“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

The Velveteen Rabbit Hops onto the Castle Stage this June!

“Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long,...

2013 Camper Forms are Online!

The 2013 Camper Forms are now available on our NEW Merrie-Woode website! An email was sent to all parents on Friday, April 5th, with their new...

Happy April Fool’s Day!

It’s April Fool’s Day at Camp Merrie-Woode! You know what that means…time for the office staff’s annual prank on Phyllis!...

CMW Heads to Washington, DC!

Jim, Denice and Lindsay traveled to Washington, DC this past February for an alumnae gathering. Justin and Stephanie Blessey Lilley graciously...

Countdown to Camp!