Health Care

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We do our very best to keep your daughter healthy and safe while she is with us at Greystone! While we hope that your daughter will never need to experience our Health Hut, if she needs us, we are here to help. Greystone has 8-10 registered nurses, a 24-hour a day resident doctor, and our Health Director (a retired pediatrician) to care for your daughter’s health needs.

Health Communication

We understand the importance of thorough communication and are committed to keeping you informed in a thoughtful and transparent manner before, during, and after your daughter’s session.

We will always contact you if your camper:

  • Spends the night at the Health Hut for any reason
  • Is prescribed a prescription or over-the-counter medication on a scheduled basis
  • Needs to visit a doctor in town for evaluation, x-rays, or lab work
  • Is unable to participate in scheduled camp activities due to illness or injury

We do not automatically contact you if your daughter visits the Health Hut for a minor reason (headache, bug bite, etc.) or is given over-the-counter medicine to treat a minor complaint. If you have concerns about your daughter receiving a particular medication, please note that on her Health Form (available in the spring) through the Campanion app or through your Online Greystone Account.

During Camp: You can reach us directly at the Health Hut with any questions regarding your daughter’s health:
Health Hut Phone: 828-693-9841

Health Related Questions Prior to Opening Day: Please contact us if you have any health-related questions or concerns before or during camp:

  • , MD, Health Director
  • , RN, Medication Director
  • , RN, Head Nurse
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Health Monitoring Prior to Camp

It is important to start each session with a healthy group of campers, and we will do our very best to keep them that way. Please help us keep contagious illnesses out of camp!

We ask that you monitor your daughter’s health and avoid any exposure to illness in the week prior to her session. Please contact our Health Staff (see contact above) if your daughter is not feeling well, has any signs or symptoms of illness (i.e., fever, rashes, nausea, or vomiting), or is exposed to anything contagious in the days leading up to camp.

We will ask you to complete a simple Pre-Camp Screening Form a few days before her arrival. We will email you when this form is live in your account and ready to be filled out and submitted.

Health Forms

All Health Forms must be completed and submitted by May 1st through the Campanion app or through your Online Greystone Account! Please notify our Health Staff (see contact information above) if there are changes after submitting any of these forms as we review all health information prior to Opening Day.

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Food Allergies

Make sure to read our information on how we support and handle food allergies during the summer.

Life-threatening Allergies, Asthma, Seizure Disorders

If your daughter has a life-threatening allergy, a seizure disorder, or severe asthma, please provide a copy of a current Action Plan (i.e. Allergy Action Plan, Asthma Action Plan, etc.) signed by her physician. You can upload this as a 3rd page with her Physical Form (available in the spring) through the Campanion app or through your Online Greystone Account. To discuss any specifics related to her care, please contact our Medication Director, .

Mental & Emotional Health

In order for us to support your daughter, please let us know about any past or current concerns (i.e., eating issues, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, self-harm). Our expectation is that camp will be nothing but fun for her, but if something does arise, having this information ahead of time will make all the difference.

If you are wondering if something is worth mentioning, even if you don’t think it will affect her time at camp, please let us know. Mental health concerns are very common, and we want to take the best possible care of your daughter. Please provide any details in the Mental Health section of her Health Form (available in the spring) through the Campanion app or through your Online Greystone Account. You can also contact our to discuss any ongoing concerns and how they should be addressed at camp.

A note about ADHD: Because we have a very structured schedule, children who are on medication for ADD/ADHD often have a better experience if they stay on their medication at camp. If you have any questions or concerns, or have made any recent medication changes, please contact us prior to your daughter’s session.


We will screen campers for lice, as well as any other health concerns, on Opening Day. Campers will have their heads checked by a professional lice service, and any cases found will be treated by the professional service that day. Parents will be notified regarding the treatment, and your credit card on file will be charged. Please have your daughter checked (by someone who knows what they are looking for) BEFORE she comes to camp, and if she or anyone in the family has been treated for lice in the 6 months prior to camp. Having your daughter checked and treated prior to camp can prevent an expensive treatment and missing out on any Opening Day cabin fun!