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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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100th Alumnae Reunion: The Details

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We’re a few months out, but our 100th Anniversary Alumnae Reunion still feels as magical as the day we all hugged goodbye. Nothing compares to having ...

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Take It from Our Campers

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We spend a lot of time here talking about the events, activities, and staff that make camp great, but the heart of it all? Our campers! They are the c...

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6 Reasons Working at Camp Is Better than Any Internship

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If you’ve heard us say it once, you’ve heard it a million times - working at camp is the best job ever! It’s fun and fulfilling, challenging and purpo...

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Connecting with Your Camp Community: When Camp Feels Far Away

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It’s a new year, which means it’s finally camp year (cue all the celebrations!), but it’s also January which tends to feel like the longest, coldest m...

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4-Fold Goals for the New Year

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‘Tis the season for setting goals and (hopefully) (maybe this year??) following through with them! A New Year is a fresh start, a chance to make small...

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In the outside world I feel like I need to be 100 different versions of myself for each person I meet, but at camp I never feel like I need to be anyone but me. Camp has given me a type of confidence I never want to lose.

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A Greystone Night Before Christmas

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’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Greystone, not a cabin was stirring, for the girls were at home. The tennis courts were covered with...

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The 2019 Greystone Girl Gift Guide

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Tis the season for gifting of all kinds, something we love around here! While the true gift of the season is God coming down to earth, we love mirrori...

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Connecting with Your Camp Community as a Previous Staff Member

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We always say that being on staff at camp is one of the hardest, best jobs you’ll ever have. It’s beautiful and hard and sanctifying and silly. You la...

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Ask a Head Staffer: Laura

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Today we’re starting a series where we ask a head staffer all of YOUR burning questions. It’s like sitting down for a DMC, just without the Shoppe dat...

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Connecting with Your Camp Community: Staying in Touch as an Alum

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We’ve all experienced that moment when you see a Greystone sticker on a car or a t-shirt in an airport and your heart leaps. A connection, a friend! A...

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The Most Epic EPs of 2019

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There are a lot of things that make Greystone heaven on earth - the friends, the food, the amazing counselors. But one of the best parts? Our Evening ...

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