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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.

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

Troop members may log in to view the calendar, see important announcements, and retrieve activity forms, among other services.

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Place your order for the new Troop 1001 Jacket today!

Posted on Sep 18 2014 - 5:04pm
Cooler weather is just around the corner!  Don't be caught off guard!  
 
Troop 1001 will have new jackets that will be perfect for the cold weather season.  The jackets will be a Harriton 1/4 zip fleece pullover in hunter green with a gold Troop 1001 logo. The cost of the jackets is $25 each.  In order to get these in before cooler weather arrives, we need to place the orders right away!  Jackets can be ordered in adult sizes Small to XXLarge.  (Remember...even though your son may be on the small side today, he will grow, so order sizes accordingly!)  
 
If you would like a jacket, please fill out the attached form and email Mrs. Kruse at georgiawk@gmail.com with the size you would like to order.  Money and orders will be taken through Monday, September 29th.  Jackets ordered after this date cannot be guaranteed to arrive in time for the cooler weather that will be coming soon!  So, be sure to get your order in NO LATER than Monday, September 29th! You and your scout will be as happy and smiley as the guy in that picture!

Parent / Committee Meeting Monday, 9/22 at 7:00 PM

Posted on Sep 18 2014 - 5:03pm

All parents and adults are invited to the next parent / committee meeting.  The meeting will be from 7:00 to 8:30 PM this Monday night, September 22, in TBC Room 2.  If you are new to the troop, we typically discuss the previous campout, upcoming activities, and other items related to the operation and improvement of the troop.

Please join us!  Cookies and a door prize will be provided! 

High Adventure: It's Time to Decide!

Posted on Sep 18 2014 - 5:01pm

The troop must make a decision on which High Adventure trips to organize for the summer of 2015.  The troop has a Sea Base trip scheduled and Northern Tier (Canoeing) and Swamp Base are possible.  All the information is on the Troop Website.  Dates for Northern Tier and Swamp Base will be worked out if there is enough interest.  Please let Mike Reisinger or Kirk McClure know if you are interested by Monday Sept 22  or at the Parent Meeting. Monday night 9/22 a decision will be made on which trips the troop will be troop-sanctioned for summer 2015.

Need to Know What MB's You Want to Take

Posted on Sep 18 2014 - 4:59pm

The troop would offer the following MB's if there is interest.  Email Mike Reisinger mj1234r@sbcglobal.net if you are interested in any of these.

Cooking, Welding, Communications, Medicine, Programming, Game Design

Need the First Aid Merit Badge? How About the Camping MB?

Posted on Sep 18 2014 - 4:57pm

First Aid will be offered starting Oct 6 for boys who are at least in 7th grade and have completed the First Aid requirements for Tenderfoot through First Class.

Any boys needing to finish the Camping MB should see Mr. Reisinger to setup a time.

Merit Badge Information for Adults and Scouts

Posted on Sep 18 2014 - 4:56pm

Merit Badges (MB) are a key part of a boy's advancement in scouting; for a MB to be earned, several things need to take place.

1.  Trained MB Counselors are needed. Any parent in the troop can take the training - one hour on Oct 14 - and to be available for the boys as they partake in each merit badge per the necessary requirements.

2.  Boys are responsible for getting a blue card, getting it signed before starting the MB, and checking on the troop website for the name of the counselor.

3.  Boys are responsible to do the requirements. Many times for particular MB's, counselors will offer classes to help the boys complete all or some of the requirements (e.g. Citizenship merit badges, Personal Fitness).

4.  Many times boys have partially completed MB's from Summer Camp or other group presentations. Sometimes there is not time, or a location to complete all the requirements during class sessions.  This can become a big problem as many boys have 5 to 10 or more partially completed merit badges. Again the boy is responsible for going to the MB Counselor in the troop to complete the MB.  A boy's complete advancement record is available on the troop website, including any partially completed MB's.  Boys and parents should review their record regularly.

If you have any questions on merit badge advancement, ask Mr. Reisinger or Mrs. Danen.

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