2011 Theme Camps

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Paddy Mirage

The Paddy Mirage is your bar on the playa. Dedicated to live music, Great craic, Art, Communication, Guinness, Whiskey.. you know.. all the good things.


URL: http://www.burntheirishbar.com/Hometown: County Limerick, Ireland

Painting your Patootie

Body painting from armbands to risque all week, just drop on by, or come talk if you are looking for something special. Artists are welcome to bring your stuff and help with the crowd, email us if you are interested.

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Pancake Playhouse

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

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


Come visit us to find a variety of awesome events and people inside the “box”.

Hometown: Edison, NJ

Pandora's Lounge & Fix-It Shoppe

A full-service daytime lounge and light-service do-it-yourself fix-it shoppe, Pandora’s is back for its sixth, seventh, i-dont-know-ith year of fixing it until it’s broken!

URL: http://sites.google.com/site/pandorascamp/Hometown: Seattle, WA

Papa Legba

Papa Legba operates a free-use, experimental cellular service supporting texts and short calls on-playa and to (but not from) the outside world. We also provide a gathering point for people interested in VoIP, telephony, software radio and cellular technology.

URL: http://papalegba2011.wikispaces.comHometown: Fairfield, CA

Paradise Motel

Weary travelers are invited to stop in for a snow cone, enjoy some progressive beats and relax by the “pool”. Look for the pink flamingoes.

URL: http://www.desertparadise.org/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Party Liberation Front - PLF

The PLF brings you boombastic beats, performances, chill space, libations, and Dirty South Hospitality straight from the Capitol of the Crunkfederacy! You can Boogie Down with us or retreat into our homegrown Rites of Passage, a series of seven altars designed to squeegee your soul!

URL: http://www.partyliberationfront.comHometown: Richmond, VA

Party Naked Tiki Bar

Serving morning Bloody Mary’s and cold alcohol Tiki Punch for ages 21 and over. Enjoy the sounds of classic rock in a cool, relaxing clothing optional environment. Pull up a stool and enjoy a conversation. You never have to get naked to enjoy but if you do, you may get “leid”. Come party with us & please bring your own cup to be LNT friendly. Also check out our party schedule. Be prepared to show proof of legal age.

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Pee Funnel Camp

Pee Funnel Camp dispenses Pee Funnels for ladies that want to stand and pee in the port-a-potties or to save a trip and pee in the bottles. Come get yours 24/7 from Pee Funnel Camp or our 2nd Pee Funnel Dispenser.

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

People's Art Congress

People’s Art Congress, where the people and the art are one. All Black Rock artists are invited to participate in the evolution of the People’s Kaleidoscope, an interactive art project. You provide the imagination – we provide the paint and brushes.

Hometown: Muscatine, IA

Persian Excursion

Kick up your feet and recharge your adventurous spirit in our cozy & cool ambient oasis by lounging in our hammocks, receiving a soothing henna tattoo, enjoying the belly dancers, sipping refreshing Moroccan mint tea, misting a new friend, and sharing fine Turkish tobacco from our hookahs.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Phantasmatis Apparatus

Phantasmatis Apparatus is a camp celebrating the uncanny in technology,
the fascinating autonomy that mechanisms seem to take on, and their habit
of playfully subverting users’ intentions. Phantasmatis Apparatus in
Latin means “ghost machine”; it also evokes the word phantasm, or fantasy.
When technological devices go haywire, they open the door to new worlds of
imagination, pointing us in directions that we would not have envisioned
had they continued functioning according to design. Our camp features DI

Hometown: Canoga Park, CA

Philadelphia Container Camp

This will be the place where the Philadelphia container will be dropped off. Come collect your gear & make sure to drop it off no later than noon on Sunday!

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Pickle Joint

Pickles, served the way you like ’em: fresh, crisp, and brisk. Dare to try our signature, legendary playa cocktail, the Pickle-tini, or just sit at the bar and look cool. Since 2002.

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

Pigmalions: Boar Mitzvah

Pigmalions camp has traditionally served up delicious batch of hot bacon and bloody marys at 11am-ish every morning. This year we will be mixing it up with day and night time offerings. We will alternate service of bacon and blood mary’s Mon & Wed morning from 11am-1pm and serving hot toddies Tues & Thurs evening from 10pm-12am. We promise a relaxed atmosphere and good natured servers day or night.

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Pillow Punch

Come try the Ambrosia known as PlayaPunch and step in the ring with your fluffy weapon of doom. Pillow Punch is a Pillow Fighting ring where all participants are invited to drink heavily of our specially brewed punch then do battle with pillows in an all out melee. Settle that grudge with pillows! Like Thunderdome only softer!

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL


Behold! The Pinata Strikes Back–and Revenge has never been sweeter! Look for the world’s only ‘Living Pinata’, roving the Playa. Find it swinging freely and fearlessly over the incredible PinataMobile. And if you dare to face it, choose your weapon carefully–because this Pinata fights back!

URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxwGI9jCW34Hometown: San Miguel De Allende

Pink Carpet (formerly SchweinKamp)

Pink Carpet bows in adoration to all pink and porky rites of passage – all that is bacon – and brings porcine love to fellow burners. It’s a space for interpersonal management refinement, fashion, and self-help for those cursed with hangovers, physical and metaphysical.

Hometown: Goleta, CA

Pink Heart

Pink Heart brings to you shade, shelter and a water bar in the Pink Lounge & Esplanade Viewing Station while you sit in soft furry pink comfort and look through our super hi-def portal looking towards the active Playa. We only get one channel… but it is AWESOME.

URL: http://pinkheartcamp.wordpress.com/Hometown: San Diego, CA

Pink Parachute Booblz

Play with your Bubbles
Kids of all ages.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


International hub of Art, Music, Performance, Yoga, Absinthe

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Planet Earth

Planet Earth is Black Rock City’s 80s and 90s dance camp, join us nightly to dance to New Wave, Goth/Industrial, Pop, Synth, and more starting at 8pm every night.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Planetarium Camp

The Planetarium is a walled roofless structure that provides a clear view of the night sky without the light pollution from BRC. Additionally, artificial celestial events, such as meteors, UFO’s, fake constellations, etc are superimposed upon the night sky adding a funny interactive element.

Hometown: Redondo Beach, CA

Play Practice Poi Camp

We gift sets of practice poi & teach basic moves of spinning poi (no fire.)

Hometown: Boulder, CO


Play-a-Ground Is made up of 3 32 FT. Galvanized Domes, One Dome hosts the McCauley sound system, the second hosts the “Body Bar”, and the third Dome is the “Main Event Bass Dome” Come Play with us on the Play-a-Ground.

Hometown: Bonney Lake, WA


Play)A(Skool: Naughty boys and girls, degenerate faculty, kids in the playground of life; adherents to the ethos of Burning Man with a mission to sprinkle the globe with Playa dust. Calling all Lovers, Rock-stars, Scholars, the Opulent and the Mystics: pull up your Big Wheel to our playground, check out daily .classes. at the SkoolHouse, play games in the yard, get immortalized in Play)A(Skool’s .unique. yearbook, and even lose your virginity all over again as we resurrect Prom.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_202400236437090Hometown: Fair Oaks, CA

Playa 54

Playa 54 – a happy little groove – Join us in the afternoon as L.A. local DJs spin the best of the 80’s, disco, house, and more. Come over and celebrate music with us, and get your groove on!!

Hometown: Hollywood, CA

Playa Bike Transport

“Playa Bike Transport” will transport your bike – anyone’s bike – from San
Francisco to BRC! Our camp” Bike Lounge features a bar, mist, music, piano,
shade, and bike repair tools. Mechanics drop in. We especially love
2-seater bikes and their riders (Pedicabs, Rickshaws, Tandems, Xtracycles).

URL: www.PlayaBikeTransport.comHometown: San Francisco, CA

Playa Info

We’ve combined many of the information services into one, easy-to-find, location in Center Camp: our famous Oracles who will answer all your questions; Directory computers on which you can register your campsite or locate a theme camp, find art, events, and your friends as well as send/receive messages; bulletin boards; and, Lost & Found.

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

Playa Jazz Cafe

The Playa Jazz Cafe is back for it’s 7th year 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://www.playajazz.com/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Playa New Year

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Playa Pail Kids

Providing a valuable public service by educating Black Rock citizens about the many colorful characters that they are sure to meet. Our art will grace the Playa for one week only before it is whisked off to the Louvre, the Palace of Fine Arts, and the MOMA in Manhattan.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Playa Pete's Plaza

Home of the Famous and mysterious Playa Pete. Yes, he does exist.

Hometown: Alameda, CA

Playa Prayer Flag Camp (aka "Terraform")

PPFC (aka Terraform last year) is a sanctuary from the intensity of Burning Man, providing a mellow & sacred space for you to come and artistically express yourself. We will have a mobile prayer flag making art car at The Temple, our camp, and throughout Burning Man, downtempo beats, and chill vibes. Stop by for a cool drink and take a load off…Namaste

Hometown: San Francisco, CA


Playa Surfers are back with motorized surfboards and tarp surfing! Yup, get Pipeline style stand-up barrels! Of course, we will have surf instructors at hand to assist in case. Look for our traditional lifeguard tower #33 and in addition our new Wave Stage which will add beauty to our Esplanade frontage especially at night. We also will host a couple ragin’ sunset parties with some sick DJ line-ups being scheduled.
C-ya on the playa!!! Wooohoo!

URL: http://playasurfers@gmail.comHometown: Los Angeles, CA


CAMP PLAYA-DENTITY will do our part by providing the fine citizens of BRC with their very own personalized laminated BRC ID Badge. Come by and chill while creating a memorable badge of honor where we will photograph your most valued physical attribute along with some fun who are you in the world responses and your of course your Playa address to help you find your way home after a crazy night of Playa FUN!

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Playagon Village

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: https://sites.google.com/site/playagonvillage/Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Playasophy Camp

Our gift to Black Rock City? Knowledge: Join us in our quest for Playasophy, “The wisdom of the sand.”

URL: https://sites.google.com/site/playasophers/Hometown: Seattle, WA

Playatel, Tweet, and Chill

Playatel provides a chill dome with high speed wireless internet for those
who want to Skype home. Also we will provide a secondary cellular base
station for free SMS and cell service across BRC in conjunction with Papa Legba Camp. We will also host the Playa Choir, performing at our 50 ft dome
on Sunday morning at 10:30.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Playawaste Raiders

No mutants allowed and we have games and stuff. This year, featuring Japanese pop artist Ken Hamazaki and awesomeness.

URL: http://www.playawasteraiders.com/Hometown: Benbrook, TX

Playfully Yours

Our camp is well equipped and a safe environment for beginners and those curious in light BDSM (dungeonous) play. We also have an 8 ft chain web, petting zoo cage, and kneeling prayer bench that offer fun Burning Man photo opportunities for you and your friends.

Hometown: Seaside, CA


125′ Airplane shaped Performance Bar providing a “Mile High Pole Dance Contest” daily with our grand prize winners getting a flight over BRC from the BRC Airport.

URL: http://pleasair.comHometown: Santa Barbara, CA

Pleasure Island

Join us at Pleasure Island for a Donkey Bar cocktail served by pretty wenches. Make an ass of yourself and earn your donkey ears!, pumping DJ beats nightly, hammocks to loaf in, Poi, Hooping and various entertainments.

Hometown: Lake Forest, 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

Poetry cosmic & spoken word atelier

write, realize your dreams & feed the writing machine. Workshop & spoken word for 1 hour at noon every day. Tuesday “Initiation” Wesnesday “Cosmic identity” Thursday “Metamorphosis” Friday “Live with the fire” Saturday “First Love” Sunday “Conscious dreams”. Included Body Writing

Hometown: Paris, France

Poisoned Palace

Come be a rock star at the Palace Karaoke Bar. We’ve got a professional sound system, stage lights, and 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? Dare to bare for nude-a-roke, or pit your pipes against other contestants at Black Rock Idol!

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

Pollyanna Camp

Come Play the Glad Game! There is a lot of suffering in the world and sometimes even misery on the playa, but playing the Glad Game will help you keep all that suck from harshing your burn.

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Poly Asylum

Aahhhh it’s the asylum! Poly Asylum, that is. We’re both a refuge from the wilds of monogamy, and a place to be locked up for your own safety while you work out your nonmonogamy drama. We welcome all burners, monogamous and polyamorous alike, to stop in, be seen by experienced Poly Doctors, attend our workshops and parties, or simply be put in a straight jacket.

URL: http://www.polyasylum.com/Hometown: San Francisco, CA


PolyParadise has been influencing the Hearts & Minds and Washing the Bodies of Playa Citizens from ‘2:00 – 10:00’ for the past 12 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 relationships, with honesty among all partners.

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

Pony Girl Express

Pony Girl Express is a delivery and transportation service for the population of Black Rock City. Our pony boys and girls will deliver mail, papers, ice, gifts or anything else (even potentially passengers) from camp to camp.

Hometown: Bishops Stortford, Great Britain

Pope Decadent's House of Beverage

Come join the good people of Pope Decadent’s House of Beverage for the most state-of-the-art methods in integrating your transformative on-playa experiences with your off-playa self. Leverage a delicious beverage, share your story at our listening post, borrow from our lending library, get photographed in our photography studio, and explore our nightly ceremonies that are guaranteed to put the “permanent” in “transformation.”

Hometown: Boulder, CO


PORT11.org is your gateway to the BRC spaceport observatory, welcoming center for brilliant visitors from around the galaxy. Visit @spacePORT11 to land your mutant spacecraft for a day of music & talks or explore your human potential as quantum acrobats & integral leaders. Imagine TEDxMosEisley with music, social enterprise visionaries & deep space travelers convening to blow your minds and you are almost at PORT11. Get your intergalactic visa at port11.org

URL: http://Port11.orgHometown: Los Angeles, CA

Porta-Potty Pigs

Looking for a clean potty? Tired of checking for paper? Visit the Porta-Potty Pigs!
Located at the Porta-Potties at 4:00 between C and D.
Our elegant courtesy station offers an unlimited supply of toilet paper! Also find amenities such as hand sanitizer, wet-wipes, tanning lotion and water. Always offering shade and good vibes. Visit the Porta-Potty Pigs when you’re in the neighborhood!

Hometown: Sparks, NV

Portal Patch

Hometown: Forestville, CA

Primate Playground

Celebrate your Primal Passage at the Primate Playground! Participate in our Gorilla style Samba dancing, Hula Hoop swinging, Sparkle Pony educational workshops and more entertaining events. Chill on our shady luscious astro-grass.

Hometown: Cupertino, CA


Party & Arts Community from Duesseldorf, Germany

URL: http://www.privatemonkey.comHometown: Duesseldorf, Germany

Pro Leisure Tour

Pro Leisure Tour – Lubricating your passage to Adulthood through the Leisure Arts.

URL: http://proleisuretouronline.wordpress.com/Hometown: Mill Valley, CA

Prod Pump & Rest - Polka Dot Prom

Come to the Prod for coffee in the morning, prom at night and a full service nail salon to get you all dolled up or maned up for the prom

URL: http://archnevada.com/prodHometown: V.c. Highlands, NV


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!), delight in the transformative rite of the ReBirthing Tube, enjoy edifying Flow Temple workshops during the day and join us for nightly fire shows and daily dawn-fire as we liberate the Spirit of Flame!

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


PRON is an interactive cyber entity that responds to participants tempo and exuberance with sound and light. This summer at Burning Man, come dance with PRON

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

Psychedelic Freakshow Camp

Psytrance is back on the playa! Join Psytribe and family for a magical experience on the dance floor featuring some of the biggest acts in the world!

URL: www.psytribe.com/bm2011Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Psychic Taxi

Psychic Taxi is the home of “Random Service” Rickshaws. Our home base is 20 hammocks in deep shade. Luxurious bicycle-drawn carriages operate on a random 24 hour basis to ease the travails of the foot sore and weary. A cafe pulled by bikes decaffeinate the needy.

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


days of the funkapus!

Hometown: Ocean Beach, CA

Pyramid Cocoon (Pyracoco)

Commune with the pink, fabric supporting you, weightless,
protected. Gather energy from the pyramid for your travels.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pyramid-Cocoon/114529961906141Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Pyramid Portal

Here’s the opportunity to experience the freedom of childhood again.Our 40′ pendulum swing allows you the ability to free your mind & heart & return to a time when your life was much simpler.Remember jumping on a swing & pushing the
limits, if you closed your eyes, you WERE flying! Come FLY w/ us!

Hometown: Reno, NV

Pyronauts & Galactic Jedi

Pyronauts & Galactic Jedi Camp is a nexus of Jedi from around the Galaxy, dedicated to the development of our interplanetary relationships and progression of various dynamic art forms including Dance, Poi, Staff, Sword, and Hoop. With an international all-star Fire Conclave troupe and a multitude of Galactic educators, speakers, and performers, this camp is a hub for Guardian initiates and seasoned Masters from across the Galaxy.

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