Liminal Labs love virgins. No, seriously. In 2012, our camp theme was Liminal Labs’ Virgin Initiation Program (VIP) and every year we’ve devoted a significant portion of our offerings to schooling up the newbies without dampening their ardor (only their shorts). No matter what our sub-theme each year, we use our robust Virgin Profiling Assessment (VPA) algorithms to identify, lure, and school first-timers. We query them about how they’re faring and test their understanding of the 10 Principles.
For those in need of basic training (or old-timers with short memories), we guide them through MOOP vigilance, advanced hydration tactics (we’re always happy to fill anyone’s water bottle), map reading, sun and dust strategies, proper gifting protocols, opportunities for volunteering, and other playa-friendly facts and activities. Graduates are sent out into the world to school others and to send us any recalcitrants for “special training.” We particularly appreciate it when one of our virgins returns to share their wide-eyed tales of “first year on the playa” hi jinx.
This year PHARMAKON will provide special VIP (temporary) tattoos for every earnest freshman who’s done their homework, guaranteeing them all access to every spectacular burn and as many dance parties as their boots can carry them to.