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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Time to Pay Annual Scouting Dues

Posted on Oct 19 2016 - 5:05pm

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.

Troop Olympics Campout Erwin Park-Oct. 21-23

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 2:36pm

The troop will head to Erwin Park near McKinney to go toe-to-toe in a variety of fun-filled patrol and individual competitions - field games, scout skills, bike trail races, chess tournaments, Master Chef, and more!  Details on events and sign-ups on Monday Monday.  We will camp at the Pecan Grove Pavilion site (map to park). Map showing campsite here.

Money Monday is Oct. 17 so be sure to sign-up online before the meeting, bring your signed permission slip and $15 cash for patrol food money (exact change preferred).

Form Up in the TBC parking lot at 5:30pm on Friday, Oct. 21. Bring your sack dinner to eat while waiting. Please check in first, find your patrol leader and have your required items on the packing list ready to show. Check the weather for the weekend for appropriate clothing and sleeping gear.

Adults: Please sign up online just as the scouts do. In the 'Notes' section, please indicate number of seatbelts you can provide for scouts and which nights you will camp.

High Adventure Opportunities

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 2:36pm
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

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

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 2:36pm

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.

God and Country Award, 2016-17

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 2:36pm

Though not required for Eagle Scout, the God and Country Award is one of Scouting's most prestigious and fulfilling award programs. If you are a Scout wanting to enrich your relationship with the Lord, consider earning this award, and contact Mr. Frank or Mr. Lawson by October 17.

  • 12 classes, November 7, 2016 through March 2017 (exact dates to be set later). 
  • All classes are Mondays from 6:00-6:45 at TBC.
  • Must be First Class rank, or very close to it. 
  • Extensive Bible reading, writing, and several service projects. Won't allow much time for other advancement during these six months.
  • Our curriculum is Christian, but Scouts of any faith are welcome. Suitable for any Christian denomination, Protestant, Catholic, or Independent.
  • This award is offered once every two years, so most Scouts have at least two or three chances to earn it.
  • Cost is $5.00 for workbook and supplies. TBC and Troop 1001 provide your medal, certificate, patch, and square knot patch.

To enroll in this year's program, please notify Mr. Grady Frank or Mr. Randy Lawson by October 31.

Grady Frank
cell 972-658-0103

Randy Lawson
cell 214-973-2100

More Items to Read and Learn

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 2:35pm

Visit the Read and Learn section of the troop website for more on:

  • Merit Badge Procedure Overview for Scouts and Parents
  • Why You Need to Sign Up for Campouts Online Before Money Monday
  • Make Sure You Record Your Camping for Credit
  • Tips to Keep Track of the Troop Calendar
  • Troop 1001 Apparel - Get Your Cold Weather Gear!

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