2018 badge workshops!
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Spend a fun – filled overnight retreat at Appel Farm that includes a nature scavenger hunt, a campfire, s’mores and an ice cream sundae party! And now we have added four new badges to our programming: Dance, Staying Fit, and the Outdoor Art Creator and Explorer Badges! Friday, April 6, 6pm, to Saturday, April 7, 2:30pm: BROWNIES! Earn your POTTERS and your PAINTERS badge. JUNIORS! Earn your DRAWING and your JEWELRY badge. Saturday, April 7, 6pm, to Sunday, April 8, 2:30pm: BROWNIES! Earn your DANCE and your OUTDOOR ART CREATOR badge. JUNIORS! Earn your STAYING FIT and your OUTDOOR ART EXPLORER badge. Or stay for two nights! Scouts who stay for two nights will earn a special Appel Farm Artist Badge by participating in an an Iron Designer Technical Theatre Challenge! and enjoy a Saturday evening pizza party! (The weekend begins at 6pm on Friday night and ends on Sunday at 2:30pm.) Read more about our special Appel Farm Artist Badge here.
- Arrive Friday night at 6pm and settle into your cozy dormitory style room which features a fully equipped indoor bathroom and mattressed bunkbeds. All you need is a sleeping bag and pillow! Programming begins at 7:30pm (with a scavenger hunt) or if you are running late, 8pm (with a campfire.)
- A campfire, complete with campfire skits, songs and s’mores.
- Saturday and Sunday mornings: wake up to breakfast, followed by morning badge workshops and lunch.
- After lunch, the overnight concludes with an Achievement Ceremony and an ice cream sundae party!
- Only $75 per scout and $35 per chaperone! Reserve by March 9th and receive a $5 discount (That’s only $70 per scout! Discount does not apply to chaperones.) All inclusive pricing includes accommodations, 2 meals, s’mores, ice cream, and all workshop materials. (Cost for both nights: $150 per scout, $70 per chaperone. Early registration discount: $140 per scout.)
- Chaperone/Girl Ratio: Brownies: 1:6 and Juniors: 1:8 – one additional chaperone for each additional 8 girls. Note: If a troop requires a second room due to the number of girls within the troop, two additional chaperones will be required, per Volunteer Essential guidelines.
- If you have any additional questions, please contact Melissa Tevere at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located on 115 acres of beautiful woods & open fields, 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. We look forward to working with your troop to transform their lives and to help you build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place!
Check out descriptions of our Saturday Badge Workshops and check back later for details about our new-for-2017 Sunday workshops!
Saturday Workshop – Juniors – Drawing Badge
Juniors will hone their observational skills and learn about shading and one-point perspective as they design their own brand of candy.
Saturday Workshop – Juniors – Jewelry Badge
Juniors will learn how to duplicate the ancient art of making Millefiori beads (italian for “a million flowers) using Sculpey in place of the traditional glass. With their beads, they will make a necklace and a pin.
Saturday Workshop – Brownies – Potters Badge
Using handbuilding techniques, Brownies will create their own unique slab, coil and pinch pot work of art which they will then embellish with stamping, engraving and colorful glazes.
Saturday Workshop – Brownies – Painters Badge
To earn their Painters Badge, each Brownie will create a 12″ x 12″ mixed media painting using wax resist, acrylic paints, baubles, beads and other fun and decorative materials.
Sunday Workshop – Brownies – Outdoor Art Creator Badge
Brownies will learn how to create a nature silhouette sun print using fabric, acrylic paint, found objects and the sun.
Sunday Workshop – Juniors – Outdoor Art Explorer Badge
Juniors will learn the art of weaving by building their own loom and weaving into it natural materials. What a wonderful way to bring the outdoors indoors!