Call for Proposals:

Beam Camp Seeks Big Ideas for 2016 Projects

POSTED BY: brian43 | Thu Oct 15th, 2015 6:19 p.m.

Summer Youth Program Seeks Proposals for Spectacular Projects
Worldwide call seeks ideas from Engineers, Architects, Designers, Sculptors, Builders, Videographers, Technologists, Artists and Makers of all kinds

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Beam Camp, a specialized summer camp for building and collaboration located in Strafford, NH, announces its annual international search to find its 2016 Beam Projects. The large-scale collaborative projects are realized by Beam campers, aged 10-17, and staff at the camp’s 106-acre facility in Strafford, New Hampshire.

Projects are budgeted at $12,500. Winning designers receive a $3,000 honorarium, travel costs, and are invited to visit camp during the project’s production.

Proposals can be submitted on the Beam Camp website until Sunday, January 17, 2016 with Semi-finalists announced on Monday, January 25, 2016. (submission page:

Beam offers these prompts for proposals:
• Big ideas that result in a unique, ambitious, and spectacular product
• Projects that are ambitious enough to occupy and challenge 108 campers and 20+ staff members
• Projects that take advantage of our camp’s landscape and rural setting
• Proposals that communicate a clear vision (sketches, diagrams, and other visuals are always helpful) and represent your/your team’s expertise

ABOUT BEAM CAMP Beam Camp offers two 4 week summer sessions for kids aged 10-17 in Strafford, New Hampshire. Campers cultivate hands-on skills while exploring innovative thinking, design and the creative process. They swim, hike, play games and enjoy 750 acres of mountain, forests and lakes, while transforming ideas into artifacts and personal achievement into community success.


Beam Camp
55 Boy Scout Road
STRAFFORD, New Hampshire New Hampshire 03884
United States of America