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Homesickness: ACA-Approved Dos and Do Nots for Parents

Based on article by Daniel Hammond. Read the full article here. Homesickness is a fact of life. And a stay at summer camp — even for a seasoned camper — can generate pangs of longing for the comforts of home:  the family pet, mom, dad, even a sibling that isn’t favored when they are together. At […]


Healthy Eating and the Appel Farm Garden!

Nutrition at Appel Farm Healthy eating is important at Appel Farm, so we strive to offer nutritional and balanced meals daily. A nutritionist-approved menu includes vegetarian and allergy-friendly options at every meal. Locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables are a part of every meal and our protein rich (tofu, chick peas, sunflower seeds) salad bars […]


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Give a child in your life the opportunity to make memories and friendships that last a lifetime; to explore their artistic passions and talents; to develop independence and learn to be a productive citizen; to experience a summer free from Snapchats, Instagram, and Facebook; to reconnect with nature; to be a kid again.


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Let’s Connect!

We miss our campers this time of year, you know, non-camp time? We should at least connect online… Like us on Facebook to keep in touch with Appel Farmers from 1960 to today! Follow us on Twitter, and hear all about Appel Farm Arts Camp…140 characters at a time!


Camp Blog

Camp 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. We welcome guest bloggers from any member of our camp community, even parents, so get in touch if […]


Appel Farm Arts Camp Gift Certificate

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.


Camp Reunion

Register for Camp Fall Reunion!

Missing Camp? We sure miss you! Join us on Sunday, November 5th at Camp for an amazing reunion! The reunion is open to campers and staff from any summer, along with friends and family. Come reconnect with friends and counselors and relive your best camp days with lunch in the Dining Hall, lounging at the […]


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.


Earth Day at Appel Farm

A Family Art Celebration Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 12:00-4:00 pm Appel Farm is celebrating Earth Day, and our campers, their families, and any families interested in possibly attending Appel Farm this summer, are invited to join us for an afternoon of fun, outdoor activities at 12:00 pm and a camp tour at 2:00 pm.


Appel Farm Arts Camp Staff

Exciting Updates To The Camp Team!

I hope you and your family are enjoying a fun filled fall, and that all of our lovely campers are settling into school nicely. We’re missing them like crazy! Things have been very busy here at Appel Farm since camp ended and I’m reaching out with very exciting news about our growing and changing Camp […]


Glutten Free Food

Gluten Free Menu Debuts At Appel Farm Arts Camp

For kids with food allergies, time away from home can induce anxiety at mealtime, especially for those with gluten allergies. The worry about what to eat, and if a child will feel segregated from the mainstream, may stop families from sending their child to a sleepaway cam