North Star Camp for Boys

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Oliver Borstein

Oliver is returning to camp for his seventh summer and first on staff. Oliver lives in Chicago, IL, where he attends Walter Payton College Prep for high school. Oliver will be finishing up his sophomore year before heading to camp. At school he plays varsity tennis, chess and softball.

More about Oliver

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


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

The Bachelor

Where is your favorite spot at camp?

Hitch's Hut

What is your dream vacation?

Go to Chamonix Mont Blanc for some gnarly pow and then a week in Hawaii for some relaxation by the beach.

If you had a super hero power, what would it be?

Ultimate knowledge

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

Apollo 11

What is your favorite quote from a movie?

"Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads." -Doc from Back to the Future

What's your favorite restaurant in the Hayward area?

Old Southern BBQ Smokehouse

What is your hidden talent?

I can touch my nose with my tongue

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

Make the most of every second, because camp is something special that only comes once a year!

Share one notable camp memory:

Day two of the Brule River trip. This was the day that the biggest rapids were happening and my partner was not the greatest paddler. We capsized several times but it was still one of my favorite memories because I was with my best friends.