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Colin Forgacs Profile

Adult Information
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
1997 - 2010
Resume: 
Colin has been with Troop 8 since he was a sixth grader, participating in several venture expeditions and earning his Eagle Scout award. He is currently in Oregon pursuing his Masters degree.
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 Swamp Rat has been with troop 8 since he was a sixth grader.  Despite getting stuck in a swamp on his first campout (earning him his nickname), was recently able to escape the pull of the troop and Ann Arbor; traveling to Oregon to pursue his masters degree.  Swampy has boldly gone where no rat has gone before: Kilimanjaro, Colorado backcountry skiing, ice climbing in the UP, and rock climbing in Nevada.  Often times the troop 8 summer camp director, mention the word "Moraine" and watch him twitch.

Favorite Books: Arfken and Weber's Mathematical Methods for Physicists, British History Texts, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, MMORPG Theorycrafting, The Lord of the Rings, The Physics of Semiconductor Devices

Favorite Music: play me some music and I'll probably like it!

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Babylon 5, Firefly, House MD

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, colorado, kilimanjaro, Northern Michigan Ice Climbing

Interests: Backpacking, Board Games, Camping, Canoeing, D&D, Looking for a Job, MMORPGs, music, Planning Summer Camps, Scheming Sinister Plans for World Domination!, Telemark Skiing

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Tyler Mosbey Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Sr.
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
School: 
Community High School
Grade: 
11

Im crazy fun vantastic to be around but end up inflenzing all the small children into being lazy...sorry about that. i also enjoy teaching kids new things, active things like skateboarding or parkour or stuff that the troop does.

Favorite Books: Dr. Seuss, eragon, Eragon series, Fantasy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the house of the scorpion, The Lord of the Rings, Watchmen

Favorite Music: anything good really, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Bullet for my Valentine, delicate sounds of thunder by pink floyed, eminem, Oasis, Pink Floyd, third eye blind

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: and Anything Comedy Central, Big Bang Theory, Firefly, Pokemon 1000, Scrubs R.I.P., Simpsons

Favorite Trips: 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, colorado, Holiday Valley, Holiday Valley 09(starting blues - be very afraid!), ones with bad weather, skiing, The one where Frisko had the bright idea to hike OVER the mountain, The one where Frisko had the bright idea to hike OVER the mountain because it was much shorter than going around..., Venture Wyoming expedition, vermont, wyoming, wyoming mountaineering

Interests: Backpacking, being awesome, Biking, climbing, Cooking, fire, food, friends, just being outdoors, mountain biking, movies, pondering life the universe and everything, posibly Ginger Rights, rock climbing, setting things on fire, skiing, Skiing and posibly Ginger Rights, sleeping, snowboarding, Soccer, the universe, video games, Woodworking

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Bob Geier Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Dr.
Profession: 
Education
Employer: 
University of Michigan
Eagle Scout: 
Years in program: 
1989
Resume: 
Bob Geier is a long-time professional educator, having taught high school science and math, serving as a school administrator, state policy director, and now working at UM's School of Education. Trained by the National Outdoor Leadership School, he's been working with the St. Thomas scouting programs for almost 20 years on four continents and 15 states/provinces.
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HAM Radio Callsign: 
N8VCP

Bob was once a spy for the intergalactic revenue service, which collected payments of potable water from all interstellar wayfaring species in return for bureaucratic support. After retiring from the IRS, he settled in on a small, non-spacefaring planet largely because he enjoyed the snow and mountains, and because he was enthralled with chocolate chip cookies.

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: star trek

Favorite Trips: colorado, denmark, kilimanjaro, red rocks, wyoming

Interests: chocolate chip cookies, climbing, education, policy, skiing

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