• Greyfield Inn offers ultimate adventure camp for kids


    Greyfield Inn invites guests to experience an annual tradition the entire family will cherish with the return of Island Camp from Sunday, July 14 through Sunday, July 28. For the third year in a row, Greyfield Inn offers the unique opportunity for families to vacation together and enjoy an Island Camp program designed to provide lasting memories in an extraordinary setting. Island Camp features a multitude of activities to engage youngsters and teenagers with educational and fun adventures; adults are invited to participate in activities alongside their young ones or to enjoy time in quiet relaxation while vacationing on Cumberland Island


    Greyfield Inn guest camp leaders Charla and Allen Long have worked with countless children over 15-plus years in education. The Longs direct daily programming for children 5 years of age and older, including arts and crafts with ocean and beach creations, scavenger hunts, star gazing, island treasure scrapbooking, bee keeping, gardening workshops, kayaking, hiking, kite flying, tie dyeing, fishing – each providing interactive and educational fun. And no summer camp would be complete without a bonfire for roasting marshmallows. Daily planned activities keep children entertained from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; the activity schedule repeats on a three-day cycle. The schedule is designed for families to participate together or individually, and children and adults are welcome to opt in or out of activities based on their interest.


    Recommended as an enjoyable, multi-generational experience, fun is in store for adults at Island Camp as well, with chances to visit the entire island on a guided kayak or canopy tour or head to the south end which features the Dungeness ruins, and an abundance of horses and other wildlife. History lovers can enjoy a trip to the north end, home to the quaint church where John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette were married. While there, visitors can also see the home of Robert Stafford, the largest plantation owner on the island.


    Rates for two-night stay packages for two range from $875 to $1,375 and three-night stay packages range from $1,225 to $1,900. All accompanying children are $175 each per day, which includes all Island Camp activities and necessary supplies. Packages include transportation from Fernandina Beach to Cumberland Island, room and accommodations, and three meals a day with unlimited snacks. Guided kayaking and island tours, fishing and bike equipment, and beach chairs are also included. All prices include service charge. To book your trip, visit www.greyfieldinn.com or call 888-357-7617. Call and make your reservations today.



    The unique combination of elegance, wildlife and history offered at Greyfield Inn has been recognized as one of the “World’s Best Places to Stay” in 2011 and the No. 9 “Top Small Hotels in the USA” in 2010 by Condé Nast Traveler. The inn has also received recognition by Coastal Living as one of the “Top 10 Romantic Island Retreats” and has been featured in Garden & Gun, Food & Wine magazine, Forbes Travel Guide and more. Originally built by Thomas and Lucy Carnegie as a gift for their daughter, this southern mansion was converted to an inn retaining a welcoming familial air and a spirit of adventure. The culinary team crafts true southern dishes to be enjoyed by all at breakfast and dinner, and fun picnic-style lunches. Located on Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest undeveloped and southernmost barrier island, the inn is surrounded by natural wildlife and scenic views, offering guests the opportunity for adventure as well as picturesque privacy. Greyfield Inn is located on Cumberland Island. For more information, please contact the office at 4 N. Second St., P.O. Box 900, Fernandina Beach, Fla. 32035, or by phone at 904-261-6408. Visit the inn online at www.greyfieldinn.com.

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