2024 Survival Guide (link)

The Survival Guide has everything you need to know about navigating this Thing. PLEASE read through it, as it contains important information to ensure we all have a fantastic weekend. All attendees will be expected to know and abide by the rules contained in it.

(We recommend this for carpool group readings on your way to the event)

Quick Answers

This is a camping event. You will be camping.

  • Restrooms = maintained outhouses.
  • Bathing = We will have a warm water hose - Only Biodegradable soap allowed.
  • Indoor showers and bathrooms are off-limits per venue rules.
  • Please bring trash bags to pack out your own trash.

Bring your own dishes, utensils, and cups.

  • Only gas camp stoves are allowed. (No open flame or other fuels allowed)
  • There is no refrigerator, kitchen, or storage space available.
  • Hot and cold water will be available for drinking.
  • 2 meals a day provided for Meal Plan tickets.

Covid tests will be provided on site - Full COVID-19 Policy

Please read the full information available in the 2024 Survival Guide above.

Packing List


  • Water bottle
  • Dishes, utensils, and cups
  • Snacks (no nuts please)
  • Clothing for all temperatures (it can get chilly at night)
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellant
  • A slip on outdoor shoe - to put on for late night bathroom trips


  • Shade (this is field camping, trees are sparse)
  • Camping chairs
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Pillow
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent
  • Sleeping pad
  • Trash bags - You are responsible for packing out any and all of your own trash


  • Dance shoes
  • Fabulous clothing


  • Medications
  • Hand sanitizer/wipes
  • Everyone is required to use some before getting food.
  • We’ll provide some at the kitchen.
  • Toiletries
  • Biodegradable/camping soap
  • Towel


  • Instruments to play around the campfire
  • Games
  • Decorations for your tent
  • Beach towel for laying
  • Whatever else helps you feel awesome!