“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

From boating to weaving, explore all the fun things there are to do.

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

Nothing Could Be Finer!

31 July 2017, Comment are Off
What a busy day! Today was the first day of activities, and boy, are these campers alive and eager! I must have made four laps around camp as I...

Welcome Back, Old Faces and New!

30 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today was such an exciting day! This morning, I waited and waited for the new batch of campers to arrive when finally the gates opened at 9:00 AM...

A Merrie Finale

27 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today was the last day of Main Session, and I do declare that it was the perfect way to send off the campers. It was drizzling this morning up...

Linger a Little Longer

26 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today was Proficiency Day down at the docks for the kayaking levels of Es and Ki and the canoeing levels of Bow, Stern, Starmate, and Would-Be....

Countdown to Camp!