The current staff

Dr Brian Vant-Hull
Camp Director
A research meteorologist with training in physics and atmospheric science, with research experience in satellite studies of clouds and the urban heat island. He is a former high school physics teacher both in the USA and West Africa. His summer camp experience started as a Boy Scout summer camp counselor, and has been an instructor at the Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology summer camp in Maryland, and curriculum director for the Bernard Harris Exxon-Mobil Summer Science Camp. At the instigation of the CREST Institute he created the New York Weather Camp in 2009 and has been running it ever since.
Jeffrey Tongue
Science and Operations Officer
NWS office, Brookhaven, NY
In addition to over 20 years experience in the National Weather Service, He is an assistant professor of Earth and Space Sciences at Suffolk Community College and a Lecturer at Stony Brook University. As part of the planning committe for Weather Camp he generously offered the time of himself and staff for the better part of a week.
Michael Balk
Outdoor Facilitator
A free lance computer specialist, his outdoor experience started as an Eagle Scout, and has continued with a myriad of experiences including scuba, skiing, hang gliding and an agricultural extension agent. As a member of the ski patrol he is fully certified in advanced first aid. He will keep the camping component running smoothly.