2019 Theme Camps

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This listing represents camps who submitted a Camp Placement Questionnaire requesting placement in Black Rock City and who wish to be listed publicly.

This listing does not represent camps who have been placed. Placement is reviewing these camps, and we will announce decisions by 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 city plazas.

2019 Camps

I Ching Trigrams

I Ching, Trigrams, diagram of Feng Shui and calligraphies, dive deep into the mysterious and yet most exciting part of Ancient Chinese history over 5 millennia.

Predicting the future and your personal journey in the ancient Chinese way: career, relationships, body fitness, your next trip, your house layout, world peace – anything you can think of, we will tell you as long as you present to us:

Your palm, facial expression, handwriting, or something that triggers the otherworldly force!

You will learn how the Ancient Chinese Game of Thrones were won assisted by experts of I Ching and Feng Shui. How generals predicted infantry movements of opponents by this magical knowledge and how crown candidates fought for their positions with such predictive tools. Fun and great experiences guaranteed!

Hometown: Los Angeles

I Love Elephants

We love Elephants & the wisdom of Ganesh: We love them in herds, on carousels, in paint, in song, and thru our Asana practice. Express your love of them! We are a group of celebrated yogis, kirtan musicians and artists. Be guided to bliss under our huge Ganesh tent! Our Hanuman dome offers a sacred space for our more intimate events. This may seem irreverent, but elephants look strange, yet are the most compassionate animal on this planet! Humans are more strange – we can learn much from these loving creatures. Conventional approaches to saving elephants isn’t working – we need the unconventional! Be Unconventional – Join “I Love Elephants” camp at Burning Man! We also have a multitude of info-panels with little known elephants facts. Meet our World Elephant activists too 😉

URL: https://web.facebook.com/groups/150312938865702/ Hometown: Bend, Oregon

I Need An Adult

Two story, LED lit bar that is open from noon to midnight with a dance floor hosting talented Djs. We have a one of a kind built black light bar top, and a custom engineered sound system.

Hometown: Denver

I'm OK, You're OK Corral

Wanted! Put yer dusty boots on and giddyup on down to the I’m OK, You’re OK Saloon to wet yer whistle. We are servin’ up cold drinks, trash talkin’ and more! Daily stick horse races, darts, Jenga, horseshoes and cornhole too. Bring yer own glass and your ID. 21+ Open Noon to 6 and 11p.m. to whenever.

Hometown: Bay Area


Our Mission is to cool burners. We bring tons of ice cream and frozen juices with loads of flavors and serve it during the hottest period at the Playa. We welcome you at our Ice bar where the temperature is as low as 32°F or even lower, serving both liquor and alcohol-free drinks. You can share your “cool experience” with others in our Iceberg Lounge.

Hometown: Moscow/San-Francisco

Iceberg Cowboys

Iceberg Cowboys – Wranglin’ Icebergs and Ridin’ em off into the sunset

Hometown: Oakland, Tampa, Johannesburg, New York, Tel Aviv


Chill out with the Icy Hands crew as they defrost between midday mercy missions: share cool stories, images and video of those touched by icy hands under the sizzling playa sun. Learn how to turn a simple block of ice into smiles, goosebumps and a truly incredible shared experience!

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


IDEATE: a place for ideas, innovation, and culture to solve the biggest problems we face on earth.

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


ANCIENT FUTURE: Embodying ancient wisdom to create a better tomorrow

Hometown: San Francisco

Identity Awareness

Art Support Camp for Identity Awareness – Metamorphosis playa art project. Please stop by to meet the artist and build team or just relax and get out of the sun.

Hometown: Sammamish


14 countries and counting + one shared life philosophy (along with not taking ourselves too seriously): finding our IKIGAI (reason for being) wherever our dusty nomad feet take us…

Our IKIGAIs include unicorns, air dancers, spontaneous dance parties and organized ones too (**hola disco**).

Welcome to IKIGAI – come share your reason for waking up in the morning ~

URL: https://www.instagram.com/ikigaicamp/ Hometown: New York City; Mexico City; Tel Aviv; Costa Rica; Morocco; Peru; South Korea


Illumicamp is the support camp for Illumicone, a highly interactive light art installation in deep playa. Stop by anytime to chat about Illumicone, interactive light art in general, or just to say “hi”!

URL: https://illumicone.com Hometown: Boise

Illumination Village

The Illumination Village is an eclectic gathering of camps and each year is a new experiment in radical collaboration to create the cohesive feel for the village. Our communal areas are welcoming and relaxed during the daytime: come enjoy our steambath, performance spaces, workshops, and day bars. We light up at night with the multitude of illuminated art projects created by our campers including interactive fire installations, LED displays, and spontaneous performances.

URL: http://www.illuminationvillage.org/ Hometown: SAN FRANCISCO


Illuminate your naughty side! Come visit our naughty carnival Monday-Friday from 4PM-10PM where we challenge you to feats of great debauchery. Tuesday and Wednesday, the festivities continue through midnight – just follow the bright lights of our Ball of Light raised 40 feet into the sky.

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

Image Node

We hope you liked your eyeballs.

Hometown: Brooklyn


For synthetic sensations; getting real, with the simulated. A place for whimsy, wonder and experiential delights, the Imaginarium dome is the home of our interactive offerings to denizens of Black Rock City. It provides a lavishly appointed chill space that serves as an orpheum, or experience hall, for this year’s installation – the “Chrysalis”!

URL: http://campmanifestation.com/ Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA/Seattle, WA


We are IMAGINEnation, dedicated to the power of dreaming and radical honesty. We are gifting one-on-one 30 minute life coaching sessions, Monday thru Saturday 12-4. This is Humaning 101, get the tools to do this life thing better.

URL: http://campimaginenation.com/ Hometown: New York, LA

Inappropirates and Airpusher

Avast ye blearly-eyed landlubbers! Drink deeply from the bottomless depths of our coffee! Walk the dreaded Strip Plank! Board our stalwart vessel Airpusher and party with us!

Coffee Mon.-Saturday. 9am-12pm.
Airpusher Boarding Parrrty Tuesday and Thursday 3pm-6pm.

URL: http://www.airpushercollective.com Hometown: Santa Cruz

Indie Rogue Burners

We are the black sheep of the Playa, the outcasts, the rebels, the mavericks – a rogue, independent group of burners. We defy the burning man status quo, if there is such a thing…
Whatever, we’re awesome. Doubters will be assimilated.

Hometown: Black Rock City, born and raised


Industry is a collective of artists, musicians, dancers, designers, and performers who come together to share their talents with all.

Hometown: Healdsburg

Infinite Love

We spark transcendent experiences!

Come visit us for our many events, or simply swing by any time to shelter from the elements in our beautiful spaces with our loving community.

Hometown: San Francisco

Inflatable Wildlife Disco

Inflatable Wildlife Disco is the premiere discotheque destination for all indigenous inflatables of the playa. With a menagerie of inflatable wildlife, helping to magnify their natural syncopated basslines which undulate through us all. At its heart, disco is not simply a musical style or an aesthetic: it was and is a cultural movement for outsiders, misfits, and lateral-thinkers, both inflatable and un-. We will be serving signature cocktails during an array of events throughout the week, including our renowned UnBirthday Party, a chance to meet your mate at Not Awkward Speed Dating, Inflatable Wildlife Whisky Safari where guests will get to try their hand guessing from many varied whiskies from around the world, All-Day Bocce and and Sunrise of the Machines Pre-Game Party.

Hometown: New York City

Inflation Station

Bike Pumps, Tube Patch Kits, New Tubes!, Chain Lube!, Tool Kits for Bike Repair

Old-school, low-key, shade bar and lounge.

Fashion experts will outfit you at our Costume Exchange and Necklace Making Trade Center.

24-hour, well lit bike repair area with tons of tools and supplies.

We teach you how to fix your bike while you enjoy shade as you sip on cold beverages listening to the radio between outfit changes at our fashion exchange trade center.

Hometown: Benicia

InnerSun World

Our mission:
Encourage human connection, self-expression and inclusivity through monumental art at Burning Man 2019.

Our project:
By building an 8 story wooden globe, lit from within by a sacred light, and gently cradled by two massive hands we hope to answer one small question: What’s your InnerSun?

Our story:
We are a group of artists and makers who believe in sustainable change in the world through collective action. We create monumental art in order to pursue the communion of individual expression and common occupation. Our art strives to be inclusive, accessible and socially expansive.

URL: https://theinnersun.org/ Hometown: World


It’s the return of the Evening Cartoon Party!
Every night all Burners are invited to chill in our cinema and to enjoy a variety of breath-taking cartoons.
It’s that special time when kids-at-heart get to relive the exciting ritual of non-stop cartoons. As always, this 3-hour trip into the weird and wonderful world of yesteryear’s animated antics will be accompanied by an all-you-can eat popcorn.
The cartoon lineup is always a mystery, so get ready for a sugar rush and an explosion of nostalgia all wrapped up in one candy-coated package.

Hometown: Moscow

Inspiration Oasis

Inspiration oasis is where you will come to get your answers to any question the Burn might ask you. top level burners at your service in an inspiring environment.

Hometown: Oklahoma. Georgia, California, Israel

Inspiration Point

Hometown: Los Angeles

Instant Gratification

Instant Gratification has a simple goal — to ensure that everyone on the playa can indulge themselves in the moment through serendipitous gratification. Within our camp, we’ll host happy hours centered around good music, drinks, and a unique, interactive visualization; we want to foster a sense of enjoyment and playfulness within our camp.

Hometown: San Francisco

Interaction Café

We create a space where servers get to create their ideal burning man experience by choosing interactions offered to guests who come by, and guests choose whichever of their offerings tickles their fancy. The result is consensual weird and wonderful experiences, and it’s hard to leave our camp, because you never know what might happen next: one moment it’s sweet and moving, and the next it’s rowdy and hysterical. During self-service hours, guests use menus to engage in interactions between themselves.

Hometown: Oakland, CA

intergalacTEA lounge

The intergalacTEA lounge is a serene and inviting setting where tired travelers may rest under shaded plush pillows to be served a revitalizing cup of tea and enjoy our daily workshops. We are an oasis for the wayward cosmic traveller to escape the harsh elements and reinvigorate the body and soul through interactive experiences that will connect to other dimensions and other participants. Come hear musical sounds channeled from another galaxy while munching on a custom fortune cookie!

Hometown: San Francisco

Intergalactic Sasquatch Village

The beamed in playa base of the Intergalactic Sasquatch.

Hometown: Las Vegas

Interstellar Business Cafe

The Interstellar Business Cafe is an extremely serious place to handle your pressing interstellar business over vegetarian breakfast tacos and iced coffee from 2-4pm Monday through Friday. Don’t forget your briefcase and any important documents! Also visit us around the clock for an intimate cafe environment featuring plenty of shaded seating and an air-conditioned cuddle tent!

Hometown: Las Vegas


The Intimates believe intimacy (emotionally connected, physically platonic, vulnerable “being with” another) is a source of nourishment and ease that helps bring burners into balance and energizes them for big (peak or valley) experiences on playa. Our goal is to facilitate safe spaces and experiences that alter the trajectory of your playa journey, leaving you nourished, loved, seen, grounded, and open to new experiences and connections. Note: We explicitly decouple sexuality* from intimacy so we can experience unclouded connection together.


Hometown: Oakland

Invisible Pink Unicorns

Pink Unicorns contact zoo – come to feed and pet unicorns!

URL: https://www.facebook.com/PinkUnicornCamp/ Hometown: Moscow

Iron Monkeys

Home to the Iron Monkeys, who made Plaza of Introspectus

URL: http://www.ironmonkeyarts.org/plaza-of-intropectus.html Hometown: Seattle

Irrelephant Bird Camp

Colorful eyebrows? CHECK! Dunking Contest? CHECK! Bad Movies? CHECK! Yacht rock? Jock rock? Not rock? Check, check, and check! Trying to get a handle on what we do here at Irrelephant Bird Camp? Don’t even try it. Just come by and get a little silly with us, touch base with reality, or take a nap overseas.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/elephantbirdcamp Hometown: Bay Area

Is This Now?

Psst… Whether you’re nostalgic or future-minded, here is your place to embrace the NOW and get lost in time as you enjoy some quality libations and conversations! Will it be you?

Hometown: San Francisco, Cincinnati

It Was Better Last Year

It Was Better Last Year (est 2019) is our refuge from everything that’s going to ruin Burning Man. Our camp bar, The Crusty Burner, is where we spend our afternoons drinking. We only share with the rest of you because we have to, so don’t expect any fancy, hippy-dippy bullshit with your pint of warm piss.

Hometown: San Francisco and London


Exploring new levels of love and communication within soulful interactions. Enrich the experience of love through your cultural rituals to expand your deep connection to another beautiful soul.
Join us for a new kind of expression of LOVE!

Hometown: Venice

Its All Made Up/Home Rule Village

Hailing from the Washington DC area, and now all around the world, we have been the home of SkyBar for several years. While we will continue to offer the best view or BRC, we are also becoming a home, a platform and a connecting place for people looking to create and transform their lives and the world we live in. This takes a lot of forms, from healing practices to conversations to new experiences to connecting and translating across all the things we know, and all the things we don’t. But it’s all here, somewhere, maybe right in front of us. Maybe what we dismissed as magic speaks to the possibility of how it all actually works, and has the whole time. What if we can literally just make it up because we get that? Because we can.

URL: http://www.itsallmadeup.org Hometown: Washington DC