“Nothing in the lives of our daughters has had such an impact on their development, maturation and character as has their experiences at Camp Merrie-Woode."

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Camp Merrie-Woode

Welcome to Camp Merrie-Woode! Our extraordinary natural setting has inspired thousands of girls and young women since 1919. In this friendly, non-competitive community of simplified living, each individual is valued for who she is and who she will become.

On this site, you can explore all of the wonderful camp programs we offer, learn about our history, choose a session, and so much more. And if you are interested in spending the summer of a lifetime as a counselor at Camp Merrie-Woode, let us hear from you!


What's New

CMW Young Alum Challenge Begins Tues, Oct.21!

Calling all CMW alumnae, ages 40 and under! We are excited to announce the upcoming launch of our very first CMW Young Alum Challenge!  We are...

Summer Camp: In Search of Gender Equality

Over the years, I have been asked repeatedly, “Why do you work at a girl’s camp?” I understand the question.  My areas of professional expertise...

Ripple Call

Calling all campers and counselors of 2014… We are still accepting entries for The Ripple, camp’s literary magazine!  We will spend this fall...
Little Shop of Horrors - Main Session 2014

Videos and Pics From Summer

Check out some of our campers doing impressive things! The Main Session glee club, The Next Calibur, had the opportunity to sing with the Grammy...

Countdown to Camp!