“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

Llamas, Dramas, and the Great Race-ama

10 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today we had some very special visitors; the llamas! The Farm & Garden and Earthworks classes were in for a treat when they got to run around...

Super Sunday!

09 July 2017, Comment are Off
I absolutely love Sundays at camp. There’s always something interesting and new happening at camp, but on Sundays there’s even more happening! We...

Another Day of Sun and Fun

08 July 2017, Comment are Off
Woohoo! Today was invigorating and full of folly! In the morning I stopped by the lake to catch a glimpse of the swimmers. They have grown so...

Nothing Could Be Finer…

07 July 2017, Comment are Off
Thankful to be in Carolina in the morning! It feels like summer is in full swing as we enter our third week of Main session and I am ready to...

Countdown to Camp!