General Updates

Circle Team 2018

August 15, 2018

MV Production

Tonight’s Nights Doings was MV Production! MV Production is the Merrowvista play that happens every session. This year, the play was written and co-directed by …


August 13, 2018

Let the Games Begin

We’re coming to the final stretch! All of our in-camp programs have returned from their adventures outside of the Canaan Valley and are here to …

News from the Trail 2018

August 10, 2018

News from the Trail!

Katahdin returned on August 8th from a paddle in northern Maine.   After a couple long days to start along Aziscohoos Lake and the Magalloway River, …

Dock Dive 2018

August 9, 2018

10 Strategies to Be Your Best Self

Here at Merrowvista, it’s no secret that we strive to be our best selves! Campers go through their daily routines and activities while being guided …

sprinklerfun 2018

August 8, 2018

The Fantastic Four (Folds)

While the 2wk Pioneers were heading back from their overnight trips and the 4wk Trailblazers prepared to set out for a day of hiking or …

Trip Report 2018

August 5, 2018

Trip Report!

Oh how the voyageurs have rode! Along the way, Voyageur A has found time to try on a few wedding dresses, Voyageur B has enjoyed …

August 3, 2018

Mail Time!

Okay, we’re about halfway through Session B. It’s time to write your camper a letter. We’re talking about a paper and pen, stamped and addressed …

August 2, 2018

Hear Hear to Another Great Day

Today, in the Canaan Valley, life was filled with wonder of all kinds. When over 100 unique and youthful personalities are living in community, so …

capture the flag 2018

August 1, 2018

The Third Day

Amid the early morning birdsong and quieting crickets of the forest, a bell rang up and out of its small enclosure to deflect off the …

Madison Hike 2018

July 31, 2018

Morning Magic

The bell rang this morning at 7:15am, signifying the start of a full first day of camp for our 2 and 3 week villages. Before …

July 30, 2018

Everybody Has Arrived!!!

Today we welcomed Pioneer, Trailblazer, and Odyssey campers to the Canaan Valley alongside their parents, family, and friends –  and what a day it was!  …

Hiking Fog 2018

July 29, 2018

Trail Updates!

Standing on the pier in Portland, I watched the ferry disappear into the fog.  Aboard were 32 Voyageurs and bicycles, all departing on their journey …