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  • Final Performances, Campfire, and more!

    Final Performances, Campfire, and more!

    Because classes are over campers have found numerous fun ways to spend their mornings.  This morning counselors hosted karaoke on the Grove Stage along with a Color Fun party in front of the North bunks.  Lots of campers decided to spend the morning splashing around in the pool!      …Read More »
  • Crazy Hair Day, Dance, and Music!

    Crazy Hair Day, Dance, and Music!

    Spirit week is still going strong! Today was crazy hair day. It was so much fun seeing how the campers could transform their hair into some wacky shapes and styles. Some dyed their hair with washable spray (with permission), braided strands into cat ears, went crazy with hair gel, or …Read More »
  • James and the Giant Peach, Horseback Riding, Twin Day!

    James and the Giant Peach, Horseback Riding, Twin Day!

    Performance week was kicked off by the play Persepolis!  The small cast of seven pulled off this intense show phenomenally yesterday afternoon.   Later that night the campers rocked out in the theater during the Rock Concert!  Even though it was moved inside the students gathered at the front of …Read More »
  • Tech, Persepolis, and Rock Concert!

    Tech, Persepolis, and Rock Concert!

    In classes today the kids have been working hard getting everything ready for performance week.  They have been putting their finishing touches on projects and doing one of their final performance run throughs a because tomorrow will be our last days of classes!  If the campers are performing today then …Read More »
  • Lazy Sunday, One Week Showcase, and Kiln Firing!

    Lazy Sunday, One Week Showcase, and Kiln Firing!

    Hello Parents!  Another Lazy Sunday has fallen upon us once again.  Appropriately enough, it is also Pajama Day!  After their breakfast of donuts and danishes, the kiddos are lounging around in their pajamas with their friends.  For those who feel like being a little more active, we will be having …Read More »
  • Mismatch Day, Dinner Dance, and Friday Night Concert!

    Mismatch Day, Dinner Dance, and Friday Night Concert!

    Good afternoon!  Today we kicked off spirit week at Appel Farm with Mismatch Day!  Most of the camper today are wearing two different shoes, different patterns, or two different hairstyles!  They are getting in the spirit today! Tonight is our Dinner Dance!  The theme of Mystery Heist was just announced. …Read More »
  • An Evening With Friends of Appel Farm

    An Evening With Friends of Appel Farm

    Hello parents!  The kids had a blast at their evening activities last night.  One workshop was called counselor safari, the counselors dressed like animals and hid then the kids had to find them all!  There was another workshop where they all got to paint pictures together and another called Golf …Read More »
  • Hot Day, Group Workshops, and New Video!

    Hot Day, Group Workshops, and New Video!

    Hello parents!  It is a hot day today!  The kiddos were excited to be in their nice air conditioned classes!  During rest hour, instead of staying in the bunks, campers had the option of relaxing in a few air conditioned spaces around camp.  Currently, for free time, most of the …Read More »
  • Trip Day

    Trip Day

    Hello parents!  We had some fun in the sun today!  I think all the kids would agree that trip day made up for the beach day we had lost.  Between the swimming and sandcastles and the ice cream and Wawa runs, there was something for everyone.  The north boys put …Read More »
  • Classes, Campfire, Performance Week Schedule!

    Classes, Campfire, Performance Week Schedule!

    Today is the first day of classes with the one weekers.  It is very excited to have some kids in class!  With the exception of a few new faces, classes were normal.  The kiddos working hard in preparation for the Four Week Showcase.  The schedule for the Four Week Showcase …Read More »

Final Performances, Campfire, and more!

Because classes are over campers have found numerous fun ways to spend their mornings.  This morning counselors hosted karaoke on the Grove Stage along with a Color Fun party in front of the North bunks.  Lots of campers decided to spend the morning splashing around in the pool!      Performance week continues with the […]

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Crazy Hair Day, Dance, and Music!

Spirit week is still going strong! Today was crazy hair day. It was so much fun seeing how the campers could transform their hair into some wacky shapes and styles. Some dyed their hair with washable spray (with permission), braided strands into cat ears, went crazy with hair gel, or got creative with lop-sided buns […]

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James and the Giant Peach, Horseback Riding, Twin Day!

Performance week was kicked off by the play Persepolis!  The small cast of seven pulled off this intense show phenomenally yesterday afternoon.   Later that night the campers rocked out in the theater during the Rock Concert!  Even though it was moved inside the students gathered at the front of the stage to rock their […]

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Tech, Persepolis, and Rock Concert!

In classes today the kids have been working hard getting everything ready for performance week.  They have been putting their finishing touches on projects and doing one of their final performance run throughs a because tomorrow will be our last days of classes!  If the campers are performing today then they spent their morning and […]

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Lazy Sunday, One Week Showcase, and Kiln Firing!

Hello Parents!  Another Lazy Sunday has fallen upon us once again.  Appropriately enough, it is also Pajama Day!  After their breakfast of donuts and danishes, the kiddos are lounging around in their pajamas with their friends.  For those who feel like being a little more active, we will be having workshops today!  Some examples of […]

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Mismatch Day, Dinner Dance, and Friday Night Concert!

Good afternoon!  Today we kicked off spirit week at Appel Farm with Mismatch Day!  Most of the camper today are wearing two different shoes, different patterns, or two different hairstyles!  They are getting in the spirit today! Tonight is our Dinner Dance!  The theme of Mystery Heist was just announced.  Lindsay Appel, heiress of Appel […]

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An Evening With Friends of Appel Farm

Hello parents!  The kids had a blast at their evening activities last night.  One workshop was called counselor safari, the counselors dressed like animals and hid then the kids had to find them all!  There was another workshop where they all got to paint pictures together and another called Golf Ball.  Golf Ball is like […]

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Hot Day, Group Workshops, and New Video!

Hello parents!  It is a hot day today!  The kiddos were excited to be in their nice air conditioned classes!  During rest hour, instead of staying in the bunks, campers had the option of relaxing in a few air conditioned spaces around camp.  Currently, for free time, most of the kids are choosing to take […]

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Trip Day

Hello parents!  We had some fun in the sun today!  I think all the kids would agree that trip day made up for the beach day we had lost.  Between the swimming and sandcastles and the ice cream and Wawa runs, there was something for everyone.  The north boys put on an impromptu hat fashion […]

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Classes, Campfire, Performance Week Schedule!

Today is the first day of classes with the one weekers.  It is very excited to have some kids in class!  With the exception of a few new faces, classes were normal.  The kiddos working hard in preparation for the Four Week Showcase.  The schedule for the Four Week Showcase can be found below. Tonight […]

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Visiting Day, Two Week Showcase and Carnival!

Hello Parents!  We are so sad that all of our two weekers had to go.  They are are great kids and we had a fun time.  We hope they all come back next year!   Today we are gaining some new friends; the one weekers are here!  Campers in the one week program are just […]

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Goodbye to All Our Two Weekers!

The two week session has come to an end.  We are so sad to see our two weekends go.  We had such a wonderful time getting to know these remarkably talented campers. Today was the two week showcase!  The campers got to show us all they learned in such a short period of time!  We […]

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Ahoy!

Yesterday the kids were really good sports about the beach day cancellation.  They got tons of candy and caffeine which they loved!  It may have not been Avalon but I think i was a successful beach day!  Check it out for yourself bellow! Arrr!  The kids are all dressed up as pirates and mermaids for […]

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Beach Day at Appel Farm!

Hello parents! The photos from the Camper/Counselor Concert are now up on CampInTouch! The kiddos picked their favorite counselors to do a performance with. We had a number of different performances involving song, dance, comedy, and gymnastics. It was wonderful to see what the campers and counselors come up with together. Today the storm clouds […]

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Happy Fourth of July Everyone!

Happy Fourth of July everyone! Last night we were all moved by the Flamenco performance!  Flamenco was a new form of dance for many of the campers, who had many wonderful questions for the performers in the Q&A.  Pasión y Arte had the whole camp on their feet in a standing ovation.  Photos are now […]

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