“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

Remember the Days You’ve Spent Here

07 August 2017, Comment are Off
As the session winds down—tomorrow is the final full day!!—I have been appreciating every day a bit more than the last. Today, the weather...

Sunday Funday!

06 August 2017, Comment are Off
Today was a great day full of sunshine and merriment! In the morning, we all got to sleep in because it is a Sunday, and we all ate the...

Super Saturday!

05 August 2017, Comment are Off
The session is officially past the halfway mark, and classes are finishing up projects, preparing for final performances, and getting in the last...

A Terrific Day for Tajar!

04 August 2017, Comment are Off
Today was such a lovely day! I spent the morning at the barn soaking up the sunshine with my horse friends, then made my way over to the docks in...

Countdown to Camp!