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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 Camp Videos to Get You Excited about the Summer

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The countdown to camp is officially ON, but sometimes those summer days just still seem too far away. Enter our HUGE video library! We take lots of gr...

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Greystone Girl Spotlight: Addie Boedecker

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Our camp community reaches far and wide - there are over 30,000 Greystone alumnae, and that number grows every year! With a group that large, we know ...

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Get to Know Her: Peggy

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Ask anyone what makes camp so special and one of the first answers you’ll hear? The people! The magic of Greystone is in the community that gathers to...

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Make this Your Year of 4-Fold Growth

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Around here, we love the new year (and not just because it means that camp is on the way!). A new year is a fresh start, a hopeful beginning, a chance...

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The Evolution of Greystone Food

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Today we’re diving deep into one of our favorite topics and yours: camp food! Even if you were last at camp decades ago, we bet you can remember that ...

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5 Reasons 2021 Is the Year to Work at Greystone

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2020 is finally coming to a close, and it’s safe to say it might not have been your favorite. But we know one way to guarantee you start 2021 on the r...

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Christmas in Ireland with Deirdre

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We know you’re missing her as much as we are, so we caught up with your favorite Irish Greystone staffer, and asked her all the questions you’ve been ...

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The Ultimate Crowd-Sourced Camp Christmas Playlist

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by Catherine

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At camp we know two things for sure: 1. There is power in a great playlist and 2. our camp community has the best taste in music! So this Christmas we...

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Join Our First-Ever Greystone Ornament Exchange!

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by Catherine

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‘Tis the season for gifting (and decking the halls!) and it’s been too long since you’ve met a new camp friend, so why don’t we fix that, shall we? In...

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How to Spread Socially Distant Holiday Cheer

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The Christmas season is finally here, but if you’re anything like us, you’ve had some moments this year that have been less than cheery. It’s a cliche...

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The Greystone Girl's Gift Guide

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Christmas will be here before we know it, which means it’s time to start making a list for all the Greystone Girls in your life! Here at camp, we love...

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Camp Recipes and Traditions for Your Thanksgiving Table

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We just wrapped up our first ever Parent Book Club, and one of the highlights? Getting specific about how you can bring the joy and lessons of camp ho...

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The Greystone Store Is Open for Holiday Shopping!

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Believe it or not, the holidays are almost upon us which means it’s time to start making that gift list (and checking it twice!). The Greystone Store ...

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Dog Jokes from Jimboy for the Animal Lover in Your Life

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by Catherine

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If there’s two things Jimboy loves, it’s dogs and corny jokes, and at camp he gets to show off both! We start every day off with Breakfast Club, where...

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What I Gained by Working at Camp

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A few weeks ago we talked about how being a camper prepares you for college, and today we’re jumping a few years ahead to how working on staff prepare...

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