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Staff Blog: What I Want to Tell My Camp Friends

by Audra

by Audra

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To get straight to the point….. I miss all of my counselor friends SO stinking much… like so much. Greystone’s 100th summer happened to be my very fir...

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100th Reunion Recap!

by Sarah

by Sarah

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To sum up the 100th Celebration Alumnae Reunion feels almost impossible. It’s hard even a week later to come up with the words to describe the overall...

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Thinking about Being a Counselor? Here's What Our Staff Have to Say

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We always say that being on staff is the best, hardest job you’ll ever have, but you don’t have to take our word for it! We asked our 2019 staff: what...

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The 2020 Staff Application Is LIVE!

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Are you ready for the best job in the world? Being a counselor at Greystone is like no other job you’ll ever have. You’ll work hard, have fun, make be...

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Our Alumnae Reunion Is Almost Here!

by Catherine

by Catherine

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We have been counting down the days, and the weekend is almost here! Leading up to our 100th anniversary, we knew we wanted to offer a chance for our ...

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Camp Inspired Random Acts of Kindness

by Sarah

by Sarah

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An old counselor once said that Greystone is a place where “kindness is a currency.” We couldn’t agree more. Greystone campers are just nice – sweet t...

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Connecting with Your Camp Community: Loving Your Counselor during the Year

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Last month we talked keeping up with your camp friends and now we’re moving on to one of the most important parts of your camp community - your counse...

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Cooking with Solveig: Herbed Peach, Feta, and Cucumber Salad

by Solveig

by Solveig

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This salad was inspired by my Daughter Maggie’s request to take advantage of the last of the peach offerings at the farmer’s market. We found inspirat...

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What We're Reading: Fall 2019

by Sarah

by Sarah

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When the summer winds down, and our year-round crew is getting back into the swing of our off-season schedule, one of the things we all love is findin...

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5 Ways to Use Your Trunk after Camp

by Catherine

by Catherine

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There’s nothing more quintessentially “camp” than your trunk - just the sight of it gets those Opening Day butterflies going! And don’t even get us st...

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A Tribute to Our 2019 Staff

by Caroline

by Caroline

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August Camp ended a little over a month ago, and the sounds of laughter and DMCs ringing throughout camp have been replaced by the sounds of Murray ba...

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Connecting with Your Camp Community: Staying in Touch with Camp Friends

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Camp means something a little bit different to everyone. It’s a place to learn and grow, to meet your best friends, to learn about Jesus, and have a b...

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How We Celebrated Our 100th Summer

by Sarah

by Sarah

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For many years, we had been looking forward to our 100th summer at camp…organizing, thinking, and devising the best ways to celebrate Greystone’s cent...

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Breakfast Club for Back to School

by Catherine

by Catherine

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Even though your days are no longer defined by bugles and blobs, there’s still something so exciting about a new school year! Fresh pencils, new teach...

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Cooking with Solveig: Pasta Carbonara

by Catherine

by Catherine

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The following is a very simple guideline to carbonara. Using bucatini pasta is an excellent upgrade - I would suggest to make 1.5 times or double the ...

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Songs of Summer 2019

by Caroline

by Caroline

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Camp is quiet as we shut down for the summer and are preparing for the off-season! There’s no better way to get rid of that post-camp silence AND reli...

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100 Favorite Memories from Our 100th Summer

by Catherine

by Catherine

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2019 truly was our best year EVER! As our theme verse said, the Lord truly did do far more immeasurably than we could ask or imagine. There are so man...

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So What Happens Now?

by Catherine

by Catherine

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The last bugle has blown, the cabins are dark, and our staff have pulled out of the gates - camp is quiet these days! But what actually happens to the...

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Wanting to Grow Spiritually after Camp?

by Catherine

by Catherine

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One of the most common questions we get after camp is “how do I grow spiritually once I’m out of the bubble?” There are so many thing we could tell yo...

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Thank You

by Catherine

by Catherine

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It’s only been a few days since the curtain closed on our 100th summer, and we are still basking in the glow of God’s goodness to us in it. It truly w...

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100

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The emotions of closing day are complex for camp people. Our world has been shaped by bugles and bells for weeks (sometimes months) on end. Every need...

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The Finish Line

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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What a summer it has been. We have anticipated this 100th year for a very long time. Expectations were high and we felt the weight… so we got to work ...

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Important Things

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Tonight we will assemble in the oldest area of camp (the Council Fire Ring) to talk about “important things” and award patches to girls who passed lev...

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Tuesday Update

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night was AMAZING!!! The Centennial Celebration/Birthday Ball was fun, the Talent Show a big hit, and the fireworks show a jaw dropping moment. A...

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Birthday Ball

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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A light rain started our day but the clouds gradually burned off and we ended up with another beautiful day: warm sunshine, cool breezes, and a chance...

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Our Last Sunday

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is the last Sunday of our 100th year. At Greystone this fact is a big deal… for Greystone has always celebrated Sundays, it is part of our DNA. ...

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Carnival!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Every camper awoke this morning with one thing on her mind… IT’S CARNIVAL DAY! The sky is blue, the sun shines brightly, and all is well with the worl...

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Skills

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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We offer our August campers 64 activity choices and they have to decide which 7 they will take. It is a “no lose” situation for every class is really ...

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Thursday Update

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Virginia, our youngest daughter, convinced us to add a new program area several years ago: Farm and Garden. It is a class that celebrates organic gard...

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