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Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 1001, Richardson, Texas!

This is the official website of Troop 1001 of Richardson, Texas.  It is designed to help you learn more about our troop, its activities and programs, and see where we have been and where we are headed.  The troop meets Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (except summer months and Mondays following a campout), at Trinity Bible Church, 400 West Campbell Road, across from Richardson Regional Hospital.

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50th Anniversary Campout-Camp Wisdom Sept. 16-18

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 9:08pm

TROOP 1001

50th Anniversary Campout

Camp Wisdom

Along with all of the special festivities, this will be the troop's first campout of the year. We will have a regular sign-up, permission slip and Money Monday.

  • Sign-up Online Here (Adults camping Friday should sign up too!)
  • Permission Slip Here (coming soon)

 Bring your signed permission slip and $10 food money to Money Monday, Sep 12th.  Scouts should be at the Trinity Bible Church parking lot no later than 5:30pm, Friday Sept. 16th. Bring a sack dinner and check the weather before packing. A packing list is always on the left side of the permission slip.

Turn in any medications needed during the campout at form-up, along with the campout medication form (prints as second page with permission slip).

Adults: Please sign up online if you are camping on Friday. Please note the number of seats you can provide, if you can drive scouts.

Celebrate the troop's 50th Anniversary with service

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 5:14pm

Sign up here to view volunteer opportunities at the troop's 50th Anniversary celebration during the scouts first campout of the year at Camp Wisdom.

First Troop Parent / Committee Meeting - THIS MONDAY 8/22

Posted on Aug 22 2016 - 1:13pm

All Adults are invited to attend the 1st Troop Parent / Committee Meeting of the year this coming Monday, August 22, at Trinity Bible Church from 7 – 8:30 pm.  All parents of Scouts are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We need your help in multiple ways throughout the year, and this first meeting is a great way to get an overview of all the things the adults do to support the Scouts in our Troop.  The Committee will vote on the Troop event calendar for the year, and any adult who is a registered member of the Troop is eligible to vote on Committee business.  All adults can attend the committee meetings, which are typically held the Monday after a campout, and simultaneously while the Patrol Leadership Council (the boy’s leadership committee) is also meeting at TBC.

Time to Pay Annual Scouting Dues

Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 10:52am

Dues for the 2016-17 year are now payable.  They're the same as last year, $140 for Scouts and $25 for Adults.  You can pay them using the Online Payments option on the troop website, or provide a check or cash and drop it in the lock box in the Scout room, or give it to Mr. Steve Martin, the new Troop Treasurer.

High Adventure Opportunities

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 9:51pm
Here are two exciting upcoming High Adventure opportunities for Troop 1001 scouts to consider.
 
Winter Philmont - Last December Troop 1001 scounts enjoyed 2 nights in the Philmont Backcountry and 2 days of skiing at Red River.  After hearing about the great time, several scouts want to go in December 2016.  Now is the time to make reservations.  This program offers scouts some options.  Last year's crew chose 2 nights in the backcountry and 2 days of skiing.  The total cost last year was $650 per person covering transportation, Philmont, skiing lessons and lift tickets. See http://www.philmontscoutranch.org/winteradventure.aspx  for additional information.  Minimum age is 8th grade. Any scout or parent wanting to go should contact Randy Lawson (214-973-2100randyntama@sbcglobal.net) or Mike Reisinger (972-907-8949mj1234r@sbcglobal.net).
 

Summer Philmont - With all the program camps at Philmont - blackpowder, shotgun, 30.06 shooting,  railroad camp, spar pole climbing, rock climbing, mountain livin' and biking, gold mining, fly fishing, etc - this one of the most memorable experiences offered in scouting. The troop has a trek scheduled for July 5-17, 2017, leaving Richardson on July 3.  For more information see http://www.philmontscoutranch.org/~/link.aspx?_id=8CCDB2CB49814D26B866DC29178D6EFE&_z=z   Participating scouts must have completed 8th grade. Cost is approximately $1200. Any scout or parent wanting to go should contact Mike Reisinger, 972-907-8949,mj1234r@sbcglobal.net

Scout Leadership Applications

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 9:51pm
Scouts 1st class and above can turn in applications for the following leadership positions.  These positions are appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader with Scoutmaster consent.  Descriptions of each position can be found at http://www.bsahandbook.org/PDFs/troop.pdf.  If a scout wants to continue a position from last spring, he must reapply.
  • Quartermaster
  • Order of the Arrow Representative
  • Historian
  • Librarian
  • Instructor
  • Chaplain Aide
  • Den Chief
  • Bugler
  • Scribe
  • Webmaster
  • Leave No Trace Trainer

Fill out the Troop Leadership Application found on the troop website under "Files" -> "Forms" (or click here) and turn into SPL Caleb Lawson.  Scouts may turn in forms at GDX or troop meetings.  Deadline is Sept. 7th.  Contact Scoutmaster Paul Howard (scoutmaster@troop1001.org) for any questions.

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