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DEC
14
2017

CMW 2017 Fall Newsletter

The digital edition of the CMW 2017 Fall Newsletter is now available online! Read up on all the news at camp! Articles included in this edition: “There’s a New Castle on the Hill,” with photos of the new Castle and King Arthur’s Court, “Centennial
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NOV
21
2017

Finding Our Heroes

Last weekend I journeyed with Corinne Foster on a pilgrimage to Tazewell, Virginia to find the gravesite of one of Merrie-Woode’s founders, Mary Turk. Corinne is a long time camper and counselor, and she is my invaluable archiving assistant in the CMW Archives. She loves camp
NOV
14
2017

It’s a great day for the race! – The Green Race!

Earlier this month Ethan and I attended the 22nd annual Green Race! What is that you might ask? It is no doubt the single most famous, most respected, and most competitive creek race on the planet. The annual Green Race remains a fabulous and homespun affair held each fall on the
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MAY
11
2017

CMW 2017 Spring Newsletter

The digital edition of the CMW 2017 Spring Newsletter is now available online! Read up on all the news at camp! Included articles in this edition: “Order Your Centennial Book,” with previews of book pages, “Big Changes On the Hill,” an update to the Castle
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MAR
02
2017

Generosity Amplified

Nigel: Well, it’s one louder, isn’t it? It’s not ten. You see, most, most blokes, you know, will be playing at ten – you’re on ten here, all the way up, all the way up, all the way up – you’re on ten on your guitar, where can you go from there? Where? Marty: I don’t know. Nigel:
NOV
16
2016

Centennial Book Pre-Sales Begin!

As Merrie-Woode’s centennial approaches, we are excited to announce that publication of our Centennial Book is nearing its final stages. Board Member, Dorothy Moss Williams and I have been working with award winning book author and designer, Laurie Shock, over the past two years
NOV
15
2016

CMW 2016 Fall Newsletter

The digital edition of the CMW Fall 2016 Newsletter is now available! Read up on all the news at camp! Included articles in this edition: “Centennial Campaign – Renew For Our Future,” “Merrie-Woode Centennial Book Pre-Sales Begin,” “Centennial
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MAY
03
2016

Ready Or Not, Here Comes Summer!

Well, it’s official. Summer is here! This past weekend camp was in full swing, buzzing with activity and excitement as we hosted our third annual Mother-Daughter Weekend. It was thrilling to hear cabin doors slamming and laughter up and down the cabin line as the first residents
APR
27
2016

CMW 2016 Spring Newsletter

The digital edition of the CMW Spring 2016 Newsletter is now available! Read up on all the news at camp! Included articles in this edition: “Announcing Merrie-Woode’s Centennial,” “Remembering Fritz Orr, Jr.,” “Pioneering Climbing on Old
APR
20
2016

Meet Our New Outdoor Adventure Coordinator: Kelli Talley!

Meet CMW’s new Outdoor Adventure Coordinator! We are thrilled to have her join the team this year as we prepare for the 2016 summer. Kelli will work alongside JP through Pre-Orientation and will replace him at the end of May. She is looking forward to this weekend’s staff