Merrowvista

August 4, 2019

And that’s a wrap…Day Camp 2019

The energy here in Canaan Valley was nothing short of contagious as we welcomed twenty campers ranging from five to eight for our Day Camp …

July 30, 2019

Final Stretch Begins!

Greetings from the Canaan Valley, We kicked off the daily schedule today with an adorable Flag Raising from Whitecap village where they shared what they …

July 17, 2019

Let the Four-Fold Games Begin

It is the third and final week of the session here at Merrowvista, which means that the Four Fold Tournament is in full swing. On …

July 11, 2019

Merrowvista’s Got Talent

07.10.19   Standing outside the Bahn before Merrowvista’s annual Talent Show, I asked Kat from Tri-py what she would be doing for her act. “You …

July 8, 2019

Laying down roots, in order to grow!

Greetings from the Canaan Valley! It’s Sunday, July 7th, and the kids are settling into life at camp with grace and many laughs. Something I …

July 3, 2019

Camp is officially kicked off at Merrowvista!

It’s July 3rd, and the Canaan Valley is buzzing with the ALL of the energy that the start of camp brings! In true New England …

October 20, 2018

Remembering Marie Prange Oetting

Marie Prange Oetting had a life-long involvement with the American Youth Foundation and embraced the timeless mission of balanced living and best self as an …

October 15, 2018

Adventuring the Connecticut River

“Draw right! Forward! Left! Nice, we made it!” These calls emanated from our canoe as we navigated our way down one of a number of …

August 16, 2018

Songs of the Summer

Perhaps when you think of the song of the summer, you think of The Beatles (“Get Back,” 1969), Whitney Houston (“I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” …

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 …

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, …

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