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Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson Keynote Speaker American Camp Association Tri-State Camp Conference This week, our Camp Team is in Atlantic City attending the American Camp Association’s TriState Camp Conference for an important week dedicated to professional development, personal growth, and building community in our camp industry. Every year, we are lucky to hear two keynote speakers […]

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New Dates for Camp 2019!

We have a major update for you with regard to Camp 2019 Check-In and Check-Out dates!

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Camp Tour

Join Us For A Camp Tour

We would love to welcome your family to Appel Farm, take you on a tour, and answer all of your questions! Join us for one of our scheduled tours.

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Technical Theatre at Appel Farm Arts Camp

BRING YOUR DESIGNS TO LIFE ONSTAGE. BUILD SETS, CALL CUES, AND MORE! Learn the fundamentals of scenery, lighting, sound, costumes, and props design. Put your organizational and problem-solving skills to the test as a stage manager! Attend production meetings, collaborate with directors, and work with fellow designers. Operate power tools, sewing machines, light boards — […]

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Theatre Performance at Appel Farm Arts Camp

Theatre Performance Want to be onstage? Learn to act, sing, dance, write, and direct? To play a part in a hilarious comedy? A serious drama? The world premiere of a musical? Or maybe you’d like to learn stage combat, or improve your improv skills, or create original plays ? You can do all of this—and […]

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Let’s kick off our school year blog!

Welcome to the Appel Farm School Year Blog! Each week campers, staff, and parents will be treated to something new! From Motivation Monday through Fun Friday, each weekly blog will highlight a different theme and core value.

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Register for Camp Fall Reunion!

Missing Camp? We sure miss you! Join us on Sunday, November 4th at Camp for an amazing reunion! The reunion is open to campers and staff from any summer, along with friends and family.

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Session 4 Showcase Schedule!

Session 4 Camper Families You’re Invited to our Session 4 Showcases! Wednesday, August 15th 5:15    Tail Tales @ Theatre 7:30     Machinal @ Theatre Thursday, August 16th 5:15    Minor Showcase @ Theatre 7:30    Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats @ Theatre Friday, August 17th 11:15   Art + Technology Show @ Theatre            Sports & Swim Video Feature @ Theatre 12:30   LUNCH  […]

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Spirit Week & Dinner Dance Fun!

Today kicked off our Spirit Week with mismatch day! Then after another fun day of classes, we wrapped up the evening with one of our campers’ favorite special events- the Dinner Dance! This session’s theme was “Willy Wonka” and the entire experience was a sweet treat for campers. Our special events committee showed out in […]

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Friday Night Concert & CIT Suprise

Tonight was another AMAZING Friday Night Concert! Check-out the photo gallery tomorrow for pictures or our Instagram story for videos. The line-up was a wide range of talented kiddos doing everything from Broadway show tunes, to a glow dance, to an original piano performance! After the concert the campers got an extra special treat in […]

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We’re off to the Beach!

Everyone loves trip day at Appel Farm! Our CITs woke up early this morning to head out on their 2-day college tour. They’ll be visiting 4 schools over the next 2 days, learning more about the college admission process, and seeing first hand the differences in small and large schools, urban and suburban settings, and […]

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It’s Beach Day at Appel Farm!

What a fabulous day for the beach! Today, campers and counselors slathered on sunscreen, packed a bathing suit and towel, and boarded the buses to head off to the shore. There are three very popular beach day schools of thought at Appel Farm, when it comes to how campers spend their precious beach day time. […]

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All the World’s a Worldfair Campfire!

Today was another fun day at Appel Farm! Campers enjoyed a full day of majors and minors – we even shared highlights from Major 1 on our Instagram Story. If you’re not an Instagram user, that’s okay – we send everything from Instagram directly to our Facebook Story. You can view our Story updates from […]

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A Blueberry Adventure!

Today was another great day! The sun was out and campers were excited to choose their department trips! Tomorrow, we’ll leave camp for a morning of fun, with each department hosting their own off site trip. Campers got to choose which trip they’ll go on based on their two morning major classes. We’ve asked our […]

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A Totally Fun Tuesday!

There must be a magical bubble around Appel Farm, because we made it through the day without any of the Thunderstorms you might have experienced in the tri-state area! Classes and fun went on as scheduled, as campers got to return to classes for another day of lessons. Some campers swapped to try a new […]

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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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