“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

The Shutdown

I often think of the outdoors as a place to recreate, a place to think, a place to set goals and challenge myself, and usually, a place to...

Shout Out To…

For those of you who have never attended one of our weekly Sunday staff meetings during the summer, I wish to show you a snap shot of these...

Kicking Off the CMW College Tour!

The 2015 staff recruiting season has begun! Betsy and other Senior Staff members will be hitting the road in the coming weeks for our annual tour...

“Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself”

Hello, Lindsay did a good job introducing me in her blog post last week, but then she made fun of me for saying lemon squares are my favorite, so...

Countdown to Camp!