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Family Camp Weekend FAQ!

What is Family Camp Weekend? We miss you at Camp, so we’ve created a wonderful opportunity to bring you back for a super fun weekend filled with the things you love about Appel Farm! Plus, you’ll finally have the chance to share the magic of Camp with your family and friends! Family Camp Weekend is a […]

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Register for Family Camp Today!

Family Camp weekends allow every member of your family to experience the magic of camp together! For more than 50 years, Appel Farm Arts Camp has transformed the lives of thousands of young people, helping children develop artistic talents, gain self-confidence, and make friendships that last a lifetime. Now we are offering you a chance to experience […]

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All Photos Up On CampInTouch!

Hello parents!  Every photos taken by me at Appel Farm this summer is now up on CampInTouch!   It has been such a pleasure photographing your children and writing the blogs for you.  Each and everyone our campers are amazingly talented; they are such good kids.   I hope you have enjoyed all of the photos!  Thank […]

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Final Goodbye!

Hello parents!  We had such a great summer with your kids and we hope they will all come back next year!  All of our campers this year were so talented and we miss them already!  We hope we have made a lasting impression on them so that they will never forget Appel Farm 2017. On […]

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Twin Day, Horseback Riding Show, Minor Showcase, and Pippin!

Hello parents!  Today is Twin Day!  Campers and counselors paired up and dressed alike!  We also have triplets, quadruplets, and there is rumored to be a very large group of look-a-likes gathering for a photo after the Minor Showcase.   After lunch today a bunch of twins already took their photo with the twin day sign, […]

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Tie Dye Day, Peter and the Star Catcher, and the Rock Show!

Hello parents!  Today is tie dye day so all of the kids are dressed in their tie dyed clothing!  Classes are starting to come to a close.  Students are putting finishing touches on their projects and cleaning up their performances because today is the first day of performance week! Performance week is so exciting for […]

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Wood Firing and Dinner Dance!

Hello parents! Campers are very busy in their classes today!  Performance week is only 2 days away!  The kids are cramming to perfect their lines, clean up their dances and songs, finish their prints, and put the finishing touches on their projects. In ceramics class they are firing the kiln today!  The firing is the […]

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Reverse Day, Alumni Event, and Friday Night

Hello parents!  Today is the reverse day!  Harry Potter and Hermione cast a spell incorrectly and now everything switched around!  This morning we had pizza for breakfast and tonight we will have breakfast for dinner!  Classes are all switched around too!  The kiddos started their day in minors and after rest hour they will go […]

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Classes, College Tours and Group Workshops!

Hello parents!  Classes today went well!  In theatre they ran through their scripts and did costume fittings!   Music classes ran through songs and visual arts were practicing their skills by creating their own versions of famous works.  You’re kiddos are learning a lot this summer! Our classes were short CITs today!  We miss them but […]

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Classes and Staff Concert!

The kiddos are back in classes today.  They are working very hard to be ready in time for Performance Week. Everyone is missing the two weekers in their classes today but the 4 weekers are switching gears and getting ready for their new performances.   Tonight’s evening activity is the staff concert!  The campers will […]

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Trip Day, Movie Night, Performance Week Schedule!

Hello Parents!  Today is trip day!  Our little ones, North and Coop are going to Avalon and the big kids, Hill and South are going to Ocean City.  The campers are very excited to get two beach days this session!  They had a lot of fun walking the boardwalk and the towns to get treats. […]

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Visiting Day, Missing our Two Weekers, and Carnival!

Hello parents!  Today was visiting day!  Many of you came and picked up your children to take them out for a fun day off camp!  They are just beginning to trickle back on to camp and they are sharing the tales of their adventures!  Those parents who were not able to come today, don’t worry! […]

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Classes, Dance, and Two Week Showcase Info!

Hello parents!  The kids are in class today preparing for the Two Week Showcase!  They are putting the final touches on their projects and performances.  Dance and Canterbury Tales completed their techs today!  The visual artists and photo students are busily writing their artist statements and matting their work.  They are so excited for you […]

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Beach Day!

Hello parents!  Today is beach day!  The kiddos have been looking forward to this all session!  They will get to get off camp today to go to Avalon.  Campers will get a choice to walk the town, go on the beach, or both; they will split up into groups and head off.  Each camper will […]

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A Wacky, Rainy Wednesday!

Hello parents!  Today was definitely a Wacky Wednesday!  After classes were completed today it started to downpour!  Campers quickly took cover in their bunks for an all in during free time!  They had a fun time to play games, doing crafts, singing, talking, reading, and listening to music with their bunkmates.

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Classes and Camper Counselor Concert!

The kiddos are working hard in classes today.  The two week showcase is rapidly approaching and you can really see the work coming together.  Drawings are starting to look complete, prints are being matted, and dances are almost completely choreographed. Tonight is the Camper Counselor Concert!  The kids get to choose their favorite counselor to […]

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Special Guests and Lost & Found!

Hello parents!  Yesterday was Lazy Sunday!  The morning started with the kiddos getting to sleep in followed by an optional donut breakfast at 9:00am!  That is a whole 30 minutes later than normal!  Afterwards they enjoyed workshops and related with their friends. Today we have had some special guests stop by!   The kiddos had an […]

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Department Trips and First Friday Night Concert!

Hello parents!  The kiddos were happy to skip majors today for their department trips!  Department trips show the campers how they can use the skills learned in the majors out in the real world!  3D art got to go to Wheaton Village and watch demonstrations on glass blowing, 2D art was able to attend the […]

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