For more than 50 years, summers at Appel Farm have sparked the imaginations of thousands of young people as they interacted with artists from around the world in beautiful rural southern New Jersey. Safety, Community, Personal Growth, and Fun guide our program that ignites creativity, kindness, and confidence!
Registration is now open for the Academy's sensational Summer SeaFari Camp!! Go global at camp this year and learn how easy it is to be green.
We offer surfing, stand up paddleboarding, and boogie boarding for ages 5 and up. Enjoy a private or group lesson, 1 - 5 half day camp, and/or half day clinic. All equipment is included. Our team is NSSIA, First Aid and CPR Certified. Our school and counselors are National Surf Schools and Instructors Association Accredited and Certified.
This Summer, Your Child Can Experience a Camp Like No Other when they join us for summer days filled with real hands-on discovery and real camp fun!
NJ’s premier nature camp engages campers by exploring the complex interconnectedness of our natural world on our 230-acre farm. Hands-on activities inspire campers to pursue their natural curiosities in our creek, meadow, forest, and more!
Exciting and educational camping adventures onboard the historic oyster schooner AJ MEERWALD. Campers become part of the AJ MEERWALD’S crew, sailing and living aboard an historic tall ship.
Mission: to inspire students to grow in leadership and personal responsibility, to feel empowered by their adventures and discover self-confidence, to lead healthy and active lives, and to become more environmentally conscious.