Merrowvista

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 …

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

Living The Mission Retreats 2018

Our experiences in AYF programs introduced us to living a four-fold balanced life, seeking to be our own, best self, and inspired us to live …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

July 12, 2018

Four Trails Update 7/12/2018

Shaw Village had a speedy conclusion to their canoeing trip. On their final morning, they began the day at 4:30 am and had their fastest …

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.  …

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 …

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 …

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