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Sarah Brown

Events & Outreach Director

Sarah loves to help new campers get ready for the summer.

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Introducing the Greystone Parent Book Club!

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Today we are excited to announce the start of our very first Greystone Parent Book Club! This fall, we are going to be reading a great book about fami...

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How Do I Know if Greystone is the Right Camp for Me?

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When you are looking for a camp for your child, there are thousands to choose from. In our Western North Carolina area alone, there are over 50 camps ...

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JimDaddy Goal Setting with the Head Staff

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When JimDaddy started Breakfast Club in the late 1970s, goal setting was a big part of the message that he shared with campers. To really live to your...

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When Back-to-School Doesn't Feel Like it Should

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The school season is kicking off for the year, and let me guess – it’s not looking the way you thought it would. Whether you are virtually learning fr...

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Family Olympics Fun

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It’s Family Olympics day as part of the August Camp Connection, and we can’t wait for you to join in on the fun! This is a great way to get a little t...

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What a Greystone Banquet is Made Of

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Banquet: a highlight of the Greystone experience. The culmination of the summer. The celebration of a session lived well. The sadness of leaving your ...

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Sleep Late Friday With Us!

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Tomorrow we are celebrating one of camp’s BEST traditions: Sleep Late Friday. So of course, we had to tell you about it today! Our guess is that many ...

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Corn Roast at Home

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Every summer, our campers anticipate Corn Roast for many reasons. First, it sits in the dead middle of camp, marking the “half-way” point of the 5-wee...

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Stargazing Fun

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Come experience a night of Stargazing…Greystone-style! Nothing screams “summer nights” like staying up late, chasing some fireflies, roasting a marshm...

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Summer Reading Recommendations from Greystone

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During a normal summer at camp, I surely don’t have much time to read. Camp is so fun, and we are always on the go, so my book reading takes a summer ...

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Greystone Cancels All Sessions

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This week would have been the kick-off of our 101st summer. Right now, we should have been in the middle of Junior Camp, hearing squeals and laughter ...

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10 Creative Outdoor Activities to do Today

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Needing some new and fun things to do outside today? Check out these camp-inspired outdoor activities that require very few supplies and materials:

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Taking a Break - New Camper Blog Series

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Hello New Camper Families! It’s another Tuesday, which means another week in our New Camper Blog Series. It has been a difficult week at camp after ou...

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Greystone Cancels Junior and June Camps

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of our Junior and June Camps for this summer. We have emailed all of our camp families with ...

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New Camper Sparks - New Camper Blog Series

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Hello New Camper families! We hope you had a wonderful Easter with your families, even if your celebration may have looked a little bit different this...

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Awards, Honors, and Patches - New Camper Blog Series

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It’s Tuesday once again, which means another week of our New Camper blog series. We are sharing detailed blogs on topics specifically geared towards o...

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Christian Teaching at Greystone - New Camper Blog Series

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Nothing makes me long for camp summer days like warmer weather! We’ve had some beautiful days at camp over the past week, so we know summer is around ...

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Setting Up Your Bunk - New Camper Blog Series

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Despite everything going on right now, we are still pushing ahead with our New Camper Blog series, sharing our best tips with you as you prepare for c...

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27 Camp-Inspired Boredom Busters for When You're Stuck at Home

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Being stuck at home for days on end can seem like a drag, but never fear – we’ve got a great list of camp-inspired activities for you to do! Most of t...

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Cabin Requests - New Camper Blog Series

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New camper families – welcome back! It’s another Tuesday, which means another week of our New Camper Blog series! With so many schools being cancelled...

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Health and Safety at Greystone

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Every summer, we work hard to keep our community healthy so that we can have a fun and enjoyable summer. With concerns about the coronavirus being on ...

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Mom Blog: Things to Know as a New Camp Parent - New Camper Blog Series

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Hi everyone! My name is Katie, and I am a current mom of a Junior Camper. Last summer we experienced something I had planned from the day our daughter...

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Packing Cheat Sheet - New Camper Blog Series

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Welcome back new camper families! It’s been a busy week up here at Greystone, as we have just opened all of our Summer Forms – it makes all of us feel...

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How Campers Actually Schedule - New Camper Blog Series

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Welcome back to another week of our New Camper Blog series! Last week we kicked off our 2020 season with some details about food, and this week we are...

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Dining Hall and Allergies - New Camper Blog Series

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Hello new camper families!!! It is my favorite time of year – the start of our New Camper Blog Series! Each Tuesday (from now until camp starts), we w...

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Bringing the Great Day Attitude into Your Winter

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Every morning at camp, we wake up, clap our hands, and say “It’s Gonna’ to be a Great Day and I Feel Terrific!” This Great Day attitude stems from our...

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Predictions for the Next 100 Years

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One of my favorite parts of the 100th celebration year has been learning so much about what used to happen at camp many years ago. Did you know that g...

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Highlights from our 100th Year

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As we are ending 2019, we look back with a bittersweet feeling. We can’t help but anticipate summer 2020 (we truly can’t wait!), but the past year cel...

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