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Welcome to Appel Farm! Get to know members of our community!

Welcome to Appel Farm! Get to know members of our community!

We have an awesome community at Appel Farm! Get to know our campers, alumni, staff, and parents!

Get involved! Click on your link, below, answer the questions, and look for yourself on our Welcome Wednesday blog sometime soon!

Return Camper       New Camper      Alumni       Staff       Parent

And, now, introducing…

Return Camper Elizabeth Beall, age 12, from New York, NY, USA has been coming to Appel Farm for 1 year, and is coming to Mini Session II this summer!

  • What are your favorite Majors or Minors? String Ensemble and Rock Vocals
  • What is one of your favorite things about Appel Farm? Friends, trees, my classes, and my performances
  • What is one thing your camp friends don’t know about you? I do archery.
  • What is something that you are proud you’ve done this year since camp? I’ve had song ideas and I played Carnegie Hall.

Staff Member Andy Harms from the Austin, TX, USA, has a BM in Trumpet Performance from Missouri State University, and an MM in Trumpet Performance from University of Missouri – Kansas City.

  • What is your role at camp this summer? Assistant Head of Music, Brass Instructor, and Relief Counselor
  • What is one of your favorite things about Appel Farm? I love being outside all summer and New Jersey lightning storms.
  • What is one thing you are excited about doing at camp? Seeing how all of my campers from last summer changed and meeting all new ones.
  • What is one thing campers don’t know about you? I practice Brazilian Ju Jitsu 🙂
  • What is something interesting that you do when you are not at camp? I mentor foster kids.
  • What are three things you are passionate about? Health, music, education

Staff Member Gary Doherty from the Rep. of Ireland has a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance, and a Master of Arts in Historical Musicology, both from National University of Ireland Maynooth.

  • What is your role at camp this summer? Strings Instructor and Bunk Counselor at the Hill
  • What is one of your favorite things about Appel Farm? The atmosphere of creativity
  • What is one thing you are excited about doing at camp? Meeting all the new faces!
  • What is one thing campers don’t know about you? Not really sure…I have a very witty mind I guess?!
  • What is something interesting that you do when you are not at camp? Archery – I am a keen archer
  • What are three things you are passionate about? Music, Art, and Literature