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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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APR
25
2017

June Session Play: Androcles and the Lion

I am so excited to announce that this summer’s June Session play, the opening production of the 2017 season, will be Androcles and the Lion. Based on the Aesop’s Fable of The Lion and the Mouse, this stage adaptation is written in the style of commedia dell’arte, classic Italian
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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