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Time Off & Cool Benefits

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Supporting our staff is a huge priority for us.

Your summer at Greystone will be fun, purposeful, engaging, and joy-filled. This job is not always easy, but we care deeply about taking care of our staff so that you are equipped to do your work well.

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Time Off

We know that time off is essential so that you can joyfully engage in our community, so we offer our counselors a variety of breaks throughout each week and each session.

Our full-summer counselors have 1 day off during June Camp, 3 days off during Main Camp, and a half day off before the start of August Camp. In between sessions, you will have an additional day off to spend away from camp to refresh. We also give our counselors additional time off during the week, as well as some evenings off throughout each session.

Your time off is your own, and we encourage staff to use their breaks in ways that are most restful to them. We also offer resources and spaces to help you make the most of the time you have. Staff can take advantage of our day off house and our Counselor Hut, as well as our full camp facilities. Whether you stay on camp property or venture out to our surrounding cities, we will help make your time off as restful and fun as possible!


At Greystone, we value hard work, and our pay is competitive in the camping industry. We offer a substantial full-summer bonus and additional pay for years of experience, certifications, and job responsibilities.

Check out our 2024 pay rates below to see a detailed breakdown and to estimate your summer salary.

2024 Pay Rates

Perks you won’t find anywhere else:

  • Room and board: Unlike other summer jobs, your housing and meals are free while you work at camp so that your full paycheck can stay right in your pocket! Our cabins are cozy and comfortable, and the Greystone food is legendary. You will eat well while you are here!

  • Support and development: We do everything we can to take care of our staff during the summer. This looks like ongoing staff trainings, check-ins, community events, and fun surprises along the way! We also provide professional development to our staff throughout the summer to benefit you in your camp job and into your future.

  • An incredible location: Western NC is a huge travel destination, and a summer job at Greystone puts you right in the center of all the fun and adventure this area has to offer. You can use your time off to hike, paddle, climb, or explore downtown Greenville, SC or Asheville, NC. The opportunities are endless. Why pay to come here when you can get paid and still enjoy it all?

  • Just for fun: Giveaways are a big deal to us, and we’ll make sure you leave with lots of camp SWAG. As a full-summer staff member, you’ll be gifted money to spend in our Greystone Store to use on books, gift cards, apparel, and other fun items for the summer. We keep our staff well-fed and hydrated too! Since we are an ACA-accredited camp, you’ll also be eligible for discounts and perks at outdoor retailers like Chaco.

  • And much more: At Greystone, you’ll work for a purpose bigger than yourself and spend your summer in a Christ-centered community that is committed to your growth. You’ll leave the summer with skills and friendships that will last for years to come. That may be the biggest benefit of all!

Come have the time of your life with us!