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OCT
30
2020

The Flicker of the Virtual Campfire

On a chilly and rainy autumn night by the Dining Hall fireplace, we hosted our final Virtual Campfire of 2020. Campers, staff, alumnae, and friends of Merrie-Woode tuned in live over Zoom from around the world. If you weren’t able to join us, a full recording of the event can be
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JUL
09
2020

Dammie’s Service Project

As we proceed through this quiet summer underneath Old Bald, our thoughts turn to the early days of Merrie-Woode and its founder, Dammie Day. We know that Dammie Day was a woman ahead of her time, and she lived her life with high expectations for herself and for others. She was a
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JUN
10
2020

Love Your Neighbor

This past weekend should have been the first camp Sunday. Normally, we would have celebrated God’s beautiful creation together in Chapel, one inclusive community praying for those here and those who are not with us. We know we would have offered up prayers for healing,
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MAY
27
2020

Staying Connected This Summer

Greetings 2020 Campers & Counselors! We miss you here on the shores of Lake Fairfield, and we are excited to share our plans to connect with you this summer. Senior Staff has been busy reimagining how this summer can look, and we hope you will join us on this virtual
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JAN
22
2020

Registration is Open for Alumnae Weekend 2020!

Calling all CMW alumnae over the age of 21! Feeling campsick for your camper days under Old Bald? We have the campsick cure! Get ready for the very first CMW Alumnae Weekend in Spring 2020! If you’re longing for sunny days on Lake Fairfield and evenings by the campfire, gather up
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NOV
21
2019

2019 Fall Newsletter

The digital edition of the CMW 2019 Fall Newsletter is now available online! Read up on all the news at camp! Articles included in this edition: “New CMW Videos Launching This Winter,” “Old Glory Flies on Old Bald,” telling the story of Mountaineering
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OCT
24
2019

Movie Night in Castle!

On October 17, Camp Merrie-Woode hosted a film screening in Castle of the new documentary, Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence. This 50 minute film tells the story of prominent author, civil rights activist, and camp director Lillian Smith. Lillian directed Laurel Falls Camp in
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JUN
04
2019

Centennial Ripple: A Work of Art and Labor of Love

Have you ordered your copy of the Centennial Ripple? This special limited edition of the Lake Fairfield Ripple showcases the best of one hundred years of Merrie-Woode’s treasured literary magazine. Including poetry, prose, songs, and artwork, the Centennial Ripple is a charming
APR
23
2019

Main Session Musical – 1776

We are thrilled to announce that this year’s Main Session musical will be 1776!  Before there was Hamilton, there was 1776. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Musical, 1776 follows the story of the birth of America leading up to the writing and signing of
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APR
23
2019

June Session Play – Fantastic Mr. Fox

We are thrilled to announce the June Session play of 2019: Fantastic Mr. Fox! Roald Dahl’s beloved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers, Boggis, Bunce and Bean, to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms. They try to eliminate him by any means
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