Village Dues and Budget
Dues are what pays for the infrastructure of the camp.  Things like the bar, bar supplies,
the showers, generator, fuel for the generator, camp lighting, sound and decor, signage,
construction materials, equipment transport, dumping fees, bar ice, and the copious
amounts of beer and wine we serve to the masses at Bman.  Once dues are paid, they
are promptly spent on these things, so dues are not refundable.
No profit is made from camp dues.    
Accounting is transparent and will be posted after the event.
Our projected budget is listed on the bottom of this page
.
DUES ARE CURRENTLY $325.00 PER PERSON
Dues increase to by $25.00 Aug 1st (and to $350.00 on the playa), so pay now to save money.

(Or you can pay $700.00 if you don't want to do any camp work -
click the black/purple "freeloader" button below)

You can pay your dues by PayPal  (click the "PayPal
Payments"
button below... or by check)
You can use credit cards on PayPal - and there is a small PayPal fee

To pay by check, mail a check made out to "Jim Hillas" to:
26 Richardson Ct.  Apt 7  Framingham, MA 01702


Click here to pay your dues with PayPal
Spanky's Wine Bar - 10 Year Anniversary  
"Build a fire for a man, he will be warm for a night... Set a man on fire, he will be warm for the rest of his life"
We at Spanky's understand that we are in tough economic times and that some people are truly broke.  If this is the case for you and you really,
really, really want to be part of the village... send an email to Admiral Painjoy at:
jimhillas_gc (at) yahoo (dot) com
Let him know about your situation and how much you can afford to pay.  He will do his best to work
something out for you.  This might include
extra work shifts, payment plans, etc.
All hardship cases are kept strictly confidential.

DONATE TO THE FUND FOR WAYWARD SPANKERS
We at Spanky's understand that some of you are so wonderful, so generous of spirit and such rockstars that you are willing to pay more than
the minimum share of the village dues.  If this is the case... we can't begin to tell you how much we love you!
You rockstars can click the "donate" button below and enter whatever amount you would like to donate to the cause via PayPal
(or by check if you so desire... see address above)
Your donations help to assist other dedicated and hard-working Spankers that might not be able to pay the full amount of camp dues because
of severe financial hardships
PROJECTED BUDGET FOR SWB 2012… AND ACTUAL
EXPENSES

Estimated                        Actual

Power Grid Cables and Drops                  
2500.00                        2924.00
Generator                                               
2300.00                        3131.00
Fuel                                                        
1700.00                        1633.00        
Wine and Beer                                        
2000.00                        3242.00
Bar Supplies and Ice                                 
800.00                          699.00
Construction Supplies                              
1700.00                        3815.00
Latex Vac-U-Bed                                      
600.00                          557.00
Sound System and Lighting Upgrades       
1900.00                          965.00
Shower Upgrades and Pumping                 
900.00                          871.00
Supplies, Welcome Packs, Shirts, etc       
1400.00                        1671.00
Administrative                                           
800.00                        1115.00
Transportation and Dumping                      
800.00                        1000.00
Medical Kit                                               
700.00                          787.00
Work Party Weekends (food, misc)           
500.00                          936.00
Hardship Fund                                        
1200.00                        1173.00
Miscellaneous                                         
1000.00                         655.00


TOTAL                                              
$20,700.00                   $24,174.00

Total of all dues and
donations:                                               $23,748.00

Balance:                                                                                -$   
426.00
Estimated                                Actual

Power Grid Cables and Drops                    800.00                1272.00
Generator                                               4000.00                4100.00*     
Fuel                                                        1700.00                2380.00
Wine and Beer                                        2000.00                 3277.00
Bar Supplies and Ice                                 800.00                  911.00              
Construction Supplies                              1800.00                 1549.00                
Sound System and Lighting Upgrades       2000.00                2400.00*
New DJ Booth                                           400.00                 290.00
Shower Upgrades and Pumping                1200.00                 488.00
Supplies, Welcome Packs, Shirts, etc         600.00                 849.00     
Administrative                                          1200.00                1247.00
Transportation and Dumping                       600.00                1042.00
Medical Kit                                                100.00                  44.00
Work Party Weekends                               200.00                468.00       
Hardship Fund                                           400.00                 810.00
Miscellaneous                                            200.00                 0.00      


TOTAL                                              $17,000.00                $21,127.00   

Actual dues and donations collected                                    $18,331.00

Loss from 2013                                                                   ($2796.00)
REFUNDS:  As a general rule, dues are not refundable.  Camp dues are spent nearly as quickly
as they are received.  If you pay camp dues and something happens which makes it impossible for
you to attend Burningman, the best way to get a refund on your camp dues is to find somebody to
replace you in camp (subject to approval by Admiral Painjoy).  Contact the Admiral if you find
yourself in this situation.
FREELOADER - $700.00
Click button below

                   Estimated                 Actual

Debt from last year                                  2800.00                $2800.00
Power Grid Maintenance                           300.00                    166.00
Generator                                               4800.00                  3500.00
Fuel                                                        2200.00                  2356.00
Wine and Beer                                        2400.00                  3289.00
Bar Supplies and Ice                                 800.00                   522.00
Construction Supplies                              1800.00                   2876.00
Sound System                                         2200.00                  1433.00
Lighting/Decor                                         1800.00                    340.00
Showers and Pumping                               800.00                    501.00
Supplies, Welcome Packs, Shirts, etc         900.00                    621.00
Administrative                                          1200.00                  1697.00
Transportation and Dumping                     3600.00                  3245.00
Medical Kit                                               100.00                      80.00
Work Party Weekend                                100.00                     598.00
Hardship Fund                                           800.00                   855.00
Miscellaneous                                          1200.00                   693.00


TOTAL                                                 $27,800.00              $25,572.00

Dues/Donations Collected                                                     -25,391.00

Budget Surplus                                                                        $181.00

                  Estimated                 

Surplus from last year                                181.00             
Power Grid Maintenance                           800.00                
Generator                                               3800.00            
Fuel                                                        2000.00               
Wine and Beer                                        3000.00              
Bar Supplies and Ice                                 800.00                 
Construction Supplies                              3800.00                  
Sound System                                         2200.00                 
Lighting/Decor                                         1800.00                   
Showers and Pumping                              1800.00                   
Supplies, Welcome Packs, Shirts, etc         900.00                   
Administrative                                          2200.00                  
Transportation and Dumping                     4600.00                 
Medical Kit                                               900.00                    
Work Party Weekend                                600.00                   
Hardship Fund                                          1200.00
Storage Fees                                           2000.00
On Playa Office                                        4500.00                  
Miscellaneous                                          1200.00                  

TOTAL:                                                $37,919.00
SWB Budget 2016

Generator Rental                                        $3500.00
Fuel                                                             2000.00
Power Grid                                                  1000.00
Beer & Wine                                                4500.00
Bar Supplies & Ice                                        1200.00
Construction Materials                                  2000.00
Showers and Pumping                                  2000.00
Sound System & Lighting & Decor                 3000.00
Supplies, Welcome Packs, Shirts                   1600.00
Administrative                                               2800.00
Transportation & Dumping                             5800.00
Medical Kit                                                     400.00
Work/Party Weekends                                    800.00
Storage Fees                                                1980.00
On Playa Office                                            1200.00
Hardship Fund                                              2400.00
Miscellaneous                                               1000.00

Total                                                      
SWB Budget 2017

Generator Rental and Power Grid                          $9500.00
Fuel                                                                      6000.00
Beer & Wine                                                          5000.00
Bar Supplies & Ice                                                 1500.00
Construction Materials                                            4000.00
Showers and Pumping                                            2500.00
Sound System & Lighting & Decor                           2000.00
Supplies, Welcome Packs, Shirts                            2600.00
Administrative                                                        3800.00
Transportation & Dumping                                      4800.00
Medical Kit                                                             400.00
Work/Party Weekends                                           1200.00
Storage Fees                                                        1080.00
On Playa HQ                                                         1200.00
Hardship Fund                                                        2400.00
Sanctuary (Kitchen)                                                2000.00
Miscellaneous                                                        2000.00

Total                                                                   $51,980.00
Spanky's Camp Dues - Supplemental Donations
We've gone way over-budget
Please donate below

Going over-budget isn't a new thing for Spanky's... it's just been a few years since it last
happened.  When it does happen, we all merely kick-in a few extra bucks.  Right now, myself and a
couple of other Spankers are in their own pockets for thousands of dollars.  We wish we were
independently wealthy, and could foot-the-bill for this, but sadly, we're just average Joes.  

It's always difficult to accurately project a budget for Spanky's, and more-so this year, due to our
massive size and 10th Anniversary.  Plus, there were many expenses that were unforeseeable
back in January, when we set the budget and created the camp-dues payment structure.  A few
examples:

* We didn't foresee the need for 4 generators
* We didn't know that most of our wooden structures were destroyed by the incredibly rainy winter
* We went massively over budget on work/party weekends and early-build expenses
* Even ice was way more expensive this year... we spent nearly $2000.00 on camp ice this year
(more than double past years)
* Our transportation and fuel cost were more than expected (3 rental trucks instead of 2 - plus
generator towing - and thanks Bman, for the California diesel rates... sheeze!)

We will post the final budget/expenses in a few weeks.  In the meantime, please help ease the
financial burden for those of us who are out-of-pocket.

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