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Thank You

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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At this moment all I can say is thank you. Such a wonderful summer. Such wonderful campers. Such wonderful counselors. Such supportive parents. My hea...

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A Wonderful Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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How to describe what is going on at camp today… I find it difficult, for it is a savory cauldron of good things. Joy— the girls are literally bouncin...

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Holding Hands and Writing Letters

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Self Consciousness fades in the light of a summer at camp. It is a beautiful effect when we practice unselfishness every day. Our hearts focus on othe...

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A Camper Blog

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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A camper (Hadden from Cabin 1) sent me a note the other day. Her writing was really good, so I encouraged her to do more… promising to publish it on t...

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Strive

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Believing that Sincerity, Courage, Honesty, Kindness, and Truth culminate in the Spirit of Greystone; we pledge ourselves to strive ever toward these ...

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Well Done

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

We have all felt the sublime satisfaction of that brief moment when a task has been completed to a high level of expectation. My father used to say “Y...

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Water Sports Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Watersports Day is the flip side of the team competition coin. Challenge day is held in the early part of the summer and Watersports day is held in th...

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Feelin Good

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

I love the theater. Every aspect resonates. The writing (always appealing to an English major), the back stage work, the acting, and the show. I even ...

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Millions of Minutes

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Last nights EP (Senior Celebration/ Queens Ball) was really wonderful. Ninty-eight girls using their considerable talent to entertain in all the ways ...

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Something Special

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

There is something whimsical about camp. Silly things take root, because of some camper or counselor “pushes” it into the camp zeitgeist. Examples th...

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Beautiful

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

If you stumbled upon the proverbial genie in a bottle and were given one wish, what would it be? Fame? Riches? For most teen agers (perhaps most women...

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Truth

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Art conveys truth. Art can make us better people. Art reflects the truth of Jesus in a way that catches us off guard and is deeply moving. I say all t...

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Sunday #3

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

“What day is it?” That was the question Margaret asked me yesterday… several times. Initially I answered “It’s Council Fire”, Evening Programs become ...

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Saturday #3

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

There is a wonderful relaxed feel around camp today. The girls are mellow, but they are fully engaged at the same time. It is the mark of a well adjus...

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Doing Nothing

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Today is “Do Nothing Day”… and the girls absolutely love it. We surprised them with the announcement yesterday, tacking it onto the announcement about...

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Seeing Stars

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Last night the moon was in a 4% Waning crescent phase (that means it was a tiny sliver and will be smaller tonight). The first star appeared as we fin...

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Making Dreams Come True

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Camp provides mountaintop moments every day. A perfect forehand, an inspired artwork, a softball game… the list is endless. One of those moments happe...

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A Wonderful World

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Today we once again enjoy a beautiful blue sky, a bright warm sun, and light breeze whispering in the pines. We continue to go on fun rafting, hiking,...

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Joy

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

We enjoyed a concert by Ellie Holcomb last night. Greystone LOVES ELLIE HOLCOMB (we also love Drew, but Ellie is our favorite!). We delight in her son...

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Sunday #2

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

The sun rose at 6:23 this morning, temperature was a perfect 60 degrees, humidity a low 50%… time to run! I hit the track before the campers so that I...

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Five Years

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

When you are a child, five years is a long time. It represents a large percentage of your life and to look back five years is to consider ancient hist...

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Groups

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Last night was a blow out night… the first night that camp separated into “groups” to do something special for EP. There were 7 special activities for...

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Excellence

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Paul, when writing to the Corinthians, gave this very memorable instruction for living: So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for ...

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The 4th!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Happy 4th of July! We love the 4th at Greystone. We love our country. This day is ALL ABOUT the USA! It begins with costumes and a decorated dining ha...

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Challenge Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Today is Challenge Day, a wonderful tradition that ALWAYS happens about ten days into camp. Ten days happens to be the “fulcrum point” of the camp exp...

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Courage

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

Today we finished our series on “Social Growth”, encouraging the girls to show courage in their friendships. This might not appear to be an important ...

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Sunday #1

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

God made the earth in six days and rested on the seventh. He called that day the Sabboth and proclaimed it to be a blessing. Our bodies and minds call...

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Quiet

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Opening Vespers is one of those fixed points that will stand out prominently in our memories of the summer. By positioning this most unexpected EP in ...

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Emotion

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

38

What makes a great picture? Most of us do not really consider such a thing. It is the kind of question that is usually only asked by professional phot...

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