2018 Theme Camps

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

This is the list of 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.

These are the camps Placement is reviewing. Placement is announced in Early July.

To find camp locations when you’re at Burning Man, refer to the BRC Map & Guide distributed by Greeters, the theme camp maps and Directory at Playa Info, and Civic Kiosks in all the city plazas.

2018 Theme Camps

A Huevo? A Huevo!

A Huevo? A Huevo! Come and relax at our chill bar and enjoy handcrafted drinks crafted especially for you. Specials change every day – from hot toddies in the morning to get you going to white drinks on Wednesday and signature bull drinks everyday. Open Mon-Fri 12pm to 8pm.

Hometown: Oakland

A Shack of Sit

A Shack of Sit, where Sit happens! At various times throughout the week you can come and get braided, painted, tattooed, Embigginated, projected, photographed, entertained, and relaxed. We are home to great conversation and fun activities. Please check the What When Where for scheduled activities! Your chair is always waiting!

URL: https://burningmansig.com/ Hometown: San Jose

A Transformation Station

A Transformation Station …

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

Hometown: London, New York, Boston


Breath easy with the Maskman’s quality N-95 dusk masks with their non toxic psychedelic Burning Man logo. And don’t forget our Breathe Pure nose plugs and BM stickers and pins.

Hometown: Santa Monica

Above The Limit (ATL)

Above the Limit is an all-inclusive camp filled with a love for collaborative music, coffee, and the ocean.

URL: http://campabovethelimit.com/ Hometown: San Diego


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/ and others

Academy of Arts and Sciences

We’re the scientists who long to be artists. And the artists with a passion for science. We can show you how a crystal is born, and then teach you to make wearable art with it. Want to look at the sun? Want to look at the sun and NOT go blind? We got you, and we’ll even paint you up once you’re done. Greet the dawn with qigong. Or put the more entertaining parts of your anatomy to work by learning just how dancers make those tassels spin.

Or, just kick back in the shade, trade a bad idea for a bad drink, and relax at the worst bar on the Playa (since 2010!).

URL: https://www.facebook.com/brcbismuthcrystals/ Hometown: Seattle

Access to Elysium

Bring your tired body and soul to our relaxation destination to regroup, recharge and rejuvenate. First you will be offered dust-free spa water, as you soak your feet in one of our oiled footbaths or revitalize your cracking hands at our lotion station while enjoying deep conversations that lighten your soul. Second comes our signature pure bliss back massage with our special lavender massage oil to complete your Elysian Transformation. Finally with a hug and pat on the ass (optional) you will sent on your way knowing you have made new friends on your Burningman journey.

Hometown: Laguna Hills


Afterglow, that wonderful feeling that lingers long after the experience has elapsed—a feeling that only occurs when the mind, body, and soul has been ever so stimulated. We are a diverse camp of capoeiristas, musicians, artists, dancers, performers and all around bad mamajamas!

Hometown: Oakland

Airport - Point 5

Black Rock City Municipal Airport (88NV) is a real-live, daytime Airport located at Point 5 on the trash fence. Come visit on bike, on foot, or on Mutant Vehicle. Meet pilots, see planes, sing karaoke.

URL: http://airport.burningman.org Hometown: International

Airstreameri and What Not

Airstreameri and What Not – the Best Playa Post Cards & Dusty Science Talks in Black Rock City. Because ‘nothing to write home about’ doesn’t apply here & ignorance is not bliss. We love you people.

Hometown: Genoa


If you find yourself parched and disoriented, listen carefully. Follow the melody and you may just stumble across camp Alborz. We’ll be happy to nurture your body and soul before we send you back off to find the next adventure.

Alchemy Stop

Alchemy Stop is a dusty sanctuary for anyone to enjoy a quiet musical retreat with a cold limoncello or a steamy Italian coffee in hand. Look for our old timey piano, bar and block printing stations – we will be welcoming you with open arms.

URL: http://www.alchemystop.org Hometown: San Francisco

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. Our motto is “Top shelf music & bottom shelf drinks!”

URL: http://www.alibarbar.org Hometown: Palo Alto

Alice in Slumberland

Alice in Slumberland is a Hookah Lounge Chill Space, next to the Drink Me Bar and The Red Queen’s Croquet Court. Come by to share some hookah with strangers and wonder who-you-are. Grab a potion from Alice at Drink Me, or play a game of croquet!

Hometown: Santa Rosa


Camp aLittle! Where there’s aLittle something for everyone!

Hometown: Oakland

Alter Ego

Camp Alter Ego wants to create experiences through art that challenge and expand one’s sense of self.

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

Alternative Energy Zone

A Burning Man village free from combustion driven generators and no “dues” required.

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

Altitude Lounge

Climb our 50-ft tower and see the City you helped create! We offer magnificent views, downtempo music, and couches that will suck you in as you watch the dusty world go by.

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


AmaZONE camp is a community of Brazilian artists and dream builders. We are an international family creating inspirational and positive experiences.
This year we continue our mission of providing interaction to the city and bring our honoraria art project “The Altar of Intentions”. It aims to capture the energy of the Burning Man, thanks to the help of the Masaru Emoto Institute. The Altar collects intentions of thousands of people and proves that the “reality” is a state of mind.

URL: http://www.brazilianburners.com Hometown: Porto Alegre

Amber Dust

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

Hometown: Venice, CA


ROBOTS AND HUMANS all are welcome to craft a brass Amulet- recording your experience, your mark, or a symbol that represents your burn. Our Amulet counselors will guide you in creating a personal token on a brass dog tag with metal stamped words, numbers & symbols.

Hometown: Castro Valley, Pebble Beach, NY, Chicago, Santa Cruz, Oakland, Alameda & SF

Anahasana Village

Anahasana Village brings awareness to a fully embodied knowing of the power and the wisdom of our own hearts. Through movement practices, emotional sharing, dance, yoga, meditation, breathwork and more, we aim to allow for freedom and honesty to be a part of all of our relationships.

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

Ancient Cult of the Alligator

The Ancient Cult of the Alligator is a place for worshippers to live in the NOW. Come by for daily afternoon activities, featuring specialty drinks (Alligator Bites!), music to replenish your soul, activities to refresh your mind and body, and, the hallmark of any good cult, a soupcon of brainwashing so light you won’t notice till it’s too late and you’re one of us.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/705136196225882/ Hometown: Los Angeles

Android Anonymous

The hangout for washed up, down on their luck Robots in need of a bit of fuel and lubrication.

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

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: 10 Different Countries. US: Denver, NYC, LA, Portland, Bloomington Puerto Rico, New Jersey, Texas, San Fran and more!

Anonymous Village

Anonymous Village provides safe, sheltered, shaded venues for 12-step groups to hold meetings and to gather and help one another. It is also a drug and alcohol-free space for participants to camp during the event (please pre-register at www.burnanon.org ).

URL: http://www.burnanon.org Hometown: Black Rock City


take it easy . . . but take it.

Hometown: Big Sur


Antevasin means, ‘one who lives at the border.’ In ancient times, this was a literal description. It indicated a person who had left the bustling center of worldly life to go live at the edge of the forest where the spiritual masters dwelled. Camp Antevasin is the place to leave the bustling Black Rock City and venture into the unknown with us border dwellers. Leave feeling better than when you came in…spiritually and physically!

Hometown: Tahoe City / Reno / Verdi

Apocalypse Wow

American by birth; Black Right City Citizen by the grace of the gods! Come see us at Apocalypse WOW, the place to be for all the things you love about America (and don’t): hot dogs, Vietnamese iced coffee, and jousting in patriotic spandex. We’re here to quash those vibes of impending world doom and give you a chance to prove you’re not a Narc while doing a naked handstand. We love you already.

Hometown: San Francisco

Appropriated Dragon Dim Sum

At Appropriated Dragon Dim Sum, we borrow a little from the East and a little from the West to bring you an immersive experience where the greatest gift is sharing.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/AppropriatedDragon/ Hometown: Los Angeles

AquaZone Love Water Bar & Oasis

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

Arabella's Lair

Arabella lives here.

URL: http://fromtheash.es Hometown: San Francisco

Arctica Ice Sales

Arctica Ice Sales is your downtown resource for ice. Crushed and
block ice are available for $4 each. During the event, ice sales hours (at this location) are Mon-Sat 9am-6pm, Sun Noon-6pm and 10am-Noon on Labor Day.

Pre-event sales are Thurs-Sun Noon-6pm at this location.

URL: http://arctica.burningman.org/ Hometown: Iceland

Arctica Ice Sales - Ice 9

Ice 9 is the ice sales igloo located on the 9 o’clock side of the
city. This year it is located a few streets back from where you
normally find it. Crushed and block ice are available for $3 per
bag/block or $18 for a 6-pack of crushed ice. Ice 9 sales hours
are Pre-Event Saturday and Sunday, Noon-6pm, Event Week: Mon-Sat 9am-6pm and Sun Noon-6pm.

URL: http://www.arctica.burningman.org Hometown: Iceland

Arctica Ice Sales- Ice Cubed

Ice Cubed is the ice sales igloo located on the 3 o’clock side of the
city. This year it is located a few streets back from where you
normally find it. Crushed and block ice are available for $3 per
bag/block or $18 for a 6-pack of crushed ice. Ice Cubed sales hours
are Mon-Sat 9am-6pm and Sun Noon-6pm

URL: http://www.arctica.burningman.org Hometown: Iceland


Cherish the uncertain, challenge fear, welcome the odd, and seek thyself! The Argonauts bring a unique and infectious spirit to the playa which they share through a number of camp activities including their ArgoShine-enhanced induction ceremonies, lunchtime ArgoDogs, Argonaut dust, sun & fashion bandanas, and the individual Quests assigned to each newly inducted Argonaut for the coming year.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/argonautsunited Hometown: Los Altos Hills

Armageddon Camp

Armageddon – it’s not the end of the world, it’s the Safe Word! We offer professional bike repair daily, providing bike-love to the 3:00 sector for over 10 years.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/armageddonBRC/?ref=br_rs Hometown: Salt Lake City

Aroma Camp

Camp Aroma will embody the healing powers of aromatherapy along with music therapy, meditation and human touch.

Hometown: Denver

Arrakis Spice Market

The Arrakis Spice Market provides a communal spice market and gathering place and spice-infused cocktail bar. We gift spices and related culinary items and craft cocktails from 1-4 pm Monday-Saturday.

Hometown: Seattle

Art Car Bus Stop

Art Car Bus Stop is A spontaneous autonomous municipal service. Do you desperately crave the civil structure? Hail Yeah, hurry up and wait!

URL: http://www.artcarbusstop.com/ Hometown: LA / Denver

Art Car Camp

Art Car Camp
Come visit with some of the Playa’s favorite Art Cars and Mutant Vehicles

Hometown: Douglas

Art Haus

Art Haus brings classical music and dance to the playa! Come experience classical music in a whole new way!

URL: http://www.arthausonplaya.com Hometown: San Francisco

Art of Disruption

Our theme camp’s purpose is to create and display art in a variety of mediums that goes beyond being aesthetically pleasing or good feelings by eliciting intense emotions, that disrupt the viewer’s state both positively and negatively, to open up new perspectives. We strive to share art that challenges the way you see the world, with the intent to help each of us grow, as a person, both existentially and socially.

Art Gallery: The gallery is a result of communal effort from artists whose creations range from stunning mandalas, life size paintings of deep subject matters both political and social, provocative photography, and psychedelic 3D paintings. Artists will be available to talk to visitors directly about the art.

Fantastical Metal Sculpture Garden: A home to a menagerie of plants and creatures, this literal sculpture garden will be a place of escape, contemplation and wonderment where the fantastical beings of our imaginations, both dark and light, are brought to life.

URL: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vTi4WHVNWbnstcHzoUicB_CKJxh9I8prJyEvv0d9x4qXcjU0TDGXDONqMlvbDmBxQzdktfbFvZNESiS/pub?start=true&loop=true&delayms=3000 Hometown: Seattle

Art of Steam

Art of Steam is the camp around healing tradition through Steam and Plants.

URL: http://www.artofsteam.org Hometown: Moscow

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

A.S.S. Camp (Art of Such n Such) is home base for the honorarium project UNCLE CHARLIE’S RED HOT COCK. Stop by, & say hello to check our nightly burn schedule to join us for fiery late night fun at the honorarium piece.

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

Art Virgins XPO

Art Virgins XPO Conversation at the Banter Booth, Corn Hole for a little healthy competition or just relax in shade! Visit our art installation – Cabinet of Curiosities on the playa.

Hometown: San Jose, Portland

Art Wall for All

Express yourself on canvas and paint on the Wall. Supplies are provided for this community art project. All we need is you!

Hometown: Portland


The ARTECH CAMP is an art support camp, providing a home for local and international artists involved in various art projects and installations.

URL: http://www.artechreno.org Hometown: Reno

Artists Ghetto

Artists Ghetto

Hometown: New York / San Francisco

Ascension/Destiny Oasis

Ascension/Destiny Oasis Art Support Camp is an eclectic and welcoming group of friends from Canada, Britain, and the United States who passionately believe that art and community are the foundation of a vibrant and sustainable society.

Hometown: Dallas/San Francisco/Vancouver

Ashram Galactica

Ashram Galactica – The Grand Hotel | Your Home Away From Home Away From Home

URL: http://ashramgalactica.com/ Hometown: Venice / Los Angeles


The Association Sparkle Pony Care and Assistance (ASPCA) is a group of friendly and outgoing burners of all ages (5 to 50-something) who like to provide safe and welcoming spaces for all: our lounge is open 24/7 with shady respite from the sun and comfy seating and pillows to relax on, our hydration station will offer water and electrolyte drink mix and is kept stocked all day, and our fresh fruit stand will be restocked every afternoon. If you stop by at the right time, we might even be making quesadillas and would love for you to join us for a snack!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/164250004118613/ Hometown: Seattle


Neighbourhood bar and eternal well of Turbo Juice

Hometown: Victoria

Astral Headwash

Greetings dirty desert dwellers! We are Astral Headwash and we are back for our 21st trip to 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

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 and Cyr Wheel 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 Giant Jenga or Simon Says while enjoying your sake.

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


The hangout for translegal alien beatniks, mutant cyborg gear heads, trans-solar scooter gangs, radical anarchist raypunks, surreal retrofuturists, wigged-out weirdos, and certified caffeine fiends of every stripe. Our Mission: To serve delicious coffee (fresh ground dark roast French press brewed black as the depths of interstellar space itself) in a cool space (outlaw poetry outsider art wild tunes crazy talk) with gracious hospitality.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/astroshack/ Hometown: Like, we're not from around here, dig?


Hometown: Portland (also SF)


Hometown: San Francisco / New York

Atom Cult

The Most Radiant Camp at Burning Man! Come taste our Hot Fusion pancakes at 9AM and Cold Fission ice cream and Nuclear Winter Brew iced coffee at 3PM. Enjoy the magnificent views of BRC and bounce off the trampoline at the top of our 25′ tall Chilling Tower. Or relax in our Reactor Dome to the soothing sound of the Geiger counter.

URL: http://www.atomcult.com/ Hometown: SF-OC-SD-BOS-NYC

Atomic Pussy Photo Lounge

Come hang at our daytime Bar/Lounge and Photo Booth. We serve the Best iRobot Drinks on the Playa, good vibes, and Boogie. This year our camp is staffed completely by androids – the technological singularity is fast approaching – come interact with us to map our operating systems with the 10 principles while there is still time! Try the Shot-Ski to simultaneously update your group’s robotic software.

Hometown: Scattered Americans


AWESOME OVERLOAD~home of the Lady Sassafras, a New Orleans Paddlewheel Steamboat

Hometown: New Orleans


The home of Awesome!(ness), providing and inviting all to enjoy music, art, performances, and good times. From crafts events to daily parties, come get AWESOME with us!

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 2018 and strap in for an exhilarating 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


A camp founded on the principles of radical self-reliance and coordinating group costumes, AwesomeTown once again expects to win Burning Man with Breakfast of Champions, a daily cereal offering served up by cereal mascots in a real 50s-inspired kitchen, just like mom used to make!

Hometown: San Francisco and Los Angeles (co-hometowns)

Awkward & Tawdry Lounge

Part bar. Part theater. Part chill. Part Shoot Your Balls Off.
100% Awkward & Tawdry.

URL: http://049events.com/AwkwardAndTawdry/ Hometown: Sacramento