Merrowvista

At Merrowvista we live life differently...

Set on over 600 acres in the pristine Ossipee Mountains of New Hampshire, Merrowvista draws you into a life that is rustic, uncomplicated, and filled with excitement. Trails lead through the forest to mountain peaks just waiting to be explored. Dan Hole Pond, a crystal clear lake, is the hub of waterfront activities. This beautiful setting provides the perfect backdrop to discover what it means to be my own self, at my very best, all the time!

The AYF mission is the foundation for all we do. Programs are intentionally designed to encourage all to stretch beyond what is comfortable to see what is possible, to allow participants to discover more about their unique capacities, and to practice putting their own best into action in big and small ways.

Registration is now open for Summer 2023!

Merrowvista is pleased to served more youth in 2023, offering one-, two- and three-week sessions during Sessions A and B in 2023.

Session A: July 2 to July 21

Session B: July 23 to Aug. 11

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Explore all our program offerings below and sign up for our email newsletter to receive registration reminders and the registration link directly in your inbox!

The American Youth Foundation is committed to making the camp experience accessible to as many youth as possible through Financial Aid.

Families registering more than one camper are also eligible for a Sibling Tuition discount. Families pay the full tuition of the program with the highest cost, then receive 5% off each additional camper’s program. For example, families pay the full tuition for their oldest Explorer camper and receive 5% off their younger Seeker’s tuition.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email merrowvistacamps@ayf.com.



Camps & Programs

Archery Shot 2018

Seekers Entering grades 7 and 8

  • Season: Summer
  • Sessions: 3 weeks
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Fishing Pioneers 2018

Pioneers Entering grades 3 to 6

  • Season: Summer
  • Sessions: 1, 2, or 3 weeks
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Campers Hi-5 2018

Explorer Entering grade 9

  • Season: Summer
  • Sessions: 3 weeks
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Canoeing 2018

Adventurer Entering grade 10

  • Season: Summer
  • Sessions: 3 weeks
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Camp Merrowvista Odyssey man reflects on Mount Katahdin

Odyssey Entering grade 12

  • Season: Summer
  • Sessions: 3 weeks
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Wayfinder Entering grades 11 and 12

  • Season: Summer
  • Sessions: 3 weeks
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Camp Merrowvista school program tests raft on Dan Hole Pond

Merrowvista Community & School Programs

  • Season: Year Round
  • Sessions: Short Term Residential
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Woman reflects on rock at Camp Merrowvista waterfront

Group Retreats

  • Season: Year Round
  • Sessions: Short Term Residential
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Brother helps sister prepare to climb tower at Camp Merrowvista

Family Programs

  • Season: Year Round
  • Sessions: Short Term Residential
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Camp Merrowvista college students climb dangling duo

College Programs

  • Season: Year Round
  • Sessions: Short Term Residential
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Merrowvista
147 Canaan Rd.
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816
603-539-6607

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