2017 Theme Camps

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This is NOT a list of officially accepted or placed Theme Camps. It’s a preview of what you’ll find when you get to Black Rock City.

This is the list of Theme Camps who submitted a Placed Camp Questionnaire requesting placement in Black Rock City’s reserved sections for this year and want to be listed publicly.

Placement is announced in Early July. These are the camps Placement is reviewing. To find out what camps did receive placement look through the Playa Info Directory in Center Camp.

To find camps not included on the BRC Map or to find camps that chose not to be listed, you’ll just have to get lucky.

2017 Camps

A Transformation Station

A Transformation Station …

An art school, A cultural exchange hub, A place of learning and shaing … & Gifting Galore

Hometown: Boston


Breathe easy with the Maskman’s quality N-95 dusk masks with their psychedelic Burning Man logo.

Hometown: Santa Monica

Above The Limit (ATL)

Welcome aboard!

By day, come roast your own coffee and share in the morning caffeine ritual with us. Catch a yoga session or cooking class, or just get out of the heat under our tree-inspired dome (misters included).
By night, enjoy daily rotating specials concocted by our in-house mixologist, and several themed parties while you contemplate soaring off into the stars and beyond. At Above the Limit, you’re sure to find your home away from home.

URL: http://campabovethelimit.com/ Hometown: West Coast


Abstininthe is the friendly bar on the playa, providing our special drink to the thirsty of BRC since the last millennium. Come try our many flavors and enjoy the music, ambiance and conversation of our neighborhood bar.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/abstininthe/ Hometown: Bay Area/Santa Barbara/Seattle

Academy of Arts and Sciences

Plying the playa with Great Science and Bad Drinks since 2013! Bismuth crystal making, arts and crafts, body painting, and more!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/brcbismuthcrystals/ Hometown: Seattle, Boulder, Witchita, San Francisco

Acaplaya Camp

Acapplaya Camp has been bringing jazz harmony to the desert since the noughties. Catch our gigs, or we might randomly come to you.

Hometown: San Francisco

ACME Enterprises

ACME Enterprises lights up the night with the Atmospheric Converter and the Radiant Guardian Spears, and everyone’s favorite little flame-throwing playa shark, the Flamboni. Or head out on playa and find ACME’s newest flame installation, the Three Wishes.

Hometown: Portland


Got drama? Dump it here and receive a release. Spent all of your wedding money to come to Burning Man? Get married at home on the playa! Legal weddings in a drama free zone. You must contact us 6 weeks ahead of time to ensure we get all paperwork for NV laws.

Hometown: New Orleans


Sky Family, a brother & sisterhood, a tribe, a people, a kin, whose initiation is earned through offering their soul to the sky. Together, we unite and share our collective skills and passions, inspiring ourselves and others to overcome fears and recreate themselves.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/SkyFamilyAir/ Hometown: Salt Lake City/Moab

Airstreameri and What Not

Drop by our dusty living room for camaraderie and to send art postcards home from the edge. We can’t wait to meet you.

Hometown: Genoa


Home of the UK FireWorks Collective Conclave group.
Come and join us for some good old fashioned British Hospitality and a warm Celtic Welcome.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/CampAlbion2013/ Hometown: United Kingdom of Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales.

Ali Bar-Bar

ALI BAR-BAR is a theme camp that provides shelter day and night, drinks, and edgy entertainment for the citizens of Black Rock City with the mission to have fun in a welcoming and comfortable environment to chill, relax, drink, and dance.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/alibarbarbrc/ Hometown: Palo Alto

Alice in Slumberland

Alice in Slumberland is the home of the Caterpillar’s Hookah Lounge and the Red Queen’s Croquet Court. Do you play…Croquet? Come on any of your unbirthdays! Afternoon Hookah, Anytime Croquet.

Hometown: Santa Rosa


There’s aLittle something for everyone!

Hometown: Oakland

Alter Ego

Alter Ego
creating an experience through art that challenges and expands one’s sense of self.
We are a group of Architects, Artists and Musicians.

URL: http://www.campalterego.com Hometown: Reno and Los Angeles

Alternative Energy Zone

The AEZ is a generator free zone. If you like alternative energy, then welcome, you are invited to join our village of friendly folks. You will see and can learn about solar panels, wind generators, solar ovens, solar showers, water cleaning, and meet people who can show YOU how to do this.

URL: http://www.aez.green Hometown: Reno


You’re never lost if you can see the way to the biggest little camp on the Playa! Look for the Runic compass to guide you to joy; our radical ritual is TLC!

Altitude Lounge

Climb our 50-ft tower and see the City you are a part of. We offer magnificent views, downtempo music, and couches that will suck you in as you watch the world go by.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Altitude-Lounge/127966623902091 Hometown: Boise


Brazilian Burners Camp !!! If you want to join our international caravan wich is providing Art for Black Rock CIty this camp is for you!

URL: http://www.brazilianburners.com Hometown: Rio de Janeiro

Amber Dust

Come get your amber on: amber, amber beverages, amber lights, amber people, and amber dust. Open 24/7.

Hometown: Venice


Amberland: Honey Is Flowing In All Directions

Hometown: Winters


An amulet goes with you, and draws you back toward a radical ritual; reminding you of your own participation, your impact, and your amazing decisions- bridging intention and manifestation. Welcome to Amulet; let our counselors guide you to craft a record of your rite of passage in brass.

Hometown: San Francisco, East Bay, Pebble Beach and New York City

Anahasana Village

Anahasana Village brings awareness to a fully embodied knowing of the power and the wisdom of our own hearts. We are a collection of camps offering gatherings in tantra, yoga, meditation, contact improvisation dance, nutritious eating, ecstatic dance, authentic relating and acro yoga. We believe in the power of the divine feminine, of embodied awareness, and in ontological spaces.

URL: http://anahasanavillage.org Hometown: Earth

Anita Cocktail

Camp Anita Cocktail: Hailing from 16+ countries around the globe, we contain traces of Australians, Kiwis, Chileans, Saudis, Turks, Nuyoricans, LA-LA Landers, New Yorkers, and other nutty products from afar. Serious reactions may occur. Activities abound all week in our chill space, craft cocktail bar, tea house, spiritual center and cuddle puddle tower. Our cups runneth over with welcome. Let’s get down and boogie together!

URL: http://campanitacocktail.com/ Hometown: NYC, Los Angeles, Colorado, Vancouver, Sydney, Melbourne, Bunbury, San Juan, Auckland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Toronto

Anonymous Village

Anonymous Village is a safe place to camp for clean and sober participants. We have various 12-step meetings all day long, starting pre-event. Please visit burnanon.org for details and registration.

URL: http://www.burnanon.org Hometown: Boulder Creek


Antevasin is the place to leave the bustling city and live at the edge of transcendence. Venture into the unknown through sound healing and guided meditation….arise and awaken to a new world!

Hometown: Tahoe/Truckee/Verdi

Anti M's Home for Wayward Art

Anti M’s Home for Wayward Art is a place for small art, medium art, amateur art, but especially Bad Art, Lost Art, Found Art, Art which Needs a Good Spanking, and of course, Wayward Art. This is not just a gallery, it is a juvenile detention for art, an orphanage, a half-way house for misfit art. All art in the Home is up for adoption, all the prospective new parent needs to do is fill out a small adoption form and clip it to the Home in place of their newfound art darling.

Art may also be committed to the Home, just put it securely in place and say good-bye. If you have multiples of similar pieces, please bring them around to the shade structure. While the emphasis is on visual art such as paintings, drawings and photos, other mediums such as small sculptural art are welcome. The Gifting Box is for even smaller items such as jewelry, swag and trinkets.

URL: http://imgur.com/gallery/UnQyM Hometown: Ogden

Apocalypse Wow

Trade up! Go AWOL (or commando) at Apocalypse Wow. We’re here to fulfill you need for cold beers, dusty beats and daily shenanigans. All comrades welcome!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/apoxwow/ Hometown: San Francisco

Apollo One

Apollo One has crash landed and we’ve set up home base. Bringing the Bass Heavier vibes to the 2:00 side of town for some rockin’ day parties

URL: https://www.facebook.com/apollo.oneBM/ Hometown: Bozeman

AquaZone Healing Oasis Water Bar

Come join us in the revitalizing Ritual of Drinking Love-Infused Water. Replenish your soul and your water bottle at our 24-Hour Self-Serve Water Buffet. Recharge your body through the healing powers of our Reiki Masters — as well as recharge your cell phone/device at our Solar-Powered Cell Phone Addiction Retox Station. Reinvigorate old and new friendships at our “Do Your Friend” Nail Polish Stations. The Life-Changing Power of Positive Ritual happens when YOU show up.

URL: http://www.aquazonewaterbar.com/ Hometown: Berkeley

Arctica Ice Sales

Arctica Ice Sales is your center-of-town resource for ice. Bags of crushed and block ice are available for $4/bag. During the event, ice sales hours are Mon-Sat 9am-6pm, Sun Noon-6pm and Mon (Labor Day) 10am-Noon.

Pre-event ice sales are Thurs-Sun noon-6pm.

Hometown: Icelandia

Armageddon Camp

Armageddon – it’s not the end of the world, it’s the Safe Word! Come to Armageddon for bike repair, yoga, music or just to ‘set a spell’ in our community dome! We offer professional bike repair daily, serving the 3:00 sector for 10 years. Morning yoga classes in our dome are the best way to start your playa day! And our dome is a great place to hang out and watch the world go by, at any time. Come for a visit!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/Camp-Armageddon-51276852446/ Hometown: Chico

Arrakis Spice Market

Arrakis Spice Market: We will gift culinary spices and spice-infused cocktails from 1-4 pm Monday through Friday. Come enjoy some tasty beverages under the shade of our Dune Shaihalud sandworm.

Hometown: Seattle

Art Car Bus Stop

Hurry up and wait! Art Car Bus Stop is your premier source for faux municipality. Do you desperately crave the civil structure of a Metropolis? Can your thirst for order and reason only be quenched by public service legislation? Do you desire municipal services to help your lifestyle gain that extra degree of sophistication? Us neither! But we can pretend, right?

URL: http://www.artcarbusstop.com Hometown: Los Angeles

Art Car Camp

Art Car Camp is a celebration of Art Cars founded in 1994 by Harrod Blank. In addition to art cars parked in front, there is a photo exhibit of the history and with the DMV located nearby it helps to demonstrate the difference between art cars and mutant vehicles. Come see for yourself.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/107433335338/ Hometown: Douglas AZ

Art of Steam

Join us at the Art of Steam! The guild of steammasters invites you for the transformative Banya ritual. Discover yourself in the evergreen ancient tradition of steam, branches and meditation! And enter the knowledge of the steam spirit together with us.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/banyahealerslab/?fref=ts Hometown: Moscow

Art of Such n Such (A.S.S.) Camp

A.S.S. (Art of Such n Such) is home base for honorarium project UNCLE CHARLIE’S RED HOT COCK so stop by – check our nightly burn schedule & while you are visiting enjoy our Paternity Testing Station (Back by Popular Demand!) Warm late night/early morning fires and some Bad Advice for your Burn.

URL: http://www.sparceland.com/art-of-suchnsuch-theme-camp/ Hometown: Atlanta


Artech is an Art Support Camp for art projects, artist, project crews, and art cars affiliated with and/or created at Artech of Reno; We, however, welcome and will gladly provide assistance and support to non-affiliated projects and crews. Just ask we may be able to help or we may know someone that can.

Hometown: Reno Nevada


Ascension, also lovingly known as “Coco”, is a 150 ft wide and 45 ft tall giant white origami crane crafted from white fabric, aluminum truss and tension wire skeleton.

Hometown: Los Angeles

Ass Stamp Camp

daily derrier stamping with camp logo

Hometown: Reno

Astral Headwash

Greetings dirty desert dwellers! We are Astral Headwash and we are back for our 20th anniversary on the playa! We will wash your beautiful dust filled head for you again this year. That’s right, clean, fresh water warmed in the desert sun with wonderful smelling shampoo and a bit of leave-in condition to send you on your way! Bring your happy selves to us for first come – first served amazing pampering; Monday – Friday noon until 4 pm! Participation is required!

Hometown: Denver

Astral Outpost

Hot and thirsty? Come to our snowcone and hydration lounge between noon and 5 every day. The Astral Outpost rejuvenates astronaut, space cadets, and aliens on their interstellar voyages. Join us in the hottest parts of the day, from noon to 5 pm.

We’re a crew of space nerds we feature daily interactive activities around space travel, astronomy, rocketry, the future, and more. We especially love our ‘Spaceship Earth’ and include dialog about the most special of planets by covering biology, conservation, ecology, sustainability, and human society. We print and gift gorgeous large scale images, from the extra-galactic (i.e. Hubble telescope), mega-scopic (satellite imagery), to the micro-scopic (i.e. light and electron microscopes). Take home gifts such as compasses, sun-dials, star maps, and more which we 3D print or laser cut ourselves.

Hometown: San Francisco

Astro Cats

We invite all burners to chill at the Astro Lounge with special drinks during the day, and hot or cold sake at the Dragon Lounge at night. You can enjoy acrobatic performance and workshops at scheduled times, and a place to practice and spin fire with us. If you want to join our kitties for morning yoga, bring your mat to stretch and pose with us. You can chill on our chairs and watch people pass by while sipping our special drinks. Or you can challenge yourself to manipulate the LED Matrix, walk the plank, or play the game of Simon Says while enjoying your sake.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Astrocats.2014/ Hometown: San Francisco


The hangout for extraterrestrial beatniks, mutant cyborg gear heads, trans-solar scooter gangs, wigged-out weirdos, and caffeine fiends of every stripe. We Javanauts offer the finest fresh ground, dark roast, French press coffee in the galaxy, brewed as black as the depths of interstellar space itself, served up with wild tunes, outlaw poetry, outsider art, and gracious hospitality – like, dig this crazy scene, daddy-o!

Hometown: Monroe

AstroPups Sirian Embassy Galactic

AstroPups – Fun, Frisky, n Fabulous! Exploring the PupVerse one lick at a time!

Hometown: San Francisco


Imagine a future a thousand years from now. We have lost all history and technology, but discovered strange artifacts and the sun gods. Let’s worship deep house with them…

URL: http://atlantissunsets.com/ Hometown: San Francisco

Atom Cult

The Most Radiant Camp at Burning Man. Come taste our hot fusion pancakes at 9 AM and cold fusion ice cream and iced coffee at 3 PM. Enjoy the magnificent views of BRC and bounce off the trampoline at the top of our 30′ tall Chilling Tower. Or relax in our Reactor Dome to the soothing sounds of the Geiger counter.

URL: http://atomcult.com/ Hometown: SD-OC-LA-SF-NYC-Moscow-Riga-Amsterdam

Atomic Pussy Photo Lounge

Photo art, photo soul, photo gifts. Cold drinks and chill boogie. Serving/photographing M/W/F noon to 6pm (or whenever we’re around). People are strange, but no one is a stranger.

Hometown: Salt Lake City


The home of spontaneous Awesome!(ness), providing and inviting all for music, art, performances, and good times. From arts and crafts events to daily parties, come join the fun with us – the home of the Tahoe Block Party on Thursday!

Hometown: Lake Tahoe


Do you ever wonder what the ball feels like when you’re watching the game? Now’s your chance to find out! Come join us for Awesomeball in 2017 and strap in for an exhilliarating experience. When you’re safe inside a cushioned see through sphere you’ll find whole new ways to move. Be The Ball – Awesomeball at Camp Awesomesauce

URL: http://www.campawesomesauce.org Hometown: Bozeman

Awkward & Tawdry Lounge

Many years ago, a snake oil salesman named Dr. LeTawdry traveled the swamps of Louisiana in search of fabled elixirs. Many of his potions were successful, but it was his mixture for lovesickness that backfired and lead to tragedy — awkward hugs.

Now, Dr. LeTawdry urges you to visit Awkward & Tawdry Lounge to find the cure! He offers many treatments: moving pictures, sing-alongs, breakfast with cartoons, easy listening and lemonade, drinking and merriment.

Hometown: Sacramento & San Francisco

Axis Mundi

I don’t think we want to be listed on the website. just the printed map. 2017 printed map name TBD later this summer.

Hometown: San Francisco