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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Summer Camp Merit Badge Selections

Posted on Apr 5 2018 - 10:26am
We are getting ready and need your help. Scouts attending summer camp please review available Merit Badge options and requirements in this file and email your selections to Mr. Esquivel using the following format. You can also print this, complete all fields and bring it to the April 9 Troop meeting:
  • Scout name (last name, first name) :_______________________________________________
  • Scout Date of Birth:_________________________________
  • Home phone number :______________________________________________
  • 1st Period - Merit Badge Choice #1  :______________________
  • 1st Period - Merit Badge Choice #2  :______________________ 
  • 2nd Period - Merit Badge Choice #1  :______________________ 
  • 2nd Period - Merit Badge Choice #2  :______________________ 
  • 3rd Period - Merit Badge Choice #1  :______________________ 
  • 3rd Period - Merit Badge Choice #2  :______________________ 
  • 4th Period - Merit Badge Choice #1  :______________________ 
  • 4th Period - Merit Badge Choice #2  :______________________ 
  • 5th Period - Merit Badge Choice #1  :______________________ 
  • 5th Period - Merit Badge Choice #2  :______________________ 
Some of you have already started to send your selections, thank you! But please note that we are requesting a second choice of MB for each period, this is important in case your top choice is full at the time of registration.
Our first year scouts are highly encouraged to take advantage of the Eaglebound program. Camp Cris Dobbins is offering 3 possible scenarios:
  1. Work on Tenderfoot requirements during Periods 1 & 2, and 1st & 2nd Class requirements during Periods 3, 4, and 5.
  2. Work on Tenderfoot requirements during Periods 1 & 2, and other Merit Badges during Periods  3, 4, and 5. 

Summer Camp Update

Posted on Mar 28 2018 - 9:16pm
We hope you are getting excited as we look forward to a great summer camp this year.  As camp approaches, there are many deadlines to meet and an important one is your choices for Merit Badges.  There are more than 50 MB's to choose from, please review this file and email or visit with Mr. Esquivel during the Troop meetings for any clarifications and to record your selections. We will need your MB choices no later than April 9.  

Northern Trail District Camporee - March 23-25, 2018

Posted on Mar 23 2018 - 12:02pm

Our next campout is the annual Camporee Boy Scouting competition, and Troop 1001 is in it to win it.  As in recent years, Camporee will be held at Camp James Ray, and this years Camporee theme is "Shipwrecked" and will include tons of fun games, activities, and of course competitions for the scouts.  Additional details available here.  Stay tuned for more details, but mark your calendars. 

The permission slip has been attached to this article. We've opened registration early and hope all of our scouts are able to make it!

Clothes Closet

Posted on Mar 20 2018 - 8:41am


The clothes closet is full!

 Lots of shorts, pants, and activity shirts in youth sizes.

Belts, assorted sizes of boots and rain gear, some adult

shirts and pants are available too.

Feel free to grab anything you might need for you or your

scout!  Gently used donations always accepted!

2019 High Adventure Update

Posted on Mar 8 2018 - 8:13pm
The troop is putting together the High Adventures opportunities for 2019.  Any scout in the 7th grade now is eligible to go in 2019.  The troop needs to know what the interest are in each of the High Adventure Bases, as reservations decisions need to be made shortly.  After reviewing the possibilities below, let Mike Reisinger, mj1234r@sbcglobal.net know by Monday, March 12,  which one you are interested for 2019.  This is for Scouts and Parents, as parents are needed as adviser on each of the adventures. If you would have questions after looking over the three opportunities give me a call at 972-907-8949.
  • Philmont Scout Ranch - The troop has trek for 2019,  July 12-24 see http://philmontscoutranch.org/Camping.aspx for more information;
  • Sea Base - The troop didn't get a scuba adventure in the lottery for 2019.  The troop has priority until March 16 on adventures that were not assigned in the lottery,  The troop enter the lottery for the Scuba Adventure program between Jun 16 and Jul 17.  The troop must decide if there are earlier or later dates that would work for the scuba or if there is another Adventure that the boys are interested in going on.  See http://www.bsaseabase.org/filestore/seabase/pdf/2019/2019FSBBrochure.pdf  for more information.  Randy Bullard calling Seabase 
  • Northern Tier - The troop doesn't have a date for 2019.  There still are a range of dates available see  http://www.ntier.org/filestore/NorthernTier/pdf/Availabletrips2019.pdf for the dates. The troop has always gone out of the Charles L. Sommers Base - Ely, MN. 


Wilderness First Aid Mock Patients - This Weekend

Posted on Mar 8 2018 - 8:07pm
Scouts and parents to be patients for Wilderness First Aid class