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 Camp Merrie-Wood, Manchester CT
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Camp Merrie-Wood offers a beautiful natural setting surrounded by great hiking trails and a small brook where girls can investigate the stream's natural habitat. Girls are in units by age and participate in some activities by interest so they meet girls of all ages and interests. Our Motto is “There is beauty and strength in our differences.” Each week, we will enjoy a fun and interesting new core theme so that no matter how many weeks your camper will be at Merrie-Wood, she will have a wonderful adventure with her friends. Girls will be grouped in units by age. Activities are age appropriate. Some activities will be enjoyed in small groups and others will include everyone in camp!

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

Bus service was provided within or near East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Glastonbury, Granby, Hartford, Manchester, Newington, Rocky Hill, South Windsor, Suffield, Wethersfield, Windsor Locks, and Vernon. Bus schedules will change based on enrollment.

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

 

 

      (800) 922-2770

    camp@gsofct.org


 

Merrie-Wood Typical Day

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. 

 

 
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. Check back in early 2015 for summer camp volunteer and employment opportunities. 



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