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Check out this 2006 snippet from “Greystone’s Finest and Oldest Newspaper” detailing the counselor triumph over the campers during the Tennis Tourn...

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Alumnae Throwback: QLB

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I was a camper back in the late 70’s, early 80’s. One of the highlights of Main Camp each summer was the Queen of Love and Beauty (QLB). At that ...

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During Main Camp, our sophomores enjoyed a private concert with Ellie Holcomb on our Thunderhead overnight mountain. Where else could you do someth...

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Farewell

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It is hard to know what to say in such a moment as this. Main Camp was so intensely good it has defied words. To have such a community just cease t...

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Thank You

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My last talk to the girls is always on the Ten Lepers (Luke 17:11-19): always the same scripture, always the same subject, always the same emotion…...

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Party

by Jimboy

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Yesterday was the hottest day of the summer… and we loved every minute of it, for it was a party day if ever there was one! The horse show was wond...

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Nice Work

by Jimboy

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Yesterday’s Art Show was an inspiration and affirmation of a decade long attempt to make the fine arts program at camp truly significant. For many ...

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Prize

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

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One of the nice aspects of a 97 year old camp is that some of the activities taught there are plucked right out of a bygone era. Syncronized Swimmi...

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Anticipation

by Jimboy

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My father, when describing his philosophy on life, had a little phrase: “Everything to look forward to and Nothing to dread”. That phrase encapsula...

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Celebrate!

by Jimboy

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Last night’s Senior Celebration was such a delight. A celebration of friendships, of talent, of humor, of fun… a celebration that honored a wonderf...

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Surprise & Delight

by Jimboy

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Most of our Main campers have been coming to camp for a long time. This reality flavors the camp experience in ways big and small… yesterday evenin...

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Majesty & Beauty

by Jimboy

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Greystone girls are stunningly beautiful. I am struck by that fact every day. They are drop dead beautiful, and not because of the way they look… t...

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On The Lawn

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Last night we once again had a delightful concert on the lawn. Jenny and Tyler are a wonderful couple from Nashville who are new to Greystone. Thei...

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Third Sunday

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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Saturday

by Jimboy

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We began the day with a surprise concert by Wes King and his sons (Mitch, Harrison, and George). Wes visits the family home at Apple Hill every sum...

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Backwards Day

by Jimboy

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For the past two years at this point of Main Camp we had “Do Nothing Days”… basically sleeping late, a bunch of laid back optional activities open ...

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Summer Nights

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Last night the moon was in a 64% Waxing Gibbous phase (that means it will be getting larger tonight and will be a full moon next week). I mention t...

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Relax

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Tension… Anxiety… Worry… these are emotions that we often struggle with in life outside “the bubble”. These emotions tend to cling as we adjust to ...

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A Break

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Afternoon rain showers are delightful in many ways but I think the best part is the rest that arises from a heavy downpour. We hold rest hour until...

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Joy

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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When was the last time you felt an overwhelming sense of Joy? Normal life is full of Joy but the very fact of the “routine” dulls our hearts to the...

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Stumblers #2

by Jimboy

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The sun rose at 6:24 this morning, temperature was a perfect 65 degrees, time to run! I hit the track before the campers so that I can “focus” on t...

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