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If you hear singing and see huge smiles then you know you’ve arrived at Merrie-Wood! Here girls become part of the Merrie-Wood family. Sharing the fun, adventure, and the best of what traditional camping has to offer. Girls will long remember these carefree summer days spent with friends making crafts, cooking over a fire, and stomping through the brook. Professional tennis instruction is provided during selected sessions thanks to the generosity of SBM Charitable Foundation.

Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Breakfast bunch is available at 7:30 a.m. for an additional $50 per week. After-camp care is also available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week.

Camp is closed on July 4. Girls registered for the week of July 5-8 will receive a free camp hoodie. Must be registered by June 1 to guarantee size.

Bus service is provided within or near East Hartford, Ellington, Enfield, Glastonbury, Hartford, Manchester, South Windsor, Tolland, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, Windsor Locks, and Vernon.

All girls are welcome - Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts.

(800) 922-2770


Merrie-Wood Typical Day
 Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Leadership Opportunities for Older Girls:

LEAD (Leadership, Education, Adventure, and Development) - For girls entering grades 9-12 who are ready to take on the leadership role of helping younger girls enjoy all the great experiences at day camp. Participants will receive Program Aide Core Training and LEAD Training to ensure the knowledge, tools, and skills necessary to succeed as a LEAD. LEADs assist Unit Leaders and Program Staff by helping involve campers in program. Find out more about the leadership programs at our camps


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Financial Assistance - Camperships are available on a limited basis. Click here for an application. The $20 deposit is required to process the camp registration; however, if your camper is not granted financial assistance, the deposit will be refunded. If you have questions about the deposit fee, please call the Registration Department at (800) 922-2770.

Employment Opportunities

Volunteer and Employment Opportunities - We are looking for your special skills, spirit, and appreciation of children. Camp programs include swimming, hiking, campers, nature, sports, games, horseback riding, dramatics, singing, boating, cookouts, canoeing, and living in the outdoors. Enjoy the fun and rewards of meeting and working with other adults and children in the outdoors. Adults will receive training in outdoor skills, teamwork, health, and safety standards. To find out more and to download an application, visit the employment page. For information on volunteering and an application, click here.

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