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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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Mason Fretz Profile

Adult Information
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
School: 
Other HS
Grade: 
10

Favorite Books: Ender's Game, Flowers for Algernon, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The dark tower series

Favorite Music: ... Music? what is that?

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Code GEASS, Howl's moving castle

Favorite Trips: skiing, vermont

Interests: 404 error, entry not found

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Joe Mahowald Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Mr.
Spouse (name only): 
Connie
Children: 
Sami Jo, Luke, Nathan, PJ
Profession: 
Engineer
Employer: 
Black & Veatch
Eagle Scout: 
Resume: 
Hello - I am a former parent of three scouts, and now am a Scouter (Assistant Scoutmaster) and Parent Ombudsman. I regularly go on the troop trips (except skiing), and can discuss and frequently answer any questions that parents may have. Please feel free to contact me.
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
N8XPV
School: 
Other HS
Hello - I am a former parent of three scouts, and now am a Scouter (Assistant Scoutmaster) and Parent Ombudsman. I regularly go on the troop trips (except skiing), and can discuss and frequently answer any questions that parents may have. Please feel free to contact me.

Favorite Books: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Mythbusters

Favorite Trips: Yosemite

Interests: Ameteur Radio, Backpacking, Biking, Camping, Canoeing, climbing, Hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, mountaineering, photography, sailing, Swimming

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