“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

Welcome, Joni!

Welcome, Joni! Next time you call into the camp office, give a big Merrie-Woode welcome to our new Office Manager, Joni Wavra! We are thrilled to...

A Weekend of Camp Brainstorming

Last weekend camp welcomed 22 counselors and 3 board members to join Senior Staff at our 2013 Counselor Consortium. We kicked off the weekend...

Minute to Win It

The CMW year round staff gets competitive with some Minute to Win It challenges! In other words…how Sr. Staff entertains themselves in the...

Merrie Christmas

We are in the Christmas spirit here at Camp Merrie-Woode! Friday was our annual Staff Christmas Party and the evening was filled with good food...

Countdown to Camp!