top of page



Camp Merz is located in the beautiful resort town of Mayville, NY, right on the shores of gorgeous Chautauqua Lake. This region is home to great restaurants, outdoor activities, fishing and watersports.


Our camp is only a few minutes down the road from the world renowned Chautauqua Institution, a year round center for Arts & Culture that attracts visitors from all over the world. 

How far is the Camp from Interstate 90?

Camp Merz is about 20 minutes off of Westfield NY Exit 60

How far is Camp Merz from...

  • Erie, PA - 45 Minutes

  • Buffalo, NY / Niagara Falls Region - 1 Hour & 15 Minutes

  • Cleveland, OH - 2 Hours

  • Pittsburgh, PA - 2 Hours & 15 Minutes

  • Toronto, Ontario CA - 3 Hours

  • BSA Summit Bechtel Reserve, VA - 6 Hours

  • Washington, DC - 6 1/2 Hours

  • New York City, NY - 7 Hours

What are the closest hotels/motels?

Less than one mile from Camp Merz

What is the closest shopping?

What are the closest restaurants?

Within 10 minutes of Camp 

What is there to do in the area?

There is so much to do in our area.  Please use the link below to look around.

Attractions in Chautauqua County | Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau (

bottom of page