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    Angels & Benefactors 2017

    Jason L., Valley Village, CA
    George T., Kansas City, MO
    Jack H., Burbank, CA

     

    2017 Mudskippers

    Yannick G., San Francisco, CA
    Wesley B., Gainesville, FL
    Wade S., Chicago, IL
    Valentine A., New York, NY
    Thomas W., Grand Coulee, WA
    Taylor H., Los Angeles
    Robyn N., Oakland, CA
    Raya S., Takoma Park, MD
    Patrick L., Washington, DC
    Nicolas Le C., Paris, FR
    Nelson G., Miami, FL
    Nancy L., Alhambra, CA
    Mike W., West Hollywood, CA
    Max T-M., Brooklyn, NY
    Mauricio N., Playa Del Rey, CA
    Mauricio D'O., Los Angeles, CA
    Matthew M., Plano, TX
    Matt C., San Francisco, CA
    Mark S., Penn Valley, CA
    Mariano S.D., Playa Del Rey, CA
    Maria G., Oakland, CA
    Kyle W., Los Angeles, CA
    Kristen T., Los Angeles, CA
    Ken P., Otisville, NY
    Keith H., Los Angeles, CA
    Judd K., Los Angeles, CA
    Jordan C., Oakland, CA
    John M., Palm Springs, CA
    John K., Palm Springs, CA
    Jordan C., Oakland, CA
    Jody F., Houston, TX
    Jennifer D., Cheltenham Victoria, AU
    Jeff R., Chicago, IL
    Jason P., West Hollywood, CA
    Jason B.,
    Jasmine R., Houston, TX
    James B., Washington, DC
    James S., Los Angeles, CA
    Jack H., Burbank, CA
    Hanna H., Edithvale Victoria, AU
    Gerardo P., Chicago, IL
    George T., Kansas City, MO
    Gary W., San Francisco, CA
    Freddy M., Playa del Rey, CA
    Edgar M., Millbrae, CA
    Dorea M., Grand Coulee, WA
    Derek L., San Jose, CA
    Derek G., San Francisco, CA
    David C., Mordialloc Victoria, AU
    Dany B., Wilton Manors, FL
    Danny P., San Francisco, CA
    Daniel R., Los Angeles, CA
    Dana M., Seattle, WA
    Dan E., Sacramento, CA
    Christian A., Sacramento, CA
    Christian T., Menlo Park, CA
    Charlie S., Los Angeles, CA
    Carlos F., Los Angeles, CA
    Caden W., Los Angeles, CA
    Brook C., Phoenix, AZ
    Brian G., Chicago, IL
    Brian B., Santa Monica, CA
    Bola B., Washington, DC
    Bart B., Nevada City, CA
    Andrew S., Seattle, WA
    Amanda S., Mordialloc Victoria, AU
    Alicia G., Mentone Victoria, AU
    Alejandro C., Sacramento, CA
    Akira K., Pleasant Hill, CA
    Adam B., West Hollywood, CA
    Adam L-M., Rosh Pina, CO
    Aaron R., Washington, DC
    2017 Camp Members
    XOXO & Kelly KiddMudskipper Founders

    Who We Are

    We are Burning Man theme camp placed in the heart of Black Rock City’s unofficial “gaybourhood” though we proudly include within our ranks members from every orientation! We’re known throughout the playa for our café that serves delicious fruit smoothies and for our infamous Crack Is Whack Whitney-Houston-themed dance party.  But that’s not all- we encourage you to strut your stuff in our Mooseknuckle–Cameltoe Fashion Show, dress up those playa-crusted hands at our Pretty Nails salon, or join in one of a dozen or so other activities and parties that we put on throughout the week! To learn more about our events and activities, click here.

    These gifts are made possible by the sweat and blood of about 50 Mudskippers- diverse burner boys and girls from many wonderful places such as LA, SF, NYC, Miami, Melbourne, and San Paulo! To learn more about our amazing campmates, click here. The official term “Mudskipper Café” has only been in use since 2009 but our camp has been around much longer under other names. Our founding members- Bart, Gabriel, and Graham- started burning in 1993 and over the years we camped under camp names such as “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” “Dead Princess Camp,” “Studio 54,” “Black Rock Gym & Beauty Bar,” and “Electric Tumbleweed.”  Around 2002, Avalon Village officially started as “Isle of Avalon” and included us (as Black Rock Gym) and other similarly minded theme camps such as AstroPups, Fairyland, and Celestial Bodies. In 2009, Avalon Village disbanded and each camp was empowered to register separately.  In line with this development and with 2009’s Burning Man theme of “Evolution” we called ourselves the MUDSKIPPERS, who- like the adorable amphibian taking its first steps onto land from water- took our first steps into being an entity in itself. If you wish to learn more about us and our history click here! If you are considering taking your first steps to join us, please click here!

    2017 IMPORTANT DATES

    MUDSKIPPER EVENTS

    Serving Fruit Smoothies

    In the Cafe

    Have a seat in our cafe and enjoy a real fruit smoothie while Madonna songs dazzle your eardrums! Unapologetically, no “to-go” orders.

    Tuesday – Thursday 12:00pm – 4:00pm

    MSC Photo Studio

    Daily at the Cafe

    Crack is Whack

    The Mudskippers are doing it again, and this year it’s sing along style! 2+ hours of non-stop Whitney hits including 4 sing-along opportunities! Come dance with somebody at our 5th Annual Whitney Houston Tribute Party!!!! 21+

    Saturday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    Capture the Flag

    Dreaming of a futuristic, dystopian war? Experience the fun version of it! GLOWING Capture the Flag!

    Wednesday, 8:00pm – 10:00pm

    Forest Experience

    A consensual, non-sexual sensual sensation workshop to reinvigorate the mind, body, and soul.

    Story Telling

    Come to Mudskippers and participate in a storytelling hour where all are welcome and encouraged to tell a meaningful, true tale to an open, loving audience of fellow humans.

    Wednesday 6:00pm – 8:00pm

    Pretty Nails

    More info coming soon!

    Tuesday – Friday 12:00pm – 3:00pm

    Naked Bike Ride

    More info coming soon.

    Girl Power!

    Oooook Girl Power: The Mudskippers welcome the women of the playa and their admirers to a night dedicated to girl power! Shake your booties to all female artists. Be dazzled by burlesque and drag performances. Get your nails did at our salon and boogie the night away! Come and show your love for the women birth us, entertain us, and make all our worlds a fiercer place!

    Thursday 10:00pm – 2:00am

    Blondie vs. Kylie!

    2 hours of the trailblazing Blondie and the effervescent Kylie Minogue. Booze, beats, and maybe some baked goods! Serving up Kylie Koolers and Deep Throat Debbies! 21+ ID required!

    Thursday 4:00pm – 6:00pm

    Lecture on New Species

    Interested in parasites like tapeworms and fleas and their aquatic relatives? Come learn how species are discovered, described, and named!

    10:00am – 11:00am (date to be announced)

    Tour de Haus

    Join us on a journey through the world of house music. Starting with funky sounds of disco, continue the night and go deeper into the genre.

    Wednesday, 9:00pm – 1:00am

    ON THE BLOG

    Fly Ranch Aerial Mapping

    Fly Ranch Aerial Mapping

    A couple of months ago I had the pleasure of visiting Fly Ranch which was recently bought by the Burning Man Project.  I was kicking around the idea with Will Peterson about mapping a section of this area which would provide them with an overview of the ranch.  Why do...

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