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The Fourth

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The Fourth of July is always a big deal at camp. We dress up in gaudy garb, play American-themed music, march around, have a carnival, and shoot firew...

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The Bubble

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It is Monday, July 3rd… a holiday in the real world but just another Great Day in “The Bubble”. I don’t know exactly when the campers started calling ...

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Sunday July 2

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Sundays are different in many ways that campers love. We sleep late, enjoy a morning run (an optional Stumblers Club), savor a leisurely buffet breakf...

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Fired Up!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Everyone was fired up in the Dining Hall this morning. They were so hyped up it was noticed by all. What was the reason? Waffles and bacon, freshly cu...

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Routine Surprise Tradition

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Camp is a place of routine, surprise, and tradition. Our routines are established from the first day: bells and bugles scheduled with the predictabili...

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CLUBS

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by Jimboy

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One of the many lessons we learned from our Covid summers was the positive impact clubs have in Main Camp. We substituted a class period in the aftern...

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Peace

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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One of the decisions that we wrestle with as a Head Staff every year is what the theme verse of the upcoming summer will be. Our team presents several...

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Insufficient

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The blog is my attempt to show you the “awesomeness” of camp, but it will fall short. There are SO MANY facets to this jewel of a camp, each one of wh...

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Welcome to Main Camp!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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 possible (typically arou...

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Are You Ready For This!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It is early Saturday morning, and camp is not quiet… in fact, it is abuzz with the sounds of preparation. The food delivery truck arrived first, unpac...

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Sunny Skies

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by Jimboy

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The headline of today’s Blog is obvious, for it is the thought that dominates every camper and counselor this morning. The heavy cloud cover has lifte...

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Rain Rain

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by Jimboy

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Rain, Rain, Go Away… we are about ready for a change! The forecast calls for gradual improvement in our weather pattern over the course of the day. It...

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The Show

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by Jimboy

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There are many cumulative moments happening this week; one of them was the Play “Seussical” last night. This EP has taken the entire session to put to...

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All Good

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Yesterday’s rain did not impact our program very much. Nothing fell until midway through the afternoon classes. At that point, it rained hard for abo...

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Wet Dog Day

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by Jimboy

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Some of my favorite childhood memories occurred during long rainstorms. I was a camper at Falling Creek, always attending the Main Camp (seven weeks l...

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Father's Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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While we do not celebrate Father’s Day at camp (we reserve that occasion for homelife), we acknowledge the fact that Dads play an important role in fa...

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Self Image

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Body image… This subject is still a major problem for many people. It is one of those things that has always been a burden for our campers (even in th...

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Chicken Day

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by Jimboy

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Any day that begins with Chic-Fil-A biscuits is a GREAT DAY, and that is what we enjoyed for breakfast this morning. We slept late and set out a lavis...

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Having a Ball

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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My Grandmother’s birthday was in July, so her father made sure to treat birthdays as a big deal at camp! He set one day apart to honor these girls in ...

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Good Times

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by Jimboy

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Spirits are high as we enter another GREAT DAY at Greystone. The girls are celebrating the Great Day way of living as we enter the final stretch of ca...

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Good

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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In the beginning, God declared His creation good. This fact has not changed, dispite the impact of sin. Our cynical and pessimestic minds might tell u...

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Why We Love June Camp

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Welcome to the middle week of camp, what we consider to be the most significant part of the June Camp experience. The first week of camp is very impor...

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Our Sunday Plan

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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All Greystone Girls know that Sundays are special… we do what Dr. Sevier taught and keep the Lord’s Day! This not only honors the Lord, it makes for a...

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Gr8Days

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by Jimboy

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It’s another Great Day at Greystone! Great weather, high spirits, raucous laughter, quiet conversations, and memorable moments. We are on track to fi...

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Our Currency

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by Jimboy

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”At Greystone, Kindness is a Currency.” This is how a Greystone mom described camp to a friend, and I think it is a perfect way of encapsulating the e...

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Anticipation

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Starting a journey is exciting… pulling out of the driveway for a road trip, boarding a plane for an exotic destination, or setting sail for an advent...

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Real Friends

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The Breakfast Club thought for the day was on making new friends. Making friends is the most important camp goal for most of our campers and we think ...

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Greystone Girls

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Our first meal in the Dining Hall is always a big deal. This meal is something special for the girls for it marks the moment that our group officially...

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The Starting Line

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I never wanted to be on the track team but that did not matter in my 10th grade year. I played on the varsity football team and our coach made all of ...

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June Camp... We're Ready!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Hi June Campers I’m sure you are experiencing all of these emotions today: Excitment about Monday! We are JUST AS EXCITED as you!!! Nervousness about...

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