“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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A Sunny and Funny Day

19 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today was a quiet day at camp, with the 5-day hike still hiking along, the sailing classes on a trip to Lake Glenville, the Would-Bes on the...

Making the Mozart of Our Time

18 July 2017, Comment are Off
The amount of work that has been done this session is becoming very apparent as I make my way around camp. This morning, I stopped by the Jazz...

Rise and Shine!

16 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today was another beautiful Sunday here at Camp Merrie-Woode! At Chapel today, among our very special guests, was Captain Rainbow, who mimed for...

Rainbows and Butterflies

15 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today, I visited the docks for some fun in the sun. The canoers were having a blast paddling away and I caught up with a photography class that...

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