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Mother Daughter Art Retreat

Mother Daughter Art Retreat

March 15 – 17, 2019

Our Mother Daughter Art Retreat is designed for Mothers, Grandmothers, Sisters and Daughters of all ages!

 

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Laugh, listen, and create as you participate in movement, writing and visual arts workshops that explore the concept of dreams. Moms – hear about your daughter’s hopes and dreams for the future. Daughters – discover that mom is not only “mom” but a woman just like you, with her own dreams and aspirations. Come join us at Appel Farm Arts and Music Center for a weekend packed with intentional opportunities for connection. Last year, our workshops included: Fused Glass Jewelry Making, Vision Boards – Dream Big, Plein Air Painting for Beginners, Partner Dance and Yoga, along with a Saturday evening campfire with traditional songs and s’mores followed by a party with line dance lessons, and more. Check back to see an updated list of workshops for 2019.

Additionally, guests will sleep in our cozy, heated dorm-style bunks, fully equipped with bunk beds and modern bathroom facilities. (All you need is a sleeping bag and pillow.) Delicious meals will be served in our spacious dining hall which overlooks our very own organic garden. Head Chef, Jodi, specializes in delicious and nutritious, fresh cuisine, and will accommodate your vegetarian, dairy-free, or gluten-free diet, and any food allergies.

Cost: $260 for a pair of participants. Includes 2 nights of overnight accommodations, 5 meals, all workshops and materials, s’mores, snacks, and an afternoon wine tasting for moms. Additional Family members are $120 per person.

Our goals for the retreat are based on the 6 Cs of Positive Youth Development.

Our over-arching goal for the Mother Daughter Art Retreat is to create a supportive and safe environment that fosters community and personal growth for participants as they enjoy time for intentional and meaningful connection and communication. (Contribution).

Read on to find the answer to the important question: “What will we gain from the Mother Daughter Art Retreat at Appel Farm?”

  1. Explore new art forms and develop their creative and artistic skills (Competence)
  2. Develop self confidence and self-awareness by learning how art can help express their thoughts and feelings (Confidence)
  3. Practice kindness and build relationship through collaborative, community building activities  (Connection, Character & Caring)
  4. Have fun learning and spending time with family

Appel Farm is only 15 minutes from Bridgeton & Mullica Hill, 35 minutes from Philadelphia and Wilmington, and 90 minutes from Princeton, Cape May, and the Easton, PA areas.

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We’ve been blogging about our Mother Daughter Art Retreat!

Read about a few of our past participants, Lorie and Ruby, Ruby and Grace, about our Partner Dance Class, and about our Teaching Artists.