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.

Visitors please read the About Us page to learn more about Troop 1001.  Questions?  Fill out the Contact Us form.

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Emergency Preparedness/Hiking Campout-Nov. 11-13, Ft. Richardson SP and Lost Creek State Trailway, Jacksboro

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 11:10am

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Permission Slip

The troop heads out to historic Ft. Richardson SP  and Lost Creek State Trailway (directions) for a dual purpose campout. There will be a troop mobilization as part of the Eagle-required EPrep Merit Badge as well as a hike along the adjacent state trailway that circles Lost Creek Reservoir (map of park).

ADULTS: We will need extra help on this campout and drivers willing to commit to the 1:45 hr drive to the park. Please sign up online just as the scouts do. If you can drive, please indicate the number of seats in the 'Notes' section. If you cannot drive scouts, but are going on the campout, please also indicate this in the 'Notes' section.

Money Monday is Nov. 7. Please sign up online ahead of the meeting, bring your signed permission slip and $15 (cash, exact change) patrol food money.

Please arrive at Trinity Bible Church no later than 5:30pm for form-up on Friday, Nov.11. This will be a longer drive than usual for the troop, so we need to leave on time. Check the weather, especially overnight temperatures, so that you can BE PREPARED with appropriate clothing. Don't forget your sack dinner.

Time to Pay Annual Scouting Dues

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 11:09am

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.

Sea Base 2017: 3 Spots Available for Scouts - Registration Deadline is Monday, November 7, 2016

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 11:09am

Hello Troop 1001 Families!

We have two crews going to Sea Base during the summer of 2017. We are signed up for the Scuba Adventure. Here is a link to the description of the various programs at Sea Base. The Scuba Adenture is listed about half way down the page.

New Troop 1001 Gear Available

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 11:08am

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Mrs. Bascom has new Activity Shirts (Class B's), Troop 1001 fleece jackets, neckerchiefs and slides available in the scout room.  Take the opportunity to gear up!

Troop Clothes Closet

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 11:08am
Attention New Scouts!  Come check out our Troop Clothes Closet.  We have gently-used pants, shorts, shirts and belts in all sizes.

High Adventure Opportunities

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 10:32am
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

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