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Camp Merrie-Wood

2021 Dates

June 28 - August 6

Girls will be able to foster their individuality and grow as independent thinkers as they explore the mystery and wonder of the great outdoors. Girls will be mentored as they experience a blend of traditions and modern camping skills with activities such as sports and games, exploring nature, learning to cook on an open fire and hike the trails girls can discover themselves in the great outdoors. No swimming is available at Camp Merrie-Wood. 

All girls are welcome!

Registration is live! Register now for More fun in '21!

  • All Camp Open House Dates  - Check back in March for virtual and in-person open house dates!
  • Overnights at Day Camps are back! - Campers who stay for two weeks will have the option to sign up for the second Thursday to participate in an overnight for an additional fee. Your weekly camp email will have all of the information and instructions for you prior to your arrival to your registered week.
  • Older Girl Programs - Girls going into grades 9 and above can attend camp for a week and enjoy a program designed by them, for them! For the girl who wants to attend camp and not be in a leadership program. The Older Girl Program impacts their own camp experience by encompassing skill building, confronting new challenges and building peer relationships Think of syncro swim, outdoor cooking using no utensils, an overnight just for you, advanced crafts, archery, wilderness survival, media and camp blogging and at resident camp, a night owls program for activities after dark.
  • Daisy Try It | A one, half day program at all our summer camps - Calling all pre-registered Daisy Girl Scouts going into the Daisy program for the first time in the fall 2020! Come and try summer camp with us this summer! Each of our summer camps is offering a one, half day program this summer for your pre-registered Daisy and an adult over the age of 21 to come and spend a half day of camp with us. Daisy’s will come for a scheduled half day program (dates, rates and time frame are on our web site under the Camps tab) and enjoy a taste of summer camp. From hiking, to crafts, eating your lunch and a marshmallow toast, come and experience all the splendor of summer camp! This program is offered once at all of our camps. Daisy’s in this program will receive their first camp patch!
  • Before care is available at all day camps except Clatter Valley for an additional fee of $50 per week. Parent dropoff can be as early as 7:30 a.m. Girls are offered a light morning snack and are able to start their camp adventure early. This option is not available for girls taking bus transportation.
  • After care allows the fun to continue until 5:30 p.m. For an additional fee of $50 per week, girls receive a snack and continue camp activities. After care is available at An-Se-Ox, Laurel, Aspetuck and Merrie-Wood. No late bus transportation is available.


View the Parent Handbook HERE

Bus Schedule
Bus Stops June 28 - August 6 | Merrie-Wood - Manchester
Bus Town Stop AM PM
A Enfield Stop & Shop, 54 Hazard Ave 7:30 5:25
A Windsor Locks Dexter Plaza, 36 Main St 7:45 5:10
A Windsor   Windsor Shopping Plaza, 590 Windsor Ave 8:00 4:55
A South Windsor Stop & Shop, 1739 Ellington Rd 8:15 4:40
A Vernon Rte 31 Commuter lot (exit 67 of I-84) 8:30 4:25
A Manchester Camp, 650 Gardner St 9:00 4:00
         
B Hartford Bow Tie Cinemas, 330 New Park Ave 7:30 5:20
B Hartford Girl Scout Office, 340 Washington St 7:45 5:05
B Glastonbury Commuter Lot, 3000 Main St 8:05 4:45
B East Hartford Silver Lane Plaza, 830 Silver Ln 8:20 4:30
B Manchester Save a lot 425 Broad St 8:20 4:15
B Manchester Camp, 650 Gardner St 9:00 4:00