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Summer Youth Program Seeks Proposals for Spectacular Projects
For International artists

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

Deadline: 01-07-2016
Beam Camp
Strafford, NH

Contact: Brian Cohen

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