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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.

Visitors please read the About Us page to learn more about Troop 1001.  Questions?  Fill out the Contact Us form.

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TBC Volunteer Work Day - 5/13 @ 8am til Noon

Posted on May 12 2017 - 3:28pm

Scouts are encouraged to volunteer at TBC's next Church Work Day,  this Saturday, May 13th, starting at 8 AM.  As always the church has a number of tasks and things for skilled and unskilled participants to accomplish.   Church Work Day is a great way to give back TBC and qualifies as service hours.  Any amount of time Scouts can come to serve, even if just one hour, would be much appreciated by the church.

Adult/Parent Training Meetings for New Members...2 Sessions Left...Don't Miss Out!

Posted on May 7 2017 - 9:19pm
Boy Scouts is different from Cub Scouts; the boys are older and ready to do more on their own.  To help parents understand the differences between the two programs, there will be three classes and one infosession held during our next four Monday night Troop meetings.  The first class will start with the "This is Scouting" video and end with a discussion about the Aims and Methods of the Boy Scout program. Our second session will be about all things summer camp: logistics, gear recommendations, and merit badge classes to name a few. The third topic is Board of Review (BOR) Training, which will qualify you to serve on Boards of Review for the Troop. We usually have at least one a week if not more, so please don't miss this session. We need your help! Last but not least, we will cover Merit Badge Counselor Training which will allow you to teach your own class or serve as an instructor during Winter Camp in January. All sessions will start at 7:15PM in Room 2 at the church. Mark your calendars now!

Applications for Troop Leadership Positions - Due by Monday 5/15

Posted on May 7 2017 - 9:18pm
Each spring, the troop elects a Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leaders for the following year.  Applications are due Monday, May 15th for the spring elections.  Scouts applying for appointed positions of Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Troop Guide need to turn in applications as well.  See the following documents for details.

Camp Card sale ending: All unsold cards and money due at May 8th Troop meeting

Posted on May 7 2017 - 9:18pm
For all scouts that have been participating in camp card sales the official end of the sale for our Troop is this weekend.  All unsold cards and money raised MUST be returned to the troop at the upcoming troop meeting, Monday May 8th.  No exceptions.  Please be sure to contact Randy Lawson either before or during the meeting to return your cards and money.  (** Please be sure to balance your account before hand by ensuring you have the correct amount of dollars and unsold cards to turn in.  do a careful comparison of the number of cards you were issued and substract the number of cards you have sold.) 

Cottonwood Art Festival – May 4-7, 2017

Posted on May 4 2017 - 10:49pm

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We look forward to working with you all at the Cottonwood Art Festival this weekend. This is a huge fundraising event for our troop and also an excellent opportunity for the scouts to serve the visiting artists, and their community.  If you have not already done so, please use the Signup Genius to sign up for some work shifts.  We need the time and support of the entire troop! 
 
 
Should you need to reach us during the festival, please call (no texts) the troop track phone at 214-693-0934. Our internet access will be very limited.

Last Call - Free Summer Camp for Adults!

Posted on May 4 2017 - 1:37pm

This is the last call for any registered adult that may be interested in spending an all expenses-paid week with the troop this summer (June 25 to July 1) at Hale Scout Reservation. Only two spots remain open. Please contact summercamp@troop1001.org no later than noon on Thursday May 4 if you would like to volunteer for this event.