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Programming for Girl Scouts

Programming for Girl Scouts

Leadership Camps, overnights, Workshops
Group Girl Scouts displaying artwork created during a workshop.

Girl Scouts can join us for a day, an overnight or a weekend of activities. Located on 115 acres of beautiful fields and woods, Appel Farm is an idyllic (and ideal!) spot for girls to spend time connecting, sharing and learning.

Upcoming Camps, Overnights and Day Camps

  • March 15 – 17, 2019: Jamboree Leadership Camp: Get Moving for Juniors and MEdia for Cadettes. (Early Registration Discount Deadline: February 1.)
  • April 5 – 6, 2019: Crafty Campout for Juniors and Brownies: Drawing, Jewelry, Potters, Painting
  • April 6 – 7, 2018: Outdoor Art Explorer, Stay Fit, Outdoor Art Creator, Dance (Early Registration Discount Deadline: March 10.)

Jamboree Leadership Camps

Join us at Appel Farm for an unforgettable weekend! Appel Farm has carefully constructed a curriculum where scouts explore issues related to science and the environment, leadership skills, community involvement and personal growth using the Visual and Performing Arts as the vehicle for exploration. Scouts can spend a fun-filled weekend engaged in creative activities that encourage critical thinking, bonding with their fellow scouts, making new friends and earning their Achievement awards. Our program empowers girls to realize how they, as individuals, can make a difference in the world.  Cost: $150 per scout, $70 per chaperone.  Early Registration Discount: $130 per scout. (Register before March 1, 2019.)

Crafty Campout Overnights

Appel Farm is an expert at teaching the Visual and Performing Arts! During our Crafty Campout overnight, Brownies and Juniors participate in Ceramics, Painting, Drawing and Jewelry workshops (on Saturday) or Dance, Stay Fit, Outdoor Art Explorer and Creator (on Sunday). Scouts have fun expressing themselves, learning a new art form, honing skills AND building self-confidence under the direction of our experienced professional Teaching Artist staff. Scouts can choose to stay for just Friday or Saturday night or for both Friday and Saturday nights.  Scouts who stay for both nights will participate in a Pizza Party dinner on Saturday night and earn a special Appel Farm Artist Badge.  Cost for one night: $75 per scout, $35 per chaperone.  Early Registration Discount: $70 per scout.  Cost for both nights: $150 per scout, $70 per chaperone. Early registration discount: $140 per scout. (Register before March 1, 2019.)

Workshops for Girl Scouts

Appel Farm also offers workshops for Scouts to earn their Visual and Performing Arts Petals and Badges. Bring your troop to Appel Farm for an afternoon or evening workshop in Dance, Theatre, Ceramics, Painting, Drawing, Jewelry, and more!

Appel Farm is pleased to offer a range of programming designed specifically to help Girl Scouts meet the requirements of earning their Visual and Performing Arts Petals, Badges and Journey Awards.  Our curriculum is designed to complement the written materials published by the Girl Scouts of America and is inspired by the ideas they present.  We do not award petals, badges or journey awards; it is the responsibility of each individual Troop Leader to determine when the award criteria has been met.  Appel Farm is not affiliated with the Girl Scouts of America.

If you are interested in volunteering for any of our Retreats, Day programs or workshops, please fill out the volunteer form here.

“A weekend like this gathers together many of the values and critical thinking points I strive to shine a light on for my daughters. You give them what I can’t by making it happen as part of a sisterhood that crosses cultures and generations.”  Journey Jamboree Spring 2016



Junior Scout Troop Leader