and Neuroweapon are large scale audio stages.

Hometown: Nevada City, CA

The Misting Dome

Hometown: Mammoth Lakes, CA

The Mudskipper's Urban Decay Cafe

The Urban Decay Cafe is emerging from the jungle-infested ruins of Black Rock City to bring its inhabitants refreshing primordial sludge floats.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

The Nome

This year, the Nome supports the Burning Man organization for meetings, receptions and meals. If you are a friend of The Nome please drop by and say hello. (Feel free to edit this or even kill it. Do what works for you. We don’t need publicity this year.)

Hometown: Los Gatos, CA

The Oontz Pouch

An oasis of oontz providing rolling brownouts mixed with pouch hits straight to the dome. Come oontz us!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

The OROgenous Zone

Orogeny and erogenous are the sacrifice & the pleasure. Scheduled periodic two-phase rituals: voodoo-like ceremony to purge the evil from people being tormented by the demons in their mind, reike message for curing. Goldschlager liqueur with gold flakes (oro=gold) the cleansing medicinal fluid.

Hometown: Vancouver, BC

The Phage

The Phage is an homage to the vast dark ecology whose foment gave birth to Earth’s living diversity. These ubiquitous viral life forms evolve faster than any other life on earth. Phage scientists will evolve your minds with workshops, dancing, and interactive art.

URL: http://www.phagecamp.org/Hometown: Portland, OR

The Pink Spot

The Pink Spot is a Utah-based burning man theme camp of friends, a.k.a “the bunnies”. Please come by any time for drinks, great music, big hugs and comfy plushness. If you see The Big Bunny on the playa, hop aboard!

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

The Playa Pen

Hula hoops, poi, and all sorts of fun toys we are willing to share. Bring your cup for a refreshing boba tea and come check out how we bounce at the Playa Pen.

Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA

The Poisoned Palace

Come be a rock star at the Palace Karaoke Bar. We’ve got a professional sound system, stage lights, and over 2500 songs in our book. So what’s it gonna be? The Stones or The Smiths? Madonna or Metallica? Neil Young or Neil Diamond? Van Morrison or Van Halen? Doesn’t matter, as long as you have fun!

Hometown: Seattle, WA


The Seed of Infinite Love The Seed brings daily doses of love…exactly how you have always wanted it. Stop by and get diagnosed our licensed Love dispensary, drop off that baggage you ‘ve been carrying around, enjoy a cold Kombucha and then relax & expand in one of our daily workshops,

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

The Shallow End

The Shallow End is back. This year we are hosting two parties in the Martini Village. The Molopolis Martini Party features two small performance stages “Community Chests” & “Take A Chance”. ElectriCity, a party that invites participants to show up with lighted costumes and we will get you lit!

Hometown: Reno, NV

The Sonoran Sunrise Bar

Need a place to unwind after a long night on the Playa? Come rejuvenate your tired ass and watch the playa sunrise with a tequila cocktail at The Sonoran Sunrise Bar between the ass-crack of dawn and whenever we kick you out! All drummers welcome!!

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

The Spoon Return Return Center

A center for returning spoons!

Hometown: San Diego, CA

The Swedish Embassy

This is the Swedish embassy. Curious about what’s going on on the other side of The Atlantic? Get over here to find out! This year The Swedish Embassy is also hosting The Grand Flat Piano.

URL: http://www.grandflatpiano.seHometown: Goteborg


Our Camp is an oasis on the playa for the Wandering Burner who happens upon our camp and finds HUGS, libation and Hot Dogs. We also provide information about the Black Rock’s early inhabitants/explorers/wanders, provided on a kiosk for all to enjoy!

Hometown: Reno, NV

Things That Swing

You’re a thing, get over here and swing. We’ve got swing sets for dueling, hammocks to drool in, and pendular art you can fool around with. We’re also hosting yoga classes, chanting sessions, and a giant game of twister. If you can swing it, bring it!

URL: http://sites.google.com/site/playaswing2010Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

ThunderBubble Circus

A free-expression zone of higher mind magic, healing, dance, music and creativity, where your spiritual genius will be nurtured in a loving, supportive and wildly fun environment. Shamans, psychics, mystics, artists and healers will help you to integrate the transformation that Burning Man catalyzes.

URL: http://www.thunderbubblecircus.comHometown: Miami, FL


We are a bunch of Fkos with a Tiki theme but nobody really cares how it all came about. And we still don’t know where the drunk Mexicans came from. As previous years we are still your destination for debauchery, shenanigans, DJ music, yoga in the mornings, fire play and 40’chill dome and fire cannon.

URL: http://www.tikifuckos.orgHometown: Hesperia, CA

Time for Tea

Afternoon tea hosted by a group of eccentric English ladies and gents. All served with lashings of surreal mismatch mayhem juxtaposed with traditional english ceremony. Come join in the tea party extravaganza and find a slice of quintessential british charisma in the outback of the American desert.

Hometown: London, N/A

Time of Your Life!

Escape the chaos of the city at Time of Your Life Community Park. Playground and sand pit. 44′ Dome. Lush grass and hammocks. Jam sessions, puppet shows, plays, beat box, arts and craft, yoga classes. Swamp machine and misting system. Water Bar and Margarita Party. DJ’s day and night. Come play!

Hometown: Costa Rica, Canada, Tahoe, Cabo, N/A

Tissue and a Plan

Lost? Confused? Runny nose? Don’t know what to go do next? Camp Tissue and a Plan is dedicated to making sure no burner wanders the playa without a clear plan and a clean tissue. ‘Cause all you really need is a tissue and a plan…

URL: http://tissueandaplan.org/Hometown: Brighton, MA


Imagine camping on the desolate shores of a lake high in the Andes mountains. Smell the campfire with foil wrapped potatoes and steaks grilling…mmmmm…and butter!

Hometown: Hailey, ID


“ToneAge is where weary souls find restoration in lucid beats, chill domes, radical veggieclusiveness and costumed cocktails (aye aye!): come participate with us as we create our vision of a Utopian suburb in the Burning Metropolis.”

Hometown: Medina, OH

Tons O' Camps

Our group represents a huge array of talents and passions, the one thing we have in common is our desire to be larger than life and to share our big love with the whole playa.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Transmorphagon always has as many sides as it has. A Place for Live Music, Performance, and Home of the Post Apocaplyptic Art & Chill Space, PANDORA….

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Transparent Metropolis

We are evolving towards intraspecies omniscience. Come get a step closer…

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

Tree Ring Circus

Find shelter from the desert sun in this pocket of cool northwestern trees. Follow a path to our Hookah dome and rest in the shade on a nest of pure pillow perfection. Relax in shady hammocks under the tent, while our bar serves up fresh drinks. Defy gravity on our climbing wall and chill to down-tempo beats during the day, then shake your booty to nighttime funk.

URL: https://sites.google.com/site/treeringcircus/Hometown: Portland, OR

Trench Town

We are from outer space. We have come, from the Future, to bring Black Rock City’s Metropolitan heart beat into balance and equilibrium through galactic harmony. Dedicated to celebrating a wider spectrum of musical genres. Come to enjoy live musical interaction, celebration and aural stimulation.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Tribe: City Lights

Tribe. We are hosting the City Lights project and the world naked bike ride.

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


TROPICAL METROPOLIS TWISTER- Giant TWISTER game with a tropical theme. Get lei’d, play giant Twister, and take your photos at the Island Native sign.

Hometown: Sagle, ID

True Mirror Palace

The True Mirror Palace returns to the Playa ready to blow your mind with mirrors that reflect you truly – no reversed images. All the mirrors in all the Metropolises in all the world are nothing like the True Mirror. Dare to compare! PS…look for the sparkle in your eyes!

URL: http://www.truemirror.com/burningman2010Hometown: New Rochelle, NY

Tsunami Camp

Tsunami Camp returns to Black Rock Metropolis offering you Playa Fashion Makeovers, Radical Body Painting, a Creative Word Smithing Booth, a Performance Space, a Bar, and warm welcomes. Spanking cards received at the Greeters Station may be redeemed at our camp.

Hometown: Shadow Hills, CA

Twin Freaks

Hidden in the bustling Black Rock City metropolis is our own little piece of heaven: Welcome to Twin Freaks! Home of the Miss Twin Freaks beauty pageant, the mysterious Talking Log, the Black Lodge freakout, the playa’s best cherry pie, and a damn fine cup of coffee! The owls are not what they seem.

URL: http://www.alexbrandmeyer.com/twinfreaks/Hometown: Nijmegen, N/A

Two Lanterns Camp

Best weddings on playa, Unofficial Playa Civil Unions (incl. rings/certificate), Black Rock Temporary Divorce, Annulments, Annoying Phone Booth, Crazy Traffic Light, Dreams Visions Hallucinations Fantasies and Joslyn’s Little House of Oral Delights. Trip on our camp el-wire art: Ripple

URL: http://www.taintedpackets.com/Hometown: Aptos, CA