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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.

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Update on Patrol Activities

Posted on Oct 15 2020 - 9:54pm
Howdy Troop 1001 Adults!

We made it through our first round of Patrol Activities.  Most of what I have heard has been positive, but at PLC last night, the overwhelming Thorn I heard when we did our Thorns, Buds and Roses review, was communications.  I failed to get the activities fully staffed until days before the event and that led to late communication to and from patrol leaders.  Please forgive me for that.

Service Hours @ Arapaho United Methodist - Pumpkin Unloading on 10/3 and 10/17

Posted on Oct 15 2020 - 9:52pm
 
Arapaho United Methodist Pumpkin Patch is Back!
 
Troop 1001 has volunteered regularly with Arapaho United Methodist’s Pumpkin Patch.  After much discussion, the church has decided to continue our patch with new Covid-19 precautions.

We have some different procedures this year and will not have lines of people passing pumpkins like in the past. Instead, we will have two shifts of people to unpack the pumpkins from pallets and distribute them in our yard.

We would love to have as many Troop 1001 helpers as possible!  Many in the congregation are not able to participate in the unloading, so scouts have always been particularly important on unload days.  

This year, we are getting deliveries on Oct 3rd and Oct 17th. We have 2 shifts for distribution at 11am and 1pm, and masks and distancing will be required.
Scouts and parents are also welcome to sign up for a shift to help sell the pumpkins with a church member.  Please sign up through the link below.

Fort Worth Alliance Airshow - Oct 17 & 18

Posted on Oct 15 2020 - 9:52pm

Troop 1001 Volunteer Sign Up for Alliance Air Show

Gain some service hours by volunteering at the Fort Worth Alliance Airport Airshow which will be conducted this year as a drive-in. Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt as well as a BBQ sandwich, chips and water in exchange for your help with parking lot directional guidance. If you're younger than 9th grade, your parent will need to be present. You would need to arrive 15 minutes before your shift begins please. 

The show lasts from 8 am- 2 pm each. The shifts are 2 hour slots. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090E45ABAE28A7FE3-troop 

The 30th Anniversary of the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, has evolved into North Texas’ first drive-in air show experience. There won't be any money exchanging or collection as all parking tickets will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis-- none sold onsite.

Send Us Your Scouting Pics!

Posted on Oct 15 2020 - 9:51pm

Adults attending our many varied activities this strange Scout Year who are photo-inclined please take a few good photos of our Boys in action and upload to troop1001.shutterfly.com. You'll enjoy seeing these in Court of Honor slide shows, the Troop Handbook, our website, etc. It's fun to see how fast they grow up.

Grady 

Eagle Project for Jonathan Cluiss - Sunday October 11

Posted on Oct 8 2020 - 8:35pm
Hello Troop 1001,
 
I have been working on earning the rank of Eagle Scout for several years now, and I am excited to be very close to completion. I am proud to announce that my project will be an educational outdoor sign located in heights park, benefiting the city of Richardson. The sign will add value to the park by providing information and pictures of local plants and trees that can be found while exploring the creek / woods area. 
Phase one of my project (designing the informational layout of the sign) will begin this Sunday, October 12 and I would appreciate anyone who is willing to help.

Troop Meeting @ TBC This Monday - September 28

Posted on Sep 25 2020 - 5:42pm

Be there!