“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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When I was a camper, getting out the camp trunk each season to start packing was an exciting event!  My mom and I would tape the packing list to...

2015 Spring Newsletter

The digital version of the 2014 Fall Newsletter is now available to view at the link below: 2015 Spring Newsletter (PDF) Didn’t receive a...

Lessons Learned at Mother & Daughter Weekend

The past three days have filled camp once again with songs and laughter as a big group of mothers (and grandmothers and aunts) and their...

The Big Picture

I started in on photography as a hobby about a year ago. I had saved up money from my museum job and chosen the camera and lens I wanted, and I...

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