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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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Wonderful

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The layers of quality experiences that occur this time of the summer boggle the mind. Last weekend is now just a blur of quality programs (Junior P...

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Prizes

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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My father used to say “You have to pay the price for the promise of the prize”. Today is Prize Day! Our fourth Sunday marks our final Stumblers, th...

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Watersports Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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One of the charming aspects of a 98 year old camp is that some of the activities are plucked right out of a bygone era. Syncronized Swimming is one...

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Big Finish

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Anyone who has performed on stage knows the importance of a big finish. The last notes of every song, the last movements of every dance, and the la...

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The "other" blog

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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This blog is not what I was going to publish. I worked on a very long blog that required a lot of research and links to some other sites… I even sk...

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Encouragement

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Any place that works with people has some degree of interest in encouragement. A business wants to encourage it’s employees (who will be more produ...

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Delightfully Distinct

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Anyone who writes a lot quickly discovers that adjectives are prone to overuse. Our vocabularies are not sufficient to the task of expressing what ...

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Rainy Days and Mondays

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Yesterday we announced that we are in a new weather pattern… that the rain has officially moved out and we are going to now experience hot, dry, an...

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Stumblers Part 3

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Time passes quickly at camp. We are always shocked to hear Reveille blow at 7:30 and when Taps blows at 9:40 we find it hard to remember all the th...

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Lazy Days

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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What are your favorite memories of summer? I bet that those “golden” memories of childhood prominenantly feature time spent with friends just hangi...

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Nothing

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is “Do Nothing Day”… and the girls absolutely love it. We surprised them with the announcement yesterday, tacking it onto the announcement ab...

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The Moon & The Stars

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night the moon was in a 94% Waning Gibbous phase (that means it was a full moon and will be getting smaller tonight). The first star appeared ...

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Exactly What We Need

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Camp presents an interesting situation for camp directors. Take a moment to consider the opportunities such a position offers… for we get to decide...

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Sunshine on my Shoulders

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I used to love that John Denver song “Sunshine on my shoulders”. I was (and am) a sucker for pretty folk melodies and sappy lyrics… this song provi...

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Comfort

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We enjoyed a concert by Sean McConnell last night. He was very laid back and had an absolutely beautiful voice. He played all of his own work, real...

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Rest

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The sun rose at 6:23 this morning, temperature was a perfect 62 degrees, humidity a low 50%… time to run! I hit the track before the campers so tha...

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Five Year

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Why does Greystone have so many campers who return for so many years? It is a good question for with greater understanding comes deeper appreciatio...

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Aftermath

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We all know the feeling that follows a really wonderful experience. That warm, satisfied, happy emotion that fills the heart after a big event that...

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Thursday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Council Fire took place as normal last night. This was a blessing because of the huge rain storm that hit camp during 7th period. The skies opened ...

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Challenge Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is Challenge Day, a wonderful tradition that ALWAYS happens ten days into camp. Ten days happens to be the “fulcrum point” of the camp experi...

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The 4th

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Happy 4th of July! We love the 4th at Greystone. We love our country. We celebrate this attitude with the Flag Ceremony every day and on the 4th we...

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Delight

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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People are what make camp great. It is a fact that derives from our status as image bearers of the Most High. Each and every person is a wonder and...

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Sunday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The Bible tells us that God made the earth in 6 days and rested on the seventh. He called that day the Sabboth and gave it as a blessing to all man...

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Saturday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Let me begin with a quick word about last night’s Opening Vespers. As I said before, this is a most unexpected EP to put into the first days of cam...

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TGIF

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Well, it’s Friday and we are SO GLAD! NOT because the work week is drawing to an end. NOT because this has been a very difficult week and we are gl...

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