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Sammalamma
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Canadian virgin

Post by Sammalamma » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:20 pm

I am a virgin burner and looking at making the trip for 2018. I'll be coming from ontario Canada and making the trip to and from a work trip. I'm 28 and a single woman travelling in a camper van. I'm not worried about being self reliant or LNT etc but am more concerned about the social aspect. Should I find a camp or do my own thing... What is involved with joining a camp etc? My passion in life revolves around yarn including knitting spinning and weaving. I love being like no one else and surprising people all the time.

Thank you for reading and I wish you the most creative and loving day.

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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by some seeing eye » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:27 pm

Welcome to ePlaya!

The camp or solo debate is fierce on ePlaya. I know Ontario is very large, but do you know there is a regional there: https://regionals.burningman.org/regionals/canada/. That is a good way to meet other creative people and after a few months that could lead to being asked to join a camp. It may also help with getting secondary market tickets and transportation.
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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by Sammalamma » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:00 pm

some seeing eye wrote:Welcome to ePlaya!

The camp or solo debate is fierce on ePlaya. I know Ontario is very large, but do you know there is a regional there: https://regionals.burningman.org/regionals/canada/. That is a good way to meet other creative people and after a few months that could lead to being asked to join a camp. It may also help with getting secondary market tickets and transportation.
Thank you. I've contacted my local BM group.

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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by gaminwench » Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:48 pm

You might look up Camp Hooker(?), Hookers and Beer(?)
(shit, y'all help me here) :shock:

They are a knitting focused camp with some super fun playa projects ...
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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by Sham » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:03 pm

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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by AntiM » Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:31 am

Welcome Aboard.

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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by ygmir » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:30 am

welcome!!
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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by Ratty » Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:43 am

Hookers and Makers at Barbie Death Village. VultureChow even has a crocheted monkey hut.
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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by Elliot » Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:19 am

What Gaminwench and Ratty said.
You will find Vulture Chow here on ePlaya and she is definitely "good people".

Also, I am always looking to add new features to our camp.
For example, I am currently talking with a lady who sews costumes. If she joins us, we might have the beginnings of a "textile arts" department.

Generally... on the "solo or join" question, I am inclined to suggest joining a reputable camp (as opposed to just some people thrown together without purpose and direction).
I like the concept of "apprenticing". Me, I benefited tremendously by being invited into a solid camp of level-headed Burners my first year.

How to attract such an invitation? Participating here on ePlaya earned me mine.

Oh... and... Welcome to ePlaya!
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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by Elderberry » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:07 pm

Hey there, welcome to ePlaya!
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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by Sammalamma » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:24 pm

Elliot wrote: For example, I am currently talking with a lady who sews costumes. If she joins us, we might have the beginnings of a "textile arts" department
:D
Love the idea. Please do keep me in mind if your looking for additional hands in this. Costumes, sewing, knitting, bedazling etc I have many years experience with and I love to share and help.

Thank you everyone for the warm welcome and the guidance.

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Re: Canadian virgin

Post by some seeing eye » Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:36 pm

There are several costume camps on the playa that encourage all visitors. They collect costumes year around. They create a great interaction between costume advisors and costume experimenters.

We had our own costume department in a camp of 125-150. It was sited in our maybe 20x40 tent with walls which was the kitchen, community space, for dining, and our costume space. It had accessories and makeup. Clothes racks, shelves for footwear, sewing stuff including a sewing machine, drawer things for makeup and accessories, mirrors and bins for broken things. In a larger camp of veteran burners, there is a large supply of costume material to be contributed!

A camp costume corner is an opportunity for makers, repairers and recrafters to collaborate!!
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