North Star Camp for Boys

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Staff Spotlight: James Herity

James Herity is 19 years old andfrom Co. Meath, Ireland. I've just my finished my first year of college at Dublin City University where I am studying Actuarial and Financial Maths.

More about James
How did you learn about North Star and why did you apply?

I learned about North Star when I was contacted by Dan through a camp hiring agency in Ireland. After a few interviews with Dan and Andy where I learned about the experience and values of North Star I gladly accepted the offer to work at camp this summer.
If you wrote an autobiography, what would the title be?

'James,Jambo,Hames,Jimmy Herity'
If you could witness any historical event, what would you want to see?

The 1916 Easter Rising
What is your dream vacation:

To travel along the east coast of the U.S, through the centre and then along the West coast
If you had a super hero power, what would it be:

What noteworthy/random/menial jobs have you held?

One of my first jobs was working at a Trampoline Park near my home.
What TV show or movie are you ashamed to admit that you love?

Desperate Housewives
What did you do last summer?

I went on a volunteer trip to Lourdes, France with the Dublin Diocese where we helped sick and elderly pilgrims to make their pilgrimmage. I also went a holiday with my friends to the Greek island of Crete for a week.
What is a little Known fact about yourself:

I used to attend a performing arts school when I was 6-10 years old
What, if any previous camp/outdoor experiences have you had

I've a lot of outdoor experience such as surfing in Portugal and the west coast of Ireland, outdoor rock climbing, lake and sea swimming in Ireland, Greece, Portugal and camping trips in Co. Kerry, Ireland.