Burn in the Forest

Thursday July 25th to Monday July 29th, 2024 in Merritt, BC

Burn in the Forest 2024 Announcement

Burn in the Forest (BitF) will be held in Merritt, BC,from Thursday, July 25th to Monday, July 29th, 2024!  

Now, all we need is YOU. We are still looking to fill a number of important leadership positions!

Do you have the drive, skills, and experience to help make BitF 2024 amazing? Join one of our fabulous Committees to help shape our return to this amazing site! Apply here now for Leadership Opportunities!

Keen to help by volunteering in a non-leadership position? BitF needs hundreds of volunteers (a minimum commitment of only 4 hours) to ensure its ongoing success. By indicating your interest early, our Volunteer Committee can share opportunities as they arise for you to find the best fit.  Sign up here to be on our Volunteer Opportunity Email List!

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What is BitF?

Burn In The Forest (BitF) is the Greater Vancouver Interactive Arts Society’s (GVIAS) Official Burning Man Regional annual summer event.

  • We support the diversity and experimentation of experience and ideas.
  • We will create a Temporary Autonomous Zone where people may safely engage in new experiences without judgement.
  • We will strengthen existing friendships and build new ones, rewarding each other in special ways.
  • We are self-sufficient and leave no trace except in our memories.

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Event Info

Each summer we build a temporary community over an extended weekend. Together we create a village and gift each other in many ways that express our creativity and play.

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Our community is built on the participation of its members – from the simple exchange of food, stories, or a lending hand, to the elaborate construction of an interactive art project.

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