Beam Camp 2021

A Universe

This is our Beam Camp Project Development Process!  It contains the Sketching of our Ideas, Prototyping of Materials and Research of Techniques.  It also contains Activities for you to do at home prior to Camp!

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Research / Prototyping

Gourd Symbolism
Wattle and Daub
Other Building Techniques
Window Instruments
Casting Instrument Parts

follow these links for

Soil Shake Test
Relief / Prompt!

Update - Due to COVID-19, A Universe was rescheduled for Summer 2021.  For Covid-related cautionary information pertaining to Beam Camp, please see the Beam Center site for updates on Guidelines for Camps provided by the American Camp Association and the CDC.

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Info on the Designer -
Ye Qin Zhu


Your Questions / Comments will be addressed below:

How Big Is It? 

The entire structure is about the size of a small house, with room for multiple people to walk inside.  

The structure is:
30 feet long from End to End.
The larger ‘gourd’ room is 11 feet tall and 15 feet wide.
The smaller ‘gourd’ room is 9 and a half feet tall and nine feet wide.
See all the dimensions listed below: