Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap and Bollywood kids on stage

Music, story, rhythm – dance! If you want to move, come and learn more about the magic, discipline and sheer physical energy of dance.

  • Serious dance training in a state of the art studio
  • Emphasis on technique, choreography, and strength training
  • Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of beginner through advanced dancers
  • Process-centered classes balanced with a variety of ensemble performance opportunities





Technique, Choreography and Strength Training bally dancing kids

Appel Farm’s Dance Program is growing by leaps and bounds! We are offering more classes than ever in our newly renovated Valero Room. Generous donations from Board Members, Marcy Bliss and Tim Alles have allowed us to add brand new Harlequin dance floors, mirrors, and barres to accommodate the growing needs of this fun, supportive, and inspiring department.

Dance Majors

Dance majors cover a variety of genres to meet the interests of our campers. Everyone’s welcome to come express themselves with instructions tailored to meet the needs of beginning through advanced skill levels.

Major I Classes

  • Ballet and Hip-Hop

Major II Classes

  • Jazz and Modern/Contemporary Dance

Kids Jumping during a performance with arms up in the air

Dance Minors

Our Dance Department updates its minor class lists to reflect the unique strengths of our expert instructors. They change from summer to summer, but are always tailored to meet the needs of interested campers.
Examples of Past Minor Classes

  • Choreography, Hip Hop, Pointe Ballet, Tap, Bollywood Dance, Lyrical, Partner, Pop Funk, and 42nd Street Tap



Check out this video of one of our amazing campers dancing to LORDE’s cover of Everybody Wants to Rule the World!