2011 Theme Camps

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(My First) Period Bar

Serving liquid period libations in the afternoon and a nice thick goopy period in the evening, suitable for consumption at dusk. Come and drink to that time honored tradition of initiation into womanhood in all its awkward and uncomfortable glory, surrounded by friends, strangers, and everybody’s favorite aunt.

URL: https://sites.google.com/site/myfirstperiodbar/Hometown: Santa Monica, CA

M*A*S*H 4207th

We’re not Doctors. The least disciplined (& only) military unit on the playa. Random security Checkpoints will occur. Terrorists & Loyal Citizens will be labled. Propaganda & commentary provided for the prevention of communism. Nightly viewings of old episodes & movies from the show. Since 1999, your bastion of Democracy in a sea of fifth column communist/socialist/lawless infiltrators!
(Now located in Terminal City)

URL: http://www.apokiliptika.com/terminal_city_2011_index.htmHometown: Salem, OR


Help build Planet Black Rock! Stop by and see our catalog of executive oriented, ethos maximized, planetary constructs. Can you afford a Magrathean planet?

URL: http://www.graptolytic.proporzioni.com/BM2011/Magrathea-2011.htmHometown: Portland, OR

Mansonian Institute of Urban Studies

Bringing the history of Burning Man to the Play, the Mansonian Istitute of Urban Studies brings the lore and legends of the event to life through a series of interactive displays.
Bring your T-Shirt to get a limited edition transfer of our award-winning logo.

URL: http://www.mansonianintitute.comHometown: Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band Camp

Marching Band Camp is Titanium Sporkestra and Environmental Encroachment with some members from Minor Mishap, Hungry March and Itchi O, as well as any other marching band refugees who want to camp with us, growing the alternative marching band community, making lots of music, and making people dance. We will have a stage and scheduled performances.

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Martini Village

Stop by Martini Village and enjoy cold refreshments, a little relaxation or yoga, unique games, entertainment and more!!! Visit The Shallow End, The Last Rites Lounge, Blue Agave and Local Cooling and come be apart of our world.

Hometown: Reno, NV

Math Camp @ Group W

Math Camp, A Safe Place for Mathematics. A small, social camp, we offer a place to drink and derive! Home of the Fabulous Electric Cupcakes. Purveyors of crunchy snacks & The Best Friday Morning Sunrise Cocktail Party on the Playa. Don’t miss this year’s DorkBot lectures series!

URL: http://www.mathcamp.usHometown: Berkeley, CA

Matrushka's Roadhouse

Matrushka’s Roadhouse – a place for weary comrade to stop for rousing political discussion, traditional libation, and some of Old-Time Party feel. Need to see Red? Suffering from lack of Leninism? Glasnost got you down? Come visit your matrushhka at Matrushka’s Roadhouse – part of glorious Terminal City village.

Hometown: Oakland, CA


Lost at burningman? You will be at our camp.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mazecamp/102713866482420Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Media Mecca

Media Mecca is the Press Room on the playa, welcoming and helping to acculturate the registered members of the media who come to cover the event.

URL: http://www.burningman.com/pressHometown: San Francisco, CA


A camp designed for the sci-fi geek in all of us.

Hometown: Somerville, MA

Mellow Mountain

Try a retrograde rite of passage. Be a kid and come play on our playground equipment.

Hometown: Berkeley, CA

Memento Mori

Memento Mori – Remember your death. We’re all going to die… so we better have fun.

Hometown: Ben Lomond,, CA

Ménage à Mécanique

Ménage à Mécanique is a collection of people and machines. Literally translating to “Household of Machines”, our camp of engineers and artists design and fabricate vehicles and walking machines that are based often in themes of biomimicry and powered by alternative energy. We believe that art is an essential component of a more energy-conscious future, and that, as shapers of this future, we can help to define and excite the discourse to come.

Hometown: Vancouver, BC

Metro Mart

Metro Mart. Your Place for Playa Necessities.

Hometown: Reno, NV

Mid Town Campywampus

Not downtown, not surbubia…. Mid Town Campywampus. Bringing small town charm to Black Rock City. Mid Town Campywampus includes members that originate from the towns of Auburn, Colfax and Weimar in Northern California and a few other random people from small towns in Japan and Kentucky.

URL: http://ajpn.com/midtown/Hometown: Auburn, CA

Midnight PopCorn Palace

The Popcorn Palace returns to BRC once again to share our scrumptious late night gift with our beloved community. Chill out in our plush inviting Palace Theme Camp or find our mobile popcorn kitchen out on the playa spreading our love seed, and don’t forget to visit our Palace Flossing Center.

Hometown: Reno, NV

Midnight Ridazz Camp

LA bike culture in BRC – DIY repairs, DIY destruction, and DIY F.U.N. with bicycle mechanics, builders, and ridazz. Build it, ride it, break it, fix it.

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

miniMOO Camp

Stop on by for fun in our pasture, day or night, including:
– MOOvie nights
– Get your grOOve on DJs
– Art MOOvement
– Tea for me and MOO

URL: http://MiniMooCamp.comHometown: Oakland, CA


Minitropolis is a wildly interactive offering of a large group of experienced burners from both Reno/Sparks and all over the world. Drop by for laughs and a drink in The Rising Arms pub, many exciting activities including our “wheel of rites” of passage.

URL: http://minitropolis.orgHometown: Sparks, NV

Misfit Circus

Here at Misfit Circus, we enjoy the simple things in life. These include (but are not limited to) tetherball, juggling, drinking, drinking while juggling, and extreme gladiator challenge!

Hometown: Beaverton, OR

Mission Country Club

San Francisco’s Mission district outpost on the playa. Pretentious coffees served daily! Find our bike-mobile CURRY KART for fresh authentic Mission street-food. Come by Thursday at 4:20 for our 7th Annual Sangria SoundClash Party: dance to Cumbia/Salsa/Merengue while devouring 50 gallons of Sangria.

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

Misting Dome

An oasis in the Black Rock Desert… stop by our 20′ Misting Dome and cool off! We offer the finest organic mist available: pure Sierra snowmelt from 10,000 ft mountain wells.

Hometown: Mammoth Lakes, CA

Mohammeds Mini Martini and Erotica Camp

Mo’s is the place in Black Rock City for the coldest martinis and the hottest erotica on a hot desert afternoon. Come in and enjoy a cool one(13 is our limit!) in our bedouin tent amid pillows and rugs. This year we will be asking our guests to write about any sexual rite of passage(first kiss?) to include in our ancient book filled with seven years of true burner erotica.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA


Make art out of human body parts…any body part! Get plastered!

Hometown: Portland, OR

Monkey Pirate Pirate Monkeys

Monkeys, Bacon, DayWalker Taco’s, Music … Need we say more.

Hometown: Boise, ID


Become initiated in Burning Man’s ever-growing secret society by completing 5 heroic tasks in the playa at large, based on Joseph Campbell’s heroic cycle of the monomyth. The 5 tasks involve participation/creativity, an interview of someone noteworthy, volunteering, knowledge, and returning with a talisman. Become mythic and join those who seek the experience of the hero.

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL


Monticello is an interpretive colonial world where ruffles, lace, and absurdum collide to form a bedazzling collage of debauched frivolity, ornate costumery and associated lavish affairs.

URL: http://theroyalsocietyofthepowderedwig.com/Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Have you Herd about Moolandia? It’s where all the Cool Cows go to pasture. Whether you’re in the Mood for posing for a Cow Family Portrait, being stamped with a MOO quality seal, or you just gotta have more Cowbell during our interactive “More Cowbell Hour”, Moolandia has your brand of fun! Guaranteed Udder Madness!

URL: http://www.moolandia.comHometown: El Cerrito, CA

Moonbow Camp

A Group of Gay outdoor participants that will bring this years Gay Pride Parade and various community/spiritual events. Experience our new Shade Lounge and our Gay Pride reception Party this year!

URL: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=85705083600Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Moonrock High School

Moonrock High School is a functioning funhouse replica of a typical American high school. We encourage scholars of all stripes to come congregate and learn with our licentious lecturers and scandalous students.

URL: http://lakelahontanpoint.wordpress.com/Hometown: Seattle, WA

More Carrot (Black Rock Farmers Market)

Every day is a harvest festival celebrating the abundance of nature. Fresh chilled fruits, crispy crunchy vegies, assorted herbs and some ready to eat surprises will be served dust or shine, 8-11am Monday-Friday.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/BRCfarmersMarketHometown: San Francisco, CA

More Fun, Less Suck

The name says it all. Non-naughty knots and Neighborhood Watch to keep things safe-ish and keep away the suck.

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Morning Margarita Maniacs!!!!

Thirsty in the morning? Come by and have a margarita on us! We will be serving our refreshing cocktails from 10am-12pm

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Mosaic Lounge

A camp inspired by the atheistic and magical vibe of the ancient Arab country of Morocco, built utilizing the principals of sacred geometry and sustainability. Explore all the senses of your body as we take you on a magical journey into Mosaic Lounge: touch, smell, listen, dance, pose, taste, savor and embrace this rite of passage.

Hometown: Hermosa Beach, CA

Mountain Mayhem

Mountain Mayhem shall provide beautiful beats, chill atmosphere and stupendous smiles for all that dare to enter. Come chill in our camp with mountain critters, and put a shot-ski in your mouth whydontcha.

URL: http://www.mountainmayhem.orgHometown: Durango, CO

Mudskippers Urban Decay Cafe

A queer-friendly camp serving up the gayest Root Beer Floats on earth!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Individually brewed cups of coffee with freshly ground beans fit for the best (or worst) of coffee snobs, served daily. Host of the Burning Man Bike Race.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA

Multi Multi Touch Touch Camp

Come play with our interactive Kinect-based instrument that generates music and visuals. Any number of hands (or other appendages) can be used simultaneously.

URL: http://multimultitouchtouch.comHometown: San Jose, CA

Music Savages t-shirt Arena

An intimate multi-level, shaded arena with a recycled T-shirt outer skin, hosting daily electronic dance music events from noon until midnight. Join us for a host of costume theme parties, ridiculous accoutramons, sleazy antics and an eclectic mix of internationally recognized musical talent.

URL: http://www.musicsavages.com/burningman2011Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Mutant Vehicle Repair

Mutant Vehicle Repair, your one stop for all of your mutant vehicle fuck ups, break downs, mishaps, and uh-oh’s, if your lucky

Hometown: Arcata, CA

Mystikal Misfits return home

Welcome Home! This year the Mystikal Misfits return home: the basement hangout space of our youth. We are returning to restore, rejuvenate, and save up for our own place. Come hang out with our “parents”, watch TV with friends, have a drink on the house, play a game, or just escape the sun for a minute.

Hometown: Granada Hills, CA


Mystopia is the playa’s most refreshing oasis. Our multi-generational camp has everything you could need: cool misters, frozen otter pops, chill house music, comfortable seating, and more Persian rugs than a camel can sneeze at.

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