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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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Introducing Our New Building: The Fort!

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We have been working on something (a BIG something) behind the scenes for months now, and we can finally reveal it to you: we have a brand new buildin...

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Get to Know Her: Solveig

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Our “Get to Know Them” series continues today (check out Sara, David, and Peggy if you missed them!) with a true Greystone celeb - Solveig! More campe...

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Making Medication at Camp Simple

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Our top priority each summer (and especially this one!) is keeping our campers healthy and safe. Every summer we analyze our procedures and protocols ...

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Camp Recipe: Tomato Pie

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Tomato pie is a special treat at camp, usually only served at the Birthday Ball - our fanciest meal! This is southern comfort food at its finest, but ...

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Get to Know Her: Sara Oliver

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This spring we’re getting the chance to sit down with some of your favorite camp people, and learn a little more about how they got here and why they ...

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Introducing Tubing at Main Camp!

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Hey Main Campers, have you heard about our brand new experience just for you this summer? You asked for it on your surveys in 2019, and we listened. T...

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Meet the New Camp Babies!

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Our camp community is truly a family, and one of our favorite things in the world is sharing big life moments with all of you. And boy, do we get to d...

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Behind the Scenes: Penpals

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Our Behind the Scenes series continues today with one of our favorite spring-time traditions: Penpals! There’s nothing quite like snail mail at camp, ...

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Staff Profiles Are Live!

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Doesn’t that title just need to come with a drumroll?! You heard it right - our staff profiles are live, so it’s time to hop on over and meet the smar...

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Join a City Facebook Group - New Groups Added!

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One of the questions we get the most in the off-season is “how do I find other camp families in my area?” We LOVE hearing this, and we get it! There’s...

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Behind the Scenes: Designing Camp T-shirts (plus a survey!)

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It’s time for another Behind the Scenes look at how the magic of camp gets made, and today’s topic is one we bet you’re invested in - camp t-shirts! O...

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Camp Recipe: Oreo Cream Pie

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Oreo Cream Pie has become a camper favorite and a modern classic of the Greystone Kitchen. It even has its own chant! You can hear tables cheering for...

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Get to Know Him: David Vining

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Last month we introduced you to Peggy, and today we get to spend a little time with another camp favorite: David Vining! David’s presence at camp is l...

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What's It Like Coming to Camp with a Sister?

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The only thing better than being at camp? Getting to share it with someone you love! And who better to experience Greystone with than a a sister - or ...

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Camp Recipe: Chicken Piccata with Mushroom Risotto

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This is one of our most savory, comforting “special-occasion” meals at camp, and it will fancy-up any old weekday night for you as well. Fair-warning:...

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