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Introducing Our New Dining Hall Songs for 2021

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Since the first year of camp, singing in the Dining Hall has been one of our favorite traditions. All it takes is that first recorded piano note, and ...

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August Camp Closing Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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WHAT??? The summer is ALREADY over???? I can not believe it, amd you probably can’t either. It went by so fast, but I have to admit that it was very h...

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Family Olympics Fun

by Sarah

by Sarah

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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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5 Reasons We Miss August Camp

by Catherine

by Catherine

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While there’s something special about each of our four sessions, it’s no secret that we look forward to August Camp all summer long. We’ve been known ...

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August Camp Opening Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Welcome to “camp” everyone! While we are SO SORRY we are not actually welcoming you to camp today, we are still VERY excited to have you join the Cam...

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4 Things to Do When You're Missing Camp

by Catherine

by Catherine

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If you saw last week’s announcement, you know that this summer is going to look a little different for us all. Camp will be quiet and instead of comin...

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A Letter to Our Main and August Campers

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Dear Main and August campers, Phew. Yesterday was a hard day, wasn’t it? It was a tough one in Tuxedo too. Hard as it was, we were completely overwhel...

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Greystone Cancels All Sessions

by Sarah

by Sarah

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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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An Open Letter to Our Main and August Campers

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Dear Main and August campers, How is everyone doing?? Our announcement last week affected every person in our camp community. Obviously Junior and Jun...

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Take It from Our Campers

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We spend a lot of time here talking about the events, activities, and staff that make camp great, but the heart of it all? Our campers! They are the c...

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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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