Staff Spotlight – Ari Weil

 Ari Weil returns to the North Star staff as a junior counselor. Hailing from Denver, CO, he’s a junior at Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) and is a very active guy. At school he plays on the ultimate frisbee team, is a peer tutor, writes for the school comedic newsletter and is a member of the service Learning group.

Ari was an intern at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. During surping break he took an alternative spring break service trip to Ensenada Mexico to build two houses for families in need. This will be Ari’s eighth summer at camp, and he’ll be teaching biking, canoeing and ultimate.

More About Ari 

Favorite Tombstone pizza type: Plain Cheese
Favorite project at camp (that you don’t necessarily instruct): Waterskiing
Your three favorite movies of all time: Star Wars, Toy Story, Remember the Titans
Preferred wanegan offering: Butterfingers
Best evening program at camp: All-Camp Capture the Flag
Favorite cartoon character: Captain Rex from Star Wars or Taz from Looney Toons
Favorite camp (card) game: Egyptian Rat Screw
If you could have lunch with any two people, dead or alive, who would they be?: Claire Lee Chennault and Kelly Johnson

What is your dream job
: Experimental Aircraft Test Pilot
A little known fact about yourself: My parents claim I threw my shoe at the teacher in 2nd grade. My classroom behavior has greatly increased since then.

Ari (R) doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who would
throw a shoe at a teacher!