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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.

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We need a count! Sign up for Galveston by May 1st! (Payment due May 8th!)

Posted on Apr 26 2017 - 9:10am

It is a busy season for Troop 1001 and the end of the year is approaching quickly. We have a big trip planned to Galveston on Memorial Day Weekend. There are a limited number of seats. 

Sign-up by May 1st and pay by May 8th.

The Battle Ship of Texas Foundation            Port of Houston Boat Tour,  Battleship Texas and Schlitterbahn!

  • May 27 (Sat)-29 (Mon), 2017
  • Houston, La Porte and Galveston, Texas 
  • Sign up online 
  • Cost is $200 per Scout, $150 per adult and includes charter bus transportation, meals, admission to all sites and lodging for the weekend. 
    • Payment may be made online or by cash/check (payable to Troop 1001). 

***MORE DETAILS TO COME***


Summer Camp Info Sessin - 5/1 at 7pm at TBC

Posted on Apr 26 2017 - 9:10am
Parents, if your son is registered to attend summer camp at Hale Scout Reservation with our troop from June 25th to July 1st, we invite you to attend the Information Meeting on Monday May 1st at 7:00 pm at Trinity Bible Church.

Spring Court of Honor - 5/28 During Battleship Texas Campout

Posted on Apr 26 2017 - 9:09am

The final Court of Honor for this Scout year is planned for 5/28 during the Battleship Texas/Schlitterbahn campout.    All merit badges and rank advancements need to be turned into Mrs. Danen by 5/15 in order to be included. 

Cottonwood Art Festival – Spring 2017 May 4-7, 2017

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 4:28pm

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Cottonwood Art Festival is Troop 1001's main fundraiser.  The troop makes money 4 ways: 1) tips from the artists, 2) a payment from the city, 3) water sales, and 4) general public donations.

Troop 1001 families are requested to volunteer a minimum of 8 adult hours for each Scout. Scouts can earn service hours after he volunteers 8 hours. The entire Troop is needed to support the Cottonwood Art Festival. Sign up on-line using Sign-up Genius at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4dacab2ca20-cottonwood6

Summer Camp 2017 - Are you ready? Sign up now!

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 4:28pm

Have you seen the Boys Life article 8 Amazing Scout Camps to Try This Summer?  It features Hale Scout Reservation, where Troop 1001 will go from June 25th to July 1st this summer.

If you still have not submitted your merit badge selections, or if you are still thinking about going with us to HSR, please email summercamp@troop1001.org or contact Mr. Esquivel as soon as possible.

Remember, on May 1 we will have our parent meeting for Summer Camp preparation, everything from gear to logistics will be discussed.

Also, don’t forget that all medical forms A, B, and C for scouts and adults attending must be current before going to summer camp.

If you have any questions, feel free to email summercamp@troop1001.org or call our Summer Camp Coordinator Mr. Nicolas Esquivel at (972) 372-4836

Some additional useful links:

HSR 2017 Brochure

HSR 2017 Program Guide

HSR Camp Schedule

Adult/Parent Training and Summer Camp Infosession for New Members

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 4:28pm
Boy Scouts is different from Cub Scouts; the boys are older and ready to do more on their own.  To help parents understand the differences between the two programs, there will be three classes and one infosession held during our next four Monday night Troop meetings.  The first class will start with the "This is Scouting" video and end with a discussion about the Aims and Methods of the Boy Scout program. Our second session will be about all things summer camp: logistics, gear recommendations, and merit badge classes to name a few. The third topic is Board of Review (BOR) Training, which will qualify you to serve on Boards of Review for the Troop. We usually have at least one a week if not more, so please don't miss this session. We need your help! Last but not least, we will cover Merit Badge Counselor Training which will allow you to teach your own class or serve as an instructor during Winter Camp in January. All sessions will start at 7:15PM in Room 2 at the church. Mark your calendars now!