North Star Camp for Boys

Monday, June 2, 2014

Staff Spotlight - Jacob Byck

Jacob Byck returns to the North Star Staff. Hailing from Deerfield, IL, he's a junior at Deerfield High School. A big baseball fan and player, he's played travel baseball as well as on the DHS team. He's also active coaching and he started this year as an assistant baseball coach.

Jacob returns for his sixth summer at camp. He can be found on the athletic fields instructing our sporting activities.

 More about Jacob

If you were stranded on a deserted island, what are three things you'd bring?
- North Star’s Cinnamon Rolls, North Star’s Bug Juice, and a sleeping bag.

Favorite special program at camp
- Espionage

Your favorite TV or movie character
- Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen

Your best memory of camp.
- Making great friends.

Favorite Sports Teams
- White Sox, Bulls, Bears, Michigan Wolverines
What would you choose for your last meal?
- Chicken Kiev

If you could be any animal, what would you be?
- A Jaguar

Your two favorite books
- Honus & Me, Boy in the Striped Pajamas

A secret hobby or skill that you have?
- I can burp excessively.

How has camp impacted you?
I learned how to be responsible for myself, and made friends I’ll never forget.