polar bear

Ray Batra Profile

Adult Information
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
2004 - 2011
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
KD8DVG
Ray, a student at the University of Michigan and a product of this troop, is a new Assistant Scoutmaster and quickly learning the ways of old age and treachery.  He likes to philosophize, play music (trumpet+drums), and redesign the public education system in America.  Ray also loves Coca-Cola, Reeses, and sleep.     

Favorite Books: airborn, Digital Fortress, ender's shadow, the ear the eye and the arm, The Giver, the house of the scorpion, To Kill A Mockingbird

Favorite Music: Andrew Bird, anything but country, Bob Marley, eminem, IZ, K'naan, old maroon 5, Reggae, RHCP, Ronald Jenkees, the beatles

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: American Gangster, Bourne Ultimatium, EPSN, Inception, Sherlock Holmes, Simpsons, The Daily Show

Favorite Trips: Bruce Trail Canada, Holiday Valley, polar bear, Summer Camp 08 and 09, Venture Wyoming expedition, Vermont ski!

Interests: climbing, debating, drumming, football, free time, friends, history, lacrosse, law, music, philosophy, politics, Reading, skiing, sleeping

Photo
Photo: 
Ray Batra photo

Kethan Thomas Profile

Adult Information
Profession: 
stocks
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
Patrol: 

Favorite Books: A Short History of Nearly Everything, A Song of Ice and Fire (series), Cheapskates Ultimate Roadmap to Riches, Dick Francis novels, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, I have too many it would overload the server, MMORPG Theorycrafting, The Giver and Flowers for Algernon, The Harry Potter Series, The Physics of Semiconductor Devices

Favorite Music: .. I .. please tell me . . ., ... Music? what is that?, ..l., ..l...don't know what that is..., Anything BUT Justin BEAVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, INDIE!!!, metallica, The Killers, the lonely island, The song you're listening to now, whats music, wiz khalifa

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: A Fistful of DOllars, Americain Dad!, Big Bang Theory, Black Buter, Hunger games, Mythbusters, Napoleon Dynamite, The Big Bang Theory, The Dark Knight, The dark knight series, the simpsons, Throne of Blood, what are these!!!!!

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies and Summer Camp (Ohiopyle), and the one were I projectile-vomited twice then proceeded to eat a lot of fried food, and the one where Neale et al made me projectile vomit, and the one where we split the troop into two groups to give other troops a chance and then we won 1st and 2nd place, because it was much shorter than going around..., Canoeing tripsCanoeing tripsCanoeing tripsCanoeing tripsCanoeing tripsCanoeing tripsCanoeing tripsCanoeing tripsCanoeing trips, heck they are all awesome!, Ice Climbing, kilimanjaro, Parkour - Indiana, polar bear, Red River Gorge 2012, summer camp, Summer Camp 08 and 09, Summer Camp 2011, summer camp 2012, the one where ben set his hand on fire, Venture Wyoming expedition

Interests: and Doing other stuff, and... LOOK UP IN THE SKY! IT'S A- A- *Stab* I also enjoy assassinating you >:D, asking for a bail out, Backpacking, Board Games, breaking Computers, Burning stuff, Carbohydrates, Driving (and crashing) boats, earthquakes, food, Hockey, KILLING PEOPLE, Killing people while sleeping, Knights Of The Carbon Fiber Plated, Life, messing with telemarketers, Nothing, Pastafarianism, pitying the fool, puns, Quantum Physics, rock climbing, Russian, Saying QWERTY MELONS and KGLERIFUB, setting my hands on fire., Singing, skiing, Skiing and posibly Ginger Rights, slow motion, Stabbing people, stop motion, Strategy games, Swimming

Photo
Photo: 
Kethan Thomas photo

Drew Creech Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Dr.
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
Patrol: 
School: 
Other HS
Grade: 
9

I'm awesome  and want Mtn. Dew.

Favorite Books: A Song of Ice and Fire (series), diary of a wimpy kid, Dr. Seuss, eragon, Eragon series, Fantacy, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The hunger games series

Favorite Music: ACDC, I'll Make a Man out of You, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Skrillex, smosh, That one song, The song you're listening to now., weird al

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Big Bang Theory, Duck Dynasty, Futurama, Hunger games, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Pokemon, Pysch, The dark knight series, The Hobbit, Thor, Transformers, Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, and the one where Ben set the aluminum table on fire, Parkour - Indiana, Parkour trip, polar bear, the one where ben set his hand on fire, the one where Ben set the aluminum table on fire, Trial of Fire

Interests: and... LOOK UP IN THE SKY! IT'S A- A- *Stab* I also enjoy assassinating you >:D, annoying P.J. and first years, Annoying PJ, awesomeness, Backpacking, being awesome, Biking, Burning things, chocolate chip cookie education policy while kayaking, chocolate chip cookies, Dying on Mt. Everest, Eating, fire, Fluting, lunch tray sledding, mountain biking, rock climbing, Scheming Sinister Plans for World Domination!, setting things on fire, sharp objects, skiing, Skiing and posibly Ginger Rights, sleeping, snowball fights, Swimming, Telemark Skiing, videogames, Watching Drew hurt himself, winter

Photo
Photo: 
Drew Creech photo

Francisco Contreras Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Mr.
Spouse (name only): 
N/A
Children: 
N/A
Profession: 
Student
Employer: 
Barton Hills Country Club
Eagle Scout: 
Years in program: 
2001 - 2009
Resume: 
I was a Scout and active member in Troop8 for seven years. I volunteered and worked at Chief Logan Boy-scout camp for three years. I held Positions including Outdoor Adventure Staffer, Waterfront Staffer, Assistant C.O.P.E. Director, and Assistant First Aider. I have earned my Wilderness First Aid and First Responder Certifications. I am currently Lifeguard, and Heart Saver certified. I have worked in the retail of outdoor technical equipment. I love camping and the Outdoors and wish to share my experience and enthusiasm with the next generation of Troop 8 Outdoor Fanatics.
Profile Information
School: 
Other HS

Favorite Books: Comics, diary of a wimpy kid, Dr. Seuss, eragon, Fantasy, Flowers for Algernon, House of the Scorpion, I have too many it would overload the server, other good stuff, Petit Nicholas, The Count of Monte Cristo, the ear the eye and the arm, the eye, The Giver

Favorite Music: beastie boys Linkin Park, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, I like to Move Move it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, Journey, Led Zeppelin, lil wayne, play me some music and I'll probably like it!, red hot chili peppers, Reggae, the phantom of the opera

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: American Gangster, Animal Planet!, Captain America the first avenger, Dr. Who, Dr.Who, house, House M.D., Inception, Sherlock Holmes, star trek, Stargate (all of them), Thor, Transformers, Troop 8 TV

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, Alleghenies and Summer Camp '08 (Ohiopyle), and the one where Ben set the aluminum table on fire, and the one where James got digits from the Girl Scouts as a first year, and the one where Nathan made me projectile vomit, Bruce Trail Canada, Canoeing trips, conoe weekend, crossover campout, Fun Nights, heck they are all awesome!, Holiday Valley, Northwoods, ones with bad weather, polar bear, Red River Gorge, skiing, summer camp, Summer Camp '08 (Ohiopyle - lovely day for a swim!), vermont

Interests: Alot, and everything, Backpacking, being awesome, being awesome A lot, being awesome Some more, Biking, biology, breaking Computers, Camping, Canoeing, Carbohydrates, chocolate chip cookie education policy while kayaking, chocolate chip cookies, climbing, cookies, Cooking, debating, Eating, education, Everything, fire, food, Hiking, kayaking, law, Life, lunch tray sledding, matters of extreme yet refined class, mountain biking, mountaineering, movies, music, Nature, philosophy, Reading, rock climbing, rowing, science, Scouting, setting things on fire, skydiving, sleeping, snowball fights, snowboarding, Spanish, Swimming, technology, Telemark Skiing, tornados, travel, video games, winter

Photo
Photo: 
It Doesn't Work Don't!!! Try to Swallow the Cinnamon.