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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Flags In - This Saturday 9/18

Posted on Sep 16 2021 - 8:14pm
Come on out to help bring in the flags the troop put out in honor of the Patriot Day (9/11) Remembrance.  It's a great chance to get out of the house, move around a bit, see some friendly faces, and raise some money for Troop 1001.  Please use the link below to sign up and get additional information.

Zipline/Canoeing/Fishing Campout at Purtis Creek State Park -- Sept 17-19

Posted on Sep 16 2021 - 8:14pm

We are excited to kick off the Scout year at Purtis Creek State Park with canoeing and fishing, along with ziplining at New York Zip. 

LOOK > > > > > > Please take note of the new COVID testing requirement described below.

Need Service Hours? Want a fun family activity? AUMC Pumpkin Patch needs your help!

Posted on Sep 16 2021 - 7:17am

Arapaho UMC Pumpkin Patch is back!  We will receive our first load of pumpkins on Saturday Oct. 2nd at 10am.  We would love to have scouts and family members come assist us with the unloading. Bring water, work gloves and wheelbarrows or wagons. Our 2nd unload will be Saturday Oct. 16th.

Scouts and parents can also sign up for a 2 hour shift to sell pumpkins. The patch will run Oct 2nd - Oct 31st.

ILST and IOLS Courses this Fall

Posted on Sep 10 2021 - 5:41am

Troop 1001

Our District is hoping to run an Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST)  in the Fall.

ILST is / was Oak Leaf.  The course is for Scouts.  The course is youth run. We would have a few Staff Development meetings before the course.

Flags Out - September 11

Posted on Sep 10 2021 - 5:40am
UPDATE -  Thanks to all those that have signed up for Patriot Day Flags Out.  If you're available Saturday morning and haven't signed up yet, please do as there are quite a few slots still open.  In particular, we could use at least a couple more vehicles that can carry flags.
Please see the link to the SignUpGenius sign-up sheet in the email below.
Scouts & Parents,
It's time for Troop 1001's first Flags fundraiser of the 2021-22 school year.  So come on out, help raise money for the troop and get to know other scouts and parents better. (And, don't forget, there will be ice cream afterwards. Yum!!)
Patriot Day 2021 Flags Out (Distribution)
Scouts and parents will meet at the Flag Trailer in the parking lot of GO Industries (420 N. Grove Rd.) at 8:30 am on Saturday, Sept. 11th.  For those that have participated in Flags events in the past, but not recently, please note that this is a new location, that is in the same general area as the previous trailer location, east of Central Expressway and south of Arapaho on Grove Road.

Northern Trail Adult Leader Training / Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills October 16 & 22-24, 2021

Posted on Sep 10 2021 - 5:39am

What: This is a two-part course, the first part is in a classroom setting which meets on a Saturday.  The second part is in the field at a hands-on campout.  Both parts are required to be considered a fully trained adult leader.