2013 Theme Camps

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Coming soon.

Cabana Club

Come and enjoy The Favorite Vacation Destination for the hard working citizens of Black Rock City! The Cabana Club is an oasis of hospitality and friendship. We serve up a refreshing array of nosh and cocktails for your Afternoon Delight and a variety of late-night themed events.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/BlackRockCabanasHometown: San Francisco

Cafe de la Fin du Monde

Come to the French Quarter and get a cappuccino or a freshly brewed cup of coffee…the darkest expression of God’s love. Peak hours are 9 am – 1 pm & 9 pm – 1 am. For 2013, we’re changing to seated, table service only. When you’re at the end of the world, Cafe de la Fin du Monde is where you want to be.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/cafedelafindumondeHometown: Santa Monica

Cafe Negro

Cafe Negro provides aural and oral transformative rituals for your morning, featuring the finest in black coffee and black metal. Come for our 1 PM hour of darkness and ready yourself for the new day.

URL: http://cafenegro.org/Hometown: San Francisco

Camp "Come Again!

The Camp “Come Again!” gift mart brings convenience to the citizens of Black Rock City. During our inconveniently open hours, Camp “Come Again” offers some of the little things most often left behind or forgotten in that last minute rush to get packed.

Hometown: Mal-Mart

Camp 11:11

Celebrate 11:11–11:11 is a catalyst to unite people. It’s a totally vertical moment in time. Make a wish at 11:11. Have a shot, give a kiss, or smoke a smoke at 11:11. Flame on at 11:11. Orgasm at precisely 11:11. Does anyone know what time is it? Its 11:11. Come help us discover 11:11 at Camp 11:11

Hometown: Redding CA

Camp 451

Camp 451 – Creative Writing Classes Tues & Thurs 11 – 2
Theme Cocktail Party Friday 4 – 6 Come as Your Favorite Fictional Character – Shared Library Bring or Borrow or Keep Books

Hometown: Marin County


CAMP ANITA – United We Burn
Representing 15 Countries around the world, we strive to share what you need. Anita Yoga Class? Anita Costume? Anita Cocktail? Anita Translator?…Not Well Endowed? Come Ride our DJ Driven Art Car “WELL HUNG” and Join the Global Dust that is Us! WARNING: This camp may contain nuts, Aussies, Saudis, Puerto Ricans, New Yorkers, Angelinos and Kiwis or other people processed in a plant that contains booze & nutty bits.

Hometown: We represent 15 countries globally together in one camp.

Camp Apokiliptika

APOKILIPTIKA is a cold war era, gulag-ish Soviet Russia military compound with camo covered tents, machine guns, AK-47s, and uniformed Red Army conscripts. Our camp offers cold PBRs, Playa naming, and authentic Russian Vodka toasting training in the Kantina. Also we have convenient forced marriage ceremonies, conscription efforts, punishment, and WTF radio services.
Hometown: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
URL: http://www.kampapok.com/

URL: http://apok.infoHometown: Amsterdam

Camp Armageddon

Armageddon – it’s not the end of the world, it’s the Safe Word! Armageddon is the cool place to chill, so drop by and set a spell in our living room. Bring your bike too, if it needs some love – we do repairs!

URL: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Camp-Armageddon/51276852446?ref=ts&fref=tsHometown: Chico CA

Camp Bang Bang

We are a collective of open hearted human beings who dance a lot, build cool stuff, hug, play games, practice gratitude and love sparkly things, we come together every year to build our dusty home in Black Rock City because there is no better experience on earth that enables freedom, love, evolution and self expression. Come and play with us on Wednesday night at sun down for our annual Animal Party: Dress Wild.

Hometown: Sydney/New York

Camp Beaverton for Wayward Girls

Beaverton is an intentional (& experimental) Burning Man community & conversation. For Queer Women, Bi-curious, Hetero-flexible, and Straight people! We are thoroughly queer, yet inclusive, with a definite chick-centric bent. Participation, inquiry, conversation, and exploring female queer sexuality.
Our intention is to provide a Queer Oasis in BRC and a continued conversation beyond the playa. Participatory in nature, CB, on and off Playa, is a place where you are encouraged to explore YOUR expression of q

URL: http://www.campbeaverton.orgHometown: San Francisco

Camp Brew Ha Ha

Freshly brewed gourmet coffee, served with a dollop of humor, and splashed with old coffee house ambiance…beatniks, hippies and other oddsters, welcome…there’s a cup with your name on it, to have and to hold…

Hometown: petaluma

Camp Canadianderthal

Pound your Northern neighbors in our life-size Whack-Ca-Nuck game (you know you always wanted to). Bring your instruments to our piano lounge on Thursday at 11:00 am for Phish & Chips. We’ll have an epic jam to your phavorite phish tunes whilst feasting on Canada’s finest drinks and snacks. Liquor yourself up at our Maple Liquor open bar open every day.

Hometown: Montreal/Winnipeg

Camp Caribbean

URL: naHometown: San Francisco

Camp Charlie

Charlie the Unicorn Returns to the playa joined by his [sort of] friends Pink, Blue, the banana King, and Starfish (he really, really loves you). Join us deep playa for some of the best beats at the burn or tour our 3D maze at the Sunset Trip.

URL: http://www.campcharlie.orgHometown: Los Angeles

Camp Chomp and Stomp

Chomping and Stomping, Boozing and Snoozing

Hometown: The World

Camp Combobulated (within the Atomik Cluster village)

Camp Combobulated is a highly interactive theme camp whose main purpose is to embrace each year’s new generation of virgin Burners and help them transform and survive so that they can radically express themselves, put their stamp on Black Rock City, and perpetuate Burning Man culture after they leave the playa.

Hometown: Los Angeles

Camp Conduit

Camp Conduit – gifting sun hats, hemp bondage rope, and knot instruction to the masses. In 2010, Camp Conduit rose from the ashes of the disaster-stricken Pepper Conduit of 2008, and we have continued to rise ever since. Returning in 2013 with more hats, more rope, and more fabulous accessories!

URL: http://www.facebook.com/camp.conduitHometown: Seattle

Camp Contact

Camp Contact is an experiential and experimental laboratory which seeks to ask the question “What is human connection?” We are a tribe of dancers, somanauts, shamen, and radiant beings who offer our deepest gifts in Contact Improvisation Dance, Thai Massage, Acroyoga, energy work, eye-contact jams, David Deida, Authentic Relating, Action Theatre, Galactic Activation, Thomas Hubel, Bitcoin & more.

URL: http://burningman.campcontact.orgHometown: Washington

Camp Cut! Cut!

Spray paint and a solid surface for your stencil and graffiti needs. Urban art in its most raw form, on the playa. Come add to our wall, and let go.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/CampCutCutHometown: Black Rock City

Camp D.O.A.

Camp D.O.A is a Burning Man theme camp, hosted by an exciting, fun-loving group of rock climbers, mountaineers, canyoneers, backpackers, skiers, kayakers and, of course, Burners! We offer music, conversation, dancing, hooping, and a shady spot to relax with a glass of wine or champagne. So come in, have a seat, and share with us the decadent outdoor adventures you like to do while you enjoy the best wine and champagne in Black Rock City!

URL: https://sites.google.com/site/campdoa/Hometown: Cameron Park

Camp Dark Sparkle

Dark Sparkle is the potent mix of the mysterious and the dangerous that makes something irresistibly attractive; it’s that unexplainable quality that pulls you to the dark side. We bring interactive Burlesque workshops and performances to Black Rock City that challenge citizens to find mystery and beauty in themselves and others, & celebrate the unique Dark Sparkle in all of us.

URL: http://www.campdarksparkle.org/Hometown: Davis

Camp Dawdle

Taking life at light speed and reducing it to a dawdle. Come visit us and wind up with a ride in the Wheel of Passage then move into the Shade Zone to shake off the spins with some live music jam.

URL: https://sites.google.com/site/campdawdle/homeHometown: We are a group from all around the US

Camp DDI

Engineering solutions for problems that don’t exist.

URL: http://www.ardentheavyindustries.com/Hometown: Oakland

Camp Disco Nap

Because the best type of nap is one with a party at the end! Dedicated to the art of getting ready– Camp Disco Nap is about bonding over creative frenzied makeovers, dancing in hot pants, and all things shiny and distracting.

URL: http://pinterest.com/campdisconap/Hometown: NYC

Camp DIY

Our group is founded to share our knowledge of self-reliant solutions both for playa and “real world” life. Our camp is organized to provide an environment for both work shops and free form discussions of those self-reliant, “do it yourself” solutions..

URL: http://www.campdiy.com/Hometown: San Diego

Camp Do Nothing

Voted the funnest camp for many yards in any direction for the THIRD. YEAR. RUNNING.
Where else can you jump into a dome of foam or get strapped into a metal contraption and swung 360 degrees, and then play tequila twister…all without vomiting?
Other attractions to come…you’ll have to just wait and see.

URL: http://In progressHometown: Seattle


Camp Dope brings Color, Creativity, Consciousness, and DOPEness to the Playa. Urban youth geared activities, Ethiopian food, light, greatness =)

URL: http://thegoyslife.com/campdopeHometown: West Los Angeles

Camp Fuego's Karaoke Lounge & Top-Shelf-Only Bar

Camp Fuego’s Karaoke Lounge and Open Mic features the Top-Shelf-Only Bar, organic snow cones, and refreshing Italian soda. Come sing your heart out, spend time on the Volleyball and badminton court, or just cool your heels at Camp Fuego.

Hometown: Berkeley, San Francisco

Camp Gallavant

Ahoy from the Pirates of the Playa (infamous creators of the Mutant Vehicle, USS Nevada). We have the “gall” to “Gallavant” around the playa spreading fun and adventure throughout the City, so, visit us, enjoy the Arrgh Bar and hop a ride on a Mutant Vehicle at the #1 loading station for the Un-Official Public Transit System of Black Rock City!

URL: http://www.rickmetz.com/Site/Camp_Gallavant.htmlHometown: Reno

Camp Glamazon

Glam-is-on!!! come get “glamed out” when you find your self wearing something boring….

Hometown: Santa Barbara

camp hedd_Couch

What up, dust lovers? Bring your asses out to camp hedd_Couch – aka the Basscouch crew —-> “the obvious home of the most bass on the Playa”
Please come climb up on our big Couch and vibe out to the sounds and sights from your favorite artists.

Hometown: Denver

Camp Here

Your home away from home, all grown up and better than you remember. Come relax, have a drink and play with our toys!

camp Hi!

the little camp that could returns to the playa with a twin video installation and fluffy spots to park and enjoy.

Hometown: Los Angeles

Camp Ho-Down

Nightly Sunset Bar and Dance Party!

Hometown: Reno-Spanish Springs

Camp Hot Cheeks

Come by any afternoon for Margaritas and watch our artist paint realistic clothing on participants. While you are here you can get your “Hot Cheeks” slapped with a latex hand print!

Hometown: Murrieta

Camp Hot Mayo

Camp Hot Mayo is a fun loving camp that hosts several social gatherings open to all participants.
Please come join us for all of our events!

URL: http://http:/www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Camp-Hot-Mayo/283651174985176Hometown: Sparks

Camp I Need an Adult


URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/I.Need.an.Adult/Hometown: Denver

Camp Jellyfish


CAMP JUICY! We make fruit smoothies in the afternoons.
Beats provided by our DJs.

Hometown: los angeles

Camp Kegel Kommandos

Hometown: Reno

Camp Lazy Girl

Hometown: CA/CO/NY hybrid

Camp M.O - Modus Operandi

Camp M.O is dedicated to bringing a noir, chill, shaded, sexy, mysterious, deep-house lounge space to Burning Man this year. Our name derives from our mischevious method of operation and our espionage-like appearance. With tables of “Who Dunnit” games, trench coats, and devious smiles all around we look like we are always up to something.
And up to something we will be…we have many surprises in store.

Hometown: New York

Camp Make Good Choices

At Burning Man one must make good choices! Let us offer you sound advice about how to make the most of your burn! Participation, spanking and games are all good choices! Come play with us in our dropped cargo dome and see if your interaction produces gifts.

Hometown: Boise

Camp Manifestation

At Camp Manifestation we explore and encourage the very nature of creation realizing that power within each of us in order to manifest whatever is in one’s heart and to experience life as one desires. By acknowledging our very human nature, putting intention toward the coupling of the power of thought combined with the moving force of action, we begin to see and experience the merging of these forces which allows us to create magical results in the world.

URL: http://focalapps.com:82/CampManifestation/Hometown: San Francisco

Camp Monkey Business

Camp Monkey Business: all inclusive no-holds barred camp of veterans and virgins. We believe in the power of soft rock and cold beverages, not taking ourselves too seriously, and really not taking our neighbors seriously (especially requests to stop playing soft rock). We’ve grown because our neighbors insist on camping with us, not across from us. Who knew that soft rock and frozen beverages could unite (Steve Perry did)? Afternoon soft rock with open bar. Sporadic loving harassment with megaphones.

URL: http://www.campmonkeybusiness.comHometown: Alexandria

Camp Mystic

Inspired by a sense of mystery & wonder, we perceive the consciousness of We Are All One. Mystics encourage the enigmatic spirit to explore a deeper connection, transformation and celebration through a variety of activities from deep panels, to rocking dance parties.

Hometown: All over the US and international members too! Mainly San Franc

Camp Nice Nice

We are an international group of artists, musicians, yogis, and thinkers. Stop by to play with our giant windchime set, relax in our shade structure, hear some beautiful flute music, or join in a yoga class!

URL: http://robotics.stanford.edu/~jks/nice-nice/2013/Hometown: Palo Alto

Camp of Misfit Toys

Are you a Misfit? Want to be part of Santa’s toy Bag? Well we are all Misfit’s at Misfit Island, and Camp of Misfit Toys welcomes all Misfits. Come for the Christmas Tree’s, stay for Santa and mischief.

Hometown: Seattle

Camp Ofosho

We are a spirited group of burners who deep within our souls are artists, creators, constructors, experimenters, poets, photographers, videographers, dancers, musicians, singers, foodies, theorists, geeks, givers, lovers and above all else burners.

URL: http://www.campofosho.comHometown: Seattle

Camp Orange

Fruit lovers rejoice for Camp Orange (you glad we didn’t say banana) is here! Cool off with a refreshing treat from our enormous banana, make a call to the future with our banana phone, and monkey around in one of our banana hammocks while hearing every fruit pun imaginable!

Hometown: San Francisco

Camp Overkill

Camp Overkill is a diverse group of people from all the world who have come together to share our passions for creativity art, travel, music, entertainment and unique experiences. We love and welcome all and seek the ultimate experiences in life. Visit us on Facebook.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CampOverkill/?fref=tsHometown: New York City

Camp P6

A state of mind. A place for gnomes to call home. A place with a fancy flag. You might get a espresso martini if you ask nicely.

Hometown: Melbourne

Camp Pair-a-dice

Come hang out or roll around in Pair-a-dice with us. Bring three friends for our shots party.

Hometown: Orange

Camp Peace of Ass

Camp Peace of Ass, supports the vulnerable, sumptuous, cheeks of biking Burners as they travel the vast, coarse playa environment. The repetitive motion propelling your steed, up and down, fast or slow, hard or soft over and over again demands the protection and shield available only from Camp Peace of Ass; colorful, hand-crafted, fleece bicycle seat covers that are guaranteed to soothe and caress your precious assets all day and all night long.

URL: http://www.camppeaceofass.comHometown: Reno

Camp Pendant

By popular demand, Camp Pendant will return this year with more of our awesome pendants produced annually by our camp patriarch. The camp will hand those out to visitors at the camp itself, as well as out on the Playa with an invitation to come back and visit us during the day for conversation and camaraderie.

Hometown: Laguna Niguel

Camp Pickled Monkey

Mutt and Jeff’s 1950s black and white military piano bar. Friendly neighborhood 14 foot tall mobile 8 bit space invader makes his visits periodically

Hometown: Los Angeles

Camp PlayApology

Black Rock City’s first “Custom Apology Delivery Service” offers Playa-friendly flowers, cards, and singing “SorryGrams” to anyone who screwed up with a fellow BRC resident, and wants to make “playAmends.”

Hometown: L.A./S.F.

Camp Poster Man

10′ high Poster Man created from colourful and artistic posters. Free samples available on request.

Hometown: Victoria

Camp Pot Luck

Camp Pot Luck creates community through the facilitation of food sharing. While we’re open pretty much non stop for sitting around some tables and noshing on things, we host several Pot Luck events throughout the week where people can gather together a group of new friends and share food with each other.

Hometown: Seattle, New York, San Diego and Dallas

Camp Purralishish

Camp Purralishish is home to cozy purring kitties and the lair for the Unicorn Kitty art car aka Horny Kitty!

URL: noneHometown: Seattle

Camp Questionmark

“A questioning mind does not always accept what is readily & easily available…it seeks out what it needs to be satisfied” ~?
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There are a lot of people trying to tell you they have the answers…you should question that. Question yourself…& in doing so, find whats right for you…and love it!
Come by to experience music born from the inspiration of the playa… from questioning minds that have found their fulfillment

URL: http://www.campquestionmark.comHometown: Bay

Camp Red or Green

The New Mexico Burners are bringing home our state question in the form of a theme camp, Red or Green. We hear this question continuously in New Mexico when ordering food (ie: chile preference) and so have planned for the community red or green themed activities that are sure to delight–so the question is, Red, or Green?

Hometown: Albuquerque

Camp Sakenoma

Come enjoy a cold Sake in the hottest part of the day, and at night too! 24 hours. Kanpai!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sakénoma/110650969763Hometown: Sonoma

Camp Samovar

Camp Samovar will be serving hot Persian tea and dates during sunset for all burners.


URL: http://Facebook.com/campsamovarHometown: Oakland

Camp Short Bus XOXO

No gifted kids here. We ride in a short bus because we’re all a little special.

URL: http://www.campshortbus.comHometown: San Diego

Camp Shrunken Heads

Camp Shrunken Heads is Back! Come by and make a shrunken head earring, necklace or ?

Hometown: Oakland

Camp Stella

Camp Stella is a theme camp of diverse queer and queer friendly folks who have agreed to experience Burning Man clean and sober for the duration of the event. Some of us are active in AA and other 12 step programs, others are not.

URL: http://campstella.wordpress.comHometown: San Francisc

Camp Sweaty Betty

Friendly neighborhood misting Parlor and Spa, stop in and experience an overall cooling sensation from head to foot as you stroll through the mist (is that vanilla ?) and watch the smiles emerge while body temperatures drop, Got crunchy hair / boring nails / feeling a bit beat… You may qualify for an emergency hair wash, nail painting; perhaps there is an opening in the massage room…Stop in and chill. Open 11:00 to 4:00, Volunteer opportunities. Tea.

Hometown: Seattle / Ventura, CA / Ithaca, N.Y.

Camp Tasty Bits

Camp Tasty Bits is devoted to bits of tasty goodness across realms – a bit of music, a bit of art, a bit of food, and so on. Come unlock a gift from the Stimulus Tree and help stimulate the gift economy!

Hometown: San Francisco

Camp Tetrion

Camp Tetrion: an island on the playa. Experience a different state…of mind.

Hometown: Honolulu




Camp Upsie Dasium

Rising Up out of the Chaos of the Default World comes your Beacon of Hope: Camp Upsie Dasium! Featuring a 47 foot high climbable Tower, Nightly Film Festival Showings, over 900 sq ft of Shade, Art Car, Live Music and Tastings. If you don’t want to ride the Pink Elephant; at least come Climb the Tower and Enjoy the View of BRC on Platform Level 3. We are open to Burners who want to use our camp for small events.

Hometown: Corralitos

Camp Walter

Walter the World’s largest VW Bus and his giant friends Big Red, Heathen and Calliope are often seen cruising the playa, but love to welcome guests home to play, party, and peace out with the tribe. We hope to inspire everyone to let loose and look beyond what is to what might be….

URL: http://walterthebus.orgHometown: Scottsdale

Camp with a Twist

Come to Camp with a Twist for frivolity and interaction with your fellow Burners. Challenge a new friend on our double Bowling Lanes, get twisted in our 3-D Burner Twister Game, or bring your inner artist out to play–we will have paint and fresh canvases hanging from our beautiful metalwork trees every day.

Hometown: Seattle

Camp Woop Woop

Hometown: BOULDER

Camp Yes Please

Yes: adv – Used to express affirmation, agreement, positive affirmation, or consent. Please: adv – Give pleasure to or to be pleasing to; give satisfaction. Yes Please is the answer to every question. Come meet sexy, open-minded, international, friendly, dancing, writhing people. And be sure to visit our infamous Non-Monogamy Advice Booth, occasionally staffed by real doctors!

Hometown: San Francisco

Camp ZaZen

Camp Zazen serves as the oasis in the desert when you need to escape the harsh conditions & the trancy techno. Join us in our public meditative retreat “The Om Dome”, Siddharta’s Lounge firepit and plushy couches, the Buddha Bar, and our Peace Wall DJ booth, you’re sure to find some relaxation and smiling faces. We know the playa can be overwhelming, so let Camp ZaZen be a sanctuary for when your adventurous self needs just a little down-time.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/CampZaZenHometown: Park City


Bouncing, Booze, Bacon, Banana Hammocks, and Fine Art. Show Tunes, Sea Shanties, and Inappropriate Touching.


come on by for a drink at our lovely bar and play some games in the yard!
Kubb, Bocce, disc golf! happy hours daily with drink specials and a wide variety of mostly non electronic music!

Hometown: Grass Valley

Campo Alegre

Campo Alegre – Loosely translated as Happy Camp!!!
We are ‘Burners” who have been rawking the playa since 1998!!! We gifted the playa with such luxuries such as The Wedding Cake, The Aquarium, Mask / UnMask and the infamous Motel!!! Now we “gift you” the best in Soulful House, Afro House, Tech House, and Deep House!!!

In 2013 – we have got some great events from Yoga, Dance Therapy to our Campo Alegre Sunset Revival House Parties and hot salsa party. Check out our Superheros Theme costume party.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/CampoAlegreBurningman/events


Come to the most amazing place in world.
Camposanto is home to everyone. Salsa, Reggae, y buena musica. Our camp is 100% solar power. Our smiles, love, attitude, dedication, art, hugs, great food and the best damn sangria on the playa are the reasons to come and have fun under the sun. Come and dance or play a Beer-in-hand soccer match.

URL: http://www.camposantosf.comHometown: San Francisco

Captain Pump's Raiders

We spend all our time singing, lifting, dancing, throwing, carousing, and adventuring. We Don’t Suck.

Hometown: Boulder

Capture and Create

We welcome all who are interested in 3D Scanning and Printing. Capture and Create is a non-profit organization with the aim of using 3D Scanning and Printing technologies to digitally document and preserve persons and physical works of cultural, historical, and artistic significance for the preservation of world heritage, and to advance and enhance education and personal enrichment efforts. We are also dedicated to expanding people’s knowledge base of these technologies. So, come by, and learn or talk shop.

URL: http://www.captureandcreate.org/burning-man-theme-camp/Hometown: Walla Walla



Hometown: UDINE

Carnival of Bad Decisions

Clowns, Music, Fire, and Freaks! A re-imagined circus, deconstructed and elevated in ways never fathomed.

URL: http://circusofindustry.webdiggity.net/Hometown: Seattle

Cartoon Commune

Hearkening back to those good old days, and ones we dream of ahead, as an aspiring cartoonist, artist, singer, comic, on-stage model, or goth rocker. And daily, witness the Laughter Yoga returning as in yore, plus revered Longevity Stick Art to get your Xi flowing like the Playa wind blows — and so much more, on our seventh anniversary year.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/groups/198208360209399/Hometown: Fountain Valley

Cascadian Village: Dumpster Dive Bar

Dumpster Dive Bar: Hailing from Cascadia, bringing to you lovely libations. Foraged, free piled, naturally harvested, gleaned and grown.

Hometown: Cascadia


Cats!Cats!Cats! is a playful camp inspired by the feline inside all of us. Cat lovers, furry types and those who just like to MEOW are invited to stop by for a spin on our stripper pole and a special kitty cocktail served in a real cat bowl. We’ll be hosting the Critical Cats ride and Cat Party on Thursday, as well as yoga classes, a crafting session and more. Come purrrrr with us.

Hometown: Salt Lake City

CB Otsuka Camp

CB Otsuka Camp is created by cool beautiful burners who provide you miso soup for brunch, suika wari (a smashing watermelon game) and sake bomb toast at night.

Hometown: Los Angeles

Celestial Bodies

A diverse and fun-loving straight-friendly camp with an incredibly comfy lounge and serving our fabulous Playa Cosmo. We host several events during the week and invite artists and performers to utilize our lounge and share their talents and gifts.

URL: http://www.campcelestialbodies.orgHometown: San Francisco, Sacramento

Celtic Chaos

A community of like-minded, electronic music-loving, banter-filled folk that love nothing more than to party with friends and dance their cotton socks off. Our roots are Irish but all are welcome – don’t they say everyone has a bit of Irish in them anyway?!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/CelticChaosCommunityHometown: San Francisco

Census Lab

The Black Rock City Census has been collecting information about the population of Black Rock City since 2002. Information is gathered by asking participants to fill out an anonymous survey. The results of the Census are displayed the following year at the Census Lab, and in each Afterburn report.

Hometown: LA/SF

Center Camp Cafe

We are the Center Camp Cafe! Avoid confusion by understanding the nomenclature: Center Camp is the ‘downtown’ circle of camps and departments that *surrounds* the Center Camp Cafe.

Hometown: the known and unknown universe

Cereal Thrillers

Breakfast cereal bar, come in and have some of that sugary breakfast cereal your mom would not let you eat as a kid.

Hometown: San Francisco

Chainsawmargaritaguys Camp

Stop by for our ChainsawMargarita Happy Hour. Daily from 2-3PM Mon-Fri. At 9,000 rpm, it’s the frothiest Margarita on the playa. For nine consecutive years, we have been supplying ChainsawMargaritas to the playa. This year we will be serving our 10,000 drink. 21 and over please. See us in action. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LngEInjk8HI

Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie

Chakralicious Camp

Chakralicious Camp is a camp dedicated to all levels of colorful diversity, with yoga, workshops, music, art, spirituality, community, and more. This will be a 24 hour interactive camp with beautiful altars, chill spaces, visionary art, and colorful decor representing the rainbow colors of the chakras, so come take a class in Kundalini Yoga, Tantra, Thai Massage, or Non-Violent Communication, and at night, dance at our chakra themed parties with djs, live music, and fun interactive ceremonies.

URL: http://www.chakraliciouscamp.orgHometown: San Francisco

Champagne Lounge

Come by the Champagne Lounge for your daily dose of bubbly fun! The Champagne Lounge will be quenching your midday thirst with happy hours featuring ice-cold champagne. Not in the mood for bubbles? Grab some friends and take a shotski! Bring your own cup, and be ready for booze, live music, and fun!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/ChampagneloungeHometown: Reno, SF, Miami, and Amsterdam


Charcadia is a dual-purpose camp that truly bridges the realms of Big Art and Big Theme Camps. Members of Charcadia are building and running the Charcade, a massive Honourarium Art Project and the first-ever fiery on-playa arcade. In addition to this, our theme camps offer a wide variety of activities, services, and spaces for the community. We will also have a number of day and nighttime activities – from Classroom space to Midnight snacks – so come visit us!

URL: http://thecharcade.com/Charcadia/

Cheezy Porn

Cheezy Porn celebrates everything Porn…and the cheesier the better! We lean towards the silly & soft-core rather than raunchy & hard-core. We’ll have you wondering whether the wet spot in your pants is from being turned-on or laughing your ass off!

URL: http://cheesyporncamp.comHometown: San Diego

Children of Chaos

Chaos, joy, good conversation, parades, and motherly advice. Gold parade Wednesday at 6:00 pm, cocktails in camp after, and the Illuminated Specters parade Thursday at 9:00 pm – in the late morning meet the Jewish mother you never had, for mothering in your choice of English, Yiddish or Hebres. For good conversation, try our bar.

URL: http://home.comcast.net/~imstevens/chaos_camp.htmlHometown: Portland

Chop Shop

Chop Shop is the best small Playa neighborhood repair garage in BRC! We are ready to repair a wide variety of Playa transportation with parts, repairs and advice. Daily specials such as scissors and tweezers.

Hometown: Flagstaff

Church of Respect

A welcoming environment for all who want to give respect. Our steeple is a vantage point to see all of Black Rock City…

URL: http://www.churchofrespect.comHometown: Calgary

Circus Boot Camp

Come earn your clown nose by participating in Circus Boot Camp! We’ll teach you to juggle, unicycle, hoop, slack line, trapeze, crack a whip and other circus-inspired arts.

URL: http://www.curiouslife.net/circusbootcampHometown: Bay Area

Circus Combustus

Circus Combustus is a fiery circus camp. Stop by to watch a show by night, learn some circus arts by day and play our games at any time.

Hometown: Atlanta

Cirque du Cliche

Live music, clownage, and stilt madness

Hometown: Reno

Club Neu

Come and join us at Club Neu (pronounced new, former Club Verboten) for our unique line up of dance parties. Always serving The People at Black Rock City.

Hometown: Reno

Clusterf*ck United

It’s your birthday Jolly Roger! Swing on in, bounce on through our cluster of games, visual art, and land-locked sea-creatures. Relax, drink, and unwind with us in arrh shade as we share visual artistry that pushes the boundaries of digital medium.

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



URL: http://www.hosecoin.com/Hometown: Flagstaff/Los Angeles/San Francisco/Portland/Honolulu

Comfort and Joy VIllage

Restore your body and lift your spirits at Comfort & Joy, a gay community oasis offering a fully functioning Gym, colorful art installations and daily events including yoga classes, inspiring performances, & quite queer nightlife.

URL: http://www.playajoy.orgHometown: San Francisco


Camp Conception dilates its focus on the moment when thought and idea become matter, inhabiting the interstitial wilds between sperm and egg, male and female, wave and particle, potential and actual. We provide fertile ground for birthing art, ideas, and self-expression as a product of exploring the deep insides of the creative act.

URL: http://www.campconception.comHometown: Seattle

Conscious Monkey Clan

Where Chimps and Apes come together in the highest degree of expression, self-awareness and Conscious, direct thought.

Hometown: Jackson


Platypus & The Band + Wizards of Oz. We’re all stars. Especially you. Join the daily Rock & Roll sessions performed live on the rooftops of the world famous Purple Platypus and Galactic Crusader. Play our electric organs, strum our banjos, help make the music only you can.

Hometown: OaklandC

Contradance Community Camp

Contradancing all levels every night (and most days) to live music -looped/traditional/celtic/fusion/techno; fast-paced yet easy to learn with a caller who instructs (but with room for dancers to improvise).
Half the moves are with your partner, half with everyone else, resulting in a tribal vibe, where the Zen is flow, synchrony, and bonding (not footwork, not competition).

URL: http://www.burningmancontradance.comHometown: Gainesville


Come in and cool off at our shady place, Monday through Saturday from 1 to 3 for Afternoon SnowCones, Hot Kids anytime, (While the ice lasts).
You may have any flavor SnowCone we wish to give you from our large selection of syrups and powders, as You enjoy a BYOS snowball fight while waiting. We Brought ours, did you?
Check out the HPVs if they are in camp and the other art for your enjoyment at Contraptionists.

URL: http://Contraptionists.ComHometown: Black Rock City

Coo Coo Camp

Come to Coo Coo Camp for the Coo Coo Clock, zip line, slide, dodge ball, and trampoline fun! See you soon!

Hometown: Oakland

Cornhole Bar

The Cornhole Bar will be serving up tasty beverages all day and night while you enjoy games of cornhole, bocce, bowling or hook something to our yarn monster.

Hometown: Boise

Cosmic Giggle

Burn off all of those desert calories in our gym by day and warm yourself around our fire by night. We provide all of your bodily and soulful needs at Cosmic Giggle!

URL: http://cosmicgiggle.org/Hometown: San Francisco

Cosmic Recess

Cosmic Recess is a Playground with a Space theme. We believe that interactivity, creativity and play are all neccessary components of joy and happiness! All of our playground elements are original and homemade, most with recycled/reused materials.

Hometown: Salt Lake City


Cosmicopia is a philosophy, astrology and healing arts camp offering astrology readings, talks, lectures and workshops grounded from a place of radical inclusion, acknowledgment, and beingness. Like Burning Man itself, Cosmicopia’s intention is to create a transformative experience for each individual who walks into our camp, pushing edges, evoking the spirit of play, and calling forth the truth of one’s soul.

Hometown: San Francisco

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Black Rock City’s leading supplier of high-quality, low-cost soulmates since 1998. We offer quality name brand and private-label soulmates at substantially lower prices than can be found through conventional wholesale sources.

URL: http://www.csto.orgHometown: San Francisco

CouchBurners Camp

Couch Burners, a cross section of CouchSurfers and BRC inhabitants, welcome weary, wild, and wondrous travelers alike to chat, relax, perform, interact, play international games and sports, and surf the Mutant Sofa. Come learn tips and suggestions on successful international travel, converse in your original language, or relax in our cafe & lounge to watch some bocci, croquet, horseshoes, or fire dancing with a slew of like minded individuals participating to create a better world… one couch at a time.

URL: http://www.CouchsurfingCamp.orgHometown: Seattle

Covered in Bees

The Covered in Bees Lounge and Fire Spinners.

URL: http://www.coveredinbees.info/Hometown: Boston & Los Angeles

Crackwhore Camp

Come visit the Lil’ Crackwhores and let us teach you how to properly work the streets! Once again, we have cups, patches, tattoos, and many other devious little surprises…

Hometown: Portland

Crisco Disco

Mutant vehicle camp Crisco Disco, contributing to the culture and fun of the city with day and night time around town and deep playa art tours, adventures and excursions with the best of dance music and outrageous friends.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/CriscoDiscoMutantVehicleCampHometown: Los Angeles


The Crossroads is “a joyous musical oasis in an otherwise brutal aural landscape of merciless bleeps and treacherous glitches.” We feature the funkiest, jazziest, most soulful and rocking live musical performances EVER with some of sexiest folks on the planet!

URL: http://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsLiveExperienceHometown: San Francisco/Los Angeles


C.R.T.T. is back! With themes & activities changing daily and/or hourly, we keep it going 24 hours a day! With activities ranging from Karaoke to spankings, & different activities daily, there is something for everyone!

Hometown: San Francisco


A place to meet new people and share platonic intimacy. Take a break from the heat of the day with Competitive Hugging, Guided Meditation, Uncle Max’s Storytime Hour, and much more.

Hometown: Minneapolis


And so did the holy army of BOB (the Buhpartment of Buhfense) did prepare a desert orderly and suitable for our lord BOB to substantiate and deliver his WORD unto the wretched. We are the humble vessel of this WORD, given so that all may bask in the warm seminal light of BOBness, calling you to glorious prayer with us.

URL: http://www.technobrat.com/cult.of.BOBHometown: San Francisco


Don’t call it a comeback, we been here for years! Cross the Rope Bridge of TERROR if you dare…! Get yer shopping on in the General Store. Drop it like it’s HOT on the Burntown dance floor with resident DJ’s redBone, Ronzo and HorneyCorn. Take that lasting photo by the MOLLYWOOD sign. Marvel at the engeneering masterpiece of FT Joey 3.0 or just come and relax. Just remember, when at Burntown, expect the unexpected! thank you, come again.

URL: http://burntown.ajpn.com/Hometown: Auburn

Cult of Chode

We are charged with the sacred duty of venerating the Idol of Chode? What is Chode? At last this has been revealed to us. Beings from across the Universe are arriving to witness the glory of Chode. Experience Chode for yourself. Everybody’s doing it.

URL: http://cultofchode.comHometown: Reno, LA, NYC, Portland, SF

Cult Of Heros

Show us your inner Hero. The Cult of Heros is present to foster and bring into tangible reality your inner super you.

Hometown: San Francisco

Cult of the Sacred Cow Go

abandan ye, your island home! join the mystical culinary odyssey of the Cult of the Sacred Cow Go as we romp through BRC on the Sacred Cow Hajj rooftop restaurant- lounge-mutant vehicle! Catch the Hajj spouting delectable smells down your neighborhood street, or toss fantastically fabricated food stuffs to the land locked participants below: such technological wonders of flavor they have never experienced. Sunset dinner cruise art tours. Late night playa picnics. Moonlit Temple Feasts. We always need kitche

URL: http://burningmansacredcow.tumblr.com/Hometown: NYC / Seattle