Tag Archives: Theme camps

Flattery Camp

Flattery Camp continues to be one of the oldest continuously operating theme camps on the playa. Showering participants with positive affirmations, performance art
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2016 LA Decom Info & Permits! Meetup cancellations! Be A Regional Contact!

Today's newsletter has tons of good Decom news - plus info on the BM meetups and continuing search for more LA regional contacts! Enjoy - Plaid ======== LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 10/26/16 : LA DECOM & SEARCH FOR REGIONAL REPS EDITION ========= INTRODUCTION Well hello there! Didja miss us? We’ve missed you! It’s been a bit since we’ve sent…
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2016 LA Decompression is ON!

We've got contracts signed for LA Decom 2016's date: November 5 at a downtown indoor/outdoor location! We are now in the (extensive) permitting process, read more about it under LA DECOM PROCESS AND UPDATES on the LADecom.com site. Check back weekly for the permits update. In the meanwhile, start dusting off your art, projects, theme…
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LA Decompression 2016 is on!

We've got a contract for a downtown warehouse location for Nov. 5, and we are moving full-steam ahead! Want to help or perform? Check out the sign-up forms on http://www.ladecom.com!  
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2016 LA Decom Needs Your Help!

2016 LA DECOM NEEDS YOUR HELP! Event date: October 1, 2016  From: The board members of your LA Burning Man community non-profit, LA League of Arts and your LA Burning Man regional representatives We have been hard at work trying to set up a venue for LA Decom 2016. We are considering a number of locations since, once again,…
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======== LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 3/1/16 ========= INTRODUCTION Happy… Thursday? Yep, I guess it’s Thursday now – by a few minutes anyway – and I’m finally getting the time to finish this here newsletter. Please forgive my tardiness, it’s been a CRAZY week, I mean month, I mean year! Whew I’m tired just thinking about…
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LA Burning Man Weekly Announce/Newsletter 2-23-16

We're going to try something new: we're going to publish our weekly LA Burning Man Announce/Newsletter here in the blog, in addition to sending it out to those who have signed up for it. That way all of y'all (or all y'all as I'd say it in Texas) can benefit from our gathering of news, events, things…
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Join the Black Rock French Quarter

Looking for a camp to join or participate with?

The Black Rock French Quarter village is a collection of camps devoted to visceral experiences, such as the elegant cocktail lounge and live music venue known as the Golden Cafe, the Black Rock Bakery famous for its wedding cakes and liquid nitrogen ice cream, the Broken Angel Bathhouse that provides custom soaps and scrubs to visitors, and Cafe de la Fin du Monde serving gourmet coffees.

Our members include builders, artists, musicians, bartenders, chefs, performers, bakers, costumers, and just about anyone else seeking to create a unique experience to share with the Black Rock City community.

And this year, we are doing something special...



Playa Surfers found its home on the playa in 2006 when founder Donald Cassel claimed stake to a spot on the Esplanade that was actually part of Diva Boot Camp. The following year it became officially established on the Esplanade due to the nature of our theme which offers the experience to “surf the playa” so a “beach front” location would be moist suitable.

Today the camp has grown to over a hundred people and become a main stay theme camp at Burning Man. Besides providing great surfing we also construct a full size lifeguard tower, bring Tiki Island ,a giant mutant vehicle art car that is over 50ft wide and three levels high as well as creating an infrastructure including a TIki lounge, showers , kitchen, water and power.

We also throw an amazing sunset party. Our goal is to provide a fun camp with a laid back vibe associated with the surf culture. While laid back is our vibe, the approach is the opposite. To accomplish our contribution to Burning Man a motivated and organized effort must be taken.

This is a camp that requires participation not in the sense of singing Kumbaya but actual teams of volunteers to make all the stuff we offer happen. We need build crews, mechanics ,logistics , surf instructors, organizers, etc., along with people just willing fo contribute in some fashion. Remember Burning Man is a gifting society and this is our gift. In return, no words will justify the experience that awaits you…

Most camp-specific information is private and communicated to our members only through our Google Group.

If you wish to be a member of the camp please  Contact Us.

Thank you for stopping by! We hope you join us in the dust!

Black Rock French Quarter

The French Quarter is the oldest neighborhood in Black Rock City, established in 1718 when the Black Rock Desert was first colonized by the French Queen River Company.

Black Rock City was originally centered on the French Quarter, or the Vieux Carre ("Old Square" in French) as it was known then, but as the city is recreated at a different location each year, the relative location of the French Quarter to Center Camp and other landmarks sometimes moves. The French Quarter is situated on the highest ground in the Black Rock Desert, and is the only location on playa that is not underwater during the rainy season.

Camps in this village include: Black Rock Bakery, Broken Angel Bathhouse, and Golden Cafe.