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Sunday Stumblers

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I woke up early this morning, our last Sunday of the summer, to a subdued dawn (a thick fog making it impossible to see more than 20 feet in any direc...

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Confidence

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Earlier this week we hosted a tour for an attractive couple from Atlanta. They were grandparents who have put their grandchildren (who live in Califor...

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To The Dogs

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We awoke to another perfect day. Cool temperatures (about 65 degrees), sunny “Carolina blue” skies (not a cloud in sight), very little wind, and a cha...

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The Words!

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About the phones… it is a wonderful story that the girls will certainly talk about when they get home. I think it will be a story remembered by Greys...

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Phones On!

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The phones are now working… kind of! We have all the phones in camp working… except in the office. The good news is that we can now answer the phone (...

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More is Better

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The girls are adjusting to camp very quickly, and good thing… August Camp is a very quick session. Blink and it is over, so we encourage the girls to ...

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Simply Delightful

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The counselor skits last night were a huge hit. It never ceases to amaze me how much delight arises from the simple fun of camp. A typical Netflix sho...

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The Blog... It Can Help!

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Blog. It is my privilege to officially say “THANK YOU” for allowing us to once again open the gates of Greystone for an...

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Finally!

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August Camp is coming! Your trunk is packed… You’ve been thinking about camp for a whole year (watching the videos, browsing the website, opening ever...

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To The Girls

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Today I “raise my glass” to our Campers. You are perhaps on the road with your parents. Things have settled down, and you are checking the Blog for th...

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Cup Overflowing

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Camp is overflowing with emotion today. Flag raising, breakfast, singing, morning assembly, classes… every moment is infused with poignancy. Mundane ...

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NEWSIES

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by Jimboy

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About the play… it is hard to know where to begin. Might be easiest just to list the details and let you fill them in based on your experiences at the...

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Celebrating Art

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by Jimboy

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Any great educational institution for children will have a strong arts program. We think the artistic expression is valuable beyond words so we make i...

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Big

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Today is our last Sunday together and it is going to be a big one! Full of twists and surprises. We started off as normal on a hot, dry, beautiful day...

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The Best Place To Play

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One of the things I love about camp is how the girls are always playing. With no screens to distract them, they engage in other entertainment options…...

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Faith

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One of the things I appreciate most about the summer is its impact on our relationship with God. The campers and counselors consistently put “my faith...

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Senior Celebration

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Last night the Senior girls were celebrated in an “old school” way. Giant flower arrangements on the stage, twinkle lights everywhere, custom columns...

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Sincere

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Today we awoke to a slightly overcast sky. Girls wore sweatshirts to breakfast, a fact I noticed keenly after reading that much of the country is expe...

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You've Got Mail

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We highly value letters at camp. They arrive every morning in one of two formats… hand written letters (about 4,000) and emails (about 1,000). We get ...

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Time to DANCE!

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We love to dance at camp. Chances are, the girls dance more here than anywhere else… it is just what we do. We dance at Assembly, in classes, in cabin...

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Not Bad

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Our Third Sunday is going to feature sunny warm weather, relaxed cabin time, pretty dresses, spiritual insights, afternoon naps, and evening concerts....

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What's Your Wish?

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by Jimboy

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If you stumbled upon the proverbial genie in a bottle and were given one wish, what would it be? Fame? Riches? For many teenagers (perhaps most women)...

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Why We Stay

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I was struck by our perfect circumstances as I walked down the hill to the office this morning. Basking in the warmth of another amazing morning in t...

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Camelot?

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by Jimboy

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Corn Roast presented us with a perplexing situation. The forecast was for rain, a 100% chance of thunderstorms beginning at 11:00 and ending after 6:0...

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Corn Roast

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by Jimboy

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I do a lot of reminiscing at camp. Can’t help it because what we do this session reflects what we did in previous years. Take today’s Corn Roast, for ...

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Nothing

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I love doing nothing. I don’t let people know it because doing nothing makes me feel guilty. My parents raised me to be the hardest working, most prod...

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Quality Time

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Greystone is a place that highly values the concept of quality time. It figures prominently throughout the day as we go about our daily schedule. We d...

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Sunday 2

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by Jimboy

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It was a late-night… we are all a bit bleary-eyed this morning due to the wonderful 5-Year Celebration last night. The forecast led us to set up the p...

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A Lifetime

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by Jimboy

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Fourteen. That is the average age of our Main Campers. This average age has increased from the “old days” (when we had a much smaller senior group). T...

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A Night at the Movies

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When I was a child the movies were a big deal. The year was 1977, an awkward 14 years old boy stood in line for two hours along with hundreds of other...

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