Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

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Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

Post by Princess_Pee_Foot » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:12 pm

Come join BRCU and let our collective knowledge and psychotic planning lull you into a deep sense of safety.

In case you’re not already familiar with our supremely bad ass camp, let me give you the run down in what I imagine is the order of importance when you leave things to the last minute.

1. Don’t worry. We’ll feed and water you. As in, you’ll have two meals per day and ten gallons of personal use water. You only need snacks and whatever flavored or alcoholic beverages you want. Here’s a partial list of what we’re eating this year, keeping in mind that there are vegetarian, gluten free, and dairy free (but not always vegan) alternatives at every single meal.

Charcuterie; Chilaquiles; Banana pancakes; Mango-coconut rice with brown sugar glazed spam; biscuits and gravy; breakfast burritos; Sausage and peppers; Street tacos, Vegan curry; A full fucking thanksgiving dinner; center cut filet mignon; Red beans and rice.

We also serve bacon (and veggie breakfast sausages) and champagne before breakfast every morning. So there’s that.

2. We are fucking organized and we operate a 24 hour dive bar as our communal gift to the citizens of BRC. We do this with minimal work by each member using the many hands make light work approach. You’ll work two relatively short (maybe 2 hours) shifts on playa either prepping a meal, cleaning up the kitchen, taking recycling or compost - or one long one tending bar for the graveyard shift. And then we all help tear down camp on Sunday. That’s it. You’re not tied to camp.

3. We love you like family. Like a family in which both parents work full time and there are one hundred kids. But like family. That means if you miss a meal, we’re still going to feed you. If you sad or scared or hurt, we’re going to take care of you. And if someone flushes something fucked up down the toilet, we’re going to yell about it. Not in a debasing, name calling way, in a “WHO THE FUCK FLUSHED JIMMY’S TONKA TRUCK DOWN THE TOILET?” way. We’re not perfect and I’m not sorry. We get shit done. See point 2: we are fucking organized.

4. There are private potties and a camp shower (gravity fed solar shower).You are limited to 1-2 showers for the week, but we have all that grey water pumped for you. So, you know, you don’t have to worry about it. You also don’t have to worry about any of the cooking/cleaning grey water. So, basically, you’re hauling out your toothpaste spit. And any water you use for soaking your feet or washing personal dishes (I highly suggest just baby wiping those, but whatever).

5. We are placed at 5 & C. That’s our address. Which means we have 5 o’clock frontage and are on a corner. We’re centrally located, close to public potties, close Esplanade, and not too far from orgy dome -- and not too close either. That means you’re not going to get super gross walking over there during the day and also, there aren’t dudes hanging out at our bar trying to get people to go with them. Win-fucking-win.

6. And you probably don’t super care about this, but our core values are Radical Inclusion, Acculturation and Civic Responsibility. That means that we welcome virgins. We take the time to educate. And we make awesome burners.

7. All this means that we collectively enable each other to contribute both in camp and to the event as a whole, wether that’s rangering, volunteering with gate, greeters, or ASS, or building art yourself. Having a community behind you frees you up to experience more of the burn, however you choose to do that.

If you’d like to join us, email me at brcu.info@gmail.com or whatsunspsoken@gmail.com for a slightly faster response time.

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Re: Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

Post by Dsm253 » Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:29 am

What are camp fees? And BYO tent shade, or is the sleeping area already covered?

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Re: Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

Post by Geogasm18 » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:13 pm

^same questions! I am a returning burner and will have 1 to maybe 2 people with me.

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Re: Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

Post by Chowski » Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:15 am

Buy your burn, virgins! With this plug and play camp you can be free to chase Default celebrity DJs all night and still be fed and watered daily. Just bring your feather headdress. Best EDM Festival ever!

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Re: Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

Post by Joeln » Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:35 am

Chowski
By your standards, what defines the boundary between a "good" camp and a PnP?
the people want to know!
Chowski wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:15 am
Buy your burn, virgins! With this plug and play camp you can be free to chase Default celebrity DJs all night and still be fed and watered daily. Just bring your feather headdress. Best EDM Festival ever!
Collapse first and avoid the rush

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Re: Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

Post by AntiM » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:21 am

Dsm253 wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:29 am
What are camp fees? And BYO tent shade, or is the sleeping area already covered?
Moderator note: camps are not allowed to post dues and fees on eplaya.

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Re: Did you snag an OMG ticket, but now you're freaking out? Don't worry, we've got you.

Post by Dsm253 » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:01 pm

Chowski wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:15 am
Buy your burn, virgins! With this plug and play camp you can be free to chase Default celebrity DJs all night and still be fed and watered daily. Just bring your feather headdress. Best EDM Festival ever!
We've camped on our own in open camping the past two years, and plan on doing it again this year. If the org free'd up more space and tickets for people outside of camps you consider plug and play, more people would be able to do their own thing and organically grow camps.

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