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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Meeting about Philmont Winter Adventure this Monday!

Posted on Oct 8 2015 - 4:39pm
The troop is planning on a Philmont/skiing trip over Christmas Break.  Philmont has much of the winter clothing/equipment needed.  We will have a meeting Monday at 6:00 pm in Rm 2 for anyone interested in the Philmont Winter Adventure.  To be discussed:
  •     when to depart Richardson - December 26th or 27th?
  •     how many nights in the backcountry at Philmont?
  •     how many days of skiing/snowboard?
  •     clothing/other equipment
  •     when to return - January 1st or 2nd
  •     cost - depends on the above option

This meeting is for scouts and parents.  The minimum age for this trip is any scout currently in the 8th grade.  Additional Philmont information can be found at http://www.philmontscoutranch.org/winteradventure.aspx.

Popcorn Sales

Posted on Oct 8 2015 - 4:39pm
Popcorn sales continue through October 22. All order forms and money must be turned in to Mrs. Reyes or Mrs. Bascom no later than 8pm on Thursday, October 22.
Checks from customers should be made out to Troop 1001. If anyone makes out a check to you, please cash it and have your parent make out a check to Troop 1001 to turn in with your order form.
Popcorn will be available for pickup on Sunday, Nov 8 after 1pm. Please mark your calendars so you are available to pick up your orders on Sunday for delivery that week. We will post the pick-up location closer to Nov. 8th.
Don’t forget about online sales to out-of-town family and friends! Any orders placed by October 22 will count toward your prize money, but people can order from you all year long! 
You can set up an account and send your emails in three easy steps.
1.  Go to www.sells.trails-end.com and click on the “Create an Account” button in the upper right corner of the screen.
2.  Fill in all the information boxes and click the “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen.
3.  Click the “Spread the Word” button at the top of the page to add email addresses and your note. Follow the instructions to send
your emails out to family and friends.
Contact Mrs. Reyes or Mrs. Bascom if you have any questions.

Capture the Flag Campout-Camp Wisdom, Oct. 16-18

Posted on Oct 8 2015 - 4:38pm

Troop 1001's annual Capture the Flag Campout will be held once again at Camp Wisdom (map). This is one month later than last year's CTF, so hopefully there will be cooler weather!

Money Monday for this campout is Oct. 12 (this Monday!). There is no school that day, but we will have our usual troop meeting to plan for the campout. Please bring your signed permission slip and $15 CASH (preferred) to give to your patrol leader/food buyer. 

Permission Slip here 

Online Sign Up here

Form up is Friday, October 16th in the TBC parking lot at 5:30 in full Field Uniform. 

Be sure to check the weather and bring a sack dinner for the road Friday night. 

The troop is planning to return by 12:30 pm Sunday, October 18th at the hospital parking lot across from TBC on Campbell Road.

ADULTS: Please sign up online as well and be sure to note in the Notes section:

  • how many seats you can offer to transport scouts,
  • whether you are camping or not 
  • whether you are staying for the entire campout, leaving early, arriving late, etc.

Annual Fees are Due!

Posted on Oct 8 2015 - 4:38pm

If you have already paid your annual dues, thank you!  We appreciate your prompt payment.  If you haven’t paid, please click here

Please note that we are treating annual dues like an event signup this year, so you will not find a payment button under Online Payments.  You must click on the link above, click Register, and follow the prompts.  If your scout has decided not to participate this year, please let us know by clicking on Regrets, entering "Not participating" in the notes field, and then click Submit.  That will be our indication not to follow up with you for payment.  And, you will be removed from our mailing list.

If you have any questions, please contact our Membership Chair, Georgia Kruse, at membership@troop1001.org.

If you don’t have a login to the website or have forgotten your password, please email the webmaster at webmaster@troop1001.org.

High Adventure

Posted on Oct 8 2015 - 4:38pm
High adventure treks are one of the most memorable experiences offered in Scouting, but it takes advance planning to make them happen.  Now is the time to sign up for winter 2015 and summer 2015 treks as well as looking ahead to submit requests for summer 2017.  Part of the Aug. 31st troop meeting will include brief presentations to the scouts on available options.
Wednesday, Sept. 2nd, 7 PM at TBC will be a meeting for scouts and parents interested in high adventure for winter 2015 and summer 2016.  
Winter 2015 & Summer 2016 - sign up NOW.  Scouts currently in 8th grade and up will be eligible (14 yrs or older at time of trip).
Reserved treks
Troop is gauging interest in requesting the following potential trips.  Slots filling fast.
  • Philmont Winter Adventure - Winter break 2015.  Adventure options include winter camping and snow sports.  We have Dec 28-31 on tentative hold with Philmont.  Any scouts and adults interested in this Adventure should be ready to make a commitment Monday night as we must let Philmont know on Tuesday
  • Rocky Mountain High Adventure - Summer 2016.  Adventure options include hiking, rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking.
Summer 2017 - reservations start Oct. 2016.  Scouts currently in 7th grade and up will be eligible.  Troop is looking for interest to submit requests.
Contact Mike Reisinger to sign up or for any questions.

Adults - shooting sports, rock climbing, and adult leader training

Posted on Oct 8 2015 - 4:37pm

Each year, Circle Ten Council offers specialized adult training for shooting sports and climbing.  The troop continually needs new adults trained in order to offer campouts and merit badge counselors.  It's also an excuse to just have a whole lot of fun.  Check out the Circle Ten Shooting Sports and COPE & Climbing webpages for details.

  • NRA Shotgun - Aug. 8
  • USAA Archery Level I - Sept. 12
  • NRA Rifle - Nov. 7
  • NRA Range Safety Officer - Nov. 21
  • COPE & Climbing Level  II - Oct. 2-4
  • COPE & Climbing Level I - Oct. 23-25
Also, Northern Trail District offers Adult Leader Training in the spring and fall.  Any adults that work directly with boys should attend.
If you plan to register for any of these classes, please notify Mr. Howard (scoutmaster@troop1001.org) as well.

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