General Updates

Miniwanca Ody 2018

July 26, 2018

A Visit From Our Sister Camp

Shelby here, reporting about another day in the Canaan Valley. Wednesday the 25th was an awesome day to be at Merrowvista for kids and staff …

Merrowvista Sailing Dock 2018

July 25, 2018

Merrowvista Chicken

Today was our first full day with a normal schedule! This meant Interest Groups galore, opportunities for campers to choose their own activities at Go …

Voy First Day 2018

July 24, 2018

The First Day – 7/23/18

The first full day of camp started out warm and misty. We gathered as a community for flag raising, a reflective and insightful morning activity …

July 23, 2018

Session B Begins!

Years ago, at summer camp, I learned a Turkish proverb: “Our skin is waterproof.” Rain is not ideal on opening day. It’s less fun to …

Face Paint Gals 2018

July 18, 2018

Candlelight Sing

Yesterday the Farmhouse received a phone call from our fellow community member, the Loon Center.  Your camper has been practicing living in a community: their …

Happy Four Trails Biker 2018

July 17, 2018

Update from our Four Trails Groups!

Camp Merrowvista finally got some rain today!  The storm didn’t last long, but it poured and thundered hard enough to delay Little Haystack’s canoe shakedown …

Flag Raising 2018

July 16, 2018

Life at Camp

Camp Merrowvista has been an important part of my life since the beginning of this century.  I have seen this beautiful community from almost every …

Messy Pios 2018

July 15, 2018

My Own Self, At My Very Best, All the Time – A Messy and Marvelous Opportunity.

It is hard to believe we said goodbye to our 2 week campers last night. The Grand Council ceremony was beautiful, with campers leading us …

Water Front Boys 2018

July 11, 2018

Another Golden Day!

Hello founder friends!  This is your waterfront coordinator reporting to you from the Canaan Valley.  Today was simply one of those traditionally amazing Merrowvista days.  …

Explorer Biking 2018

July 10, 2018

Live from the Roads, Trails and Waterways!

Hello from Canaan Valley!  After a few days of relative quietness with all Four Trails villages in the field, the hustle and bustle has picked …

Four Trails LH Hike

July 8, 2018

Four Trails Update!

Hey there faithful readers, with villages returning from trail – it’s time for a Four Trails update! Little Haystack, finished their hiking trip in the …

Caleb in Sprinkler 2018

July 6, 2018

The Rains Have Come!

Yesterday was another very golden day here in the Canaan Valley, but we’ve all hung in there with help of our very own hydration station …