PlayThink's Frequently Asked Questions

This is a hard question to answer because PlayThink is what everyone wants it to be.

Sometimes PlayThink is a Cirque du Soleil performance, Other times it’s a circus camp. Sometimes it's a peaceful yoga class, and later a mind-blowing parkour course. It’s part summer camp and Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). Part artisan market & foodies festival. It’s a joyous community, and a wonderful space to find peace & solitude.

At its heart, PlayThink is a place for one to explore athletic & creative interests.

PlayThink is designed with everyone in mind.

There are activities for attendees of all ages, interests & physical ability levels.

Not athletic? We encourage participation & offer a safe environment to explore athletic activities. Yet PlayThinkers are welcome to observe, if they prefer.

PlayThink also offers: a variety of non-physical classes; a marketplace; artworks; and daily music & showcase performances for all PlayThinkers to enjoy.
Yes, PlayThink is definitely family friendly! PlayThink creates a safe environment for children and adults. A natural space where they may explore, take part in athletic activities, and explore art & music in age & skill level appropriate classes.

Flow Arts is a form of moving meditation, a physical expression of emotion, and a medium to channel personal growth. 

At its most simple form, Flow Arts is the disciplined movement of one or more objects around the body. 

  • Watch/Reliable Time Piece
  • Baby wipes
  • Blanket for hanging out on the grass
  • Bug spray
  • Camera/Video Camera, batteries
  • Clothes: prepare for hot or cold, wet or dry weather.  Bring favorite play clothes & costumes
  • Crash-pad or air mattress
  • Day Pack
  • Folding chair
  • Food & Cooler
  • Galoshes
  • Ground tarp/footprint for under tent
  • Head lamp
  • Lantern or tent light
  • Lip balm
  • Money for food & marketplace
  • Parasol or umbrella
  • Portable fan
  • Portable music player & speakers
  • Re-usable drink container (fresh, clean water will be available to refill)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Tent, tent poles, stakes
  • Toiletries
  • Towel
  • Fire spinning supplies
  • Hand drum for the drum circle
  • Musical Instruments
  • Small notebook & pen for journaling
  • Yoga Mat & Flow toys

You don’t need to buy any props to enjoy PlayThink.

Instructors bring props to class for student use. The PlayThink community embraces sharing, and is often willing to share props in class.

If you find you like a particular prop and want your own, you may buy one from a PlayMarket vendor.

Food vendors will be onsite providing: coffee, crepes, smoothies, and other scrumptious treats.

We suggest bringing healthy food, and plenty of water to nourish your body for this fun weekend.

There will be ice sales on site daily at the Terrapin Hill General Store. 

No, we love spontaneity! You may choose to attend any workshop, even moments before it starts. There is no registration required.

Individual campfires are allowed in above-ground devices, like grills or portable fire pits. No ground fires are permitted. There will be a glorious bonfire raging at night for everyone to enjoy.

PlayThink does not allow pets with the exception of trained service animals. Please make alternative arrangements for your pets for the weekend.

Most people do not receive cell service in the area. Our venue does not offer internet service. With everything going on, you won’t miss your cell phone.

It’s absolutely okay. The festival site is set up to accommodate people coming and going. Feel free to come for an afternoon, leave for the evening, and come back! 

Camping is included with PlayThink admission. Parking is $10 per car.

There are well-maintained porta-potties on site. There are flush toilets and a bathhouse on site with 6 shower stalls. However, we suggest bringing a solar shower for personal use if frequent showers are preferred or if you are not a fan of waiting in line.

General Tips

FAQ - Close Up Of Friends At Entrance To Music Festival Putting On Security Wristbands

Wear Your Wristband

All attendees must wear a PlayThink wristband, issued at greeter station, upon entry. Wristbands must be worn at all times during PlayThink. Anyone without a wristband will be escorted from the event. Anyone possessing a wristband, altered in any way, will be ejected without a refund.

aerial silks class at PlayThink 2019

Parental Guidance

Anyone 17, and under, arriving without an adult will be turned away at the gate. Children 5, and under, are free. Anyone 15, and older, will be charged full admission. 

broken old glass pieces on white background

Don't Bring Glass

Broken glass & bare feet don’t mix.  Please leave all glass at home. We will be doing car searches to keep our community safe. 

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace

If you pack it in, pack it out! Be sure to bring extra trash bags. Whatever you bring in, you must take out, including garbage. There will be no garbage receptacles, or dumpster, to dispose of things. It is your responsibility to clean your camp area, and leave it in the same (if not better) condition, as when you arrived. If you see MOOP (matter out of place/litter) kindly pick it up and find a receptacle for it.