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Catch Up on Our Summer 2022 Videos

by Catherine

by Catherine

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The summer may be over, but we’ll never be done reliving all of the incredible memories we made together in 2022! And what better way to remember all ...

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To The Girls

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today I “raise my glass” to our Campers. You are perhaps on the road with your parents. Things have settled down, and you are checking the Blog for th...

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Cup Overflowing

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Camp is overflowing with emotion today. Flag raising, breakfast, singing, morning assembly, classes… every moment is infused with poignancy. Mundane ...

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NEWSIES

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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About the play… it is hard to know where to begin. Might be easiest just to list the details and let you fill them in based on your experiences at the...

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Celebrating Art

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Any great educational institution for children will have a strong arts program. We think the artistic expression is valuable beyond words so we make i...

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Big

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is our last Sunday together and it is going to be a big one! Full of twists and surprises. We started off as normal on a hot, dry, beautiful day...

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The Best Place To Play

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

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

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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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?

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

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

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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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

by Jimboy

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

by Jimboy

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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