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Catherine Elbaum

Head Counselor

After spending her whole life at Greystone, Catherine is excited to be joining the camp year-round team! A camper for 12 summers and a counselor for 4, Catherine will be working on counselor hiring, camper engagement, and many other details that combine to make Greystone better every year. Catherine graduated from Wofford College and now lives in Raleigh with her husband, Peter, and dog, Ben.

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10 Lessons from Summer Camp to Remember this School Year

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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!

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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!

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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

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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!

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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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How Classes Are Working this Summer

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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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Meet Our 2022 Main Camp Senior-Seniors

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Our Senior Seniors are what make Main Camp so magical! No one dances harder, sings louder, or loves camp more than these 34 girls, and they set the to...

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Introducing Our Summer 2022 Theme Verse

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You may or may not know that we pick a theme Bible verse for each summer at Greystone, but it is one of our favorite things we do as a Head Staff team...

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Camp Recipe: Cookies 'n Cream Cookies (and our contest winner!)

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We’re wrapping up our camp cookie series today with a camper favorite: Cookies ’n Cream cookies! After all, what’s better than a cookie? A cookie with...

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What Classes Are We Offering this Summer?

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May is here, and that means it’s officially camp-prep time, for us and for you! Greystone families all across the country are packing their trunks, wr...

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Meet Our Full-Summer Group Leaders

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We’ve been introducing you to our full-summer staff, Junior Camp staff, and nurses all spring long, and today we finally get to brag on our 2022 full-...

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Tell Us Your 2022 Summer Song Requests and Win Our Latest Contest!

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We say it every year, and every summer it gets more true: music is a BIG deal at camp! From Reveille to Taps, you can almost always hear some kind of ...

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The Green and Gold Campcast Finale: Camp the Musical

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We’ve loved sharing the first season of our Greystone podcast with you this spring, and we have one more episode to present before it’s time to make m...

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Camp Recipe: Easter Sprinkle Cookies

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Our camp cookie series continues today with a camper favorite: Sprinkle Cookies! They’re simple to make and easy to enjoy for Greystone Girls of all a...

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The Green and Gold Campcast Episode Three: Competition

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Surprise, it’s Campcast day! Don’t close your screen or save this one for later. If you’ve heard the first two episodes of The Green and Gold Campcast...

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The Ultimate List of Camp Tricks and Tips for the Best Summer Ever

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Every year you come to camp you get a little more savvy, figuring out what you like to pack, which classes you love to take, and the little things you...

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Staff Positions Are Filling Quickly - Apply Today!

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March and April at camp bring so much excitement as we start to finalize all the details for our next best summer ever, and that applies to our staff ...

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Why Shoppe Matters and a Mini Contest: Win a Shoppe Date with the Staffer of Your Choice!

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If you stick around Greystone long enough (or listen to a podcast or two!, you might notice that everything has a purpose. When you want to be a camp ...

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2022 Staff Profiles are Live!

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You heard that right - it’s one of our favorite days of the year (besides Opening Day!). We can finally start to introduce you to our incredible 2022 ...

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Banana Oatmeal Cookie Recipe and a New Contest!

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We’re back with the latest installment in our camp cookie series, but before we get there (which happens to be a cookie fit for breakfast, lunch, or d...

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