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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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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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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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Super Saturday and Showcase Update!

Saturday was another wonderful day! Our sunny day streak continued as campers played in the sunshine. The one thing on everyone’s minds – tonight’s Dinner Dance: “A Night at the Appies”. The Dinner Dance has an award show theme, complete with golden statue decor. Campers will get dressed up for dinner and a dance, while […]

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Another Friday Night Concert!

What a fun Friday we had! There was so much going on at camp – it’s hard to capture it all in one post. Over at the Art Barn, the Wood Fire kiln is gearing up for it’s 24 hour firing, while 4-week shows are having costume fittings. Campers are using every ounce of their […]

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Wacky Workshops!

Thursday was another great day at camp – the heat wave has finally passed, and we’re enjoying sunny days with a calm breeze. Thursday brought us more class time as campers work to prepare pieces to show next week. The day ended with group workshops, which included a slip’n’slide obstacle course – complete with dizzy […]

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Trip Day and Movie Night

Today we had an incredible day! Campers ventured off for their Bunk Area Trip – North and Coop campers spent the afternoon at Avalon Beach, while our Hill and South campers strolled the boardwalks and lounged on the beach in Ocean City. Avalon campers returned to camp for a yummy General Tso’s dinner, while campers […]

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Acoustic Campfire

Tuesday was another full day of fun in the sun as Session 2 continued on. After a full day of classes, campers gathered together around the campfire to enjoy the 3S’s that make up any good Appel Farm Acoustic Campfire – Songs, Skits, and S’mores! It’s always amazing to us to see how talented our […]

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Session Two is Here!

Today is the first day of Session Two and we are so excited to welcome our new campers to camp! While our new friends were checking in, campers who had already been with us during first session got to take part in a fun workshop day – we even had a guest artist return to […]

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World Fair Campfire

It was a hot day here at Appel Farm, which means extra pool time – and lots of water bottle refills! Although it was warm outside, our classroom spaces keep things cool, letting us focus on our projects and performances. Campers enjoyed a very popular evening activity – the World Fair Campfire! Counselors sign up […]

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