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Welcome to Firefly, a circle-of-circles of friends. Each year we gather in the beauty of the woods to build our own village from the ground up. This is a unique and inspiring community, and we invite you to create a unique and inspired home within it.

What is a Theme Camp?

A “theme camp” means a camp that’s more than a camp. It can be a place to share your art and your wisdom, to celebrate your beliefs and your community, to spend time with friends and welcome visitors, to host classes or rituals, to party, to chill, to dance, and eventually to sleep. Camps are the organs that make up the Firefly creature; we depend on them for fun and for survival.

Interested in running a Theme Camp? See our list of Things to Know When Running a Theme Camp below.

Registering for Placement & Listing Your Theme Camp Online

There is an official placement system for assigning and reserving camp sites for theme camps at Firefly. Click these buttons to learn more and start the process.

Theme Camps from Past Years

Glory Glory Hole-lelujah

An adults-only (18+) project

Make new friends! Share your desires. Have sexy, safe conversation. Get quests to help you meet people. Questions you can’t ask elsewhere. And of course, maybe more (it is a glory hole, after all). Glory Glory Hole-lelujah is a 2-person spiritual retreat nestled in the woods of Firefly. We have confidential, non-judgmental Clergy to provide conversations you can’t get anywhere else.

Check our signage for hours and staffing. We also coach couples to learn tips and tricks they never taught you in school.

Interaction Cafe

Interaction Café (East)

At the Interaction Café (East) we serve what you are actually looking for at Firefly: Memorable interactions with quality people. Stop in and browse today’s menu of interactions; choose the kind of interaction YOU are looking for; and our quality burners will deliver it to you promptly. Choose from a wide range of menu items in categories like: Verbal Playful, Verbal Serious, Physical Playful, Physical Sensual, and Musical. The café is open for interactions between lunch and dinner (and whenever we feel like it).

Banned in Boston

We are a spot for the unsheltered coming in late, the recently campless, or those first timers that want to know they have a place to camp. We have a walled canopy and a tarp over some tables for a kitchen. For several afternoons we will be offering to the community fresh-cooked soup to anyone who comes by.

CAMP

Do you not have a camp, and want somewhere to relax? Then come to CAMP! But beware…we’re too much! Enjoy fidget toys, hula hoops, ukulele music, all things campy, and more info on Taylor Swift and what a Gaylor is than you probably ever wanted to know. And you might catch CAMP at other locations around Firefly…

Camp Campy Camp

We are unserious. We are Camp Campy Camp. We like to play capture the flag, deliver love letters, run the Firefly Postal Service, climb trees, make tie-dye shirts, make friendship bracelets, make quest bracelets, go on missions, paint heads and faces, throw water balloons, be camp counselors, serve camp cocktails, and run slip’n’slides. We are Camp Campy Camp.

Dragon Logo

Camp Elementary

Welcome travelers,

You may find us out & about – often serving a unique selection of herbal teas, roaming with the Jasmine Dragon. You may also find us at home…sometimes.

Stop by Elementary for tea, relax in the pagoda and meet Madge, the resident magi mole.
Musicians, Buskers, Wizards, Witches, welcome.

Camp Fire Camp logo

Camp Fire Camp

Offering late night community campfire when the music comes down with events like: story telling, whisky share & tell, marshmallow roasts, and more! Bring your roasty toasties and throw em on the fire

Stop by our path side sitting room, Camp Chair, for intimate conversation with a friend or to people watch

AND catch some positive vibes at You’re Smashing, a ritual art installation that invites participants to redefine their relationship to mirrors and smash the patriarchy at the same time

We can’t wait to meet you!

Camp Kwitcherbitchen

At Camp Kwitcherbitchen, you’ll find Witchy Kitchen Bitches are there to provide comfort, snark, food and entertainment. Magickal inclinations encouraged.

We’ll have a lounge space to take a load off and hang out with us. An alter for gathering over shared magickal inclinations, tarot readings and other such activities may be available. If you would like to use the space to run your own metaphysical skills, feel free to reach out!

Food events will take place throughout the event. Past events included French Toast and Whiskey Tastings or Post-Temple burn Apple Crisp (gluten free!).

This year we’ll have a free-standing stripper pole, games like STUMP! and others that are in the works.
Come find us across from Lions between The Universe and Electric Kool-Aid!

Camp SHY

Camp SHY
{{You Must Be 18+}}

Welcome to our dungeon in the woods, where kinky Fireflies consent to play and curious creatures are invited to be voyeuristic…or more. With dommes of all flavors greeting you at the gate, we have classes and demonstrations, fancy libations, and lustful inspiration.

Don’t be shy, we promise we bite.
Consent is Always Sexy here.

Cool Mist and Cool Videos

Cool Mist and Cool Videos

Colorful multimedia concert videos on a large screen by my band (Ambient/ Industrial/ Electronica music) to chill and watch, many evenings. The Cool Misting station will provide 60-90 secs of 360 surround head to toe cooling mist, most days, if you bring a gallon or so of well water (clothing optional, and spare empty loaner jugs available).  Will have some guest chairs and blankets and probably snacks. We are co-located with Cossack Chill (former site of Astral Chill).

Den of Divination

Reading your runes since 2005 (and this year we’ll even do some tarot)

Come to us for enlightenment and hygge, and maybe even FUN! Our convocation of seers are here to answer your burning queries, by scheduled appointment or through the principle of Immediacy!

Seeking guest readers: if you’re interested, contact bierkebirb on discord, or just drop in during the burn. We’ll be glad you have you either way ^__^

Diode

Diode invites you to partake in our aural delights. Cozy up by our fire pit, lounge in our cargo nets and gaze at the LED art, enjoy libations at our bar, or come dance up a storm to mixed genre DJ sets every night! Saunter up the hill until you reach the main clearing; follow the sound of the beats!

Elsewhere

Get out of Firefly City and go Elsewhere. Stop by the souvenir shop while you’re there!

Camp Fan Mail

FAN MAIL

Deposit mail in our box.
Enjoy pillow pile in your socks.
Having pancakes for dinner rocks.
Our LED fan doth flummox.

Firefly Hash House Harriers (FH3)

We are the Hash House Harriers (H3), known as “a drinking club with a running problem.” Our mission: share hashing with Firefly while keeping the beer cold. Join us for one of our Hashy Happy Hours where we will share drinks and drinking games. Stop by for a hot dog or grilled cheese. Don’t miss our Bloody Mary Bar & Red Dress event

MORE ABOUT US: The Hash House Harriers are an international organization with groups in most major cities around the world including Black Rock City. https://brch3.com/ Red Dress Runs are generally events that support local charities and we will be honoring that tradition with a donation to Burners Without Borders https://www.burnerswithoutborders.org/ Want to run with us in Boston? Go to http://www.bostonhash.com/calendar for information about upcoming trails.

Glory Glory Hole-lelujah

An adults-only (18+) project

Make new friends! Share your desires. Have sexy, safe conversation. Get quests to help you meet people. Questions you can’t ask elsewhere. And of course, maybe more (it is a glory hole, after all). Glory Glory Hole-lelujah is a 2-person spiritual retreat nestled in the woods of Firefly. We have confidential, non-judgmental Clergy to provide conversations you can’t get anywhere else.

Check our signage for hours and staffing. We also coach couples to learn tips and tricks they never taught you in school.

Hall of Arkham

Flunkies, Burnouts, Melvins and unwanted Hooligans of Hogwarts Extension School of Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV63 6XJ, United Kingdom.

APPROACH WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

These wizards are wanted and should be considered dangerous. Beware of any potions, elixirs, spells, enchantments, or other wizardry they may offer you.

A cartoon of a homeless man living in a cardboard box

Homeless Shelter

We are a spot for the homeless coming in late, the recently homeless, or those first timers that want to know they have a place to camp. We have a walled canopy and a tarp over some tables for a kitchen. We will run a soup kitchen a couple nights to provide for the community.

Howl Logo, wolves howling (presumably at the moon)

Howl!

Do you love dancing and fire art? We’ll have DJs playing and fire art burning every night. Follow the howls and look for the giant LED moon at the top of the hill!

Interaction Café

We serve what you are really looking for at Firefly: Memorable interactions with quality burners!  Rather than searching aimlessly and making small-talk, come in the café and choose the exact kind of interaction that YOU want off of our menu.  Whether you want something playful or serious, we’ll serve you an interesting story to bring home.

Llamas

Llamaland

Llamlaland is a llovin’ lland o’ llamas with a llust for music and dance, warm fuzzy snuggles, and llots of llaughs and cheer. We welcome anyone to visit our tucked away haven in the Wild Wild West, where we llamas roam freely llooking for llovely moments with new friends.

You can also find us lloping about the Firefly grounds with lluscious offerings of Italian hors d’oeuvres and Prosecco, or hosting synth and other music jams in various llocales.

Till soon, much lllllllove!

Phage!

Phage will be infecting the woods with science talks, bass music, fractals, microscopy, and AI-generated video art.

Secret Goth Club

You can’t sit with us…

…but what you can do is join us in our ostentatious hideout full of all things dark and spooky! Yes, this chaotic collective of outdoor cats is once again building an increasingly less-secret goth club during the most un-goth season of the year.

Now that the secret’s out, come languish with us for our Unhappy Hour(s), Slow & Sexy Party, Hookah Lounge, and other offerings newly emerged from the shadows. Drink deep of our cocktails, mocktails, and savage mockery! Mope about your frustrations, we will (maybe) offer a sympathetic ear! Stomp your dusty li’l feet to the beat of a song that isn’t actually goth but still slaps! The night is yours for the taking.

…ok fine, you can sit with us. <3

Soul Feast

Sound, food, and conversation to heal you from the inside out.

Spa-queria

Join us for the two best human experiences you can imagine, spa treatments and tacos. We’ll be providing experiences related to relaxing, resetting, and reflecting, as well as tacos.

Suds & spuds

Suds & Spuds

Suds & Spuds pours tasty homebrewed beers, meads, and other beverages throughout Firefly! Stop by our bar for a quick sip, sit and stay a spell in our lounge, or spin in our fire circle. There will be potatoes… tomorrow!

The Temple of Caffeina

Coffee is an experience; tea a revelation. The culture of quick caffeine robs us of the rich and redolent nature of Caffeina’s many gifts. We will raise to Her a temple in the forest to contemplate the many facets of Her blessings. For the first time, we devote a space to Her worship.

The Acolytes will provide a cozy and opulent cafe space for backgammon, poetry, talk, or tea. But when the sacred hour approaches, we invite you to join us in receiving Caffeina’s true largess.

The Universe

The Universe Cafe is your destination for high-quality coffee and tea brewed in the woods!  Bring a cup, grab a brew, and hang out with friends or strangers in our Cafe lounge area, featuring cozy seating and LED/projection art after dark!

Troop 369, Damn They Fine!

Are you tired? Unmotivated to leave camp?

Have you ever wished an attraction would come to you??

Well, troop 369 is here to meet your needs, with our mobil camp. Our offerings vary from but are not limited to, bevies and snacks, game shows, and quests.

*Cue cheesy commercial music*

“Leave the legwork to troop 369 and we’ll bring the party to you! Keep your eyes, ears and whatever other holes you’d like open for the Troop 369 cart – We’re on our way to make your day!”

Astral Chill

Astral Chill is an oasis where evocative flights of inner-spatial drone-sound dimensioneering are unfurled. The audio cauldron mingles with the dance of laser insect simulations on the encircling pine bowers overhead—and makes for some unusually heady times. Drone-based improvisers of all stripes are welcome to collaborate—and everyone should come Chill at our fire bowl. We’ll also be host site of the always highly-anticipated “100 Bottles of Beer” installation and event. // Check out archival Firefly audio/video documentation at https://bit.ly/AstralChillVidClips. // Astral Chill is also a recording project that’s on all streaming services, including Bandcamp: https://astralchill.bandcamp.com/

Bring A Cup

The intervening years since Firefly last have had a strange effect on the denizens here. Bring yer cup and it’ll get filled, but be wary of touching the wildlife.

Camp Fire Camp

We’ll have a community campfire each night with events like ghost stories, acoustic talent share, marshmallow roast & roast – featuring s’mores, and more. Stop by our pathside sitting room, Camp Chair, for an intimate conversation with a friend or to people watch. We can’t wait to meet you!

Camp Stop Hitting Yourself (Camp SHY)

Camp Stop Hitting Yourself is a kinky camp that brings a full on dungeon to the woods to share with our fellow kinky fireflies!

Camp Well Actually

Improv performance art piece inspired by men who think it’s ironic to obnoxiously correct women on topics that the woman is an expert on.

Our camp will perform everyday at the Well on Mercurial Road. We specialize in small talk. Please ask us why everyone thinks goats are funny. Except, it’s wrong answers only.

Carly Nix Sauna and Crystal Reiki with Hypnosys

Hello we are crystal reiki sound bath bringing crystal singing bowls and Hypnosys session with our 10×10 white beautiful tent 🏕 next to sauna. Reiki healers, come enjoy practicing reiki on those who also need to receive reiki.

1 pm is group session Hypnosys on shifting and removing old programming once and for good. Tent is open for everyone to come and rest with us while we are meditating.

Electric Kool-Aid reVision Quest

Electric Kool-Aid is here to provide you with fortifying libations, such that you may be Revived! Enhancing your Vision Quests with our delightful selection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic potable potions, we will be serving most evenings and whenever else we feel like it! (Not a guarantee. Must provide own electricity. No Kool Aid will be harmed in this production. – Mgmt.)

F’ART!

We are the F’Art. Come at your own risk and play with fire. Corner where Mercurial Way meets Photon Flow.

Fluffer Camp!

Fluffer Campers are Sparkle Ponies with a cause…. to keep you hard at work (and play!)

It’s the fluffiest place on the hill and this year (20-tutu!) we’re double fluffed with an abundant supply of tutu makings .

Stop by for some fluffing at our snack table, use the tick check booth on your way to or from the Steam Bath, borrow a green umbrella (bring it back!), or put your feet up for a spell and enjoy the view.

How do you find the Fluffers? You just gotta go down… hill that is. We’re across from Bring a Cup near the entrance to the field.

Ginnungagap

In the beginning, before any crawling thing crept along the earth, or green thing grew upon it, there was a place where the frosty winds of Niflheim met the billowing flames of Muspelheim. In this gaping abyss, where fire and ice met, many wondrous things were possible, things like propane bubbles and ice cream.

Glory Glory Hole-lelujah

An adults-only (18+) project

Make new friends! Share your desires. Have sexy, safe conversation. Get quests to help you meet people. Questions you can’t ask elsewhere. And of course, maybe more (it is a glory hole, after all). Glory Glory Hole-lelujah is a 2-person spiritual retreat nestled in the woods of Firefly. We have confidential, non-judgmental Clergy to provide conversations you can’t get anywhere else.

Check our signage for hours and staffing. We also coach couples to learn tips and tricks they never taught you in school.

Hall of Arkham

Flunkies, Burnouts, Melvins and unwanted Hooligans of Hogwarts Extension School of Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV63 6XJ, United Kingdom.

APPROACH WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

These wizards are wanted and should be considered dangerous. Beware of any potions, elixirs, spells, enchantments, or other wizardry they may offer you. Whatever you do, don’t go inside their Daedalus, it is believed to be a direct portal to the elder gods and ancient ones

Immediacy Camp

Immediacy now!

Kids Camp

Young humans! Tiny humans!

Meat Camp

Meat is a staple at Firefly. All things meat. We are a long running regular firefly camp know for our friendly nature around the fire pit where Verdant, Photon Flow and Nebulous Bypass converge. Know for some of our famous meat dishes like Cassoulet, Mustard Cicken and The Meat Man.

Milk & Cookies

Camp Milk & Cookies does what it says on the tin. It’s pretty basic, just like us.

Stop by to grab a disc full of happiness or just to say hello.

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Potato Support People

Supporting hungry hippies with hot salty balls and a wellness wall. Stop by for a spud from the potato cart, make some potat’art, and grab wellness supplies before you depart!

Secret Goth Club

You can’t sit with us.

But what you can do is join us in our hastily-assembled monument to dark alternative music and culture! That’s right, we’re building an increasingly less-secret goth club on some new territory in the woods. We’re all about authenticity: The roof even leaks like that one place New England goths never shut up about!

Now that the secret’s out, join us at the Wicked Dahk Party with Howl on Thursday night, Unhappy Hour on Friday and Saturday, the Slow and Sexy Party after Temple on Sunday, and more. Drink deep of our cocktails, mocktails, and savage mockery! Stomp pine needles into the dirt to the beat of a song that isn’t actually goth but still slaps! The night is yours.

K fine, you can sit with us. 🖤

Sensual Sensory Experience

Camp for sensory sensual experiences. Events include an educational smoking herb info session, smutty s’mores, mimosa brunch, sensual candle wax display, and a kinky glow dance party.

Suds & Spuds

Suds & Spuds pours tasty beer and other beverages throughout Firefly! And there will be potatoes… tomorrow! Stop by our bar for a quick sip or sit and stay a spell in our lounge.

The Healing Tent

A big bell tent that will have ample room for many attendees to lay down and recieve a yoga class, sound healing, or energy massage. Live acoustic music will also be offered. The tent is 20 ft in diameter and is a big bell tent.

The Homeless Shelter

We are a spot for the homeless coming in late, the recently homeless, or those first timers that want to know they have a place to camp. We have a walled canopy and a tarp over some tables for a kitchen. We will run a soup kitchen a couple nights to provide for the community.

The Universe

The Universe Cafe is your destination for high-quality coffee and tea brewed in the woods!  Bring a cup, grab a brew, and hang out with friends or strangers in our Cafe lounge area, featuring cozy seating and LED/projection art after dark!

Wytch’s Kitchyn

A place where magical things can happen.

Zoo Camp

Hey– what are those strange rustly growly screechy sounds coming from the Back 40?… It’s ZOO CAMP, the Firefly Zoological Park! Come meet (or cuddle) our animals, chat with the Zookeepers, relax with a vintage Zoobook magazine, and feed & water yourself at our feeding & watering stations. The Zoological Bar will serve a wild array of beverages during our Happy Hours (or whenever we feel like it), where we will also offer FACE-PAINTING to help you look like your favorite animal! After dark, visit the INSECTARIUM at ZooCamp for a close look at the local insects of Firefly.

A.S.K. is here to help you fix your broken art of any kind! Missing that crucial bolt? Blinkies not working? Troublesome code got you down? We’ll have tools and supplies to get your art working again. And if you need it we’ll help match you up with a knowledgeable Firefly to help you with your fix. Remember, “If you need help A.S.K.!(Located behind the Stage. Staffed hours: 10am-4pm)

Astral Chill is the oasis where evocative flights of inner-spatial drone-sound dimensioneering are unfurled. The audio cauldron mingles with the dance of laser insect simulations on the encircling pine bowers overhead—and makes for some unusually heady times. Drone improvisers of all stripes are welcome to collaborate—and everyone should come Chill at our firebowl. Audio/video documentation at https://bit.ly/AstralChillVidClips

Formerly: Breakfast Sandwich Camp
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Ahoy and welcome to travelers, rogues, vikings, scoundrels and especially those of a piratical nature! Bring A Cup once again humbly offers our fine brews and tavern space to the denizens of Firefly. Enter Davey Jones’ locker if you dare, and discover treasures untold- or your watery doom.

Their Celestial Ultra-Light Transport spacecraft careened into the woods over central Vermont, drawn like a moth to the gentle lights of Firefly. Travellers to Earth, their vessel’s core was damaged in the crash and pieces have scattered across all of the festival. A kind and warm-hearted group of intergalactic beings, their religious beliefs and practices may seem strange, or even sinister, to outsiders. Their only hope to once more journey through the stars relies on the kindness of Fireflies, to help collect each piece of the scattered core of their spaceship. The travellers will lavish those who come to their aid with libations, wisdom, art of their homeworld, and even induct them into their sacred circle by exposing them to The Ordeal.

Lights, Art, Music… Party!  Creating high-quality events and art installations is our camp’s specialty.  Since 2011, Lamp has been bringing our winning attitude to the woods for the community to enjoy.  Whether you want a delicious cocktail, dance the night away or watch amazing fire performers, we have a place for you.  Enjoy the entertainment, stay for the long-lasting friendships.

Live Life and Love Lamp.

A giant lite brite to change and enjoy surrounded by a gentle glow.

We’re definitely not saying Camp Mellow Orange is the mellowest camp around. Firefly has lots of mellow camps, and competition vibes are the scientific opposite of mellow vibes, so far be it from us to claim we’re tops. That said, “mellow” is literally in our name, so come on by for chill tunes, even chiller orange drinks, and very, very chill orange snacks.

Camp Sexy… your destination for all kinds of silly sexy shenanigans! Join our band of weirdos for freaky fun filled events… Scar Bar, Sexy or Die, Minute it to Win It, Yacht Rock Happy Hour, The Messy Nest, Sangria and Showtunes, and Reading Porn to the Blind. See event listings for days and times. You also might be the lucky recipient of a Light Up Hug during your travels through the woods, or find yourself chilling in our space amongst friends. It’s all good, it’s all sexy. And if you don’t agree we’re the sexiest mofo’s at Firefly, you’re just not drinking enough!

Get your dance fix with Diode! Late-night festivities featuring a variety of electronic music styles. An always changing dance floor, cargo net lounges, fire pit to keep warm, LED Art, friendly bar with craft beer, and plenty of space for art and dance under the stars – find us in the open field at the top of the hill!

Femme Domme Camp
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Coaxed by the red light, you wander towards the pair of illuminated cubes with harpy feminine silhouettes within. Welcome to the dungeon in the woods, where kinky Fireflies can play and curious creatures are invited to be voyeuristic… or more. With femme dommes of all flavors guarding the torture cubes, we have consent classes, impact demonstrations, Bloody Mary libations, and lustful inspiration.

Don’t be shy, we promise we bite.

Down in Flufferville live sparkleponies with a cause: we keep you hard at work, so we don’t have to. Our mission is to be compulsively and consentually helpful.

Stop by to use our patented Tick Check Booth and refresh yourself at our snack and hydration station on your way to the field or steambath.

An adults-only (18+) project

Make new friends! Share your desires. Have sexy, safe conversation. Get quests to help you meet people. Questions you can’t ask elsewhere. And of course, maybe more (it is a glory hole, after all). Glory Glory Hole-lelujah is a 2-person spiritual retreat nestled in the woods of Firefly. We have confidential, non-judgmental Clergy to provide conversations you can’t get anywhere else.

Check our signage for hours and staffing. We also coach couples to learn tips and tricks they never taught you in school.

Spooks, spirits, witches, ghouls and gluten-free folk- unite! Come celebrate the best holiday of all with allergy-friendly treats, custom Tarot readings in the Tarot Tent, plant/weed walks led by herbalist witches, Happy Hour (witching hour!) drinks, and other Halloween surprises. Bring a cup, wear a costume, cast a spell!

Flunkies, Burnouts, Melvins and unwanted Hooligans of Hogwarts Extension School of Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV63 6XJ, United Kingdom.

APPROACH WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

These wizards are wanted and should be considered dangerous. Beware of any potions, elixirs, spells, enchantments, or other wizardry they may offer you. Whatever you do, don’t go inside their Daedalus, it is believed to be a direct portal to the elder gods and ancient ones.

Remember the rainbows at the top of the hill, hot vegan, GF, & vegetarian meals, cozy spots by the fire? Those days are past. Welcome the neon invasion! Your cheer is as obligatory as your scrunchies! Now with cheerful rainbows ™, cheerfully hot vegan, GF, & vegetarian nutriment ™, and your (mandatory) smile!*

*Noncompliance will result in cheerfulness rehabilitation ™, & the rendering of repeat frownies into unicorn kibble.  The unicorns are very hungry.

Like the casbah to your Star Wars, our intergalactic MeatSpace station is a trading post oasis home away from home. Warm yourself by our fire pit with random acts of cooking and food sharing — yours or ours.

Join us for our Galactic Fight Club, our famous cassoulet de canard, or our nightly sci-fi screenings.

Barely automated rustic luxury gay space communism awaits! At the crossroads between Pancakes and Lamps.

(*our profile pic was space-pirated without asking. Here’s where the sausages were made.)

Obsidian Beauty Bar was created with the intent to share our gifts and knowledge with others through hair design creations, and mind, body & soul healing methods. Oshun’s Mirror was created to help people use transit astrology to transform their lives.  We understand the need for a safe space for grounding & manifestation of intentions.  Magic is genderless.

We offer a relaxing safe space to the community in addition to the variety of beauty influences to be experienced, such as hair braiding/styling and accessorizing, nail care manicure, pedicure, and paint and nail art, face makeup and face paint designs, and airbrushing techniques.  We also offer the service of yoga in the morning along with affirmations, therapeutic body massage, including shoulders, full body massage, and feet massage

Ouroborealis is a small camp of low-key mad (food) science, volunteering, performance art, and attempting to encircle the world only to realize you’re gnawing on your own tail.

We are a small (< 10 person) camp who will be building the firefly temple in 2019 and bringing at least one other art installation. Camp highlights include incoherently catchy songwriting and One!Big!Tent!

Rainbow Dinosaurs love you! We’re happy to be back in the woods, offering a quiet, out of the way spot to relax, access your big Dino heart, and learn about yourself. We’re Jurassically Inclusive! Rawr!

SHH IT’S A SECRET …but we still want you to come hang out! A li’l bat collective lurking halfway up the hill, we promise we only look sad SOME of the time. In these shadows we offer our spooky company, Unhappy Hour libations, and plenty of goth industrial to keep your heart (or stompy feet) happy. So come join us where it’s ok to dance and make zero eye contact with your friends. They still love you, they’re probably avoiding eye contact too <3

Welcome to the Sensorium, a playground for sensation. Hear color and see sound. Find us at your happy spot.

Growth happens when we find ourselves outside of familiar territory. Connections are strongest when we rely on each other to succeed despite adversity. Let the familiar take flight and see the world with new eyes. From the loss of vision offered by our blind tours to the loss of security offered by our hunting games, uncertainty and discomfort can be fertile soil for new confidence and new friends.

Shisha Shack is a place for conversation, contemplation, and perhaps even a snack or two. A relative newcomer and centrally located, we have been found to be a retreat from the din around us. Please stop in and introduce yourself, share a tobacco or non! hookah and relax on our platforms and recharge for your continued journeys!

Come get small at SFW Camp… We’ll have fruits & nuts, and maybe some food too. We’ll be warm and (mostly) dry in our indoor forest (onesies optional). Commune with nature, even in the middle of the woods. At night, we turn on the electric N and become NSFW (18+ adults only, onesies optional)

Welcome to Stange Maine!

Home of the Gifting Tree, Pinchie, a Large Lighthouse, the occasional mermaid, and some sea creatures. Thursday and Saturday nights we have our big events. Goth, Industrial, New Wave, 80’s, Slow and Sexy tunes to get you moving on a chilly night.

During events we have a bar stocked with alcoholic and NON alcoholic beverages.

Suds & Spuds pours tasty homebrewed beers, ciders, and various other concoctions. Stop in for a quick sip, sit and stay a spell in our lounge, or spin in our fire circle. There’ll be potatoes tomorrow.

Go, a game that calls from within us the warrior, the philosopher, and the aesthetician. For millennia, humanity has peered into the board and seen the edge of their ability, and the fighting spirit of an opponent. The game can be learned in 10 minutes, but mastery will take a lifetime. Enter the Gojo and join us in a lifelong pursuit for the divine move.

The Love and Lions Den has been furnishing good times at Firefly since 2010! Come spin in our fire circle and make sounds, friends and memories. Where will your TailQuest take you?! RAWWR!

Welcome to The Neighborhood! Here you’ll find a comfortable porch, curious lawn decorations, friendly faces, a comfy and/or womfy zone, and the occasional curmudgeon. Enjoy mocktails, a seat by the fire, or just a rest for a weary traveler. Won’t you be our neighbor?

We have taken the whole of space and time, and all their prismatic contents, and distilled them into a cozy cafe in the woods. Come take your place within The Universe. You are welcome here.

Ulitma Thule returns from afar with a happy horde of Vikings. The MSS Vongboat will be making Grape and Grillage voyages to other camps from her home port at Ultima Thule. Look for our Viking Ship in the field and you will find your way to the Viking Parlor Games. Find your Viking mojo with Rune Readings and prowess with YakityYak Croquet, Yak Hole Melee, and Viking Tetherball. Fireflies are welcome to join us every evening, to enjoy the games beneath the Dragon’s Breath Flame Effect and learn about the voyage that will take our ship to the ethers as a Burn.

Hey guys welcome to our camp we are sooooooooooooo excited ever since we watched polar express we’ve been very stimulated by the idea of uncanny valley. Come and stop by to our place. We will have lots of things just like your things but just little bit deeefrent. You know like spoons. Now don’t be shy come on by. You can play or you can stay. We’ll have art and you’ll have a say. And with that. Good day.

The White Dragon Noodle Bar is coming back to Firefly for 2019. We invite you all to come by around 6pm – 8pm for some delicious and rejuvenating noodles. Come for the tasty snacks and stay for the witty banter and wonderful company. Some nights we may even serve up some savory late night broth for all the weary fireflies traveling through the dark forest. Our classic noodles are vegetarian and vegan with a gluten free option available as well. We can’t wait to share our salty hot noodes with our firefly patrons!

Art Support Kamp A.S.K. !

A.S.K. is here to help you fix your broken art of any kind! Missing that crucial bolt? Blinkies not working? Troublesome code got you down? We’ll have tools and supplies to get your art working again. And if you need it we’ll help match you up with a knowledgeable Firefly to help you with your fix. Remember, “If you need help A.S.K.!(Located behind the Stage. Staffed hours: 10am-4pm)

Astral Chill

Astral Chill returns following a 2017 gap year! With our hardware synths, theremins and assorted gadgets, we’re a night-time oasis (subwoofer-free zone) where many an evocative flight of improv inner-spatial drone dimensioneering takes place. Collaborators welcome—just bring a patchable instrument or a mic/cable (for non-patchables). We’ll have a fire dish to chill around, lasers in the trees, and projection art by Juleen Jones.

Camp Blue Screen Of Death

Blue Screen Of Death

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Breakfast Sandwich Camp

We serve breakfast sandwiches when we feel like it. This year we are going to bring more ingredients and cook them more quickly. And then we will serve them to you… when we are around to make them. Which is often. But not always. Maybe later. Soon! But not yet.

Bring A Cup

Ahoy and welcome to travelers, rogues, vikings, scoundrels and especially those of a piratical nature! Bring A Cup once again humbly offers our fine brews and tavern space to the denizens of Firefly. Enter Davey Jones’ locker if you dare, and discover treasures untold- or your watery doom.

Camp Genderblender!

Join us for a fabulous daily Blender Reveal Party featuring exciting smoothies. Orange you glad you stopped by for a berry good time?

Camp Lamp

Camp Lamp is Winning. The largest Fire Circle. The dankest music. The darkest black lights. The most delicious drinks. The best dance floor.

Imagine yourself, relaxing to some jive tunes, in a hammock, with a bottle of slunch, and the hottest fire dancing by your side. Sure, it isn’t there just for you. But you get to enjoy it anyway. Free!

All winning all the time.

Femme Domme Camp

Femme Domme Camp
{{|You Must Be 18+|}}

Coaxed by the red light, you wander towards the pair of illuminated cubes with harpy feminine silhouettes within. Welcome to the dungeon in the woods, where kinky Fireflies can play and curious creatures are invited to be voyeuristic… or more. With femme dommes of all flavors guarding the torture cubes, we have consent classes, impact demonstrations, Bloody Mary libations, and lustful inspiration.

Don’t be shy, we promise we bite.

Folkvang

A small Viking mead hall where the mead flows and the food is delicious, with entertainment and games as well.

Glamp Island

Imagine you forgot about Gilligan’s Island but then it came back to you in a fever dream but all the actors were replaced with various characters from The Real World only those characters are being played by the cast members of Gilligan’s Island.

Now forget you ever read that.

Now forget the forgetting.

Welcome to Glamp Island!

Glory Glory Hole-lelujah

An adults-only (18+) project

Make new friends! Share your desires. Have sexy, safe conversation. Get quests to help you meet people. Questions you can’t ask elsewhere. And of course, maybe more (it is a glory hole, after all). Glory Glory Hole-lelujah is a 2-person spiritual retreat nestled in the woods of Firefly. We have confidential, non-judgmental Clergy to provide conversations you can’t get anywhere else.

Check our signage for hours and staffing. We also coach couples to learn tips and tricks they never taught you in school.

Gluten Free Halloween

Spooks, spirits, ghouls, and witches unite, as we celebrate the very best holiday of all. Tricks, treats, and custom tarot inspired poetry, can all be found in this den of deviousness. Wander on up the Back 40 to get your trick or treat on. Or if you are feeling like a nice witch, try a weed walk, or get your pre party on at the Witching Hour afternoons. Now with 0% gluten! Celiacs, and allergy folk; we want to feed you treats that you can actually eat at Firefly!

Because Halloween!

Hall of Arkham

Flunkies, Burnouts, Melvins and unwanted Hooligans of Hogwarts Extension School of Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV63 6XJ, United Kingdom.

APPROACH WITH EXTREM CAUTION

These wizards are wanted and should be considered dangerous. Beware of any potions, elixirs, spells, enchantments, or other wizardry they may offer you. Whatever you do, don’t go inside their Daedalus, it is believed it is a direct portal to the elder gods and ancient ones.

Meat Space 9

Like the casbah to your Star Wars, our intergalactic MeatSpace station is a trading post oasis home away from home.

MONSTROSITEA

Come drink tea with godzilla! We’re quite friendly and only a little bitey.

Shisha Shack

Shisha Shack

Come relax at the shisha shack. A dry place on a rainy day or just out of the sun. Enjoy conversation with tobacco or non-tobacco shisha (hookah). Hours to be posted, all are welcome.

Strange Maine

We are Strange Maine!

Our camp is a conglomerate of Goths, Artists, Belly Dancers, Punks, Fire Spinners, Bohemians, Healers, Geeks, and Computer Nerds who share the common Love of Firefly.

Strange Maine hails from the Northern Land of Pinchies. We promise we won’t bite . . . but we may Pinch.

Suds-n-spuds

Suds & Spuds

Stop by Suds & Spuds for tasty homebrew, cocktails, and other beverages all week long. Sample a sip as you wander, or sit a spell in our lounge. The boozewheel will spin again, one night only! Maybe! Spin the wheel, get a booze!

The Love & Lions Den

Camp Love and Lions Den has been fur-nishing some roar-ingly good fun at New England’s regional burn, Firefly, since 2010. We provide sound and music of all genres, cozy cuddle spaces, and art projects for the community to enjoy. Rawwwr!

The Neighborhood

Welcome to The Neighborhood! Here you’ll find a comfortable porch, curious lawn decorations, friendly faces, the occasional curmudgeon, and who knows what else! Won’t you be our neighbor?

The Universe

We have taken the whole of space and time, and all their prismatic contents, and distilled them into a cozy cafe in the woods. Come take your place within The Universe. You are welcome here.

Things to Know When Running a Theme Camp

Leave No Trace

Firefly is a Leave No Trace event. This means we are expected to remove everything we bring to the land, down to the last cigarette butt. We plan ahead to have minimal impact on the land, and we don’t change the land unless we’re able to change it back. Plan to have your camp sweep the area to search for errant objects, trash, and recycling.

More on Leave No Trace.

Fire Pits

There are a limited number of established fire pits throughout the Firefly site–these sites have all been pre-approved by the landowner, as they change the character of the land. For this reason, digging new fire pits for personal or camp use is not permitted. All established fire pits are communal–go warm up and meet your fellow Fireflies! Read more on fire pits and campfire guidelines on the Fire Policies page.

Food and Drink

Firefly participants provide their own food and drink. Collaborating with your friends to plan good meals for your camp can be a lot of fun, and planning extra food or drink to share with visitors can be a great way to make friends and participate. When planning, keep in mind that you will be expected to haul away any trash, so you may want to leave unnecessary packaging at home.

Performance

Chris drumming, photo by KyleFirefly attracts amazing DJs, musicians, bands, and performance artists, and we often hear from new ones who would like to play for us. There is no official “main stage” at Firefly, and theme camps are popular gathering places, so musicians are frequently looking for theme camps to play at. You may want to provide them with a mellow place to jam. Or if you are ambitious, you may want to provide a performance space with amplified sound. If your camp is interested in hosting musicians, post to the Fireflyblink discussion list – they will be happy to hear from you.

Getting In and Out

Depending on how far your camp happens to be from the parking lot, you may need to move your gear quite a ways on foot. Think big, but be prepared. If you’re new to Firefly and planning an elaborate camp, use the discussion lists to network with experienced Fireflies and learn what to expect.

Working with the Land

Nature often puts Firefly to the test with rain, mud, and cold. In these times, your camp has the opportunity to become truly legendary if you can successfully provide your neighbors with shelter, warmth, and dry places to chill.

It is possible to shelter large clearings with tarps hung from trees. Talk to other Fireflies to learn more from our community’s many self-made tarp experts.

The ground at the Firefly site contains clay, so water often collects or flows along the surface before being absorbed. Before you set up, take a close look at your site and think about how it will drain. Choosing the right place for your tent will help you avoid waking up in a puddle.

Ground that is completely cleared of leaves and brush is more likely to erode and turn to mud under rain and feet. Don’t clear an area completely if you don’t need to, and do your best to re-cover cleared areas at the end of the event.

Fire Art

Out of respect for safety and wise use of our land, all projects involving fire should be discussed with the Fire and Safety Team before the event. If you have a project idea that requires fire, or if you have any other questions, please contact the Fire Core lead. Read more on fire art guidelines on the Fire Policies page.

Electricity

There are no wall sockets in the woods. You should be prepared to provide your own electricity – whether it’s by portable generator, solar array, or bicycle-powered boombox machine. If you have questions about providing power for you or your theme camp, reach out to the community – odds are that someone else has faced a similar dilemma at some point in the past. There are some guidelines for generator usage on the Fire Policies page. You can also direct power-related questions to the Infrastructure / DPW Core.

Trails

For your neighbors to enjoy your camp, they’ll need to be able to get to it. A volunteer crew marks the main trails at Firefly, but you may want to take responsibility for marking smaller trails near your site. If you notice trails turning to mud-puddles in the rain, do your best to fill or reinforce them with brush.

Fireflies are known to stay up all night, wandering the woods with eyes half-blinded by the many glowy wonders. Marking trails and entrances to your camp with glow-sticks or glow-in-the-dark art can help you find your way home. If you set up any art or structures that someone could trip on, crash into, or be clothes-lined by, it is very important to light them at night.

Making Contact

Now that you’re feeling inspired to create something awesome, we want to know about it! Registering your theme camp allows you to pick a spot for your camp at one of the Work Weekends. It gets you placed on the Firefly event map, and your events will be added to the WhatWhereWhen guide, so everyone knows when the party is. You can register with the button at the top of this page. If you have any questions about theme camp registration or placement, contact the Art and Theme Camp Placement Core.

Anything is possible at Firefly with collaboration between participants. If you have a great idea but need volunteers, advice, or resources to make it happen, use the discussion list to find them. You may be amazed by what our community can provide. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

Diode, 2012, photo by Eric
Diode, 2012, photo by Eric

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