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June 17 2024

by Jimboy

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The 2024 Jimbolympiad threaded that elusive needle of the “perfect” EP experience. This is high praise, for we usually regret little things that didn’...

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July 16 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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As Christians, we are called to be generous. I was taught to give generously, and most of our Greystone community believes likewise. We have all been ...

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July 15 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Breakfast conversations today were centered on the interesting question of “why am I at this table?”. Every week, we change tables, but this is not a ...

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July 14 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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How do you handle unsettling news in a camp setting? This is not an unusual question; we have faced it many times. It always comes as a surprise at th...

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July 13 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The “early-morning report” from Jimboy adds humidity to the otherwise perfect sunrise today. It appears that the “Dog Days” of summer are upon us. Thi...

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July 12 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

It’s sleep-late Friday, which gives Margaret and me time to languish before our morning meeting (the Head Staff normally meet around our kitchen table...

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July 11 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Another beautiful morning… another sunny summer day… another great memory from another great evening program… another day of activities… another day f...

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July 10 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

If you are an early reader of the Blog, you might have noticed that we posted earlier than normal yesterday and thought to yourself “I bet Jimboy is t...

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July 8 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

We are entering what I consider to be the most fun time at camp. The campers are settled in and very comfortable with each other and their plans for t...

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July 7 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

When did the statement “time is passing quickly” become real to you? Probably not when you were 10 years old (for the young, time passes like a slow-m...

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July 6 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night every cabin did their own EP. Counselors are allowed to plan one special EP for their girls (we only have 1 cabin night all summer long); c...

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July 5 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

The campers and counselors are getting tired, as they always do at this point of Main Camp. They are not exhausted, but they certainly have that relax...

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July 4 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

The Fourth of July is much anticipated and genuinely celebrated at Greystone. We dress up in gaudy outfits from Walmart or Oriental Trading, play Amer...

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July 3 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

It’s Challenge Day, that wonderful tradition that marks the summer as officially awesome in my world. Opening Day is more satisfying, Closing Day more...

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July 2 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

As I write this, the campers are still wearing sweatshirts due to the brisk temperature and light breeze on this bright sunny day. Yes, it is a perfec...

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July 1 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Cell phones used to be cool “must-have” accessories. I remember the day I bought a Motorola Razor as one of the most satisfying purchases of my 30 yea...

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June 30 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I read a couple of papers every day, one of which is the New York Times. This paper might not reflect my region or most aspects of my daily life, but ...

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June 29 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

We awoke to overcast skies with the promise of rain heavy in the air. While rain is unlikely, it is possible throughout the day… so everyone was very ...

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June 28 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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There is a lot to celebrate about our EP last night… but I’ll let the pictures do the talking. Suffice it to say, it was a blow out night! We had a lo...

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June 27 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

One of the many improvements to camp from our COVID summers was the addition of clubs to our daily routine. We substituted a class period with an opt...

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June 26 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Greystone’s mission is To Delight and Inspire for the Glory of God. This mission was only defined in these words a couple of years ago, but it reflect...

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June 25 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Main Camp is unique… I have never experienced a community that is like it. June Camp is close, but the shorter timeframe combined with the younger age...

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June 24 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

I have never been this late with a blog post. Generally speaking, I post before noon every day. Today I was on the soccer field till noon and the rest...

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June 23 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

I’ll assume you read yesterday’s blog so today I’m not going to write a bunch of words. Today, I’m going to share some of my favorite photos from last...

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June 22 2024

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

It is early Saturday morning, and camp is not quiet… in fact, it is ROCKING with the sounds of preparation. Three food delivery trucks arrived all at ...

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How Closing Day Works

by Sarah

by Sarah

38

With camp right around the corner, we know Opening Day is on many of your minds. We have a great video from a few years ago to show you how the Openin...

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Big and Little Sisters at Main Camp

by Anne Hayden

by Anne Hayden

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We all know that camp friendships are in a league of their own! In the Bubble, our relationships are based in the love of Christ, and campers are ofte...

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2023 Summer Concert Recap and Playlist

by Anne Hayden

by Anne Hayden

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Each Main Camp, we LOVE getting to host different musicians for our summer concert series! Whether we are out on the Pageant Court or in the Pavilion,...

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Closing Day, July 27

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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At 7:05 AM, while unloading trunks at the FORT, I ripped my shirt. The vintage trunk, covered with stickers from previous summers and the proud patina...

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