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Salem County Teen Arts Festival

  • Appel Farm Arts & Music Center 457 Shirley Road Elmer, NJ, 08318 United States (map)

The date for the 2017 Salem County Teen Arts Festival has been set! Appel Farm is proud to carry on the tradition of championing the artistic talents of Salem County teens with its second Annual Teen Arts Festival!

On Friday, April 21, 2017, 8:30 – 1:30pm, teens from Salem and Gloucester Counties, grades 7 – 12, are invited to spend the day at Appel Farm.  Teens will experience professional evaluations, participate in fun and interactive visual and performing arts workshops, perform for their peers and festival attendees and mix with like-minded teens from other area middle and high schools.

Any high school, middle school, or home-schooled student is welcome to participate. If your school does not sign up, individuals can register with the help of their parents (if under 18 years old).

Professional evaluations are offered for the following disciplines:

Performing Arts

  • Dance
  • Musical Theater
  • Drama
  • Jazz Band & Large Instrumental (10+ performers)
  • Instrumental Solo and Small Ensemble
  • Vocal Solo and Small Ensemble
  • Choir (9+ singers)

All performing arts evaluations require an evaluation form to be filled out and submitted by April 1, 2017.

Print out a copy of the Performing Arts Evaluation Request Form or


Visual Arts

  • Visual Art (2-D and 3-D)
  • Photography (Digital welcome)

Please attach a copy of the Teen Arts Artwork Labels to the front of each artwork submitted.

Creative Writing

  • Poetry
  • Prose
  • Fiction

Please attach one copy of the Creative Writing Entry Form to the first page of your writing.  Please submit two copies of your writing.


Please attach one copy of the Video Entry Form to your video submission.  Videos are accepted in DVD format only.

Registration fees for schools is $225 and for individual registrants (homeschool students and students whose schools are not participating), $25.


The registration deadline is March 1, 2017. The late registration deadline is March 15, 2017.
The additional fee for late registrations is $50 per school ($275 total) or $10 per individual registrant ($35 total).

Registration forms are available by emailing Tamara Corsi at All questions should be directed via email to or phone to Tamara Corsi at (856) 358-2472 ext. 123.

If you are interested in volunteering for the Teen Arts Festival please fill out the volunteer form here.