Beam Camp

New York, NY 11231




We believe that the challenges that lie ahead for all of us require comfort with change, aptitude for adaptability, sensitivity to resource management and fluency for collaboration with a diverse group of people. We believe that children can best learn to address these challenges by engaging with adults, the Beam Guides who make a life and living from pursuits that require invention, design, planning and production: artists, architects, engineers, craftspeople, teachers, designers, chefs, musicians. We believe that children are at their boldest and most receptive to exploring and enjoying activities relating to these challenges in a beautiful, outdoor, community setting.

Every week, each camper chooses to explore a new Domain, in-depth, hands-on, discovery activities in the arts, sciences, athletic or cultural fields. They work closely with a Beam Counselor or visiting genius to explore disciplines, techniques or projects in smaller groups. Each Domain pursues learning, making and experimenting with personal goals and products in mind, rather than a single gigantic one.

2016 Camp Information

Camp Type:

  • Sleepaway Camp

Camp Season:

  • Summer

Camp Subject:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Dance
  • Multiple Types
  • Performing Arts
  • Science/Nature
  • Sports

Camp Age:

  • 7 Years Old
  • 8 Years Old
  • 9 Years Old
  • 10 Years Old
  • 11 and up

2016 Camp Sessions

  • Arts & Crafts, Sports, Science/Nature, Performing Arts, Dance, Multiple Types
    7 Years Old, 8 Years Old, 9 Years Old, 10 Years Old, 11 and up

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