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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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Scouts and Adults Sign Up for Flags for Independence Day

Posted on Jun 26 2015 - 9:00am

Please sign up here to help place up flags FRIDAY July 3rd or pick up flags SATURDAY July 11th.   

 

Flags Out July 3rd             http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054baaae2aa20-independence2

 

Flags In July 11th               http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054baaae2aa20-independence

 

The flag program is a major fund raiser for Troop 1001.  The Canyon Creek Home Owners Association Flag Program grew to 470 flags last year and it is still growing.  The troop places flags in the neighborhood north of the church for four patriotic holidays.   The Troop is paid $1 for each flag placed the Saturday before a holiday and another $1 for each flag picked up the following Saturday.  Eight Saturdays a year we need at least 8 drivers and 16 scouts from 8AM to noon.  Typically we are done and eating our scoop of ice cream at 11AM.

 

The signup may be different than you recall.  The 2014-2015 Patrols are responsible for filling the assigned volunteer spots.  When you sign up, look for your patrol leader or your son’s patrol from last year  Adults can also sign up at the bottom for the Freebird (adult) patrol.  

 

If you can't sign-up online, please contact Paul Young 972-207-3083.  Scouts cannot use the time for BSA-required volunteer hours, but they do count toward school or community volunteer hours.

Personal Management and Family Life Merit Badge classes begin Monday, June 22nd

Posted on Jun 26 2015 - 9:00am

Mr. Wakefield and Mrs. Kruse are planning to start two merit badges classes for the summer. Classes will be held every other Monday for Personal Management and Family Life, beginning Monday, June 22nd from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  Each class will be one hour long, so scouts can attend both classes if desired. Family Life will begin at 6:00 pm and Personal Management will begin at 7:00 pm. Scouts should be First Class or above to attend.

Still time to turn in your Med Form if it's expired or expiring soon!

Posted on Jun 26 2015 - 8:58am

All Scouts and Adults going to next campout must have a current Annual Health and Medical Record on file with the troop!  Download here (Parts A&B only for campouts  or Parts A,B&C  for Summer Camp/Northern Tier/Sea Base).

More info after the jump.

Sea Base - Coral Reef Sailing Adventure for 2015

Posted on Jun 26 2015 - 8:57am
Troop 570 currently has slots on two different Sea Base Treks.  Both treks are the same, the Coral Reef Adventure, but have different departure dates: August 1 and August 2.   They have room for two on each of the treks, with maybe 3 slots on the August 1st trek.
 
For more information contact Todd Spraggins at 214-616-8750 or David Coleman at 214-762-8429.

Philmont 2016

Posted on Jun 26 2015 - 8:57am
See http://www.philmontscoutranch.org/Camping.aspx for details.  Trip is scheduled for July 5th - 17th, 2016, leaving Richardson on July 3rd.  There are a total of 12 on a crew, but so far, only one scout has shown interest.  A deposit of $100 payable to the troop treasurer, Bill Sproull, will hold a position.  See Mr. Reisinger for more information.

Sea Base Scuba Adventure available in 2016!

Posted on Jun 26 2015 - 8:57am

The troop has the Scuba Adventure at Sea Base for 2016.  See http://www.bsaseabase.org/Adventures.aspx for details.

Basic information

  • Date: June 19-28, 2016
  • Sea Base fee: $980/person, plus transportation
  • Scuba certification before
  • 2 adults, 6 scouts 

Anyone interest should contact Mike Reisinger and pay the troop treasurer a $100 deposit.  Payments are $100 now to hold your place, $440 by September 15th, 2015, and $440 March 5th, 2016.  Transportation will be  determined after the crew is organized in September.

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