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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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Meet Our 2021 Senior Seniors!

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Our Senior Seniors are what make Main Camp so magical! No one dances harder, sings louder, or loves camp more than these 35 girls, and they set the to...

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Get to Know Her: Julie

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This spring we’ve been introducing you to a few of the familiar faces around the bubble, and hasn’t it been fun? We’ve talked to Peggy, David, Sara, a...

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Introducing Our Summer 2021 Theme Verse

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You may not know this, but every year we pick a theme verse to guide our summer - it is one of our favorite traditions! We choose this verse carefully...

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Summer Song Requests: Let Us Know What You Want to Hear!

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Music is a BIG deal at camp, and sets the tone for so many of our favorite events and memories. Whether it’s playing as you’re having a cabin dance pa...

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Behind the Scenes: Planning the Camp Menu

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We have loved taking you Behind the Scenes this year, and today’s topic might just be the most mysterious: planning the camp menu! Have you ever notic...

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60 Amazing Things That Are Still Happening This Summer

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We’ve told you all spring long that we’re adjusting some aspects of camp to keep our community healthy and safe in this unique year. If you get any of...

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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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