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2003 THEME CAMPS & VILLAGES

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Radio Free Air
Radio Free Air is an interactive broadcasting project. Stop by our broadcast booth and get your free air!

Hometown: Squamish, BC, Canada
Contact: info (at) ultipromo (dot) com

Radio Free Burning Man
Radio Free Burning Man 99.5FM in its 10th year providing you the radio you need on the Playa.

Hometown: San Jose, CA
URL: www.rfbm.org
Contact: gburke (at) spies (dot) com

Rainforest Refugee Camp RRC
Rainforest Refugee Camp (RRC) Returns as the Playa's premier relief station where over heated Participants from lands graced with lower temperatures and higher humidity can seek Refuge and ask for asylum from the harsh treatment they are enduring on the Playa. The entrance of the RRC has an overhead misting system giving the appearance of mist covered forests and clouds.

Open every day from Noon to 4pm (On days when it is Hot)

Passports or bodies will be stamped with our blessings.

We are accepting new refugees to camp with us but space is limited.

Hometown: Hoquiam, WA
URL: snursery.com/rrc/rrc2k3.htm
Contact: Omyg (at) snursery (dot) com or mark (at) snursery (dot) com

Ranger HQ
Rangers are non-confrontational mediators who ride the edge of chaos and are committed to public safety and the quality of participant experience.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
URL: rangers.burningman.com
Contact: crow (at) burningman (dot) com

Ranger Outpost Berlin

Hometown: Long Beach, CA
URL: rangers.burningman.com
Contact: wicked_michael (at) mac (dot) com

Ranger Outpost Tokyo
Ranger Outpost Tokyo loves you. We have been making reasonable excuses for your behavior since 1992. We ride the edge of chaos. Come to Tokyo. Tokyo loves you.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
URL: rangers.burningman.com
Contact: crow (at) burningman (dot) com

RECHARGE!!!
Come dance with us at the Burning Man Lindy Exchange! We'll have swing dance lessons followed by Lindy Hop parties from Thursday on.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.sflindyexchange.com/BMLX
Contact: klausthepd (at) hotmail (dot) com

Recreation/Re-creation

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: JBeck63168 (at) aol (dot) com

Recycle Camp

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Contact: blue (at) burningman (dot) com

Religion by Day

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: daveaiazzi (at) yahoo (dot) com


Reorient

Hometown: New York, NY
URL: www.disorient.com
Contact: leo (at) villareal (dot) net

RISA
RISA is a resort planet from Star Trek, renowned for its breezes and easy-going, unihibited sexuality. We play the Blues at RISA! Our main atraction during the day is our Speed Dating Service. 10 people will meet 10 people 3 minutes each, in hopes of a Playa Date. Thursday night is our RISA Party, entertainment includes great blues music, night club atmosphere, dancing, and guest appearances from various fire performers. This camp is drum circle friendly. RISA is also the home of The Dancing Peahen and Peacock Shuttle.

Hometown: Carson City, NV
Contact: rstim00100 (at) aol (dot) com

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Sacred Heart Oasis
Rumi's Clubhouse - I was Raw, Now I am Cooked and Burnt.

Be a Dervich drunk on the wings of Love. Come whirl with us and experience the proof of God. Cook to share and eat with us at our Arabic Pot Luck on Thursday before dusk. Burn with us while we share the experience of union and fun. Located in the Alternative Energy Zone.

Hometown: Dearborn, MI
Contact: jbart1958 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Sacred Playground
Do you want to move Beyond Belief into BEING your sacred self: To SEEING the world as Sacred Play? Do you want to be GROUNDED in the sacred REALITY that lies beneath the world? We are a group of Toltec shamans coming out to play and share joy with the Burning Man community. We will be offering various healing and ritual activities, as well as divine expressions of spoken word, acoustic music, and perfomance art. Come out of the desert and reconnect to your spiritual center.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Contact: jordan (at) toltecmagician (dot) com

Safer Sex Camp
Your playa source for safer sex supplies. (Forgot them again?). Condoms, lube, gloves, plastic wrap - handed out free, without barter. Need distributors - all orientations and ages.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: walkingoak (at) hotmail (dot) com

Sake-noma
Sake-noma, cycle up and say Sake please.

Hometown: Kenwood, CA
Contact: shagstrom (at) worldproducts (dot) com

Salon du Butt Crack
The Salon is an interactive fine art theme camp producing high quality prints from paintings which explore creative themes through the medium of the human derriere. Bring your senses of humor, your friends and take home your custom souvenier after the event.

Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Contact: rssgmbl (at) aol (dot) com

The Sanctuary
The Sanctuary is a collection of theme camps who offer spiritual exploration and physical celebration in a hospitable and inviting enviroment. Visit us for daily yoga, meditation, full body adornment, clothing gifts, discussions on shamanism & journeys of the mind, tea service, nightly audio/visual presentations - and enjoy our sacred refuge from the outside environment.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.sanctuaryvillage.com
Contact: davemarr (at) burningman (dot) com

S Beach Camp

Hometown: Stinson Beach, CA
Contact: peterpeterpumpkineater (at) hotmail (dot) com

Scamway Camp
Scamway is returning to the Playa for the second year exploring the darker side of gifting. People will interact with Scam Artists each person losing what they put up for bet to the Scam Artist.

Hometown: Washington, DC
Contact: ageefess (at) aol (dot) com

Scarab

Hometown: Carmel, CA
Contact: fleurdelaunce (at) hotmail (dot) com

ShambhalaMental State Fair & Rodeo
Lasso your fantasies, and ride your demons! Come on down to the Shambhala Rodeo where nothing is sacred because everything is sacred! We have been searching from the outer reaches of the galaxy to the center of the earth for the wildest, most exotic and legendary beasts for your consumption and pleasure. Come and git it! Yeehaw!

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: andrew_juna (at) sbcglobal (dot) net


Shangri-La Village
You have come a long way. At last you have found it. The fabled Paradise of legend lies at your feet. Welcome to Shangri-La, land of the lotus-eaters! Enter, friend, and wander no more.

Hometown: San Marcos, CA
Contact: marc_bruce (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Shower Spotters
The International Brotherhood of Shower Spotters welcomes you to join our water truck advance warning network!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: dale (at) bigreddale (dot) com

Siberia
Siberia.
The coolest place in Black Rock City.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: ron (at) reversibledjs (dot) com

Sinner Camp
Tired of being good all year? Time to sin like all crusaders against the structure of organized, anal-retentive belief systems where God is a scary man with long hair. We, like the pagan definition in the bible, worship false gods and idols for fun and we do know how to have fun and sin without hurting anyone.

Hometown: Orinda, CA
Contact: drseanwhite (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

Sins Beyond da Leaf
Come embrace the heat at the 7 Sins Lounge! And why take a chance on Eternal Damnation when our Church sanctioned Get Out of Hell Free Papal Indulgences can save the day!

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Contact: rfehlman (at) pacbell (dot) net

Skeptical Mystics Camp
You often hear about believers who have a crisis of faith, but what of the skeptics among us who have a crisis of doubt? Explore all sides of your skeptical mysticism (or your mystical skepticism) in The Domes, The Confessional, Black Rock City BRAiNWASH Convert-o-mat, the Spin 'n' Sin, the Spiritual Popper, the Punishment Box and the Tree of Disbelief.

Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: mcasburn (at) yahoo (dot) com

Sloth Camp
Sloth Camp: Come in and share your sins.

Hometown: Calabasas, CA
Contact: cowhitter (at) aol (dot) com

Smite Camp
Smite Camp is The Place where one brings that special someone who has pissed you off, somehow, over the course of the week. Sit down and the Smite Camp Tiki Bar, listen to the stories, and dispense some Justice to those who desparately deserve it.

Hometown: Half Moon Bay, CA
URL: www.smitecamp.com
Contact: genghis (at) smitecamp (dot) com

Smurf Planet - Revival
Hundreds of years ago, The Great Smurf approached a wild-eyed group of forest-dwellers in a lucid, vibrant vision. He commanded them to pack everything on the last week in the eighth month of the third year and travel to the desert. There, he told them, "You will join thousands in a celebration that will eclipse any you've ever known." Accepting their mission, the disciples began preparing for an experience beyond belief...

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: ryanl812 (at) aol (dot) com

Snowflake Village
Snowflake Village is a home to long-distance travelers from around the world and reflects our unique ethos... Ride the giant ROASTER COASTER, find your true (temporary) love at the CLEVIAN SPEED DATING DOME, take your date to a movie at CAMP VIDEOGASM, visit the SPACE VIKINGS, see the amazing FIRE FABULON CIRCUS, then go to BIRTHDAY CAMP where it is always your birthday -- a whole evening in one Village!

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
URL: www.clevian.com/snowflake.htm
Contact: eric (at) clevian (dot) com


SoLoCo
The SoLoCo Village: The Solo Collective, The Spot, Happy Camp, Electra, Pyramid Scheme, XMS Floatilla, CAZbah, The Naked Lie, SCARAB, Huwatt wHere, Camp Fully, Dude!, Foos Revenge, Lexi's. Come visit us for a whirlwind of beyond belief experiences, check the website for more information.

Hometown: Mesa, AZ
URL: www.solocollective.org
Contact: grover (at) solocollective (dot) org

The Solo Collective
The Camp for People Who Have No Camp: the Solo Collective is an opportunity to network with other solo travelers, share resources, and share your experience. Our members register ahead of time and utilize a message board system to get to know one another, creating a reunion feeling when we meet up in person. We value self-sufficiency and fun, and we warmly welcome new members; please see our web site for information on how to join us.

Hometown: Portland, OR
URL: www.solocollective.org
Contact: queenmel (at) ureach (dot) com


Sol System
A group of free-spirited artists from the San Francisco Bay Area, Canada, England, DC, NYC, LA, Japan, and Germany are coming together to create a visual and sonic temple to unify the citizens of Black Rock City through Dance. For millenia dance has been a major component of all cultures primarily used to unite communities, express ideas, and fuel spirituality. Even today through evolution and modernization, it still serves all these purposes, and Sol System plans to take dance to the next level at Burning Man 2003.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: moremusic (at) ranasinghe (dot) com

SOMEW... HERE
FutureQuestions and AnswersPast in SOMEWHERE. Choose a way at the y.

Hometown: Mariposa, CA
Contact: jerbrain (at) hotmail (dot) com

Soul2Soul
Soul2Soul is a community consciously designed to create a safe and sacred space/container in which its members can experience boundless freedom and share all of who they are intimately with one another. It was created out of an intention to profoundly know each other and to be known, in which all communication is sourced in love.

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
Contact: fred (at) funjoyment (dot) com

Space Cowboys
We're the Space Cowboys... the Space Cowboys from Burning Man... the Black Rock Hoe Down... SCTV... the Cowgirl Story... the Horse... the Beast... the Ponies... you know, the UNIMOG! Yeah, right, the big party out by the videowall... thanks, we love you too!

Hometown: Oakland, CA
URL: www.spacecowboys.org
Contact: james (at) spacecowboys (dot) org

Space Vikings
Visit us in Snowflake Village to play the Wheel of Misfortune game in the daytime or enjoy fire performance in our Ring 'O Fire at night.

Hometown: Toronto, ON
Contact: ljweller (at) sympatico (dot) ca


Space Virgins, with Star Gate Village
The Space Virgins have returned by crash rendezvous to this specific sector of the universe, their banner the template of love, harmony and beauty. We have raised our Temple of Virgins to provide re-virginization rituals. We will help you achieve the inner clarity you need to do it all like it's the first time, again--without fear, without guilt, without shame, and without judgment. There is no escape from this transformation of the senses; the experience will enchant you willingly.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
URL: www.spacevirgin.org
Contact: shelly (at) hive-mind (dot) com

Sphering Flames
Think back to your childhood blowing bubbles: fragile, translucent wobbly spheres in the air. Well, now that you're an adult, it's time to add fire.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: burningman (at) circuitdog (dot) com


Spock Mountain Research Labs
As a group of Cyberbilly Hyperscientists we pride ourselves on the things that make us proud. We are one of the only on-playa written and printed newspapers. We use our cutting edge research in beverage science and leisure technology to create the most inventive gramophone based beverage called Hyperwhiskey (TM). And, if I do say so myself, we have the biggest Hillbilly magnet ray attached to our roof attracting the best musicians and Bad People to our creaky porch.

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: yosemite (at) dasbistro (dot) com


Spoon Return Center
Return the Spoons, it could change your life. Bring wayward spoons to our camp and basque in Spoon Returning afterglow. Make spoon art and place it with its loved ones in our Spoon Art Gallery. Enjoy our 24 hour entertainment and misting lounge.

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Contact: spoonreturn (at) yahoo (dot) com

Sporosite
Experience the transformational powers of body paint and move into the rainbow of humanity. Sporosite provides painting, detailing, and the celebration of the body as art. [Note: home base is San Francisco]

Hometown: Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Contact: zach (at) cshl (dot) org

St.Ignitus Academy of Pyrotechnolo

Hometown: Sun Valley , CA
Contact: rvtemt (at) yahoo (dot) com

Stairway to Heaven
At this moment, I could love you forever! Follow our art car "The Slowdancer" to the Stairway to Heaven, and lose yourself in the romance.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: smashleywyatt (at) yahoo (dot) com

Starlite Drive-in Movie Theater
Cinema Alfresco! Watch 'Beyond Belief' themed movies professionally projected on a giant drive-in screen from the comfort of your own art cart or relaxing inside the ultimate film chill zone. A full program of Double-Features, Midnight Movies, Short Subjects, Documentaries, and Special-Event Screenings awaits you in our 2003 series we call 'Sacred Visions.'

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: mdq (at) attbi (dot) com

StarLust Lounge
It's Beyond Belief... StarLust, the original alien Center Camp barter bar - your before, during and after party spot. Every night a different theme, a different party, the same great hosts. Come by, chill, make us an offer, bring something to share, a joke, some drinks, a dance or ??? StarLust, the neighborhood bar where the locals and aliens meet.

Hometown: San Anslemo, CA
URL: www.starlustlounge.com
Contact: harlenmallis (at) metatv (dot) com

Steal Your Soul
Some Native American tribes believed that your soul becomes trapped in a photograph. Care to help us test the theory? We'll take your picture and include it in your own personalized Burning Man postcard. As if stealing your soul wasn't enough, we'll also ask you to donate to our interactive shrine an object that has spontaneously become sacred to you. You might not get your soul back, but maybe you'll realize that things we call sacred-objects, symbols, or creeds-only become sacred when humans ascribe meaning to them. And you'll get a postcard out of it.

Hometown: Northridge, CA
URL: home.comcast.net/~send2dak
Contact: david_knudsen (at) exchangela.deutschinc (dot) com

Stoke 'n' Poke's Game-A-Lot
Returning for our 3rd year offering giant-sized entertainment for all of Black Rock City. Teeter into the stratosphere, or swing onto the playa -- Stoke 'n' Poke's offers something for everyone.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: green (at) fat.doobie (dot) com

StranjBrew Hoop~Dee~Doo
Come whoop it up at Camp Hoop~Dee~Doo! We're losing our marbles, but we're having Goodness, Gracious, Great Balls of Fun!

Hometown: Memphis, TN
URL: stranjbrewhoopdeedoo.homestead.com
Contact: stranjbrew (at) memphismojo (dot) com

SublimiNation
Our powerful subliminal image transmitter will inform, enlighten, and entertain Black Rock City from dusk to dawn every night. Interaction with the minds of the citizenry is unavoidable, therefore we offer opportunities for Community Access (re)Programming.

Hometown: Somerville, MA
Contact: gruesz (at) bellatlantic (dot) net

Su Gibee Ahshk

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: mumurhan (at) yahoo (dot) com

SUMO
SUMO - have a mind opened by wonder rather than one closed by belief... Join us through participation and exploration. Your time with us may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.

Hometown: Maynard, MA
Contact: mlegrand (at) monster (dot) com

Sun Valley
After 7 years and 2000 blinky roses given away, we once again journey to the playa to help you find your holy way. Come check your reality at our camp, with our professional REALITY CHECK girl, then pick up one of our blank Holy books that you can fill with your choice of 15,000 stickers, printed with rituals, beliefs and requirements of major religions or cults and CREATE YOUR OWN RELIGION!!, but please no Inquisitions, you remember what happened the last time...

Hometown: Burbank, CA
URL: www.lennyjones.net
Contact: lennyj1026 (at) aol (dot) com


supersnail
Hop! Wriggle! Stand very still. Sweat. Giggle. Be who you will.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.supersnail.com
Contact: julian (at) supersnail (dot) com



 


Swinger's Lounge
Come defy gravity on our 130 ft. long zip-line and taste our selection of fine handmade beers at Swinger's Lounge, all to a musical array of swing, lounge and ambient-psytrance grooves.

Hometown: Eugene, OR
URL: www.swingerslounge.cjb.net
Contact: vpalmer (at) qwest (dot) net

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Take away M

Hometown: Nantes, LA
Contact: laurentmoriceau (at) aol (dot) com

Take the Garlic Challenge
Take the Garlic Challenge! Your eyes will well with tears. Your tongue and mouth will be aflame. Soon your belly may want revenge. But no doubt about it. You are a hell of lot more awake now.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: teresawilliams (at) attbi (dot) com

Taosyty
Taosyty: taking Hushville a step further. Both an aural AND visual oasis in a sea of chaos. A village open to anyone with no generators or large sound systems, AND all vehicles will be disguised or covered to avoid the "camping in a parking lot feel".

Hometown: Taos, NM
URL: www.harlanemil.com/taosyty2003.html
Contact: h (at) harlanemil (dot) com

Tarwater
Tarwater: Scrabble your brain.

Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: leaddog (at) ix.netcom (dot) com

Tazii

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: jainesy (at) yahoo (dot) com

Teahouse (the Experience)
Your tinfoil hat is no protection from our mind control rays... you -will- come to Teahouse (the Experience) and drink iced tea with us. You will drink with us. Drink with us...

Hometown: Corvallis, OR
Contact: kennric (at) hypothetical (dot) net

TechnoFartz Camp
Alternative energy for off center people. While in the neighborhood, please visit the Church of the Holey Doughnut.

Hometown: Healdsburg, CA
Contact: utakiwataru (at) hotmail (dot) com

Temple of Anubus
The temple of anubis will be an interactive camp. Come join us for massage, bodypaint, erotic massage classes and of course, rituals for converting to anubism.

Hometown: Los Banos, CA
Contact: byron.priore (at) lamrc (dot) com

Temple of Euphoria
Come visit our Temple Complex. Through various types of performance, playful interaction, and music we explore the connections between human beings, their cultures, the Cosmos, and time.

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
Contact: jordan10e (at) hotmail (dot) com

Temple of The Indifferent
Temple of the Indifferent will hopefully be once again displaying our cosmic indifference to the world and asking others to join in by drawing/painting/writing on rainbow colored WISH FLAGS. And (If all goes as well as we can hope) we will also be 'broadcasting' an in-house video projection of this and little interviews and little musical performances on our tiny mobile TV set that is a TV set, the set within the set 'broadcasting' live on the playa.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: steve_knauff (at) yahoo (dot) com

Temple of Poi
The Temple Of Poi is a community of individuals creating a mutually nurturing environment wherein we can explore balance and harmony of mind, body and spirit through dance, meditation and performance. As we embark on our journey through the study of poi, we will mutually inspire each other to evolve toward realizing Self in expression as poi artists.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.templeofpoi.com
Contact: burningman (at) templeofpoi (dot) com

Temple of Twisted Truths

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: poberste (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Blacklight Aquarium
The Cabinet of Dr. Calamari: MEDITATE at the Temple of Reflection. VISIT the mermaid fortune teller and become one yourself. PLAY carnival games in the Midway of Squid.

Hometown: Folsom, CA
URL: www.blaqua.com/projects/calamari.htm
Contact: mykel (at) blaqua (dot) com

The Ca-Cuh Camp
Chilling, Misting, Fudgecicles, Flaming Robots!
Come get your pudding on...only at the Ca-cuh Camp!

Hometown: Hawthorne, CA
Contact: m3sh (at) karcrashset (dot) net

The Cartel
The Cartel: Re-discovering what Burning Man is about... Since 1996.

Hometown: Boise, ID
Contact: pat_64 (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Celestial Temple
Come join us in the Celestial Temple for music, dancing, crafts and a masque' de ball Wednesday night. Become a Celestial God or Goddess by creating a mask or annointing yourself with body paint.

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: FIRE000283 (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Far Out Forest
Come frolic in the far out forest with the flamingkids from the north, and experience many far out things happening on a daily basis for you to be dazzled with, including a 5 day horn making workshop (Its our goal to make you all horny this year).

Hometown: Calgary, AB
Contact: babyboyblue (at) canada (dot) com

The G-Spot
You may have found The G-spot, a Bemusement Park for your pleasure! Come join us for a cold beverage, an interactive day at our playground, and an opportunity to fufill the quest for the mystical G-spot!

Hometown: Concord, CA
URL: groups.msn.com/TheMysteryGSpot
Contact: blackrockmitch (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Golden Cafe
A sidewalk bistro offering a casual respite from the ravages of the sun and the chaos of the city. Within the cafe's elegant embrace can be found cocktails and music to relax the mind and delight the senses.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: www.goldencafe.org

The Isle of Avalon
Experience the enchanted Isle of Avalon! Make fairy wings, become an Astro Pup, invent new sacraments, watch the Avalon Fire Mystics perform, and enjoy our Vietnamese Iced Coffee in the warmth of the Playa's only working steam room!

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Contact: nathanpurkiss (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Kaleidopshere
Experience the colorful, suspended spheres of The Kaleidosphere, or climb up to the observation deck inside and view Black Rock City as The Kaleidosphere rotates around you.

Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR
Contact: shannasimmons (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Mind Shaft Society
The Mind Shaft Society expedition chartered Playa Air last winter which flew us to Marsohpotamia where we believe we discovered the origins of belief! The Rhomboid artifact we discovered will be inside the Mind Shaft. It will enable you to go beyond your beliefs.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.arewereally.com/mindshaftsociety.html
Contact: really (at) arewereally (dot) com

The Monkey Tickle Temple
The Monkey Tickle Temple will be a place where burners can come to be healed using sacred monkey tickling. The temple will be a comfortable safe place to give and receive these healings. There will be much soft plushness to protect those receiving healing from any thrashing while their ailment is being driven from their body. Holy tickle implements will be provided for assisting the healing. Inquire at the temple to be part of the mystic monkey tickle ritual performance.

Hometown: Buena Park, CA
Contact: squishe (at) usa (dot) net

The Oracle at Black Rock
You have always sought answers... Bill the Cat has them, no matter how stupid the questions. Consult the wisdom of his very own tarot deck, and what you learn will be beyond belief. Come to him. Or maybe, he will come to you...

Hometown: Arbuckle, CA
Contact: rattatrat (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Paddle and Flog Pub
The Paddle and Flog Pub, a place for those who want to play with whips, paddles and floggers. Others can watch and have an ice cold beverage.

Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Contact: tamu2 (at) netzero (dot) net

The Playground at Vau de Vire
A community of Bay-area performance-art and dance groups, fire performers, circus and aerial professionals and visual artists will guide you through a day of Absurd-Nirvana on The Playground, climaxing in a choreographed production(s), by various groups, each evening at sunset.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: therosewindow (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Puck

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: lono (at) lbin (dot) com

The Rabbit Hole (Drive Thru)
There's something not quite right about this Drive Thru. Window #2 has been warped and twisted to drop you into another dimension that is somewhat familiar but intrinsically out of sorts. Crash a tea party, jump into a chess game, climb onto a croquet match, or be flogged by the Queen of Hearts... who knows what's awaiting you at the end of the Rabbit Hole.

Hometown: Cambridge, MA
Contact: wagner (at) chaoshacker (dot) org

The Reason of Ableton
A piece of software has revolutionized the face of all genres of electronic music called Ableton Live. It allows the user to manipulate sound files such as drum loops, field recordings, samples, etc. LIVE in realtime.

Our vision is to have a moderate PA with at least 16 stereo pair (32 1/4) inputs and a master midi clock to drive the performance. Users with laptops and Ableton live or Reason could then patch in via a personal midi interface and their audio outputs (1/8 to * adaptors) to the 1/4 inputs on the PA. This could easily be done in multi-channel surround and incorporate MIDI synced visuals.

The master midi clock is analogous to the peak of a giant MIDI pyramid, or the base of a giant MIDI-tree, branching off into a synchronous LIVE performance of numerous individuals able to drop-in and drop-out of the session as they'd like and contribute their personal sound files/loops/samples/etc. through a collaborative groove into the unknown...

We LIVE in a revolutionary time my brothers and sisters...

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: tstep0s (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Renaulter
To give is a simple idea. The gift economy is complex. Are you a believer?

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: robert.binkley (at) bigfoot (dot) com

Thermal Shock

Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Contact: wicked_michael (at) mac (dot) com

The SACRAFACTORY
At the SACRAFACTORY, we specialize in the prolific production of innovative new theologies. Whatever form of sacrament you choose, we have the experience and practice required to provide you with new state-of-the-art theologies custom tailored to fit your unique worship practices. Pick up a fondness for a certain new sacrament recently? Stop by for a theology adjustment and we'll have your old theology working with your new sacraments in no time.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: derek (at) gulbranson (dot) com

The SmoochDome
The rules of the SmoochDome are simple: you must be smooching and you can ONLY be smooching. Bring your own partner!

Hometown: New York, NY
Contact: notbot (at) botcollective (dot) net

The Spot

Hometown: Centralia, WA
Contact: johnrose (at) postmark (dot) net

The Surely Temple
Saints and Sinners...

Can I have an "Amen"? Is your soul weary? Are you heavy-laden? Come! Yes, come visit the Surely Temple! Where spiritual cherries are popped, and popped cherries are restored! Surely Her exuberance and youth will renew your tired soul once again... Surely you'll bask in Her glory and make incredible contributions to our temple... Surely you'll want to worship with us!

(and the whole congregation said...)

-Amen

(and the whole congregation said...)

-Amen

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: jeff_kennedy (at) mindspring (dot) com

The Tabernacle
Our High Priest stands on duty 24 hours a day to assist you with a voluntary/involuntary cleansing of sins commited against the world's organized religions. Relax in the Kodesh Ha'kadoshim (Inner Sanctum) Bar & Grill (sacrifices only) with the most Minimal Music and People you'll find anywhere in our great city. Herectics/Blasphemous Indv. Welcome.

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
URL: burn.zevie.com
Contact: zev (at) zevie (dot) com

There is no F in Peeps
Come visit the home of Roasted Peeps on a Stick. And this year leave with a blinky light you have made!

Hometown: Redondo Beach, CA
Contact: roger (at) saltydog (dot) com

The Temple of Atonement
Temple of Atonement: Black Rock city's premier BDSM camp. Confess your sins and be atoned by our loving and punishing Dominants. Take part in the mystery rite of love, discipline and leather.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: www.templeofatonement.org
Contact: thejudge (at) burningman (dot) com

The Temple of Boobfoot
At the Temple of Boobfoot (the mysterious Boobfoot is a sacred icon from an alien culture), love reigns supreme. One can indulge in creative play in a matching game of breast and foot or one can converse with the Boobfoot oracles and be initiated into the clan simply by agreeing to the basic philosophy of Boobfoot, which will be determined daily.

Hometown: Red Bluff, CA
Contact: oneblueroad (at) yahoo (dot) com

Temple of the Ass
Stop by and lend us your rear to help create a shrine worthy of the Gods. The shrine will be constructed using photographs of the human ass. We need all shapes and sizes, and a poloroid camera will be provided. After all: Why worship the Buddah when you can worship the BOOTY!

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: Iamcrazyi (at) yahoo (dot) com

Tickle Camp
Enter if you dare, to the den of the tickling monster!

Hometown: Bloomington, IN
Contact: htoker (at) yahoo (dot) com

TIMI Tribute Camp
Worship, wind up wars, and wheelies is what we're all about. If you've got the nuts, you're invited.

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Contact: horchata47 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Tiger Dome and Church of T
Get hitched on the playa in the mouth of a tiger while paying homage to Mr. T. Altars provided to bless your journey together.

Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: mcfarland43 (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Tittyman Camp
Remember, Bring Your Tittys to the Tittyman. And enjoy a shot of Titty Juice at The Titty Bar, it will kick your ass!

Hometown: Modesto, CA
URL: thetittyman.com
Contact: hrock1 (at) juno (dot) com

Tom Jones Roller Disco
Skate at Burning Man at the Tom Jones Roller Disco. We're bringing Golden Gate Park to the Playa and Tom Jones is at the bar for you to get your roll on!!!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: CAblader (at) pacbell (dot) net

Tool Tyme
TOOL TYME on the playa, come enjoy the awe-inspiring soundscape that is TOOL. We will pay tribute to a different era in TOOL history every night.

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: shawn_kirby (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

To Venus & Back to Black Rock

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Contact: charmedic93 (at) excite (dot) com

Tower of Babel Camp
Tower of Bable Camp. RED WHITE GREEN WHITE. Please say the colors fast. One Mississippi two Mississippi three Mississippi.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.johnkane.com/BurningMan
Contact: BurningMan (at) JohnKane (dot) com

Tranquility Bay
Tranquility Bay will exist as a place of calm in a wild, dangerous sea. TB will be a refuge where wayfarers may seek solace in many forms... The sensual... the spiritual... the physical... and the unknown, unexpressed inside each of us. Tantric Pujas... Meditation... Yoga... Self Help... Massage... Talking Circles... Body painting... Drum Circles... Interactive art... Physical Threshold Modification and Adjustment... All this and much more awaits in Tranquility Bay.

Hometown: Buena Park, CA
URL: groups.yahoo.com/group/tranquilitybay
Contact: dousias (at) adelphia (dot) net

Transcendent Funktions
Transcendent Funktions, the camp with the correct balance of intuition, character, esthetic beauty, experience, willingness to learn, submissiveness, insanity, and sense of humour. Live Rippin' Metal and Groovin' Funk by Night, Sunrise Yogic Ecstasy Transfusion Dance Parties, AC Dreamin' by Day.

Hometown: East Rockaway, NY
Contact: tbigfinger (at) yahoo (dot) com

Trashistan's Temple of Hot Dogma
We are the aristocrats of the Republic of White Trashistan - bow to the power of our hot dogma! This year's camp features the musical rantings of Hot Dog Sandwich and Novaclutch. When they're not playing, we'll just rant and heckle, with or without puppets. Alchemy is our belief of the year, so we'll be providing an Athenor, as well as an alchemical obstacle course which will gain you oracular access. All the bolts and half the nuts.

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Contact: trashistan (at) yahoo (dot) com

Tribal Harmonix

Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Contact: rob (at) novadiem (dot) com

Tribal Penis Gourds
From the highlands of Papua New Guinea to downtown Black Rock City, Tribal Penis Gourds brings you the latest in Playa fashion! Come on by, choose your gourd, customize it as you like, and revel in the power of the gourd!

Hometown: San Marcos, CA
Contact: marc_bruce (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Tribe of the Chattering Monks
Within the primal realm of living faith lies a group of artists known as The Tribe of the Chattering Monks... Visit the monks and bare your soul in the 3rd Eye Lounge to earn the coveted monk medallion or perform the Tai-Chi Horse Pose to receive a spiritual libation! After you have cleansed your karma and held the Horse, ascend the meditation tower to reflect on your spiritual achievements. Visit The Tribe of the Chattermonks to celebrate the profound, earn the medallion or to intoxicate your spirit.

Hometown: York, PA
Contact: burningsean (at) yahoo (dot) com


Triple S Spiritual Service Station
The Triple S Spiritual Service Station will be an inviting presence to wandering seekers, pilgrims, missionaries and gurus-it's the rest stop on the highway of belief. Leaking karma? Chakras out of alignment? Need your penance topped off? Our skilled Grace Monkeys are ready to give you a full service tune-up today. Need maps, spiritual sundries, emergency roadside services, chakradjustment, or a new faith or spiritual path. Stop by today! And don't miss the Falung Gong Show.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
URL: www.joygantic.net/triple-s
Contact: mark (at) joygantic (dot) net

TOTEM
TOTEM (Temple Of The Eternal Mysteries) offers the gifts of healing massage and gentle sanctuary to Black Rock City. We can heal your sore body, your battered mind, your weary spirit. Ineffably refreshing!

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
URL: eternal-mysteries.org
Contact: tadmuck (at) attbi (dot) com

Tribal Thunder Camp
Some for the Glories of This World, and some for the Prophet's Paradise to come; Ah take the cash, and let the Credit go, Nor heed the rumble of a distant drum. Omar Khayyam

Hometown: Martinez, CA
Contact: toddtool (at) netvista (dot) net

Tune in Toyko (was BREX 2002)
Tune in Tokyo is a camp full of Rangers who staff Ranger Outpost Tokyo. Formerly known as the Black Rock Expedition, our research project has moved into a new phase; occupying Outpost TOkyo utilizing data we have ammassed over the years, and the lessons learned. We hope to tune in Tokyo to the common frequency of the city to better enable communication between BRC and the Muthaship.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Contact: crow (at) burningman (dot) com

Turning Hand Community (THC)
Turning Hand Community is back in 2003 to Rock the Plaza! SEE the Amazing Great Wall of Video, FEEL the Chill of the Misting Tunnel, PLAY with our Giant Toys and Games, EXPERIENCE the Awe and Majesty of the Hand of God, TASTE a frosty beverage while you ENJOY a drinking game. Forget the Man, we're all about the Hand! On the amplifier of fun TurningHand Community Rocks it up to Eleven!

Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: addison441 (at) attbi (dot) com

Turnip Head Cult
Are you completely satisfied with your current belief structure? Minds changed or your reality back, sermons given, secrets revealed, games played, prizes offered, all welcome daily at 4:20.

Hometown: Grass Valley, CA
Contact: tygr (at) hackermail (dot) com

The Twilight Acapella Experience
Join us for the twilight acapella experience. Provide us your playa experiences and our cowboy and cowgirls will amaze and astound as they sing your adventures for all to hear.

Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: hyzop (at) yahoo (dot) com

Tyrannosaurus Rex Jesus Temple
Come to the Temple of Tyrannosaurus Rex Jesus and learn the mystery of Tyrannosaurus Rex Jesus — learn why he's the greatest Jesus of all.

Hometown: Logan, UT
Contact: JefferyRicks (at) hotmail (dot) com

U

Ubercarney
Step right up to the home-built roller coaster of doom and enjoy an exhilirating visit to the church of acceleration. While you wait, try your skills at Slut-Putt, confess your sins at the Clownfessional, and get in touch with your own inner-carney.

Hometown: Detroit, MI
URL: www.speedcult.com
Contact: detroitcooky (at) yahoo (dot) com

United States Potsal Service
Neither sun nor wind nor heat nor chill of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of... maybe.

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
Contact: chassy (at) umich (dot) edu

UV-Naked
UV-Naked, an oasis of colorful UV protection.

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Contact: dennisp (at) zigmanshields (dot) com