“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 Activities

From boating to weaving, explore all the fun things there are to do.

CMW Centennial

Help us celebrate our 100th summer!


Get the latest news. Reconnect with old friends. Make plans to
attend a reunion!


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

Camp Roads and Campfires

24 June 2017, Comment are Off
Camp is back in session and a new round of campers has arrived to join us for five weeks of Merrie-ment, frivolity, and fun! I started this...

Summer Solstice Sayonara

21 June 2017, Comment are Off
Today is the first official day of summer, which makes the end of the session even more sentimental. Today began in a drizzle, but the excitement...

Remember, Remember, Even in September

20 June 2017, Comment are Off
Although today might have been the final day of activities, camp has never seemed more busy and alive! It began with a surprise prank pulled off...

Have You Roared Today?

20 June 2017, Comment are Off
Today’s weather matched my feelings—a bit drizzly and with a break for sunset. The drizzly part comes from it being the last day of...

Countdown to Camp!