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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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Read Our Digital Alumnae Sparks

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Staying in touch with our alumnae is important to us, and every year we look forward to putting together a fresh and fun Alumnae Sparks. No matter if ...

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Camp to College: How Greystone Prepared Me

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Last week we talked about how summer camp is needed more than ever in these crazy times, but any alumna could tell you that camp has always been about...

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Introducing National Dress Like Jimboy Day

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We think 2020 needs all the celebrations you can squeeze into it, so who’s ready for National Dress Like Jimboy Day - the holiday you never knew you n...

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Camp Recipe: Opening Day Brownies

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Nothing tastes better on a long Opening Day than our crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside Opening Day brownies, and today we’re giving you the r...

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Introducing Our Brand New Activity Areas for 2021

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We’ve been hinting about a fun announcement for weeks, and the day is finally here! You know that we spend all year long dreaming up new activities an...

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What Does It Mean that We're a Christ-Centered Camp?

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Around here we say that we are a “Christ-centered” camp, but what does that really mean? Why is it a good thing? How does it affect your day to day ex...

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One Year Later: Our 100th Anniversary Alumnae Reunion

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been a whole year (and what a year it’s been!) since our Alumnae Reunion, because the memories are still so fresh. We c...

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My Greystone Story: One Summer On Staff

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No matter if you spent a week at Greystone or ten years, we’re all united by the sweet memories we share of our time here. It’s what makes you run up ...

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Advice from Our Older Campers

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If you ask us, one of the best parts about Main Camp is seeing so many ages living and playing in a close community together. Where else will an 11th ...

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Introducing Our New Dining Hall Songs for 2021

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Since the first year of camp, singing in the Dining Hall has been one of our favorite traditions. All it takes is that first recorded piano note, and ...

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Behind the Scenes: Hiring Our Staff

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One question we get a lot around here is “what do you do all year?!” It’s a great question (after all, when you’re a summer camp, don’t you just opera...

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Camp Recipe: Homemade Pizza

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Pizza night at camp is an EVENT, and for good reason! Our pies are hand made with love by the Kitchen Staff, and every ingredient is specially selecte...

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Surprise! Our 2021 Staff Application is LIVE

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That’s right - bet you didn’t think you’d see that heading today!! But we’re NOT kidding, our 2021 staff application really is officially open, earlie...

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So What Did Our Staff Do This Summer without Camp?

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Understatement of the year: canceling camp this summer threw us all for a loop! We had been planning and dreaming for weeks of DMCs and blobbing and C...

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Camp Recipe: Parmesan Chicken Salad

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There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer (or fall!) day than our famous Parmesan Chicken Salad! Make sure to watch the video below to cook thro...

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We Need You! Tell us Your Camp Story or Nominate a Greystone Girl

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No matter if you spent time at Greystone as a camper, staff member, or even a camp parent, your life has been touched by its spirit in some way. That ...

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Highlights from The Camp Connection

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As soon as we made the impossible decision to cancel all sessions for summer 2020, we started brainstorming how to give you a taste of the camp experi...

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