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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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New Troop 1001 Gear Available

Posted on Jul 28 2016 - 10:22pm

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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!

High Adventure: 2016-17

Posted on Jul 28 2016 - 10:22pm
Orig. Post: March 1, 2016
High adventure treks are one of the most memorable experiences offered in Scouting, but it takes advance planning to make them happen.  At this time for summer of 2017 the troop only has Philmont trek dates, July 5-17, 2017, leaving Richardson on July 3. To hold a space on the Philmont crew make a $100 deposit with the troop treasurer. The troop didn't receive any Sea Base adventures in the lottery for 2017; there is a slim possibility that something will open up at Sea Base.  
 
We are planning on a Winter Philmont trek between Christmas and New Years, 2016.  This will probably be 2 nights in the backcountry at Philmont and 2 days of skiing. Philmont doesn't take applications until summer.
 
Contact Mike Reisinger with any questions.

Merit Badge Information for Adults and Scouts

Posted on Jul 28 2016 - 10:22pm

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.

2.  Boys are responsible for getting a blue card, getting it signed before starting the MB, and checking on the troop website for the name of the counselor.

3.  Boys are responsible to do the requirements. Many times for particular MB's, counselors will offer classes to help the boys complete all or some of the requirements (e.g. Citizenship merit badges, Personal Fitness).

4.  Many times boys have partially completed MB's from Summer Camp or other group presentations. Sometimes there is not time, or a location to complete all the requirements during class sessions.  This can become a big problem as many boys have 5 to 10 or more partially completed merit badges. Again the boy is responsible for going to the MB Counselor in the troop to complete the MB.  A boy's complete advancement record is available on the troop website, including any partially completed MB's.  Boys and parents should review their record regularly.

If you have any questions on merit badge advancement, ask Mr. Reisinger or Mrs. Danen.

More Items to Read and Learn

Posted on Jul 28 2016 - 10:21pm

Visit the Read and Learn section of the troop website for more on:

  • Merit Badge Procedure Overview for Scouts and Parents
  • Why You Need to Sign Up for Campouts Online Before Money Monday
  • Make Sure You Record Your Camping for Credit
  • Tips to Keep Track of the Troop Calendar
  • Troop 1001 Apparel - Get Your Cold Weather Gear!

Merit Badge Partials Information for Parents and Scouts

Posted on Jul 28 2016 - 10:21pm
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:

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