2013 Theme Camps

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Da Dirty Hands

Our deaf camp is unique where fellow deaf burners from all over, coming home to BRC, to teach American Sign Language, facial expression, gesture and body language. We teach anything you want to know, from basic words to naughty/dirty words for your future conversation to other deaf burners around BRC and back home to the default world.

Hometown: Oakland


1) The tea house of 80 years ago, the story, the pot, the kettle, the waiters.
2) www.jozphoto.com/daying

URL: http://www.jozphoto.com/dayingHometown: Beijing

Daily Playa

Daily Playa is a newspaper reported, edited and printed on the Playa. Stop by our camp for a copy with the latest BRC news we managed to report and print in the sweatshop and printer purgatory that is our print room.

Hometown: San Francisco

Darwin Fish Tank

Dive into the Darwin Fish Tank! When you are ready to grow a pair (of legs that is!) climb out of the primordial ooze and beat the heat with our misting system for a genuine adventure in the belly of the beast. Come for the flowing beats, stay and chill amongst the waves with some liquid joy.

URL: http://www.darwinfishtank.com/Hometown: Vancouver/San Francisco/London

Death Guild Thunderdome

Burning Man’s dark and undead heart since 1999.
Tuesday-Saturday, come on over when the sign lights turn on. No advance sign-ups, no shirt-cocking, bring your own partner.
Tuesday night = friends and family.
Wednesday-Friday = standard nights.
Saturday = after the man burn.

URL: http://www.deathguildthunderdome.comHometown: Oakland


Come play with our balls! Join the crew at DeBocceri, aka International Bocce Ball Camp, for Bocce Ball Tournaments and Happy Hour!

URL: http://debocceri.comHometown: San Francisco

Decadent Oasis

A glowing multicolored oasis in the dark of night, a windswept grove of white palm trees by day–our magical oasis and sheltered lounge welcome you to dance, play, perform, and chill. Games, DJ’s, hoops, stage, and friendly folks all around–in an eco-conscious camp made from mostly reclaimed/reused materials.

URL: http://www.decadentoasis.comHometown: San Francisco / Oakland

Deep Heaven

Deep Heaven – We share our hearts with the Playa through a commitment to authenticity and honesty and by having one of the most popular chill spaces going, year after year! Look for the heart beacon by night and the rotating heart mirror by day; find solace and laughter in our sanctuary and attend a playshop in our dome, or just stop by for a full heart hug!

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

Deep Space Juan

Bring your spacey ass to Deep Space Juan and get your Maple Bacon Margarita on! Be on the look out for aliens.

Hometown: Las Vegas


Come join in the minty fun at DeMentha. You’ll find music from out DJ line-up, enthusiastically prepared fresh mojitos, aromatherapy, ample shade and plenty of cooling mist. Combined with a hearty welcome you’ve got the perfect recipe for a awesome time. 1-6pm daily.

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

Department of Tethered Aviation

The Department of Tethered Aviation is here for all your kite and wind worshiping needs. Join us as we daily lift our kites to the sky, wander inside our Wind Labyrinth and say goodbye as we gift the city our Exodus Kite Fly.

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

Desert Morning

Home of the Lovin’ Oven – greet the morning, and let the smell of our freshly baked bread draw you in to our oasis, where mint tea, joy, music and performance will soothe your soul and nourish your body. Performers needing a space or those wanting to use the oven, please drop by and see us.

URL: http://www.desertmorning.orgHometown: San Diego





Desiderata: Dreamers, seekers, lovers, yearners, open hearts, mystics, journeymen, travelers, wanderers, nomads, burners, mad ones, desirious of everything… welcome to Desiderata, a collection of likeminded soul brothers and sisters who are all children of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. We strive to bring our love and joy and desire for transcendence and beauty and community to the wonder of the Playa, and hope to share this great love with you, to be with you always.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/378699165576924/Hometown: San Diego

Destiny, Oasis

Weds – Friday 2-5pm. Come and get down in Destiny, Oasis’ world famous Mo’rockin’ tent. Weds is Canada Day with the great Canadian cocktail Bloody Caesars. Mojito Thursday is Star Wars Day hosted by the Storm Troopers (calling all art cars, costumes and tattoos from across the Empire) and Friday is air travel day. Come shake your booty to some great Canadian DJs and drink our delicious cocktails.

URL: http://destinyoasis.comHometown: Vancouver, SF, Salt Lake, NYC, London, Sydney, Amsterdam

Deus Ex Detective Agency

Stop by the Deus Ex Detective Agency to help crack a case, bask in the gritty noir ambience, and maybe learn the password to our exclusive speakeasy. Detective gear provided.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Deus-Ex-Detective-Agency/254612824582889Hometown: Seattle

Devachan Lounge

Devachan Lounge is back again for our 11th consecutive year on the playa! This year we will be serving made-to-order seltzer water and will be serving exotic teas, and we will have yoga and Acroyoga sessions in our main shade structure. Come by and enjoy a relaxing visit with old and new friends.

Hometown: San Diego / Bay Area / Portland

Deviant Playground

Deviant Playground is designed to give adults a chance to relive their youth through games, activities and varieties of play. Come visit our bar and movie theater and look for our events in the What/When/Where.

URL: http://www.deviantplayground.orgHometown: Phoenix

Digital Native

From New Jersey to the playa, Digital Native brings you friendship, sound, and atmosphere, tempered by our experiences with the creative worlds and transformative people of the New York community. On the playa, who knows where we’ll go from here? Our symbol is the footprint, and it represents our impact on our surroundings. Join us in making an impact both within and without.

URL: http://www.digitaln8ive.com/Hometown: Clifton

Dilated Peoples Eye Spa

Expand your inner-vision while indulging your senses. A soothing treatment of refreshing eye drops, cucumber slices, a cooling eye mask, gentle mist, healing touch, and lavender pillow awaits you within an enchanting oasis – the Dilated Peoples Eye Spa.

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

Dirty Santa's Magic Disco

Come to dance, or simply sit on Santa’s lap! Dirty Santa has organic gardening tips, knitting classes, Tarot readings, and a nice long Naughty List you can add your name to for special gifts.

Hometown: Citrus Heights

Disco Knights

World class DJs and local favorites playing house, disco, and deep music. Intimate warm vibes, killer sound system and lasers!

Hometown: San Francisco (London)

Disco Shower Bar and Desert Oasis

Disco Shower Bar is truly a supper oasis in the desert,we offer free hydration, (every thing from water & coffee to delicious mixed drinks and snack food) cleansing shower and hair washing, great entertainment, good conversations, all in a shaded and cooling misted environment. We also offer expertly applied sun block and BRC flame laundry (you bring em we burn em).

Hometown: Oakland Ca.

DiscoFish Landing Strip

DiscoFish! Home of the Best Disco Party and Pole Dancing on The Playa! www.DiscoFish.org

URL: http://www.DiscoFish.orgHometown: Sunnyvale


Let the DROP orient you
Chase frogs in the DOME
Find yourself by the URN
Chill PORNJ STAR style
Welcome to DISORIENT’s 13th year on the Playa!

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


Bringing art & beat together – A rambunctious playa day party of vociferous beats from live DJ’s, original art, and luscious blended libations from a shaded bar. Your daytime dancing & dutifully disorderly DISTRIKT.

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


Department of Mutant Vehicles

Hometown: BRC

Do More Now

24 hour U-Paint gallery with upstairs Lounge and observation deck. You can paint a mastepeice in the gallery or warm your bones around our burn barrel at night. You can also check out our dancing, DJ’s and live performances.

URL: http://www.do-more-now.comHometown: Everett

Dodgeball Addiction

We offer night time dodgeball on the playa! Our 3rd year of providing a fun game to those who enjoy this great 4th grade sport.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/143432372464677/Hometown: San Diego

Dodgey Portrait -Turkey Cider Heads

Come visit our camp in your best costume and have your photo portrait professionally taken, then enjoy a cup of ice cold cider and relax in our chill Moroccan tent.

Hometown: Santa Barbara

Down Low Club

Adhering to the tenet that “what happens at Burning Man, stays at Burning Man”, Down Low Club offers a comfortable, discreet & enclosed manplay space away from home and other campmates for adult Gay/Bi/Curious men curious about, interested in or dedicated to tactile interaction, massage and tantric & erotic play with other adult men while on the Playa.

URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BurningManDownLowClub/Hometown: Northridge

DPW Ghetto

The DPW Ghetto! Where the folks who build the city live! Come by our bar for a drink! Don’t be afraid!

Hometown: Black Rock City

Dr Le Tawdries Apothecary

Dr Le Tawdry is back and will be researching more concoctions on the playa. And you … you are the test animals.

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

Dr Playa's Ear Nose and Throat Clinic

Playa dust irritating those openings in your skull? Our extremely non medical staff can probably help with that. See the guide for office hours.

Hometown: Reno

Dr. Carl's Department of Collections

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

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

Dr. Realz mysterious wheel of uncertainty and mystical inclusion?

The mysterious Dr. Realz disappeared the end of August 2012 Turns out the lost tribe of the original culture have been holding him hostage. Come join in his captivity. Intruders will be treated as gods until we depose them when we realize that they are using witch craft to trick us and are fakes, at which point we will kick them out as a false god and mock them with humor and sarcasm!

Hometown: Newark

Drag on Dragon

Drag on Dragon is a newly hatched Burning Man camp built around an annual party called “Drag Yourself to the Playa Prom”. To continue the “drag” theme, we are adding: “The Amazing Drag Race” a scavenger hunt where contestants get into drag, and where the finish line will be “Drag Prom”; “Drag Your Bike To Get Fixed” a Bike Doctor; and “Drag Off Costume Exchange”.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/burndragondragon/Hometown: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles

Drunken Weenie Camp

Welcome to the Drunken Weenie Camp, where you can get your daily fix of Iced Coffee and Lemonade with your choice of adult flavoring. And don’t miss the Weenie Raost!

Hometown: Klamath Falls


We are your neighborhood watering hole serving Playa Specials with a smile, day or night.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/groups/3098725500Hometown: San Francisco

dust & stars

dust & stars is all about stepping into other worlds: through portals, creative (self-) reflection, paint and play. come enjoy otherwordly snacks, cool down in our intergalactic water gun fight, or join us for a late-night warm-up around our celestial burn barrel.

Hometown: the west coast

Dust Circus

The Dust Circus – twisted mix of entertainment. Shadow Theater, Live magician: Magic of the Mind and Brighting your Movement lighting…This is an overwhelming, dazing and confusing show.

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


DUSTFISH BELIEVES IN THE POWER AND GLORY AND BEAUTY OF LOVE ! Breath deep and welcome the dust! One of the oldest camps on the playa we host a LIVE MUSIC STAGE with substantial lighting/audio capability which welcomes acts from all over the City. We are a camp of unpretentious rock stars whose core philosophy is to welcome passers by and draw them into the love and fun. Anything can happen at DUSTFISH…

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


Hometown: Santa Cruz/San Francisco

Dusty Dice

Remember the joy of setting up a tent in the backyard and playing board games? Checkers, Monopoly, Life, Parcheesi… We celebrate the joy of play with just a little bit of competition. Visit anytime during daylight hours and join us in a game of Go, Twister, Chess, Dice or just bullshit. Check the event schedule for Brunch Against Humanity and other social gaming activities; we have a lot planned this year!

URL: http://www.rebeccakidder.com/dustydice/Hometown: San Francisco

Dusty Lady

Like fire? At night play with a 20-foot high fire tornado shaped by glass and air. Like music? We’ll have world-class DJs spinning into the night. Like hammocks? Drop by for a drink and music at our carpeted octagon-shaped chill area.

Hometown: San Francisco

Dusty Poon Saloon

Git on over to the Dusty Poon Saloon for a gun slingin’ good time! Park your pony, check your pistol at the door, and belly up to the bar for one of our signature PoonTang libations! Come dressed in your best Western gear or get gussied up in what we provide and we’ll shoot your photograph, but hopefully not you! You’re bound to have a shit kickin’ good time here with dancin’, drinkin’, and hell, even a wild western showdown!

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

Dusty Rhino Camp

The Dusty Rhino Camp aspires to bring people together through art, fire and electronic music, and to be the best Black Rock transportation party on the planet!!! While people “take the ride,” they listen to great DJ’s and enjoy a 29’ Rhino that shoots fire from its horn.

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

Dusty Swan Public Craic House and Celtic Cinema

Cold draught beer, hot Irish coffee, fine whiskey, and live Irish music make The Dusty Swan your refuge from the hustle and bustle of the playa. Snuggle into the couch to catch a Celtic cinematic classic, or climb onto the bar and recite your original limerick for a Guinness!

URL: http://www.TheDustySwan.comHometown: Coatesville

Dye with Dignity

Put your feet up in style under our huge tie dyed parachute, sip cool Texas wine or juice, visit Angela’s Giant Kaleidoscope and dye your own silk dust scarf. What more could you ask for on a hot Burning Man afternoon?

URL: http://www.dyewithdignity.comHometown: Fredericksburg