“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

New CMW Adventure Travel

Dear Camp Merrie-Woode Family, I am excited to announce new opportunities in the world of Camp Merrie-Woode Adventure Travel.  As you may have...

2013 Fall Newsletter

The 2013 Fall Newsletter is available to view online at the link below: 2013 Fall Newsletter

CMW Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple!

Well November has been quite the month of traveling for me! After an awesome trip to New Orleans at the beginning of the month, I spent last week...

Fritz Orr Captain’s Paddle

Many of us remember paddling with Fritz Orr, III during our summers at Merrie-Woode. Fritz was a boating instructor at CMW from 1994 to 2005, and...

Countdown to Camp!