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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

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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

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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

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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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Sunday

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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!

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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

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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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Best Camp Ever

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Things To Know

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A few important things to know about Closing Day tomorrow: It has rained off and on for almost a week. This means that you will want to wear shoes ...

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Not Perfect

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There are times when I am overwhelmed by how great camp is. So many moments that combine to form a tapestry of such beauty it takes my breath away....

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Spiritual Growth

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The update yesterday was on the “Great Day Attitude” that we encourage at camp. Always look on the bright side of life, so to speak… A simple recip...

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Rainy Days

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A low pressure front has stalled over North Carolina, bringing cloudy skies and the promise of a lot of rain for the next couple of days… and we co...

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Sunday

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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 d...

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In The Groove

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“By George, I Think They’ve Got It”! Amazing difference in the overall camp dynamics today. The girls are completely engaged (super loud in the Din...

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Carnival

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We will celebrate the end of our first week at camp with a BIG CARNIVAL… and the timing of this blowout EP could not be better! The girls are REALL...

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A Little Rain

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We awoke to rain for the first time this summer. That is quite a statement, for this part of the country is known for getting a lot of rain (the su...

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Don't Worry

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Some of you “get camp” either because you went to camp or have some personal connection to what camp does. But many of you are just trusting that t...

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Smile

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How to make friends 101… SMILE! That is what we teach at Greystone. From day one we encourage the girls to be aware of their facial expressions. No...

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Opening Day

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Opening Day number four in summer number Ninty Seven… amazing. Time passes quickly doesn’t it? Blink of an eye and we find ourselves once again wel...

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