Practicing ArtMakers

Beam Camp

Strafford, NH

DESCRIPTION

Beam Camp seeks practicing artists/makers 

to work collaboratively with Project Team (Project Director, Program Director, & other specialists) to design and deliver workshops in the Beam Fundamentals for kids aged 10-17, and to be an active participant in Beam Camp’s unique summer community of fun and learning. The job requires grace under pressure, good humor and an interest in providing children with valuable experiences in creativity, craft and community. 

 

The Beam Fundamentals are: 

Project & Building: construction, carpentry, metal work, project planning 

Computing & Electronics: circuitry, physical computing, coding, video 

Design & Prototyping: model-making, design thinking, digital fabrication 

Craft & Materials: ceramics, fiber & textiles, printmaking, 

We are looking for candidates who have skill in one or more of the areas listed above & availability for a full summer or half summer commitment. 

 

Fundamentals Specialist, Strafford, NH 

Full Summer: $3,300 

6/20/18 - 8/22/18 

Half Summer: $1650 

6/20/18 - 7/23/2018 or 

7/24/2018 - 8/22/2018 

(food & housing included) 

 

We Build Unique And Spectacular Projects 

that serve as the centerpieces of each Beam session. Beam commissions a different distinguished artist, architect or general big thinker as Project Master to conceive each camp session’s Project. Beam Campers work alongside our full-time and visiting staff of architects, videographers, builders, engineers, designers, and makers of all kinds to bring the Project to life. 

 

 At Beam Kids & Adults Learn To Make Their Ideas Happen 

through fine and manual arts, technology and collaboration. Beam Campers cultivate hands-on skills while exploring innovative thinking, design and the creative process. They build, swim, hike, play games and enjoy 750 acres of mountain, forests and lakes. 

 

Qualifications 

Applicants should have: facility, confidence, and a high level of proficiency or an overlap of skills in a fundamental area: professional work experience in some capacity; experience managing people; experience teaching or working with kids. 

 

How to apply

Applications including all below materials should be in one PDF and labeled; lastname_2018_BeamFS can be emailed to 

zena@beamcamp.org 

Your application must include: 

A cover letter 

Your resume 

Your phone number, email address, and availability for June 20 - August 22, 2018 

Your portfolio, or other indicator of previous completed work/ experience 

10 projects max ( 3 images/project) 

links to an online version is acceptable (keep in mind above image criteria) 

Some things to address in your cover letter: your work and experience in your field; your experience teaching and/or working with kids; your experience(s) with collaboration, the good and the bad; and why work of this kind is important to you. 

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