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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.

Troop members may log in to view the calendar, see important announcements, and retrieve activity forms, among other services.

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Winter Camp is on...REGISTER TODAY!!!

Posted on Nov 23 2020 - 8:27pm

Hi Troop 1001!

It is time to register for a socially distanced Winter Camp! We are holding the event this year at Lake Lavon Camp & Conference Center on January 16-17, 2021. WE WILL NOT BE STAYING OVERNIGHT. Therefore, in order to make all of the logistics work, we need your registration by December 16, 2020. Register your attendance today...merit badge offerings will be published soon!

Here’s the 1-2-3.

  1. Register your attendance today on the Troop 1001 website.  The $65 Scout fee covers the facility and food during the weekend.  Register here: https://www.troop1001.org/node/3218
  2. Make your merit badge selections soon via Sign Up Genius...stay tuned!
    1. A few merit badges will have additional fees for materials and instruction, please bring turn in a money to the Troop by Dec. 10.
  3. Use the website: USScouts.org to locate the workbooks for your associated merit badges.

PARENTS: We will need drivers and merit badge counselors to make this weekend a success.  If you are interested in helping, please email Leslie Hassler at wintercamp@troop1001.org.

Thanks!

Leslie Hassler & Michelle Jackson

Winter Camp Chairs

GoFundMe to Support Warm Indoor Winter Troop 1001 Meetings

Posted on Nov 23 2020 - 8:16pm

Parents and friends of Troop 1001, 

Due to the COVID restrictions Trinity Bible Church has in place, we are currently unable to enter the church and are holding troop meetings in the church parking lot. Thankfully, we have found a place large enough for us to safely meet indoors, but we have to rent it. We will be holding meetings there from December to March while the weather is too cold for outdoor gatherings.

During indoor meetings we will be following Circle 10's COVID guidelines to ensure everyone's safety and wellbeing. These precautions include temperature checks at the door, mandatory mask wearing and social distancing at all times. 

In an effort to keep our expenses contained due to a lack of fundraising opportunities this year,  we are asking parents and former members of Troop 1001 to help us raise the funds to offset the cost of renting the space. If you are able to make a donation of any size, we would greatly appreciate it.

CLICK HERE TO DONATE TODAY!

Every Scout Deserves A Trained Leader...Adults: Sign Up For Wood Badge TODAY! (links at end of article)

Posted on Nov 23 2020 - 7:54pm

What is Wood Badge?

​Reflecting the best of nearly a century of Scouting experience, Wood Badge draws upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles and successful organizations throughout the country.

Wood Badge training was begun by Baden Powell in 1919 as a way to insure that the leaders of Scout troops were properly trained. Since then Wood Badge has been held worldwide, providing advanced leadership training to thousands of Scout leaders.

Wood Badge builds upon the best traditions and experiences of the Boy Scouts of America and also draws from a wide range of courses within and beyond the bounds of Scouting to present the latest in leadership theory and team development

Sea Base Openings - GOING FAST

Posted on Nov 20 2020 - 8:50am
Sea Base is the BSA High Adventure camp in the Florida Keys.  The adventures there are an amazing experience you don't want to miss.  This opportunity is open to the entire Troop one last time before we look outside the Troop...
 
We currently have 4 openings for the spring break 2021 Sea Base trip...leaving March 13th, returning March 21st. We recently had a few people decide not to go, creating a rare opportunity for others.
 
Scouts 13 or older by that date are eligible, and adult leaders are also welcome.
 
Please let me know by THIS FRIDAY, Nov. 20th  if you may be interested. We need to finalize travel plans.
 
Thanks!
 
Glenn
 

Glenn Garfield

Patrol Activities This Weekend!

Posted on Nov 20 2020 - 8:46am

Individual patrols will be doing activities this weekend.  Everyone should have received an email and be in contact with their patrol leader for additional details.  The calendar of patrols and activities for this weekend is below.  Have fun!

Flags In THIS SATURDAY!

Posted on Nov 12 2020 - 9:56pm
Hello Troop 1001 Scouts & Parents,
 
It's the final Flags event for 2020!  Come on out to help bring in the flags from the Veterans Day observance.  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 access the SignUpGenius sign-up page.
 
 
 

Troop 1001 Flags - Veterans Day Flags In

 
Yours In Scouting,
Tim Fooshee
Troop 1001 Flags Coordinator

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