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100 Favorite Memories from Our 100th Summer

by Catherine

by Catherine

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2019 truly was our best year EVER! As our theme verse said, the Lord truly did do far more immeasurably than we could ask or imagine. There are so man...

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100

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The emotions of closing day are complex for camp people. Our world has been shaped by bugles and bells for weeks (sometimes months) on end. Every need...

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The Finish Line

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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What a summer it has been. We have anticipated this 100th year for a very long time. Expectations were high and we felt the weight… so we got to work ...

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Important Things

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Tonight we will assemble in the oldest area of camp (the Council Fire Ring) to talk about “important things” and award patches to girls who passed lev...

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Tuesday Update

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night was AMAZING!!! The Centennial Celebration/Birthday Ball was fun, the Talent Show a big hit, and the fireworks show a jaw dropping moment. A...

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Birthday Ball

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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A light rain started our day but the clouds gradually burned off and we ended up with another beautiful day: warm sunshine, cool breezes, and a chance...

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Our Last Sunday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is the last Sunday of our 100th year. At Greystone this fact is a big deal… for Greystone has always celebrated Sundays, it is part of our DNA. ...

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Carnival!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Every camper awoke this morning with one thing on her mind… IT’S CARNIVAL DAY! The sky is blue, the sun shines brightly, and all is well with the worl...

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Skills

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We offer our August campers 64 activity choices and they have to decide which 7 they will take. It is a “no lose” situation for every class is really ...

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Thursday Update

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Virginia, our youngest daughter, convinced us to add a new program area several years ago: Farm and Garden. It is a class that celebrates organic gard...

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Growth Is Not Easy

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Growth is not always easy but it is always good. I bring this up because we are sending out scanned letters from your campers today (new technology al...

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Tuesday Update

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

The weather continues to be absolutely perfect (warm, breezy, no chance of rain), the girls are wildly enthusiastic about every little detail of camp ...

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Opening Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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What a glorious opening day! It really is so wonderful. Admittedly, it isn’t easy (getting up early, walking up the hill, making bunk beds, missing a ...

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Camp Is Almost Here!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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My great-grandfather started Greystone 100 years ago. Back then there was only one session and it was eight weeks long! Every camper was new to the Gr...

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Farewell

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The 100th chapter of Greystone is almost over. Sure, we have another big session to enjoy (August Camp is a delight) and we will be welcoming hundreds...

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The Finish Line

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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This is the finish line. The curtain is about to drop on our best session ever and most of us can not believe it is over. Today is an especially emoti...

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Another Great Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Another perfect day… what an amazing thing. An entire month of perfectly wonderful days has passed without a hitch and we are now solidly experiencing...

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Quality

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We hope that when you reunite with your daughter in a few days you will be impressed with how much she has grown. A month is a long time to be apart a...

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Our Last Sunday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Finishing well is one of the best parts of the summer. Campers and counselors alike experience that sublime satisfaction that occurs as a major event ...

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Watersports Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last nights Production Night was spectacular. In my 35 years at Greystone I have seen nothing like it. The pavilion was decorated, every camper was gi...

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The Big Shows

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night we have a lovely night at the theater. It was almost perfect! A great meal, beautiful evening, wonderful show (despite the surprise rain st...

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Simplicity

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I love to make pasta, and I don’t mean putting a bag of spaghetti in water! I mean breaking an egg into a pile of flour, mixing it with a fork, kneedi...

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Significant

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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A seven year old prospective camper just arrived for her tour of camp. As she opened the door and stepped into “the bubble” she took it all in (classe...

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What Makes Camp Good

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Next week you will be packing your bags and making your plans to pick up your camper (Main Camp closes on Thursday… YIKES!). The camp rollercoaster is...

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Our 4th Monday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We continue to have absolutely perfect weather. Temperatures warm but not hot, occasional afternoon showers, and glorious evenings under an almost ful...

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Sunday #3

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Time passes quickly at camp. We squeeze more activities into our mornings that most people do in an entire week… add in the afternoon classes and eve...

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Beautiful

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Last night Margaret and I hosted 54 birthday girls to a party at our house. This was a new way of doing the birthday ball and it worked wonderfully… n...

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Celebrate

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We had quite a party at Greystone last night. The celebration began with a decorated dining room (the gold foil table cloths and party hats looked rea...

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Make a Good Impression

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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My father was passionate about first impressions. When he entered a room, he did so with a big smile and wide arms as he made everyone feel at home. W...

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