“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!


Get the latest news. Reconnect with old friends. Make plans to
attend a reunion!


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

Meet Our New Intern: Vivian

Meet the new CMW intern, Vivian Weatherby! We are thrilled to have her join the team this year as we prepare for the 2014 summer. Vivian has had...

CMW Senior Staff Covers “Cups”

Senior Staff takes on the trend of the summer!  Watch their cover of the popular Anna Kendrick song, “Cups (When I’m Gone)”!...

Thoughts on a Summer

This summer flew by. They all seem to, but this one more than most for me. Camp is quiet once again as it lies in wait for its merry girls to...

Ripple Call!

Calling all campers and counselors of 2013… We are still accepting entries for The Ripple, camp’s literary magazine! We will spend this fall...

Countdown to Camp!