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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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Love Grows: Camp 2020

A loving message from Appel Farm to our whole community… We hope this message finds each member of our Appel Farm community healthy, and weathering this COVID-19 storm as well as possible. Thank you all so much for your patience and support over the past couple of months, as we have been trying to figure […]

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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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