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Free Time at Appel Farm

Kids get wound up all year, and then they come to camp, and we unwind them. We create a space where they can explore their individual interests and rediscover their love of learning… We balance arts classes with free time, letting each camper choose how they spend a few important hours a day.

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Sports & Swim at Appel Farm

Dive into Sports & Swim at Appel Farm! From instructional swim lessons to international team sports to tennis lessons, there’s a way for everyone to stay active in Sports & Swim! Campers can also enjoy Free Swim and pick-up games in basketball, tennis, soccer, gaga and more, during free time when they have extra energy […]

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Photography at Appel Farm

The Photography program at Appel Farm gives campers a strong foundation in the core elements of photography. Campers learn traditional black and white film photography as thy shoot a roll of film, process it, and create stunning prints in our darkrooms. The skills they gain in composition, lighting, and visual storytelling will serve them whether […]

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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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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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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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Holiday Boxes are now on sale!

We are so excited to roll out our annual Appel Farm Holiday Box! The boxes contain brand new Appel Farm gear – and every purchase includes a donation to our Appel Farm Scholarship Fund. Give joy to the camper or alumni in your life, and spread that joy even farther by helping us to bring […]

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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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