North Star Camp for Boys

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Jack Soble

Jack Soble is from from Glencoe, Illinois and about to finish his Sophomore year at New Trier High School. Jack plays football and may be the smallest defensive lineman in the state.He is a die-hard Chicago sports fan with the exception of the Cubs. This will be Jack's 7th summer at camp and he can't wait to be back.

More about Jack

If you wrote an autobiography, what would the title be?

"The Most Interesting Man in the World"

What TV show or movie are you ashamed to admit that you love?

The Cleveland Show. It's a terrible show but it's kinda funny for when I have nothing else to do.

Where is your favorite spot at camp?

The climbing wall or Hitch's Hut (waterski docks)

What is your dream vacation?

Already went on it: 10 days canoing in Quetico, Canada.
If you had a super hero power, what would it be?

Super speed

If you could witness any historical event, what would you want to see?

'85 Bears winning the Super Bowl.

What is your favorite quote from a movie?

"You think you can win on talent alone? You don't have enough talent to win on talent alone!" - Herb Brooks, played by Kurt Russell, in Miracle.

What's your favorite restaurant in the Hayward area?

Does the Norski Nook count? If so it isn't close.

What is your hidden talent?

Sportswriting. I write for the school newspaper.

What advice would you give to someone coming to North Star for the first time?

Always be doing something fun. If you start to feel homesick, grab a couple buddies and play tetherball. If you get sad, focus on reaching a new goal in a project. You'll feel better in no time.

Share one notable camp memory:

It'd have to be on my last day as a camper: a walk off home run in Indian Ball. Matt Sosler gave me a good pitch and I knew it was gone the second it left the bat.