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Holiday Boxes are now on sale!

We are so excited to roll out our annual Appel Farm Holiday Box! The boxes contain brand new Appel Farm gear – and every purchase includes a donation to our Appel Farm Scholarship Fund. Give joy to the camper or alumni in your life, and spread that joy even farther by helping us to bring […]

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Camp Gift Certificates

Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and family friends! Help a child you love attend camp this summer. Camp gift certificates make wonderful gifts for the creative kid in your life. These certificates can be purchased in any amount, and applied directly to a camper’s account.

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Camp Videos Now on Sale!

This summer our goal was to “Ignite the Spark” of creativity, friendship, learning, and more for our campers, and as a result, they were wildly creative, explored new passions, dared to take risks, and forged new friendships.  Now it’s time for you to share in this magic with Camp 2017 video footage. From Friday Night […]

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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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Black Lives Matter

Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus joins with artists, musicians, teachers, students, and citizens across the country and around the world in affirming that Black Lives Matter. We stand in solidarity with George Floyd and our Black and brown neighbors who have been murdered, mistreated, and silenced because of the color of their skin. As […]

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Sun Baked Cookies

Day 36: Mary Makes Cookies! Former Appel Farm Arts Camp Sculpture Instructor, Mary, runs a tasty company: Sun Baked Cookies out in San Diego, CA! Just for her friends at Appel Farm, Mary is decorating some special appel-shaped cookies! Want to make your own? Here’s her recipe! Sun Baked Cookies Sugar Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup […]

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Virtual Tour and Live Camp Q&A

Virtual Tour and Live Camp Q&A WE WOULD LOVE TO WELCOME YOUR FAMILY TO APPEL FARM, TAKE YOU ON A TOUR, AND ANSWER ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS ONCE WE ALL WORK TOGETHER TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. In the meantime, join us online to learn more about Appel Farm and tell us all about […]

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Social Distance Arts & Learning

Social Distance Arts & Learning APPEL FARM IS A CREATIVE HAVEN FOR CREATIVE KIDS. While we work together to slow the spread of Covid-19, all of your friends at Appel Farm are with you, working from home and committed to helping you all learn and grow, and stay creative in this break from normalcy! And […]

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Entrelac Knitting

Entrelac Knitting Entrelac knitting is a technique that creates a woven texture. Although this technique requires a lot of steps, each step is small and easy to learn. Sam, an Appel Farm camper, is knitting a blanket using this advanced technique! If you want to try this yourself, learn this technique at The Spruce Crafts, or […]

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Process Art & Artist’s Postcards

Let’s Create Artist’s Postcards Invitation to Create ‘Invitation to create’ is a phrase used to describe the set-up for a process-based approach to making art. It’s easy! You simply set up art materials in an inviting way for another person to explore. By presenting only art materials paired with an action (“Let’s make postcards!”) and […]

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Camp Reunion

We’re so excited for the Camp Reunion! Sunday, November 10, 2019 1:00pm-5:00pm @ Appel Farm Join us on Sunday, November 10, from 1:00-5:00 PM for a day full of camp friends and camp fun. We’ll have camp activities running all day, and we’ll wrap things up the Appel Farm way: with a Sunday Night Concert! If you’d […]

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Farm to Table with Peimin and Albert Appel

Last week, Green Corps majors were treated to a special, homegrown and home cooked “farm to table” lunch with Peimin and Albert Appel! After presenting a bouquet of wildflowers, campers were seated at a beautiful spread featuring green themed plates and bright red crystal drinking glasses. On the menu were potatoes, green beans, and cucumbers […]

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