10 Nov 2016

Public Art RFP Beam Camp Seeks Proposals for Spectacular Projects

Beam CampStrafford, New Hampshire, United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: January 8, 2017 – Worldwide call seeks ideas from Engineers, Architects, Designers, Sculptors, Builders, Technologists, Artists and Makers of all kinds.

Beam Camp, a specialized summer camp for building and collaboration located in Strafford, NH, announces its annual international search to find its 2017 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 8, 2017 with Semi-finalists notified on Sunday, January 18, 2017 and winners announced on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

Beam offers these prompts for proposals:

  • Proposals from creative individuals with big ideas, including but not limited to Artists, Engineers, Architects, Builders, Filmmakers, Musicians, Designers, Technologists, etc.
  • Big ideas that result in a unique, ambitious, and spectacular product
  • Proposals that communicate a clear vision (sketches, diagrams, and other visuals are always helpful) and represent your/your team’s expertise
  • Projects that are ambitious enough to occupy and challenge 100 campers and 20+ staff members for approximately 50 hours
  • Projects that take advantage of Beam’s facilities, community, landscape and rural setting
  • Projects that use a range of materials, processes and techniques
    Projects that allow us to create the majority of the components onsite and from scratch

Past Project Images
Proposal Submission Info and Form


About:
Beam Camp is a summer program for kids aged 10-17 in Strafford, New Hampshire. Since 2011, 350 campers have attended Beam Camp at little or no cost to their families. Beam Camp is a program of New York City’s Beam Center, a non-profit organization that builds communities of making and learning in and out of school that promote equity and provide pathways to college and career for NYC youth.

Year-round:
Beam Center
60 Sackett Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
t: 18-855-7600

Summer:
Beam Camp
55 Boy Scout Road
Strafford, NH 03884
t: 603-269-2326


Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Public Art RFP. Opp Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: *No Application Fee, Cash or Value Awards, In-Kind Benefit, Purchase, and Stipend. Opportunity expires in 31 days.

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