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Ask a Head Staffer: All Things Food with Alli and Gervais

by Catherine

by Catherine

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The Kitchen might just be the center of all things camp, and today we’re taking you behind the scenes with the two people who make it all happen: Gerv...

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Predictions for the Next 100 Years

by Sarah

by Sarah

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One of my favorite parts of the 100th celebration year has been learning so much about what used to happen at camp many years ago. Did you know that g...

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Cooking with Solveig: Sausage and Peppers

by Solveig

by Solveig

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Makes 6 main course servings and 12 appetizer servings. Ingredients: 1 lb Italian Sausage (sweet, mild or spicy - I prefer spicy. Turkey Italian saus...

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One Person's Opinion to the Top Four Greystone Groove and Zumba Songs

by Caroline

by Caroline

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By special request, I’m listing my top four Greystone Groove and Zumba songs here! I’ll admit, despite my total lack of rhythm or coordination, I love...

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100th Alumnae Reunion: The Details

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We’re a few months out, but our 100th Anniversary Alumnae Reunion still feels as magical as the day we all hugged goodbye. Nothing compares to having ...

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Take It from Our Campers

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We spend a lot of time here talking about the events, activities, and staff that make camp great, but the heart of it all? Our campers! They are the c...

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Staff Blog: 10 Things Your Counselor Wants You to Remember this Month

by Caroline

by Caroline

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Winter is cold, long, and camp seems like AGES away. The excitement of Christmas time has passed, school is starting again, and it’s too cold to break...

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6 Reasons Working at Camp Is Better than Any Internship

by Catherine

by Catherine

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If you’ve heard us say it once, you’ve heard it a million times - working at camp is the best job ever! It’s fun and fulfilling, challenging and purpo...

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Connecting with Your Camp Community: When Camp Feels Far Away

by Catherine

by Catherine

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It’s a new year, which means it’s finally camp year (cue all the celebrations!), but it’s also January which tends to feel like the longest, coldest m...

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4-Fold Goals for the New Year

by Catherine

by Catherine

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‘Tis the season for setting goals and (hopefully) (maybe this year??) following through with them! A New Year is a fresh start, a chance to make small...

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Highlights from our 100th Year

by Sarah

by Sarah

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As we are ending 2019, we look back with a bittersweet feeling. We can’t help but anticipate summer 2020 (we truly can’t wait!), but the past year cel...

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A Greystone Night Before Christmas

by Catherine

by Catherine

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’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Greystone, not a cabin was stirring, for the girls were at home. The tennis courts were covered with...

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Horsin' Around at Christmas

by Greystone Barn

by Greystone Barn

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I guess if I’d admit it, I mark my year to year by Christmas rather than the New Year. After the Christmas season with all the family and friends, New...

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Camp-Inspired Christmas Traditions

by Caroline

by Caroline

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As someone with several summers at camp under my belt, I’ve spent lots of time thinking about how to take camp home with me. How do I keep growing in ...

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Head Staff Christmas Wish List

by Sarah

by Sarah

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We are a mere week away from Christmas, and the excitement is just bubbling here at camp. We love celebrating the holiday (and are hoping for some sno...

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Cooking with Solveig: Spicy Chocolate Cookies

by Solveig

by Solveig

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Ingredients: 1 1⁄2 c all-purpose flour 3⁄4 c unsweetened cocoa powder 1⁄2 t cinnamon 1⁄4 t salt 1⁄8 t freshly ground black pepper 1⁄8-1⁄4 t cayenne p...

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Cozy Books to Read Over the Holidays

by Sarah

by Sarah

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During the holiday season, there is nothing I love more than the slower pace and more relaxed days. If I’m not playing a game with our family or putti...

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The 2019 Greystone Girl Gift Guide

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Tis the season for gifting of all kinds, something we love around here! While the true gift of the season is God coming down to earth, we love mirrori...

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2019 Photobooks for Sale!

by Caroline

by Caroline

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Christmastime is here, and so are our 2019 Photobooks! You might have seen our collection of yearly photobooks in the Hostess Cabin. In our photobooks...

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Christmas Playlists Two Ways

by Caroline

by Caroline

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Waking up the morning after Thanksgiving, I felt ready to jump into Christmas! I’m ready for Christmas parties and fun food! I’ve also preemptively ha...

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Connecting with Your Camp Community as a Previous Staff Member

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We always say that being on staff at camp is one of the hardest, best jobs you’ll ever have. It’s beautiful and hard and sanctifying and silly. You la...

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Why We're Thankful for Our Campers

by Caroline

by Caroline

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There are many, many people who make camp great - and our campers are foremost among them! Campers, we love y’all so much - here are just a few of the...

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Cooking with Solveig: Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

by Solveig

by Solveig

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Carrot Cake Bites Ingredients: 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped Shy 1/2 cup nut butter (we use WOW butter at camp) 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 2 cups...

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Top 5 Favorite Activities of 2019!

by Ellen-Anne

by Ellen-Anne

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Each session, as we count down to banquet, we like to ask our genius campers all about their summer experience! What they loved, what they think would...

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Games To Play Over the Holidays

by Sarah

by Sarah

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Only a week to go until Thanksgiving, and we are still basking in such a feeling of THANKFULNESS over here at camp as we look back at last summer and ...

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A Letter to Dr. Sevier

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Dear Joe, I was so surprised to get your letter last week… the stamp was AMAZING (was that solid gold??? Looked like it). The impact of getting such a...

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The Ultimate Cabin Reunion Planning Guide

by Caroline

by Caroline

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For so many Greystone girls, Christmastime is cabin reunion season! Whether you’re going down the street or across the country, time with camp friends...

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Camper Blog: Senior Year was Worth the Wait

by Abby

by Abby

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“So you’re a counselor now, right?” This was my favorite question to be asked this summer. After I told someone that I was going to a girl’s camp for ...

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To Our 2020 New Campers

by Sarah

by Sarah

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If this is your very first summer at Greystone, welcome! We are so excited for you to join us this summer…you are going to love it!! We have many new ...

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2020 Contest: Perfect Cabin Moment

by Sarah

by Sarah

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We are so excited about our Summer 2020 Contest for this year. We’ve done some pretty amazing contests over the years (who remembers when you could De...

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