“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!


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Signing Off!

I cannot believe Merrie Woode’s 97th summer has come and gone! It has been my honor to watch generation after generation of Merrie Woode girls...

Share With Us Laughin’ and Cryin’

What a bittersweet last day of camp! We began the morning with breakfast as usual and then met in Chapel for a special last-day Devotional....

God of the Hills…

I awoke very early to the sound of a camp van—it was the Caving Trip heading out for a day at Worley’s Cave in Tennessee. Then, just after...

Three More Days of Vacation…

What a beautiful Sunday at Merrie Woode! Everyone slept in an extra half an hour before gathering in our Sunday Whites for breakfast in the...

Countdown to Camp!