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ToorCamp is a multi-day gathering where we focus on technology and its integration into society. This wiki can be used as a tool for organizing or prototyping anything, including campsites, carpools, sharing tools and other sundries. It can also be used to record and share what we have done at the camp. The official website, http://toorcamp.org, is the authoritative source for information. Our Discord: chat.toorcon.net and Google Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/toorcamp is where people tend to talk.

We are inspired by the hacker camps in The Netherlands and Germany. We hope to form groups, build structures, setup art projects, and throw parties!

ToorCon is the major organizer. We also work with other hacker conferences in the US. Your registration fee covers the power and internet -- you create the rest! Play, learn, and share!

ToorCamp 2024

ToorCamp 2024 will be located at the Doe Bay Resort & Spa on Orcas Island, WA. The venue features cabins, yurts, domes, and full camping facilities so so you can focus on relaxing and hanging out with other technology enthusiasts. ToorCamp will be on June 26-June 30, 2024.

Talks

Security, Internet, Emerging Technologies, Hardware Hacking, and Privacy. Sign up to be a speaker!

Listen to talks in the Prime Dome

Sign up for Lightning Talks here!

Contests

There's a number of contests and competitions going on throughout the camp!

Titanium Chef Contest There will be a bunch of fun contests at the camp. The first one we’re releasing information on is Titanium Chef! Similar to the popular Iron Chef TV Show, Titanium Chef is a cooking contest for hackers where contestants are given a special ingredient and they have a limited amount of time to cook the best meal that they can.

ToorCamp Stupid Hackathon You are cordially invited to the second biennial ToorCamp Stupid Hackathon. The Stupid Hackathon presents an opportunity to create the most useless, dangerous and/or variously unwise things you can imagine.

Capture the Flag! EuphoriaCTF is a capture the flag contest that takes the form of a hacking simulation where you will complete a progressive set of challenges involving hacking history, cracking passwords, data analysis, reverse engineering, and exploitation!

DecoContest Decorate your village or tent and win the adoration of your fellow DeerPunk campers and some cool prizes!

Events and Parties

Can you think of a better way to spend a summer night than kicking back on a hammock, grilling up something on the BBQ, and hanging out with good friends? Whether you just want to kick back on the beach, learn to meditate, stay up all night writing code, or dancing the night away in the Prime Dome to your favorite hacker DJs, we guarantee you’ll have a great time.

NIGHTMRKT An open air night market and swap meet every night at the volleyball courts!

Workshops

We have 3 days scheduled for hands-on workshops. Learn something new or teach your own! Hack a car, build electronics, launch a weather balloon, build a forge, craft, sew & paint, etc... Talk to foxcaptain about adding additional workshops!

- Check out the latest schedule here.

Villages

ToorCamp as a whole will consist of many different themed Villages. If you are interested in running your own village, please submit it to the village submission form, which will automatically create a wiki page to help organize your group.

Self-organized Sessions

In addition to the standard talks and workshops, Villages will be self-organizing their own activities that will be listed as part of our Self-organized Sessions.

Projects

Bring a project to camp! List your projects here so other people can check it out or get involved!


Site Photos

Photos around Doe Bay.

Traveling to Camp

Some tips on getting to the region and out to Orcas Island.

  • Parking Learn about parking options and how to request on-site parking
  • Vehicle camping What you need to know about bringing your RV to ToorCamp

CampFAQ

We'll be posting up our frequently asked questions as well as guides for what to bring and expect at the camp. If you have any questions that aren't covered here, please feel free to email me at h1kari@toorcon.org, join and post to our Google Group, or join our Discord server at chat.toorcon.net.

ToorCamp Kids

Kids workshops for your little ones! Make sure to register them!

ToorCamp Dogs

ToorCamp loves dogs, but we have some rules and regulations this year. Most importantly, please register your dog by emailing david@toorcon.org

Registration

This year because of the location, we're limited to 600 participants at ToorCamp and to better prepare we would like everyone to register as soon as possible. Tickets are nearly SOLD OUT.

Volunteers

We're looking for volunteers that can help out during the camp as well as come out early to help setup or stay later and help clean up. We'll be posting more volunteer information in this section in the coming months. If you're interested in volunteering, please email nfiltr8@toorcon.org.

Sponsors

We're looking for sponsors to help make ToorCamp even more awesome. If your company is interested in sponsoring, please email sponsor@toorcon.org.

Code of Conduct

We now have a shiny new code of conduct! Check it out.

Misc

  • Stuff What are you bringing to share/ What do you need? Hauling a bunch of junk is expensive, but we still need the right amount!
  • Contests
  • Campers Collaborate with fellow attendees in your campsites (above)
  • Network Camp Network information.
  • Power Camp Power information.
  • Wireless Communications around the camp site


Important Dates 2024

March
March 15, 2024 First Round of CFP Submission Ends
May
May 4, 2024 CFP Submission Ends
June
June 2024 Speaker & Sponsor Selection Finalized
June 26, 2024 Move into ToorCamp
June 27, 2024 ToorCamp 50-minute Talks & Workshops
June 28, 2024 ToorCamp 50-minute Talks & Workshops
June 29, 2024 ToorCamp 20-minute Talks & Workshops
June 30, 2024 Move out of ToorCamp


Previous ToorCamps

2022

ToorcampDeerpunk

ToorCamp 2022 was back again at the Doe Bay Resort & Spa on Orcas Island, WA, with a new Deerpunk theme and the premiere of the NIGHTMRKT. ToorCamp was on July 13-17, 2022.

2020

Skipped due to pandemic. We briefly considered 2021, but pandemic continued.

2018

Bubble Prime Dome

ToorCamp 2018 was again located at the beautiful Doe Bay Resort & Spa on Orcas Island, WA. ToorCamp was on June 20th-24th.

2016

Phone Tent

ToorCamp 2016 was located at the Doe Bay Resort & Spa on Orcas Island, WA. The venue features 31 on-site cabins, 8 yurts, 2 geodesic domes, and full camping facilities so this year is all about relaxing and hanging out with other technology enthusiasts. We are scheduling the camp on June 8th-12th so it doesn't conflict with the bigger conferences and give people the chance to take some extra time off from work, unwind, learn some new skills, and hack on projects.

2014, 2012

Beach

Neah Bay, WA (Hobuck Beach Resort). Lasers. Prime Dome, Cellular Telephone Network, POTS telephone

In the rainforest, everything gets wet. Towels set out to dry become more damp instead. Condensation drips from exhaust fans.

2009

Missile Silo. Sand, wind, really hard core people.