Beam Summer Camp in Strafford, NH is an 8-week program for aspiring builders, architects, designers, and DIY-ers aged 7-17. Each year the camp "commissions unique large-scale collaborative" designs for projects that are built by the campers over the course of the summer. Previous years' projects have included rolling machines, floating contraptions, aerial installations, and tree houses. Beam Camp is actively seeking proposals for next summer's project, with a deadline of December 31st. Let your imaginations run wild!
Dave Seliger is a Postgrad Fellow in Logistics and Ext Affairs at the NYC Office of Emergency Management. He has extensive experience helping firefighters, police officers, and disaster responders improve their services through design.