“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

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CMW Centennial

Help us celebrate our 100th summer!


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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

Finding the Right Words

21 September 2016, Comment are Off
To the Staff of 2016: Camp closed last month, and everything here reminds me of you. The stools in my office bring me back to mid-day chats with...

Last Day of Camp

09 August 2016, Comment are Off
I woke up and saw that my friend the Wompus Cat had come through and left little red kisses on the noses and cheeks of my camper friends. He too...

Closing Campfire

08 August 2016, Comment are Off
While I was swinging through the trees this morning, I saw a lot of campers enjoying their activities. The Ceramics classes have been busy...

Follow the Gleam

07 August 2016, Comment are Off
           I was surprised to find that I had woken up a little later than usual this morning, only to realize that it was Chapel Sunday! I...

Countdown to Camp!