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Celebrating Libby Miller

by Sarah

by Sarah

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Eighty wonderful years. Three delightful children. Fourteen beautiful grandchildren. Three precious great-grandchildren. Fifty years as a camp dire...

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A Day in the Life of Baker and Harry

by Ellen-Anne

by Ellen-Anne

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What some folks might not know is that both Caroline and I adopted two of this summer’s beloved dog camp dogs. Yes, that’s right; Harry and Baker h...

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Head Staff Spirit Animals

by Caroline

by Caroline

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You might’ve heard this classic get-to-know-you question at your table or in one of your classes this summer - what’s your spirit animal? Wildlife ...

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Where Has Your Greystone Shirt Been?

by Catherine

by Catherine

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There’s no excitment at camp like t-shirt excitement! When Jimboy holds up the latest shirt you can hear the screams from a mile away! Whether it’s...

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Compliment Cards - September Love Challenge

by Sarah

by Sarah

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Hello Greystone friends! Today we are kicking off a brand new series for the year – our Greystone Love Challenge. This summer, we focused on the th...

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Cooking with Solveig: Garbanzo Bean Donuts

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Cooking was one of our most popular classes this summer, and with recipes like this, it’s not hard to see why! Any day these donuts were cooking wa...

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An Open Letter to Our Campers as You Go Back to School

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Dear Greystone Girl, You may have left camp, but camp has not left you. You’re going back into the real world, back where life is complicated and p...

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7 Ways to Bring Camp to the Real World

by Catherine

by Catherine

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By now we’ve all caught up on sleep, spent some time with our families, and gotten back into the routines of everyday life… and we’re about ready t...

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98

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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As the campers were dismissed by cabin groups from the Pavilion after the Banquet Skit last night, they broke through big banners (one for each cab...

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Banquet Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is banquet day. A day of great joy at camp, one that is sweet in a way that is quite special. In my normal work year I experience each and ev...

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Vespers

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Tonight we will assemble and light our candles in our last Vespers ceremony of 2017. It is a poignant moment that is marked by tears at June and M...

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Tuesday Update

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Breakfast Club yesterday featured growth in the mental skill of “look at the bright side” of every situation. A simple recipe for a Great Day, but ...

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Rain, Birthdays, Talent, Anticipation

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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A low pressure front is brushing past North Carolina, bringing cloudy skies and the promise of rain throughout the day and into the night… and we c...

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Sunday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The day of “rest” is here and we are glad! It has been a very active week, our “work” has been fun but we are ready for a change of pace. To have a...

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A Great Day!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Aren’t weekends great! There is a lightness of spirit that makes even routine tasks a delight. It is that way at camp too… for weekends are always ...

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Friday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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While I write this, communications are still down. Phone and internet services are very stable at Greystone (we have awesome internet service that ...

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No Communications!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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As I write this blog, there is no phone or internet service at camp. AT&T has some sort of issue that has knocked out service for a wide area o...

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Best Camp Ever

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Greystone is about to finish it’s 98th summer. Each one stands out in sharp relief in the bright light of God’s perfect mind and He has a perfect s...

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Life is An Adjustment

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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A good friend used to say that “Life is just a bunch of adjustments”. His name was H.M. Barfield (Lell Harboe’s father who spent many summers helpi...

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Our First Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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A good start is essential to a good camp experience. We work very hard to make sure that all obstacles to this outcome are removed or minimized fro...

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A Wonderful World

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Louis Armstrong hit it just right when he recorded that iconic song in 1967 (50 years ago, can you believe it?). It has become a part of my life an...

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What to Expect Tomorrow

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It has been a very busy day and I almost forgot to do an update! SORRY!!! About the only people that care about what is on the blog today are those...

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August Camp

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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August Camp is almost here and we can’t wait! There are several aspects of August Camp that come to mind as we anticipate opening day: It is REALL...

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Farewell

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Closing Day always presents complex emotions in our community. There is an aching sadness deep in our hearts. Our camp friends have become so much...

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Gratitude

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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My last talk to the girls is always on the Ten Lepers (Luke 17:11-19). I always choose the same scripture, speak on the same subject, and always fe...

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Shows

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Yesterday’s horse show was wonderful. My mother arrived at the very last minute to present the Championship trophy. The Libby Hanna Miller Horseman...

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