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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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First Aid Merit Badge - 11/28 and 12/5

Posted on Nov 30 2016 - 5:04pm
All scout who do not have the First Aid Merit Badge should attend if possible. The classes will be Nov 28 and Dec 5 from 6-7pm at Trinity Bible Church.  The merit badge class will finish at winter camp in January.  Participants should bring:

James Austin & Wyatt Caldwell - Eagle Court of Honor - 11/26

Posted on Nov 17 2016 - 9:01am

You are invited to join James Austin and Wyatt Caldwell, their family and friends for their Eagle Court of Honor being held at Trinity Bible Church on Saturday, November 26th at 4pm.  All scouts are encouraged to attend.  You can get additional details and RSVP using the following Evite:

SIGN UP NOW - Veterans Day Flags In Saturday 11/12

Posted on Nov 10 2016 - 7:27pm
Please immediately sign up Flags In (11/12) for the Veterans Day holiday: 
 
If you are not camping this weekend, WE NEED YOU!!!
 
Veterans Day was initially known as Armistice Day, and was designated a holiday in 1919 in recognition of the end of World War I. In 1954, Congress changed the name to "Veterans Day", in honor of all Veterans. This year, Veterans day, November 11, will be observed on a Friday
As a result, we will distribute flags the preceding Saturday Nov 05
 
For the flags program, the troop works with the Canyon Creek Home Owners Association Flag Program to distribute flags for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Patriot Day, and Veterans Day. As a result, the troop is able to raise money to help fund activities for the scouts by receiving
a dollar for each flag installed and another dollar for every flag retrieved and stored. We recently increased the number of flags installed & retrieved to 495!  With this increase, Troop 1001 became the largest Boy Scout troop distributing flags, and earning the troop $990.

Please meet at TBC at 09:00 AM to distribute flags on       More after the jump>>>>>

Popcorn Update

Posted on Nov 10 2016 - 7:44am

You still have a chance to buy some delicious popcorn and help the troop! We have:

  • 22-pack Movie Theater Extra Butter Microwave Popcorn - 2 left, $25 each
  • Chocolate Drizzle with Caramel & Nuts - 2 left, $25 each
  • Supreme Caramel Corn with Almonds, Pecans, Cashews - 2 left, $20 each
  • Classic Trail Mix - 1 left, $20
  • Cinnamon Crunch - 7 left, $20 each
  • Mauve Sea Salt (yes, the corn is purple but it pops up white) - 2 left, $15 each
  • Classic Caramel Corn - 3 left, $10 each

Email popcorn@troop1001.org with your order, and we'll bring it to the next troop event.

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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Permission Slip

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.

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