“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

Down by the Lake Where the Jelly Lilies Grow

03 August 2017, Comment are Off
Today was a very special day at camp because it was a Thursday, and everyone knows that more exciting things happen on Thursdays than any other...

On Top of Old Bald, All Covered in Fog

02 August 2017, Comment are Off
Today was a very exciting day! In the morning I took a dip with the Swimming class and then paddled some with the Canoeing class before we put in...

What a Wonderful World!

01 August 2017, Comment are Off
Today was the first day of August and the session is already in full swing. There’s so much going on around camp, it is hard to keep up...

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...

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