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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Cottonwood Art Festival - 9/29 to 10/2

Posted on Oct 1 2016 - 9:44am

Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival is Troop 1001’s main fundraiser. The troop makes money 4 ways: 1) tips from the artists, 2) a payment from the city, 3) water sales, and 4) general public donations.

Troop 1001 families are requested to volunteer a minimum of 8 adult hours for each Scout. Scouts can earn service hours after he volunteers 8 hours. The entire Troop is needed to support the Cottonwood Art Festival. Sign up on-line using Sign-up Genius at:


We need each adult and youth volunteer to print, sign and return the City of Richardson volunteer rlease form ASAP. 


There are six shifts that we need to staff:

  • Thursday, September 29 (11am-9pm): Need about 12 adults to greet artists, and 30 adults - 15 scouts to setup the artists.
  • Friday, September 30 (8am-9pm): Need about 15 adults to greet artists, and 50 adults - 30 scouts to setup the artists.
  • Friday, September 30 (6-10pm): Need 4 adults for the Beer Garden Artist Dinner.
  • Saturday, October 1 (9am - 8pm) and Sunday, October 2 (10am – 5:30pm): Need Scouts all day to sell water. Need Adults all day for Booth Sitters, the Artist Hospitality Tent, and help with artist carry-outs.
  • Sunday Night, October 2 (5pm – 10pm) - ALL HANDS ON DECK!!! – We need everyone to help artists with load-out. We will be available for artists to request assistance until 10:00pm.

If you can't sign-up online, please contact us at cottonwoodchair@troop1001.org or call us at 972-231-9350.

Yours in Scouting,

Tim and Carol Ozlowski, Troop 1001 Cottonwood Chairpersons

Troop Clothes Closet

Posted on Sep 29 2016 - 8:02pm
Attention New Scouts!  Come check out our Troop Clothes Closet.  We have gently-used pants, shorts, shirts and belts in all sizes.

New Troop 1001 Gear Available

Posted on Sep 29 2016 - 8:01pm

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Mrs. Bascom has new Activity Shirts (Class B's), Troop 1001 fleece jackets, neckerchiefs and slides available in the scout room.  Take the opportunity to gear up!

Merit Badge Information for Adults and Scouts

Posted on Sep 29 2016 - 8:01pm

Merit Badges (MB) are a key part of a boy's advancement in scouting; for a MB to be earned, several things need to take place.

1.  Trained MB Counselors are needed. Any parent in the troop can take the training and to be available for the boys as they partake in each merit badge per the necessary requirements.

Merit Badge Partials Information for Parents and Scouts

Posted on Sep 29 2016 - 7:59pm
Do you have several partially completed merit badges?  If so, this information is for you! 
Merit Badges are a very important part of advancement in scouting. There are several ways that you can earn Merit Badges in Troop 1001:

Scout Sign-Up: 50th Anniversary Campout-Camp Wisdom Sept. 16-18

Posted on Sep 12 2016 - 2:48pm

TROOP 1001

50th Anniversary Campout

Camp Wisdom

Along with all of the special festivities, this will be the troop's first campout of the year. We will have a regular sign-up, permission slip and Money Monday.

 Bring your signed permission slip and $20 cash (preferably two $10's) food money and BBQ dinner money to Money Monday, Sep 12th (Parents may have already paid online for BBQ, please let patrol leader know on sign up sheet).  Scouts should be at the Trinity Bible Church parking lot no later than 5:30pm, Friday Sept. 16th. Bring a sack dinner and check the weather before packing. A packing list is always on the left side of the permission slip.

Turn in any medications needed during the campout at form-up, along with the campout medication form (prints as second page with permission slip).

Adults: Please sign up online if you are camping on Friday. Please note the number of seats you can provide, if you can drive scouts. Note that it is still necessary to sign up on Eventbrite (link) and pay $20 for dinner Saturday night.

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