Upcoming College Open Houses!

We hope your family will visit these colleges!

An Open House us a great way to learn about a college or university, and everything the school has to offer your family! Let us know if you are planning a college visit!

Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ)

Cumberland Community College (Vineland, NJ)

Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)

Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)

CASA Open House & Santa’s Workshop!

CASA Open House
Saturday December 8 10am-3pm

Please join us at the FTC Campus Center for our CASA Open House Fundraiser! We’ll have a coat drop-off station, toy drop-off station, vendors for shopping, and Santa’s Workshop!

Appel Farm and FTC will host a vendor table selling holiday cards we make at our Holiday Card Workshop. All proceeds will benefit CASA’s Christmas Program.

This event is FREE!

Click here for more information.

Holiday Cards!

Holiday Cards!
Friday December 7, 5pm-7pm

Come enjoy a hot meal with family and friends as we design and make holiday cards – the perfect gift for the season! We’ll provide all the supplies – just bring a smile!

We’ll teach monotype printmaking – but the possibilities are endless, from stamps to watercolor to freehand drawings! Show off your creativity and be ready to have FUN!

Extra cards will be donated to our table at Saturday’s CASA Open House, where they will be sold to benefit CASA’s Christmas Program. Your card will bring a smile to someone who needs it!

Dinner will be provided. This event is FREE!

Job Opportunity at Appel Farm this summer

Click here to apply!

This new educational partnership program is designed to help Families to College participants gain workplace experience and skills as employees in the Appel Farm Arts Camp Dining Hall. The general kitchen position will include a variety of work including, but not limited to, dining hall setup, food preparation, cooking, meal service and cleaning.

The application process is open to all Families to College participants (including parents) who are
16 years of age and older. The program includes transportation to and from the Campus Center in Bridgeton for all per-scheduled shifts. If participants choose to pick up extra shifts for additional hours, they are responsible for their own transportation (hours may not exceed 40 per week).

Also included is one-hour of weekly career training (Mondays) that covers sections on creating resumes, navigating online job sites, leadership and communication training and more!

INTERVIEWS: June 11-13, 2018
REQUIRED TRAINING: June 22 & 23 (6 hrs. per day, paid) WORK DATES: Monday-Friday, June 25-August 17 WORK HOURS: 9 AM to 3 PM, 30 hrs. weekly
DAILY PICK-UP: 8:20 AM @ Campus Center
DAILY DROP-OFF: 3:45 PM @ Campus Center

Not all applicants are guaranteed a position, and selection will be based on application, interview, and references. The Appel Farm Arts Camp Head Chef will conduct all interviews and make all hiring decisions. Employee participants will be required to provide two legal proofs of ID (photo ID or Drivers’ License and Social Security Card), and complete tax paperwork to be paid. Paychecks are delivered every other Friday. Once selected as an employee, participants’ job performance will be evaluated by the Head Chef, and held to the same standards as all other employees. Termination of employment, and therefore participation in the program, can occur based on these evaluations.


EARN UP TO $2,000!