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.
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
Your application must include:
A cover letter
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.