Camper Luggage

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Trunks and large duffel bags are the easiest ways to pack for camp. Trunks are sturdy for shipping while duffel bags are easy to tuck away after the girls have unpacked at camp.

Luggage Tags

Three weeks prior to your session, we will send luggage tags for your daughter’s bags. Please attach these luggage tags onto the handles of your bags with the zip ties we will provide.

Number of Bags

We are asking that Junior and August campers pack in two large pieces of luggage. June and Main campers may pack in up to three large pieces of luggage. We will send luggage tags for each of these bags prior to your session. Please only use trunks or large duffels for these large bags.

Luggage Size

Please do not pack directly in cardboard boxes or disposable bags (or your daughter will have nothing to pack her things in for the trip home); use a standard duffel or trunk.

Packing your Luggage

Learn how to pack and how to get your items to camp.

Shipping to Camp

Luggage can be sent up to two weeks prior to your daughter’s session. If you cannot bring your luggage with you, please ship by UPS or FedEx. (Please note: both companies will only cover damages to your luggage if it is boxed, by them):

Camp Greystone
21 Camp Greystone Lane
Zirconia, NC 28790

Luggage will be placed in your cabin by Opening Day.

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Shipping Home

We contract with a 3rd party vendor (Little River Roasting) to offer the service of sending your luggage home via UPS. Their cost for this service is a $40 handling fee per item plus the actual cost of shipping. (Shipping costs vary with size, weight, and destination. Go to the UPS website to generate a quote.) Please don’t send a return label; they can ONLY use labels printed at camp. They will box, weigh, and label each item. You may ship as many items as needed. Shipping costs will be automatically deducted from your Greystone Account.

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In order to ship your luggage home, please indicate this on your Travel Form (available in the spring), which you can fill out through your Online Account or through the Campanion app. All baggage will automatically be shipped to your home address on file. If you want it sent to a different address, you must indicate this where asked. Please contact our regarding last minute shipping changes.

Trunks should weigh no more than 70 pounds. It is better to ship multiple things than pay for overweight luggage!

Questions about our UPS shipping service? Contact Gervais Hollowell at 828-693-7771 (during the summer) or .

Bedding When Shipping Home

Because we box and process all shipped luggage prior to Closing Day, girls shipping luggage home will pack all items two days prior to the close of camp.

We will not pack your daughter’s larger bedding items unless your daughter is instructed (by you!) to do so. If she is to pack her bedding, campers will still keep their sheets and pillow on their beds, and camp will provide a jersey-style blanket and anything else needed for those final two nights. On Closing Day morning, campers will put their sheets into their pillowcase for traveling. Girls who are flying home from camp will also keep their sheets and pillow on their beds.

If you are picking up your daughter in person on Closing Day, your daughter will still have her bedding to take in the car unless you have instructed her to pack it in her shipped luggage. If you’re flying home with your daughter on Closing Day, bring a large duffel for this bedding.

Shipping Luggage Home

Learn the ins and outs of having your luggage shipped home.

Picking up your daughter and then flying?

If you are picking up your daughter and then flying later that day, bring an extra bag with you! Your daughter’s things will have multiplied, and she will most likely have a large Greystone tote bag full of odds and ends. Bring an extra duffel bag to make your airport check-in a breeze.