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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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Penpals: What to Include in Your First Letter and a Video

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It’s time for one of our favorite camp traditions: Penpals! Each spring, campers get paired up with a friend in their grade to write letters to each o...

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6 Reasons Why You Will Never Regret Your Summers as a Camp Counselor

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As the summer gets closer, our hiring season is starting to wrap up for the year, which means we are having lots of conversations with future counselo...

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2024 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 2024 ...

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Spiritual Growth Resource Recommendations from Our Community

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Growing spiritually at camp can feel as easy as breathing! Our days are filled with devotions, praise and worship, and engaging in DMCs with others wh...

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Check Out the Summer 2023 Photobook

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Summer 2023 is in the rearview now, but we have one last resource to share to help you reminisce on our (latest) best summer ever: the 2023 Greystone ...

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Catch Up with Our Year-Round Team: Winter Edition

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It feels like it’s been forever since we’ve seen you, Greystone Girls! We wish we could sit down and have a Shoppe Date with each of you (Frittles, an...

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The Newly Renovated Council Fire

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Alumnae, we have shared with you updates on our Council Fire Renovation for the last few years, and it was with so much joy that we finally got to ann...

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Fall Faves and Recap from Our Year-Round Team

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It feels like it’s been forever since we waved goodbye to you on Closing Day. The days are shorter and the leaves have fallen, but did you know that o...

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2023 Cooking Class Recipes

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It should come as no surprise that Cooking is one of our most popular activities every year, and 2023 was no exception! Almost every camper made her w...

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What's It Like to Work at Greystone as a Former Camper?

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There’s no doubt that working as a Greystone counselor is the most purposeful, fun, and growth-filled way to spend your summer (but don’t just take it...

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How to Grow in Your Faith this Year

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It can be easy to feel close to God at camp; your days are punctuated by praise songs, prayer, and hearing devotions, all while being surrounded by a ...

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All about Our 2023 Great Day Alumnae Weekend

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It’s been a little over a week since we waved goodbye to our alums after our 2023 Great Day Alumnae Weekend, and we’re still basking in the glow of ho...

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Introducing the 2023 Camp Photo and Video Contest

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We’ve done some fun reminiscing this month on our latest greatest summer ever, and by now it’s safe to say that 2023 was one for the history books! Th...

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Bringing Peace Home with You from Camp

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If you were at Greystone for any length of time this summer, you know that our summer 2023 theme came from John 16:33: “I have told you these things s...

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Summer 2024 Counselor Applications Are Live!

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It feels like Christmas morning here in Tuxedo, because it’s finally time to release our 2024 counselor applications! This is your chance to apply ear...

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Summer 2023 Song Requests

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Music is a BIG deal at camp because it sets the tone for so many of our favorite events and memories. It could be playing as you’re having a cabin dan...

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Meet Our 2023 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 2023 Group...

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What's it Like to Participate in the Honor Council Leadership Program?

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One of our favorite (updated!) traditions at Greystone is the Honor Council Leadership Program! Senior Seniors can choose to opt-in at the beginning o...

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Join Us for the 2023 Great Day Alumnae Weekend

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Hello alums! Spring means that camp is almost here, and while most of you won’t be pulling in the gates on Opening Day, your chance to be at camp is c...

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The 2023 Greystone Store Lookbook

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It’s almost time to start packing for camp! And while there are many ways to pack, The Greystone Store’s mission is to make your camp preparations a b...

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Camp Recipes to Bring the Greystone Kitchen to You

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Is anyone else out there craving some camp food right about now? It feels like forever since you had that last Opening Day scone, and your next one wo...

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Haley and Lindsey: Co-Counselors to Lifelong Best Friends

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We love highlighting our alum’s stories, and that is especially fun when we get to share about the friendships that connect Greystone Girls for decade...

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Check Out Our NEW Staff Website!

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It’s not every day that we launch a BRAND NEW website, and we wanted you to be the first to know! Say hello to campgreystonestaff.com, our new hub for...

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2023 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 2023 ...

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Why Work at Greystone? We Asked, Our Staff Answered!

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We’ve told you why employers love hiring camp counselors and shared what it’s like to be a first-time counselor at Greystone, as well as what might su...

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