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Thanks

by Jimboy

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On this day we are thankful for so many things. That Camp Worked Covid is an everpresent unknown, particularly for a camp. Here we are living closely...

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Our Last Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Tonight we will celebrate the end of camp with a Banquet, an event keenly anticipated by the campers, often ranking as their favorite event of the ent...

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Plane Letters

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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This is the time of “plane letters”, a wonderful camp tradition that began years ago when literally hundreds of campers would fly home. These flights ...

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The Greatest Showman

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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One of my favorite movies is “The Greatest Showman” with Hugh Jackman. That opening scene gets me every time for it resonates with my experience of sh...

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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 is why we do not allow older girls at shorter sessions. Obviously, thi...

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A Wonderful Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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On Father’s Day, it is appropriate to give a shoutout to all of our camp Dads. While we do not celebrate Father’s Day at camp (we reserve that occasio...

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Saturday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Saturdays… Gotta Love ’em. They make our hearts soar like the eagle for they mark the high water point of the weekend. When Saturday arrives, you do w...

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Sleep Late

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We slept late this morning… 8:30 instead of 7:30. We set out a lavish breakfast buffet that was open for a very long time (girls came through several ...

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Surprise!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We spend a lot of time preparing for every summer but despite our efforts, even after a hundred years, there are always surprises. This year we had to...

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World's Best Carnival

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Spirits are high as we enter another GREAT DAY at Greystone. On such a day my father would tell the campers to celebrate! Everything to look forward t...

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Kindness

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We love our Honor Code at camp. It gives a simple answer to the question How do I succeed at camp”. It goes like this: I commit to showing kindness, s...

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The "Why" of June Camp

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Why choose June Camp over a shorter session… what’s the difference? We get this question a lot. If a shorter session is good, why do a longer one? Why...

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Sundays

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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All you old Greystone Girls know that Greystone makes Sundays special… we do what Dr. Sevier taught and keep the Lord’s Day! This not only honors the ...

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Tending the Fire

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We awoke to another perfect mountain morning with blue skies, cool temperatures, and the promise of a Great Day. High temperature of 80 degrees, no ch...

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Wild & Crazy

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Our first few days of camp are marked by predictable fun… the bell rings and we go to another fun class, we enjoy predictable fun times in the dining ...

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Set Sail

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Starting a journey is exciting… pulling out of the driveway for a road trip, boarding a plane for an exotic destination, or setting sail for an advent...

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Resilience

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Yesterday I briefly mentioned resilience as a character trait that grows at camp… let’s start the blog just reinforcing that point, for I think it is ...

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First Day of Classes

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Lots to report on this morning! About last night… Our first meal back in the Dining Hall since 2019 was wonderful (bringing tears to my eyes)… but far...

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Welcome!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We are so excited to welcome you to June Camp! Thank you for making today possible. YOUR support and encouragement is deeply appreciated. THANK YOU fo...

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June Camp Is About To BLAST OFF

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Hi June Camp! If you are reading this you are probably either: Excited about coming to camp on Monday! You might be a camper, you might be a parent, ...

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Thank You

by Katie

by Katie

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We are very thankful and overwhelmed with gratitude for so many things today. This Junior Camp was truly the best ever. The food was phenomenal, the ...

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Banquet Day

by Katie

by Katie

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Today is the last full day of camp and everyone is giddy with excitement and enthusiasm for their final three classes and the surprise of Banquet toni...

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Campers At Their Finest

by Katie

by Katie

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By this point in Junior Camp, we are seeing these campers at their finest! They are comfortable, happy, and confident in the camp routine. The Junior ...

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A Lovely Day

by Katie

by Katie

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I want to start with thanking you all for being such great camp parents. We always have mostly new camp families at Junior Camp, and this year we have...

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Memorial Day

by Katie

by Katie

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The girls are adjusting to camp very quickly, and it’s a good thing because Junior Camp is a very quick session. Blink and it is over, so we encourag...

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Sunday at Junior Camp

by Katie

by Katie

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Last night we kicked off our first Evening Program with our Counselor Talent Show. The girls laughed and danced along as their cabin counselors perfor...

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Welcome to Junior Camp!

by Katie

by Katie

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We have been preparing for this day for so long, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome our first campers of 2022 to Greystone! Thank you for mak...

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How Classes Are Working this Summer

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We know that one of the things you look forward to the most about Greystone is the incredible activities you get to try here. We spend all year workin...

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