Aware of the health benefits of coloring, Grier Summer created coloring pages that highlight some of our favorite scenes at camp! Our Grier Summer coloring pages are available for download for FREE and include scenes of the majestic Old Main, the triangle windows of the Art Building nestled among the pine trees, dancers learning from their instructions, vocalists gathered around the piano in the Choir Room, and a rider jumping with her horse!
When information and responses are evolving rapidly, it can feel unsettling and many of us will feel some anxiety or fear as a result. People find a variety of ways to cope, but are some ways better than others? What are the best ways to help someone experiencing stressful feelings?
With the daffodils and forsythia in bloom in Pennsylvania, I am reminded that spring is here and summer is coming. I am reminded that even in the midst of much uncertainty, anxiety, and strain - there is beauty, brightness, and color all around. I am struck that the Summer 2020 theme, "Color Me Happy," picked months ago, is timely and relevant. While having definitive answers about what the next days, weeks, and months will hold would be helpful - we are all having to tolerate the reality that planning for the immediate future is mostly out of our hands.
For many in the Grier community, learning and working from home may be a new experience. School psychologist Dr. Christopher Thurber outlines seven best practices for maintaining health and well-being during this time. These practices can fortify happiness and efficiency.