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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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Emergency Preparedness/Hiking Campout-Nov. 11-13, Ft. Richardson SP and Lost Creek State Trailway, Jacksboro

Posted on Nov 5 2016 - 5:54pm

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This campout is oriented towards the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge.  The new scouts through 1st Class will be learning First Aid in the field. The older scouts will be working on the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge, including requirement 8b "Take part in at least one troop Mobilization."  This is not an easy requirement to complete and the troop has been working for 2 years to get everything together to complete it.  Every scout who has not completed the Emergency Prep Merit Badge and anticipates getting their Eagle in the next two years should attend this campout as there will probably not be another chance to compete this requirement for some time. This will be a fun campout for everyone.

The campout will be at historic Ft. Richardson SP  and Lost Creek State Trailway (directions).  In addition to the troop mobilization as part of the Eagle-required EPrep Merit Badge there will be a hike along the adjacent state trailway that circles Lost Creek Reservoir (map of park).

ADULTS: We will need extra help on this campout and drivers willing to commit to the 1:45 hr drive to the park. Please sign up online just as the scouts do. If you can drive, please indicate the number of seats in the 'Notes' section. If you cannot drive scouts, but are going on the campout, please also indicate this in the 'Notes' section.

Money Monday is Nov. 7. Please sign up online ahead of the meeting, bring your signed permission slip and $15 (cash, exact change) patrol food money.

Please arrive at Trinity Bible Church no later than 5:30pm for form-up on Friday, Nov.11. This will be a longer drive than usual for the troop, so we need to leave on time. Check the weather, especially overnight temperatures, so that you can BE PREPARED with appropriate clothing. Don't forget your sack dinner.

Philmont Meeting - 11/7 @ 6pm

Posted on Nov 3 2016 - 9:54pm

There will be an informational meeting, Monday, Nov 7, 6:00 pm in Rm 2, about thr Philmont trek for the summer of 2017, Jul 3 - 17.   This  meeting is for scouts and parents,. Topics to be cover include backcountry programs, cost, equipment and any questions.

Summer Philmont - Participants Needed

Posted on Oct 27 2016 - 8:30pm
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.  We currently do not have sufficient participation and need to quickly get an additional adult and scout to participate or we may not be able to make the trip.  If interested, please immediately contact Mike Reisinger, 972-907-8949,mj1234r@sbcglobal.net

Upcoming Adult Leader Training

Posted on Oct 27 2016 - 8:21pm
There will training for adults in the troop on several upcoming Mondays during the regular troop meetings.  Each class will be about a hour.  This training is for all parents in the troop as you will learn more about the scouting program and be able to participant in Boards of Review and be a Merit Badge Counselor.

Meals for Mohns

Posted on Oct 27 2016 - 8:12pm
One of our own is in need of some temporary help. Dave Mohn's wife, Kathryn, is currently immobile as a result of two recent falls and is scheduled for knee surgery next week. They could use help with meals, so we have created a Care Calendar to facilitate that request. We would like to provide a dinner meal on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Kathryn's surgery is completed and she is back on her feet. October is taken care of, so skip to November on the care calendar.
 
If you have time to help, we would appreciate it! Dave and Kathryn's Care Calendar info is as follows:
To access Kathryn and Dave Mohn's CareCalendar site, visit http://www.carecalendar.org/logon/244724 and enter the following information in the appropriate spaces:
   Calendar ID   :   244724
   Security code :   9903

The instructions are self-explanatory. Thanks in advance for your help!

Time to Pay Annual Scouting Dues

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 11:09am

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.

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