Staff Spotlight: Mark Yellon

In his spare time, Mark has been known to walk on water

Mark Yellon hails from Chicago, IL where he is a junior at the Latin School. He has been playing indoor soccer for his school and basketball for his  Jewish youth group. He is quite proud of the fact that his team team beat Danny Verb’s team. He has been doing community service and fundraisers for a local soup kitchen 2 Lil Fishes. In March, he  will be doing a one week indoor racing project with my school. 

At camp, Mark instructs a variety of projects, including climbing and sailing.

More about Mark: 

Favorite tv show: Sportscenter, Modern Family, Daily Show

Best place you’ve ever traveled to: Israel in 8th grade.  What a cool place!

Sports team(s) that you root for: Cubs, Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks

Favorite camp meal: It’s a tossup between picnics with grilled chicken and marthas bread, and the great tacos at camp

Favorite spot at camp: Council Ring is the best, but the blob/ waterfront area is also a great place to chill out and get a tan.

Favorite all camp/special program to do at camp: Espionage or UN Day

earliest camp memory or notable camp memory: Walking off of the bus my first year and instantly loving North Star!

If you had a super hero power, what would it be: Ability to fly/ breathe fire

Best Christmas/Hanukkah present that you’ve ever gotten: When I was 8 I got to go for a 
tour of Wrigley Field, met the whole team for autographs and got to play catch on the field

Preferred chicken nugget dip: Honey Mustard