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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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SEP
21
2016

Finding the Right Words

To the Staff of 2016: Camp closed last month, and everything here reminds me of you. The stools in my office bring me back to mid-day chats with Line Heads and Activity Heads, and I’m still surprised every time I drive in or out of Camp that the steps in front of Wit’s End are
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JUN
27
2016

Going Once…Going Twice…It’s Auction!

I started my day watching the mountaineering class climb the wall in King Arthur’s Court. We definitely have some skilled climbers in this session! I decided to go see what was happening on the tennis courts and found some campers enjoying a game of Queen! What fun! After
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JUN
22
2016

Banquet Night

The last day of camp has been a busy and fun-filled day! We started in Chapel with a big Lost-N-Found session, activity awards and devotional presented by the youngest cabins. During the day, the campers enjoyed showing off everything they’ve learned and done throughout the
JUN
21
2016

Closing Campfire

Today was another beautiful day here at Camp Merrie-Woode. This morning, Bum’s Rest pulled a hilarious prank in the dining hall when they stole the director’s table and had a Blackout Rave Dance Party during breakfast. What a fun way to start the day! The Photography Class has
JUN
18
2016

Plaque Night

The girls woke up this morning and found that they had mysterious red marks on their noses and cheeks. It seems that the Wompus Cat made its way through camp last night. The Wompus Cat is a fictional character that comes through while the girls are sleeping and leaves a little
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JUN
08
2016

The Healing Force

Chug-A-Wump! Today, I decided to watch some of the campers practice their horseback riding. After spending some time with my friends at the stables, I headed over to the archery field. One camper cheered with joy after she got a bull’s eye! I then heard a familiar and joyous
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JUN
06
2016

Going Once, Going Twice….Sold!

I awoke to an oddly familiar smell; I followed my nose down to the Waterfall Field to find it filled with llamas! Mark, the Llama Man, had brought my friends to visit all of the Nature classes today. The campers learned all about caring for the llamas and marched them all over
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JUN
03
2016

Opening Day

First day of camp! First day of camp! I was so thrilled to see all the campers arriving through the gates this morning. Everyone was running around picking out their bunks and meeting new friends. The weather proved to be perfect for the swim evaluation; the lake felt quite