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Color Guard Camp Intensive

Color Guard Camp Intensive APPEL FARM ARTS CAMP IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE ADDITION OF A NEW PROGRAM TO OUR FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS CAMP: COLOR GUARD This summer, from August 5-18, middle and high school students with a passion for color guard will train with highly qualified, award-winning color guard staff at Appel Farm! […]

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There’s snow place like Camp!

Wednesday brought us another great performance from the cast of There’s Snow Place like Home. The entire cast and technical crew worked hard to make certain that every aspect of the performance was ready for our audience – and they delivered! The detail on the set, from fluffy white snow strategically placed around the stage, […]

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Bunk Bucks Palooza!

Tuesday was another great day at camp! Campers worked to finish up projects and performances, with the session coming to a close in only a few short days. Photography students finished up their last prints, while crafting the perfect artist statement to compliment their work. Ceramics projects got their final glazing, as the kiln loads […]

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Fun Monday and a CIT Showcase!

Today was another great day – it was TWIN DAY! With spirit week going strong, campers and counselors dressed as a friend on camp – some twin pairs were so well matched, it was like they could actually be siblings! Tonight we gathered in the theatre for the highly anticipated CIT Showcase! Our CITs have […]

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Sunday Workshops and a Concert

Everyone loves Sundays at Appel Farm! Not only do we get a bit more time to sleep in the morning, but the entire day is full of workshops, where campers can try their hand at activities that may not be a part of their daily schedule. This session, we have Dave Moser visiting us to […]

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Super Saturday and Showcase Update!

Saturday was another wonderful day! Our sunny day streak continued as campers played in the sunshine. The one thing on everyone’s minds – tonight’s Dinner Dance: “A Night at the Appies”. The Dinner Dance has an award show theme, complete with golden statue decor. Campers will get dressed up for dinner and a dance, while […]

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Another Friday Night Concert!

What a fun Friday we had! There was so much going on at camp – it’s hard to capture it all in one post. Over at the Art Barn, the Wood Fire kiln is gearing up for it’s 24 hour firing, while 4-week shows are having costume fittings. Campers are using every ounce of their […]

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Wacky Workshops!

Thursday was another great day at camp – the heat wave has finally passed, and we’re enjoying sunny days with a calm breeze. Thursday brought us more class time as campers work to prepare pieces to show next week. The day ended with group workshops, which included a slip’n’slide obstacle course – complete with dizzy […]

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Trip Day and Movie Night

Today we had an incredible day! Campers ventured off for their Bunk Area Trip – North and Coop campers spent the afternoon at Avalon Beach, while our Hill and South campers strolled the boardwalks and lounged on the beach in Ocean City. Avalon campers returned to camp for a yummy General Tso’s dinner, while campers […]

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Acoustic Campfire

Tuesday was another full day of fun in the sun as Session 2 continued on. After a full day of classes, campers gathered together around the campfire to enjoy the 3S’s that make up any good Appel Farm Acoustic Campfire – Songs, Skits, and S’mores! It’s always amazing to us to see how talented our […]

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Monday Funday!

It was a great first day of Session 2! Campers got to try new classes, and made connections with new bunkmates. Session 1 campers got to swap into new classes to try new things, or they dug in deeper in classes they already love. The evening activity was Bunk Activities, and the laughter and commotion […]

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Session Two is Here!

Today is the first day of Session Two and we are so excited to welcome our new campers to camp! While our new friends were checking in, campers who had already been with us during first session got to take part in a fun workshop day – we even had a guest artist return to […]

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Visiting Day is Saturday!

You’re Invited to Visiting Day at Appel Farm Arts Camp this Saturday! When: Saturday, July 7th from 10:00am-6:00pm Arrive: Check in at the Dance Studio between 10:00am-12:00pm* *If you are going to arrive later than noon, please e-mail us your arrival time so your camper doesn’t worry that you aren’t coming! If you cannot come […]

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Showcases are Coming!

Tuesday brought us one of our favorite summer trips – Beach Day! Appel Farm campers descended upon Avalon, New Jersey armed with swimsuits, towels, and some cash from their canteen – ready to splash in the water, take in some sunshine, and buy as much as they could carry from the local ice cream shops, […]

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Workshop Sunday!

What a fun Workshop Sunday we had today!!! Campers got some extra time to sleep, and an extra sweet treat at breakfast this morning. At breakfast, counselors got up to announce all of the workshops being offered throughout the day, and campers quickly planned their day around what they most wanted to do. We even […]

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World Fair Campfire

It was a hot day here at Appel Farm, which means extra pool time – and lots of water bottle refills! Although it was warm outside, our classroom spaces keep things cool, letting us focus on our projects and performances. Campers enjoyed a very popular evening activity – the World Fair Campfire! Counselors sign up […]

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Berry Picking and Bunk Activities

Another wonderful day has gone by at camp – we can’t believe the days are flying by so quickly! After a full morning of classes, campers got to unwind with an evening of Bunk Activities. Bunk Activities are games or activities run by each bunk counselor, with the whole bunk getting involved and getting to […]

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Workshops on Wednesday

It was a cool and breezy day here at Appel Farm, as campers enjoyed another full day of classes! North campers had a pizza party in the Art Gallery, while CITs went on their first CIT trip off camp, to the local Elmer Diner, for an after dinner treat. The evening activity tonight was Department […]

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Classes and a Concert!

Today was another fun day at camp, as everyone settled in to their classes and continued to meet new friends! It was sunny and warm, the perfect weather for swim tests, walking around camp with your bunkmates, and hanging out at green picnic tables. As the sun went down, we all made our way to […]

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First Day of Camp and Scavenger Hunt!

Today was the first day of classes!  The campers are all trying out their majors and minors for the first time to see how they like them.  They will have three days to switch classes until they create the perfect schedule. In classes today, they had introductions and played ice breakers to get to know […]

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