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Farewell

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Wednesday

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Wednesday is known as “Hump Day” for good reason. The middle of the week is usually very productive as we bear down and knock out various projects pre...

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Tuesday

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It’s Tuesday, overcast skies, mild temperatures, scattered showers this afternoon (again). Summer continues and we are loving it. Rafting trips are go...

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In The Zone

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Sometimes everything just works perfectly… well yesterday was one of those days. I suspect that this is going to be one of those weeks… it feels like ...

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Fifty Four

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Five Year last night was spectacular. The Senior videos were a huge hit. The girls were funny, sweet, articulate, and all the emotions of the night re...

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Courage and Traditions

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We talked about courage at Council Fire last night, a quality camp wouldn’t be here today without! It took courage for a Presbyterian minister to foll...

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A Big Week

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Sleep Late Friday has never been so needed! We have had a BIG week here, beginning with the Drew and Ellie concert, continuing with Challenge Day and ...

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The 4th

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Happy 4th of July! We love the 4th at Greystone. Always have, always will. This day is ALL ABOUT the USA! It begins with costumes and a decorated dini...

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Group Night

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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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Old School

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Cheerleading Tryouts were a huge hit last night. This success surprised me (I didn’t really know what to expect), but in hindsight it should have been...

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Concert on the Lawn

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Drew and Ellie Holcomb provided our favorite moment of camp this year (so far) with their amazing concert last night. The weather was perfect (warm, b...

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Sundays

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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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Awesome

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Last night we experienced a once in a lifetime moment at Greystone. Our biggest camper group ever (we think it is the record for the future as well) a...

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Camp Lingo

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I love that Steve Martin skit where he had difficulty communicating with a cab driver in Paris. He tries speaking in an accent, and with exhasperation...

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Sun, Fun, Chums, Done

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I am a big fan of the wisdom of Shakespeare’s often quoted insight that Brevity is the soul of wit. That being said, I am guilty of rambling on and on...

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