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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

by Jimboy

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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!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

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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?

by Jimboy

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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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

by Jimboy

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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by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

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

by Jimboy

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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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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Chill

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Today is a nice “chill” day… overcast, warm temperatures, steady breeze, and the promise of afternoon thunderstorms. The kind of day that reminds me o...

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I Accept Your Challenge

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It’s Challenge Day at Greystone, a big deal (in case you didn’t already know)! Campers delight in the games, relays, matches, and races (all of which ...

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Homecoming

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It has been forty-five years since my freshman year at Hendersonville High School, but memories of Homecoming Week still make me happy. The entire stu...

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Independence Day

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by Jimboy

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Today we celebrate Independence Day so Breakfast Club focused on George Washington, a role model for all but especially young people. As you might kno...

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Sunday July 3

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Sundays are different by design. Even though many (most?) of our country is now considered “post-Christian”, every one of us seems to enjoy making Sun...

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Hygge

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by Jimboy

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We awakened to sunny skies, the aroma of sausage wafting from the kitchen, birds singing outside our screen windows, and that warm feeling that is bes...

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Routines

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by Jimboy

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I love routines and traditions. My parents taught me the value of daily routines by example. Every day my father would get up early, making coffee and...

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Keeping It Fresh!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last summer was a summer to learn new things (for both camper and director alike!). We ran camp under strict Covid guidelines that resulted in changes...

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Hope

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Our theme this year is HOPE, the theme verse being Isaiah 40:31: “Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like e...

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Camp... it's hard to explain

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It is hard to describe camp to one who is not here. When trying to do so, the words come gushing out… basic facts combined with various anecdotes punc...

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Welcome Back!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Welcome to Main Camp! The blog is our way of communicating with you every day of the summer. I make it a priority in my day, posting before noon if po...

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Love Main Camp!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It is early Saturday morning. The campus has been almost silent since the June campers left yesterday and the counselors took some time off. This has ...

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Thanks

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by Jimboy

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On this day we are thankful for so many things. That Camp Worked Covid is an everpresent unknown, particularly for a camp. Here we are living closely...

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Our Last Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Tonight we will celebrate the end of camp with a Banquet, an event keenly anticipated by the campers, often ranking as their favorite event of the ent...

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