Although you don’t have to register your Theme Camp, it’s a really good idea, as registered camps get a specific spot allocated to them, in the right sound zone, and get included on the map in our WTF guide – and also in our Community Directory. This makes your camp easy to find and explains what you’re offering, and when.
Just a tip: only registered camps get frontage on the busiest roads of our city – and those spots fill up fast. In addition, there’s a criteria that’s important to bear in mind for those spaces, ie: they need to offer an interactive experience and at night must have some lighting so there are no ‘dead spots’ on the Binnekring.
If you’re planning an unregistered camp, you’d need to arrive earlier in the week to secure an available space. Don’t panic if you miss the registration deadline for inclusion in the WTF – you can still bring it to the event. It just won’t have a designated space on the Binnekring, and it won’t be on the map or in the guide. But it’ll be there, in Tankwa Town, and that’s the most important thing.
Plug & Play Camps? Paid Luxury Glamping? GTFO!
Over the years we’ve seen some camps being set up to make profit off others’ hard volunteer work and creativity – and our team has had to intervene. Occasionally, we’ve even had to ask some individuals that sought to profit off our event by running luxury private camps not to return. Because, as should be clear in terms of the principles that underscore everything about our event and culture, that’s not how we roll as a community. To find out what the comfort & discomfort zones are in this area, check out the info on our Plug, Play & Profit page.
Register a theme camp:
To register a Theme Camp, you’d first need to create a Collective (which is a group for your project crew) on Tribe, and then register the Theme Camp under your Collective. Ready? Click here.
NOTE: Registrations for 2023 close on the 25th February.