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New Year, New Structure!

New Year, New Structure! As 2021 comes to a close, we want to share how grateful we are for our entire Appel Farm community. You camplete us! All the hard work our dedicated seasonal staff, year-round team, alumni, and board put in to gather feedback from campers and camp families has informed our 2022 Summer Camp […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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