“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!


What's New

Thankful for Thursdays

06 July 2017, Comment are Off
Thursdays at Merrie-Woode are the best days, not just because all days at Merrie-Woode are fantastic, but also because of pizza, Bag Supper,...

Going Bananas for a Talented Bunch

05 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today was a hot, hot day on the shores of Lake Fairfield, but we at camp know the best ways to stay cool: drink lots of water, take a dip in the...

My Merrie Tis of Thee, Sweet Woode of Liberty

04 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today was Independence Day, the one day we trade in our greens and greys for red, white, and blue. This morning, even before the sun rose above...

Sync It Up!

03 July 2017, Comment are Off
Today couldn’t have been any better; the sun was shining, the lake was clean (thanks to all of the campers picking the lilies for decoration),...

Countdown to Camp!