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Jimboy Miller

Director

Jimboy (a Director since 1988) has been the Executive Director of Greystone since 1996. He grew up at camp and has worked in virtually every area of the business, from horse groom, to maintenance boy, to canoeing counselor, to camp cook, then Director. Jimboy makes camp fun! He brings simple enthusiasm and devoted care to every detail of the summer. Fireworks during the carnival, amazing facility renovations, and generous giveaways all bear Jimboy’s “over the top” signature. He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and RTS seminary before returning to Greystone to serve as Director.

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Tuesday

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It’s Tuesday, overcast skies, mild temperatures, scattered showers this afternoon (again). Summer continues and we are loving it. Rafting trips are go...

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In The Zone

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Sometimes everything just works perfectly… well yesterday was one of those days. I suspect that this is going to be one of those weeks… it feels like ...

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Fifty Four

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Five Year last night was spectacular. The Senior videos were a huge hit. The girls were funny, sweet, articulate, and all the emotions of the night re...

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Courage and Traditions

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We talked about courage at Council Fire last night, a quality camp wouldn’t be here today without! It took courage for a Presbyterian minister to foll...

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A Big Week

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Sleep Late Friday has never been so needed! We have had a BIG week here, beginning with the Drew and Ellie concert, continuing with Challenge Day and ...

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The 4th

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Happy 4th of July! We love the 4th at Greystone. Always have, always will. This day is ALL ABOUT the USA! It begins with costumes and a decorated dini...

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Group Night

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Last night was a blow out night… the first night that camp separated into “groups” to do something special for EP. There were 7 special activities for...

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Old School

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Cheerleading Tryouts were a huge hit last night. This success surprised me (I didn’t really know what to expect), but in hindsight it should have been...

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Concert on the Lawn

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Drew and Ellie Holcomb provided our favorite moment of camp this year (so far) with their amazing concert last night. The weather was perfect (warm, b...

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Sundays

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God made the earth in six days and rested on the seventh. He called that day the Sabboth and proclaimed it to be a blessing. Our bodies and minds call...

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Awesome

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Last night we experienced a once in a lifetime moment at Greystone. Our biggest camper group ever (we think it is the record for the future as well) a...

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Camp Lingo

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I love that Steve Martin skit where he had difficulty communicating with a cab driver in Paris. He tries speaking in an accent, and with exhasperation...

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Sun, Fun, Chums, Done

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I am a big fan of the wisdom of Shakespeare’s often quoted insight that Brevity is the soul of wit. That being said, I am guilty of rambling on and on...

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Friends

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Friends make everything better. A nice restaurant is much more satisfying when enjoyed with a friend. The beautiful sunset more lovely, the comedy rou...

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And We're Off!

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The first period Cross Country class just zipped past me as I was walking back to the office. Twenty Six girls running a 6 minute pace, talking with e...

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The Elephant In The Room

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OK, let’s address the elephant in the room. Main Camp is super full this year. We have 603 campers, a record by a long shot. It is way more campers th...

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Advice from a Camper

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Hadden Peel, a Senior Senior camper this summer, has some advice! I would have formatted the blog and put in a lot of pretty pictures, but we are work...

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Thank You

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June Camp is over, marking a major accomplishment for all. Campers and counselors alike sense that they have done something special. We formed an almo...

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Banquet

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Today is banquet day. A day of great joy. The best day of the session in many ways. Campers and Counselors alike experience it with the same sense of ...

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A Dilemma We Can't Fix

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Many of our Greystone families will face a difficult dilemma in August… they have daughters who are aging out of a short session and now must choose a...

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Countdown

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We have only three days left in camp. They will serve up a series of big events and small moments, each of which is special in a different way and eac...

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Chick-Fil-A

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The gold standard of fast food is Chick-Fil-A. That is a statement of fact. They are outstanding in every way… and our campers and counselors agree. S...

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Stumblers

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My father used to say: “You have to pay the Price for the Promise of the Prize”. The Price was running/walking 3 miles every Sunday of camp. The Promi...

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Celebrate!

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We had such a great time at the 100th celebration blow out last night… a non-stop party that started in the Dining Hall and only ended as we drifted o...

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Adventure Awaits

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Every day at camp feels like an adventure. We awake to a world of possibilities and potential. Some opportunities are well known (I can’t wait for rif...

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Moments

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Last year our Head Staff studied a great book that inspired us to become more innovative with our camp routines. It is an awesome “common sense” wake-...

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A Really Big Day

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This is going to be a totally awesome, really amazing, super fantastic, really big day! It begins with Challenge Day… fun competition between the Odds...

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Feeling Groovy

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Sometimes a day feels like a song… and this is one of those “happy song” days! The sun is out, the ground is dry, the campers are happy, we have every...

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Courage

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Last night’s Council Fire talk was on the theme of courage, the second character trait in the Honor Council Pledge. Three of the five traits find thei...

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Rest

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We are not running Stumblers this morning… rained out… SO EXCITING!!! I can not remember the last time we cancelled a Sunday Stumblers run, usually we...

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