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10 Lessons from Summer Camp to Remember this School Year

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Your Chaco tan has faded and you’ve put away your trunk for the year. As the leaves start to change, those golden days at Greystone can seem so far aw...

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The 2023 Returning Staff Application Is Live!

by Catherine

by Catherine

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The title says it all: returning staff, we want you back so badly, we just couldn’t wait! Our first-year staff application will open in two weeks (on ...

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Welcome Anne Hayden to Our Year-Round Team!

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Every day at Greystone is great, but the rare days we get to introduce you to a new team member might be the best of all! We are thrilled to welcome A...

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Catch Up on Our Summer 2022 Videos

by Catherine

by Catherine

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The summer may be over, but we’ll never be done reliving all of the incredible memories we made together in 2022! And what better way to remember all ...

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Introducing "Why Greystone Wednesdays" - We Want to Hear from You!

by Catherine

by Catherine

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No matter what life looks like for you, the fall tends to feel like a fresh start. And that’s especially true for us at camp! We look back at the summ...

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Looking Back

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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This is always an odd blog to write, for it will be one of the least read blogs of the summer… you might think I would just skip it, but I can’t. If a...

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Banquet Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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On the last day of camp, everyone (campers and counselors alike) is giddy with excitement. We only have one more day to spend with our friends in the ...

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Talent Shows

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The end of the summer hit me emotionally for the first time just a few minutes ago. August Camp is not a session that causes me to get teary… the girl...

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Spiritual Growth

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We awoke to another wonderful day: perfect temperatures, kind of humid but very comfortable 70 degrees rising to a high of 82. Our weather pattern is ...

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Age Limits At Camp

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Occasionally a blog is helpful to answer a common question. One of the big ones we often get is why we do not allow older girls at shorter sessions. T...

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Sunday Stumblers

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I woke up early this morning, our last Sunday of the summer, to a subdued dawn (a thick fog making it impossible to see more than 20 feet in any direc...

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Confidence

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Earlier this week we hosted a tour for an attractive couple from Atlanta. They were grandparents who have put their grandchildren (who live in Califor...

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To The Dogs

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We awoke to another perfect day. Cool temperatures (about 65 degrees), sunny “Carolina blue” skies (not a cloud in sight), very little wind, and a cha...

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The Words!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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About the phones… it is a wonderful story that the girls will certainly talk about when they get home. I think it will be a story remembered by Greys...

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Phones On!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The phones are now working… kind of! We have all the phones in camp working… except in the office. The good news is that we can now answer the phone (...

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More is Better

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The girls are adjusting to camp very quickly, and good thing… August Camp is a very quick session. Blink and it is over, so we encourage the girls to ...

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Simply Delightful

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The counselor skits last night were a huge hit. It never ceases to amaze me how much delight arises from the simple fun of camp. A typical Netflix sho...

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The Blog... It Can Help!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Blog. It is my privilege to officially say “THANK YOU” for allowing us to once again open the gates of Greystone for an...

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Finally!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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August Camp is coming! Your trunk is packed… You’ve been thinking about camp for a whole year (watching the videos, browsing the website, opening ever...

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To The Girls

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today I “raise my glass” to our Campers. You are perhaps on the road with your parents. Things have settled down, and you are checking the Blog for th...

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Cup Overflowing

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Camp is overflowing with emotion today. Flag raising, breakfast, singing, morning assembly, classes… every moment is infused with poignancy. Mundane ...

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NEWSIES

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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About the play… it is hard to know where to begin. Might be easiest just to list the details and let you fill them in based on your experiences at the...

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Celebrating Art

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Any great educational institution for children will have a strong arts program. We think the artistic expression is valuable beyond words so we make i...

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Big

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is our last Sunday together and it is going to be a big one! Full of twists and surprises. We started off as normal on a hot, dry, beautiful day...

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The Best Place To Play

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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One of the things I love about camp is how the girls are always playing. With no screens to distract them, they engage in other entertainment options…...

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Faith

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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One of the things I appreciate most about the summer is its impact on our relationship with God. The campers and counselors consistently put “my faith...

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Senior Celebration

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night the Senior girls were celebrated in an “old school” way. Giant flower arrangements on the stage, twinkle lights everywhere, custom columns...

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Sincere

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today we awoke to a slightly overcast sky. Girls wore sweatshirts to breakfast, a fact I noticed keenly after reading that much of the country is expe...

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You've Got Mail

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We highly value letters at camp. They arrive every morning in one of two formats… hand written letters (about 4,000) and emails (about 1,000). We get ...

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