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MAR
23
2017

Main Session Play: Peter and the Starcatcher

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly…Out the window and over the trees, high as a cloud and lighter than air, then loop the loop and up to the stars! I dreamed about flying all the time…Eventually, of course, we dream other dreams. We change. We grow up. It always happens.
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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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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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