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Meet Our 2021 Sunday Concert Musicians!

by Sarah

by Sarah

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One of the very BEST parts about coming to Main Camp is getting to experience our Sunday night concerts. It is a highlight of the 5-week session! Ther...

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Parent Blog: Greystone's Impact on My Girls

by Anne

by Anne

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It is difficult to describe the significance of Greystone to people who have not experienced it – either first hand as a camper, or through the eyes o...

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Four Unexpected Joys of Summer 2021

by Catherine

by Catherine

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It’s no secret that summer 2021 had to look a little different. In order to open our gates, we had to make adjustments to the way we gathered and went...

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Summer 2021 Videos: Week By Week

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We try to capture the magic of camp all summer long through photos and blog posts, but there’s so many moments you just have to see to believe. And th...

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Main Campers

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Some of the people reading the blog today are our Main Campers. You are perhaps on the road with your parents and things have settled down during a lo...

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Good

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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How to describe the day? One word comes to mind: overflowing. Campers and counselors alike are overflowing with emotions that flavor every moment of t...

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"Phew"

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The Play last night was as epic an event as we have ever attempted. Every camper had a role, there were 5 scene changes, props, costumes, music, danci...

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Art

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Artistic expression is valuable beyond words. It is soothing and sometimes cathartic for the artist. It is inspirational and sometimes thought-provoki...

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Sunday #4

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Our last Sunday is underway and it is jam-packed; so the blog will be brief, much to your relief. The Synchro “Heartbreak Hoedown” Show was SPECTACULA...

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Watersports Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Playing in the water is good for our mental health… that is what we were told by the expert panelists at several webinars this year. There is somethin...

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Corny Roast 2.0

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today’s Blog is going to be a short one… and I suspect that is OK with you… for today is FRIDAY! The beginning of another weekend and I bet your time ...

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Seniors

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night the Senior girls were celebrated in an “old school” way. Hundreds of flowers in arrangements on the stage, twinkle lights everywhere, custo...

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Anticipation

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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When we plan a new event that we KNOW will be a hit, our anticipation of that day is intense… BUT the question lingers in the back of our minds… will ...

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FOMO

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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About five years ago we restored our Old Town War Canoes. Perry White, our good friend and former Program Director, did the work… it took him a year o...

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Dance!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I am often struck by the amount of dancing at camp. As I write this, we are in the middle of the day and classes are in full swing. Girls are playing ...

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Jimbolympiad

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Chances are good that you have never been or will EVER be an Olympic athlete. Amost nobody is that gifted in a sport and we, therefore, do not regret...

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It's The Weekend

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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It is another GLORIOUS summer day in the mountains! The sun is shining without a cloud in the sky, zinc face protection has become a form of artistic ...

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The Surprise of Silence

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Girls LOVE pets. At Greystone, we have known this for generations. Look at the old photos of camp in the 1920s and you will come across candid shots o...

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Why Time Flies

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Thursday Already? Seriously, time is passing too quickly. Main camp is the longest session we offer but I wish it could go on forever. Not everybody f...

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A Shoutout For FUN!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Every day we offer about 45 different classes all day long. It takes a lot of planning, a big facility, truckloads of supplies, and a well-trained and...

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Tuesday Update

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We just put out our second-week video, hope that you enjoy watching it half as much as we enjoyed making it! When the weeks are short it is hard to im...

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Quality Time

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Quality time is a concept that our family embraces. Oxford defines quality time as: time spent in giving another person one’s undivided attention in o...

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Sunday #2

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The story of our summer added a great chapter last night. After a glorious sunny day a surprise shower changed our evening program location. The pagea...

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5-Year

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Fourteen. That is the average age of our Main Campers this year. They have been coming to camp for an average of six years (two have attended a jaw-dr...

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"Important Things"

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Council Fire is the subject of this Blog’s “granular” look at camp life. We had our first Fire last night so the subject is fresh on my “sleep late Fr...

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Lessons From the '90s

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We celebrated the 1990’s last night with a themed dinner and Gameshow EP. The girls dressed up for dinner, we played 1990’s music, and the entire camp...

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TEN DAYS

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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There are certain things that are known at camp that would not be understood elsewhere… inside jokes, dining room songs, groove dance moves, funny che...

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What's Important

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Every morning I read the paper. It is a comfortable routine learned from my father, who had the Wall Street Journal delivered to the house every day. ...

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