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!

follow these links for
Research / Prototyping

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

follow these links for
Activities

Soil Shake Test
Relief / Prompt!
Wattle
Daub

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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Comments / Questions / Upload

Info on the Designer -
Ye Qin Zhu




Mark

Relief / Prompt!



Reliefs

The exterior of A Universe is made up of many different relief symbols constructed in either clay or lime plaster (yet to be decided).  These will be made by Campers!  




Prompt!

Make a drawing based on this prompt:

  Draw an Emblem Symbolizing our Interconnectedness


and UPLOAD HERE

All the submitted drawings will be posted here.  We’ll reference your relief drawing to make the physical one when we get to Camp.


Examples



Ye Qin Zhu - drawn and then modeled as a clay relief

Mitchell


Morgan


Emily


Evan