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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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Scout Sign-Up: 50th Anniversary Campout-Camp Wisdom Sept. 16-18

Posted on Aug 30 2016 - 1:40pm

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/driving scouts Friday and/or Sat should sign up too! See below.)
  • Permission Slip Here (coming soon)

 Bring your signed permission slip and $20 cash (preferably two $10's) food money and BBQ dinner money to Money Monday, Sep 12th (Parents may have already paid online for BBQ, please let patrol leader know on sign up sheet).  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. Note that it is still necessary to sign up on Eventbrite (link) and pay $20 for dinner Saturday night.

Cottonwood Art Festival - 9/29 to 10/2

Posted on Aug 27 2016 - 1:38pm

Richardson’s 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.

Request for Photos - 50th Anniversary Campout Celebration

Posted on Aug 27 2016 - 1:38pm

We are looking for fun photos for the troop’s anniversary campout celebration.  Please go through your archives for any old, amusing or incriminating photos from year’s past and email them tophotos@troop1001.org.  Thanks for helping us make this a memorable event!

Celebrate the troop's 50th Anniversary with service

Posted on Aug 27 2016 - 1:37pm

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.

Time to Pay Annual Scouting Dues

Posted on Aug 27 2016 - 1:37pm

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 27 2016 - 1:37pm
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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