2014 Theme Camps

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Pachamama Portal

Pachamama Portal is A Temple of Visionary Art, Sound Healing, Light, Sacred Geometry, Vortex Based Mathematics, Orgone Energy, Solar Power, Ceremony, and Sustainability Consciousness.

The Heart of this Portal is a massive inflated Earth Ball standing 9′ tall. This Earth Ball is constructed with panels of industrial canvass fabric printed with NASA imagery, and are sewn together to form an EXACT replica of our home planet Earth. Hoisted up into the air over a 6’ tall DODECAHEDRON instrumentation sound cha


Complete interactive painting on supplied canvass using supplied paint and brushes. Fun For All

Hometown: Moss Beach


Come relax in the Oasis of Pair-a-dice! Sit at the bamboo bar where ice cold drinks and smiles are guaranteed!

Hometown: Orange

Pancake Playhouse

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

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

Pandora's Lounge & Fix-it Shoppe

Hometown: St. Louis


Paradigm seeks to find creative ways to improve the experiences of burners who are not having the time of their life already. WIth so much expectation and so many people around you having fun, sometimes anxiety and feelings of loneliness can creep in. This year, our mission is to reduce the prevalence of people ending up with a bad experience for some reason on the playa.

Hometown: Oakland

Paradise Motel

Paradise Motel is the most garish of roadside motels; yet the best of the “no-tel” genre, where weary travelers are invited to stop for a snow cone and enjoy some progressive beats while lounging by the “pool”. This year’s roadside attraction: we’ve recreated the inside of the “I Dream of Jeanie” bottle where folks can chill. Gifts of unopened bags of ice are appreciated for our snowcone stand open daily. As always, show your junk to skip to the front!

URL: http://desertparadise.org/Hometown: SF / LA

Parasol Mafia

The Parasol Mafia is dedicated to helping you energize and sustain your body, soul, heart, and mind. Enjoy our shaded self care station with essentials like sunscreen, earplugs, chilled flavored water, electrolyte drinks, and other sustenance; groove with us at our reggae/ska happy hours; revitalize yourself in our parasol dome with guided workshops; get funky at our night time dance parties; explore and play in our solar garden; Love yourself, it’s an offer you can’t refuse.

Hometown: Portland

Party Naked Tiki Bar

We heard you missed us so we’re back serving morning Bloody Mary’s and cold Tiki Punch for ages 21 and over (ID required). Enjoy the sounds of classic rock in a cool, relaxing clothing optional environment. You never have to get naked to enjoy but if you do, you may get “leid”. Come party with us for our 6th year & please bring your own cup to be LNT friendly.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/SinCityVillageHometown: Las Vegas

PB/EBOL Sandwich

PB and EBOL Sandwich is an interactive camp. Come and enjoy our Pedal-powered bumper car track, sidle your stilted (or non stilted) self to our High Chair Stilt Bar and relax in the majesty of The Stoop in a friendly open community and a welcoming family for anyone who wants to be part of the fun.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/PedalbumpHometown: Los Angeles/San Francisco/Santa Fe

Pedal Pies

Camp Pedal Pies is a food-experience based camp. Our goal is to deliver multi-sensory food tastings and deliciously constructed pizza to the beautiful people of Black Rock City.

Hometown: Washington

People of Color Camp

A gathering space for the melanin enriched.

Hometown: Brooklyn

People's Art Congress

People’s Art Congress, where the people and the art are one. Home of four interactive art experiences: the Crucifixion Collider and Scope of Death, Ride the Wind (a meditation experience), Virtual Helicopter Ride, and Portrait Colorization of 4′ x 6′ canvases

Hometown: Muscatine


The percussiosphere is a collabrative space intended for burners to come and unleash their musical capacities and inspirations. The percussiosphere utilizes recycled, re-purposed and everyday objects and uses them to create a giant interactive instrument. This is a place to gather, create and inspire.

Petersons Pink Pagoda

Petersons Pink Pagoda and Movies

Hometown: Vallejo

Petting Zoo

14th Edition of Petting Zoo. Best Bar on the Playa several years running. We welcome newcomers and hope to share the experiences of the playa all while offering an array of creative cocktails, ice-cold draft beer, imbibing beverages, and our classic and exclusive ‘pussy juice’. Daytime Bar Only. We open same time as Artica (coincidence, I think not, hint hint), Close at sunset.

Hometown: San Jose

Phage, The

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. In their furious co-optive radiations they have acted as the vital genetic pollinators that wove long-separated lines of cellular life into resplendent new threads — the phage are the needles of life’s tapestry. Beware if you encounter us: memetic biohazards lie ahead.

Hometown: San Francisco, Los Angeles, NYC

Phasmantis Apparatus

As you enter our friendly fort you will find a full red round rocking chair that will take you on a up-side-down trip if you choose to do so. You will also a selection of robots that Burners can remote control to fight each other within the safely enclosed BattleBot arena. By hosting tournaments on a daily basis we hope to reach many eager minds and allow the robots and competitors to morph throughout the week. In addition to robots, our camp also features a friendly competition in a game of laser tag. We h

Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA

Phoenix Sanctum

The Phoenix Sanctum arises from the harsh dusty surface of the Deep Playa offering shelter to the weary traveler from the searing rays of the sun. The underside of the 60-foot wingspan of the mythical flaming bird reveals three comfortable nests suspended above the playa, allowing group of lovers and friends the chance to relax and recharge while gazing up at the luxurious billowing substructure and interacting with the colorful totems that form the main support for the structure.
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Stop by for personalized photo shoots and some GIANT games!

Hometown: Sansas City (San Jose/Kansas City)

Pickle Joint

Serving brisk, crisp, ice cold pickles and spicy Pickle-tinis at the original playa pickle emporium. Since 2002.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pickle-Joint/223260524364455Hometown: Los Angeles

Pile Palace

Here at the Pile Palace, we provide an unbelievably lavish, Moroccan-themed environment for Burners to pile hard. This is the ultimate Pile habitat. Whether you choose dancing your heart out to our Funktion-One sound, lounging back in one of our pillow pits with a craft cocktail in hand, or taking in the unforgettable view of the Playa at the top of our Pile High Club, we want you and everything about you in a state of complete relaxation. Pile on.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/pilepalaceHometown: San Diego

Piñata's Revenge

Exacting sweet revenge on behalf of crepe-papered martyrs since 2010.

Hometown: San Miguel de Allende

Pink Heart

Pink Heart is a loving oasis of shade, shelter, hydration (and vegan coconut ice cream if your timing is right). Re-calibrate your body, mind, and spirit in our Pink Lounge. Connect with fellow travelers on pink fur couches while gulping chilled cucumber water and gazing upon the glorious open Playa.

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

Pink Lightning

Lightning fast or lightning fun – this the camp of the Burning Man 50k Ultramarathon. Runners and their friends gather at this pinklicious camp of running, relaxing, cocktails, stretching, and fun for all ultrarunners, 5k runners, and their friends.

URL: http://www.burningman50k.comHometown: Brooklyn

Pink Mammoth

Pink Mammoth is a not for profit house music and creative arts collective based in San Francisco. We strive to create an environment of love and compassion, selflessness and support, health and vitality, that encourages everyone we encounter to shine and thrive.

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


International hub of Art, Music, Performance, Yoga, and Friendship!

Hometown: Seattle

Planet Earth

Black Rock City’s 80s Nightclub on the playa, open every night from 6pm-4am.

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

Planetarium Aquarium!

Welcome to the Planetarium Aquarium – where the two frontiers of mankind – space and the deep sea – come together on the playa! Stop in to pass through the medium of the unknown and find nourishing refreshments and surprises.

Hometown: San Francisco

Platypus & the band

BLACK ROCK AND ROLL!!! Come play electric guitars, organs, banjos, pianos, sing, speak your mind. The playa wants to hear your beautiful sound. 6PM everyday at 6&F.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/platybusandtheband?fref=tsHometown: Oakland

Playa Bike Repair

“Playa Bike Repair” is both a service and a theme camp. ON-Playa: We run a “Bike Lounge,” with a bar, mist, music, shade, and tools. Mechanics drop in. Friendly, nurturing, and supportive, they will gladly help you fix your bike! Last year, we helped over 3000 people fix their bikes! PRE-Playa, we offer bike rentals and transport; your support funds Playa Bike Repair. Volunteers, mechanics, and new camp members wanted.

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

Playa Choir Camp

Playa choir welcomes all burners to come and participate in a fun 4 part harmony of classic gospel and spiritual songs. Rehearsals are Tuesday to Saturday at 11 AM. To listen, Please join us for the Sunday SUNRISE Performance at the Temple, or the Full choir service at 11 AM at our camp. Singers of all skill levels, and persuasions are welcome 🙂 Also looking for Musicians! Contact maids_service@yahoo.com for more information or swing by our camp on the playa!

Hometown: Oregon City

Playa Compass Kiosk for Playa Texting

The Playa Compass Kiosk is a hotspot for using the web-based Playa Text service, allowing interested parties to message to each other while on the Playa. While any mobile phone with a web browser can send and receive messages to other burners, the system is best accessed through the Playa Compass Android App, which can be downloaded either in advance from Google Play, or on the playa from the Kiosk. The Playa Text message system does not extend beyond the playa. It is for use while on the playa for one b

Playa Glass

Every wonder what playa dust is made of? Stop by and use one of our
fresnel lenses to melt playa in to glass you can take home on a wearable
pendant. We’ll provide the welding goggles and jewelry making stations.
You’ll need to find your own playa dust.

Hometown: New York

Playa Info

At Playa Info you’ll find:
° Oracles who will help answer any questions with theirprofound wisdom, and help you locate just about anything you need within the vast resources of Black Rock City
° Directory computers to: register yourself and your camp; find friends’ and theme camps; browse or add events and art; find or offer rideshares; send and view messages
° Lost & Found

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

Playa Jazz Cafe

Playa Jazz Cafe hosts nightly jazz jam sessions, afternoon educational Jazz Workshops, in a comfortable lounge dome with coffee bar.

Hometown: San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Cruz

Playa Missed Connections

Playa Missed Connections is serendipity’s little helper! At the Playa Missed Connections kiosk you can search missed connections that have happened on the playa, write your own, or reply to someone else’s and watch it all be displayed. Our missed connections are the art! All missed connections will become part of an Infinity Archive available online year round. “We love you but we didn’t get to meet you”

Playa Name Help

PLAYA NAME HELP provides meaningful playa names for Black Rock City citizens. Sign up to name or just show up to name or be named– the playa provides!

URL: http://www.playanamehelp.infoHometown: Seattle

Playa Pickup Technicolor Music

Hometown: Milpitas

Playa Surfers

SURF THE PLAYA! PLAYA SURFERS make it possible with motorized surfboards designed for surfing the playa. Come by for a ride or hang out with us in our shaded tiki lounge. We also provide you with TIKI ISLAND! A three level high and 50ft. wide mutant vehicle that literally is a moving oasis/dance floor!

URL: http://playasurfers.comHometown: Venice Beach


You don’t want to miss this ONE!! Stop by and get a personally customized professional plastic photo Black Rock City identity badge and lanyard. A must for the first time burner or tried and true veterans (we love you!) It’s a helpful way to find your camp and also a great memento of your 2014 Burn

Hometown: RENO


Playaground is a play ground on the playa with 2 bowling lanes, a horse shoes (or corn hole) and a mini golf.

Hometown: Seattle


An interactive Playground will be available 24/7. With a selection of challenging swings including a 12′ Circular spinning swing, the death swing aka tall swing, group therapy swing, saddle swing, ying yang swing, and oh so many more swings. Can you stay on?

Hometown: Healdsburg


We are the PlayaNauts! Explorers of the Playa. We’ve collected interactive games from around the globe.
Come try our custom giant Djenga and Volley ball-sized Beirut game or maybe come chill in our 1500sf of shade while you play D-20 and other card and dice-based drinking games (we I.D.) Stop by the Bar to try our Playanaut Punch, and don’t forget to Check out our Event schedule for Party, Tournament and Flash-Bar times.

URL: http://www.Playanauts.comHometown: Eugene, San Francisco

Playasophy Camp

Welcome to Playasophy, where the most valuable thing you have to trade are your ideas. Sit around a hookah, enjoy a beverage and share your thoughts with both our members and fellow travellers! Come by in the evenings to enjoy the splendor of the Wonderdome, a fully controllable immersive light display. We hope to see you soon!

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

PlayaWaste Raiders

PWR features a visually appealing frontage reminiscent of an apocalyptic wasteland outpost. A return of our grisly street games, including zombie head bowling, pin the knife on the mutant, baby head chunking, radiation aversion therapy, stupid human tricks for stupid prizes and of course, RAIDERBALL!

Hometown: The Wasteland


Body painting, games and photos daily. Join us on a play date to create your own body art with our paint or let the camp choose a theme for you if you dare. Take some photos in our photo booth, then play the games in your new skin.

Hometown: San Jose

Playfully Yours

Playfully Yours is a well equipped dungeon play area for beginners to advanced players with focus on the beginners and curious as we provide a variety of toys such as floogers, paddles, feathers, crops, pinwheels, electrical play, and much more for them to experience and use. We offer daily scheduled classes with demonstrations and participation, as well as, individual instruction where we can show you the proper use of the equipment and toys or help in facilitating your play.

Hometown: Monterey

PlayGround Experience

‘PlayGround’ – because most good games are dangerous and many are against the law…
Older children play vigorous games and must have places especially set aside for them.
Come to the PlayGround Experience. Play is a fundamental need.

URL: http://www.playgroundexperience.comHometown: Honor Oak Park

Plays Well With Others

Plays Well With Others offers Burners the Lavender Hand Wash, Recycled Mobiles, and Urban Slippage from Wednesday to Friday from 3:00 to 6:00. We will host a Caravansary cocktail and appetizer party from 6:00 to9:00 on Friday night.

Hometown: Reno


We connect you with the world; USPS to the Playa, Playa to any international address, WiFi, and friendly (and not-so-friendly) posties: stand in line, and fill out your form… in triplicate… with crayon.

URL: http://twitter.com/brcpo9Hometown: Worldwide


Polaris of Black Rock City casts shadows of intrigue upon the surface of the playa surrounding it. This mosaic of luminance attracts curious pilgrims, to discover a spectrum of rainbow beams hidden within the structure. Polaris shall demonstrate to the viewer, the ubiquitous influence of light in our everyday lives.


Come over to our exclusive facility. We provide the best equipment and instruction there is for creative essence, existential growth, and Polegasms!

Hometown: Seattle

Poles N' Holes

Come learn some pole dancing from Kefff and Fluffer or show off your skills on any one of our ten master shafts. Spectators also welcome to just hang out while enjoying a libation and the show.

Hometown: Reno

Pollen Nation

BZZ BZZZZZZZZ! Pollen Nation invites you to and your hive to come play with us! Unleash the inner bee.

Hometown: Denver/Tampa/Philly


On Playa Wedding Chapel. Cross pollinate in our full service outdoor chapel; our take, on your beliefs.

URL: http://www.dangsweet.comHometown: Santa Cruz


PolyParadise has been influencing the Hearts & Minds and Washing the Bodies of Playa Citizens from ‘2:00 – 10:00’ for the past 15 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

Pongo Lounge

Pongo Lounge is a games oriented, interactive, music based theme camp which offers LED & black light ping-pong, LED foosball, giant Jenga, and board games in a comfortable lounge setting. Come play a game, have a cocktail, listen or dance to sweet electronic beats and commune with some great folks.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/288772264532755/Hometown: Berkeley

Pookah Lounge

Pookah Lounge!!!! Hookah-sake-bacon pairing; ballroom- polka-belly dancing; daytime/late-night Bar and Chill.

Hometown: UranusLosGatosRenoCanada

Porch Times

Enjoy southern hospitality as a desert transplant on our front porch.

Hometown: Los Angelos

Porn and Donuts

Get your daily dose of porn, while enjoying fresh donuts on the Playa!

Hometown: San Francisco


The Portside Locos, a gaggle of middle eastern drummers, will be caravanning from the high mountains of Santa Fe to drum down the sun and drum up some yum. An oasis of rest for desert travelers, pull your caravan over and top off your camel at our hydration station. Enjoy our hospitality with a sunset drum sessions, a good hug in the Hug Shack, and a cool sip of iced water.

Hometown: Santa Fe

Possible Project, The

Stop by the Possible Project to rehydrate at our PhOasis, and travel the
Silk Road in just a few steps around camp. From Antioch to Xi’an,
transport yourself to distant lands in the blink of an eye, and a snap of
an instant photograph, a gift from us to you.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/possibleprojectHometown: Houston, New York & Melbourne

Post Nuclear Family

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URL: Hometown: Generally L.A., but S.C., Seattle, and NOLA too

Post Office (Center Camp)

The Post Office in Center Camp is back and friendlier than ever! We provide postcards and stamps, make deliveries to camps, allow you to settle your disputes in our “Drama Court” and help you with your random, unexpected challenge involving bureaucracies in the default world. Open 10 AM – 10 PM (and often earlier/later!)

Hometown: New York

Practice Poi/Cotton Candy Camp

We’re a fun oasis with cotton candy!!!

Hometown: Boulder

PRED: Cult of the Wheel

Come join us for Porta-Potty-Party confessions! Megaphones provided.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/CultOfTheWheelHometown: Davis

Present and Positive

Present and Positive is dedicated to helping ourselves and others remain clear, healthy, and positive in our thoughts, words, and actions. We offer a variety of ways to explore greater awareness and positivity in the expansive environment of Burning Man to apply to our habitual lifestyles.

Hometown: Idyllwild

Present Camp

Be here now.

Hometown: San Francisco

Preservation Society

An oasis amidst ephemeral modernity; shelter from progress, efficiency and cruel indifference. As the Kinks aptly put it, “God save little shops, china cups and virginity.”

Hometown: New Haven / NYC / London

Pretentious Fox

A very international and inter-state gathering of pretentious foxes and other eclectic and venerable animals! We provide an essential neighborhood BAR with good MUSIC, visitor bar-top ART, a STAGE with instruments for OPEN-MICS, and several EVENTS including RUSSIAN kitsch night with pel’meni!

URL: http://pfoxy.tumblr.com/Hometown: Chicago, San Francisco, LA, NYC

Pretty Pickle Camp

A relaxed outpost on the road to nowhere featuring cold pickle service to passers by in the afternoon. Also offering hand-crafted pickle warmers for the more adventurous among our population to adorn their naked pickles.

URL: http://prettypicklecamp.p1r8.netHometown: Black Rock City

Primate Playground

Circle your ‘vans and get some Monkey Lovin’ at the Primate Playground. We have Sinatra, Spamtinis, Viking Ice Hugs, 80’s Dance, Yoga and other events. OR come chill on our shady luscious astro-grass oasis. Have you found your Sizzleville?

Hometown: Cupertino


A community of LED light artists. Join us each night at dusk for prismatic reception, followed by mobile community light show on the night Playa.

URL: http://www.prismaticamp.orgHometown: Berkeley

Project Flashlight

Project flashlight is about interactive light at a grand scale!
The joy of light. Pure, incredibly bright white beams, contrasts with the night sky, scale across the open playa, interaction of beams, light in motion, illuminating the mountains, visible from space.

Citizens directly interact by controlling the lights with iPads or light sabers, spinning and moving rainbows by moving big prisms and mirrors.

Project Flashlight is intended as a platform for wide-area public light art for the the Bay Area and


Bringing the Gift of Fire to Humankind since the Dawn of Time! Come experience the fully immersive Tesseract Mirror Box (Put on the rainbow glasses and be dazzled by an infinity of strobelights!), enjoy edifying Flow Temple workshops during the day; then join us for full-on fantabulous fireshows at dusk and dawn.

Hometown: Los Angeles

Pussy Day Spa

Come on by and wax philosophical with new and old friends. We will amuse, entertain, exhilarate, and compliment your shoes. We are the perfect place for your pussy to visit to relax, refresh, and rejuvenate.

Hometown: Los Altos

Pyschic Taxi

Psychic Taxi provides random service, adventures, and comfort for the wide eyed and eager. The Lucky few get tours to kool-town.

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