Camp Merrie-Woode, The Merrie-Woode Foundation

About Camp Merrie-Woode, The Merrie-Woode Foundation

Camp Merrie-Woode is a traditional wilderness summer camp in the mountains of western North Carolina devoted to nurturing the physical, intellectual and spiritual growth of girls and young women in a beautiful, natural setting. The values of simplified living, warm personal relationships and a love of nature bind our large community of campers, staff and alumnae.

Living in rustic quarters, campers explore their interests and build their skills in areas of their choice. Our programming focuses on self-discovery, offering an array of outdoor and indoor activities in a non-competitive setting. Campers are encouraged to set goals and may, over time, achieve a high level of competence, gaining self-confidence in the process.

Working at camp is one of the most rewarding jobs. Throughout the summer, our counselors further develop their leadership skills, make a difference in the lives of fellow counselors and campers, and create lasting friendships. Merrie-Woode is dedicated to fostering an inclusive community, and we are excited to add new members to our staff each summer.


Summer Staff

June 2021 - August 2021 Sapphire, NC

Camp Counselor

May 2019 - August 2019 Sapphire, NC
“The people were very kind and genuine. And the adventure program was very empowering to young girls. It showed that girls could be leaders and find the love for outside. You get to work outside everyday and are always in nature. It doesn't feel like a job it just feels fun.”
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