Climbing Campout, Sid Richardson Scout Ranch, September 26 - 28

This year’s annual Rock Climbing Campout will be at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch, Bridgeport, TX in the Hermits Cave Campsite and Climbing Area. To prepare for this the Scouts will practice basic and advanced climbing techniques this month.

Featured in this month’s Rock Climbing program will be a portable climbing wall for the Sept 22 Troop meeting. The wall will be setup and run by personnel from the Summit climbing gym. Note that this meeting on September 22 will start early at 7:00 PM. In order to climb the wall, Scouts will need signed waiver from their parents. Permission Slip for the campout and the Waiver Form along with Food Considerations forms are posted in the camping documents.

Troop Garage Sale!
Saturday October 18 7:30 AM - 2:00PM

Fall is around the corner so it is time for our annual Fall Garage Sale! The Troop will be having the garage sale on Saturday, October 18 from 7:30 am - 2:00 pm, so mark your calendars! We need clean re-usable donations in working condition. Ask your neighbors and friends for donations! Please click here for the flyer which has all the details.

Pick-up service can be provided with a minimum of 3 days advance notice. We will need parent/adult participation on Friday evening with setup and Saturday with staffing and cleanup. If you are able to help or you need a pick-up please email any of the following coordinators - Luanne Ward, Sharon Luker or Carolyn Linscott at

Patrols and parents are expected to staff and help. There is a huge need for adult help during moving, setup and takedown. If you have a conflict and are unable to make it during your scheduled time, please participate when you can.

1st shift - Friday (06:00 PM - 10:00 PM) Panthers, Bald Eagles (older scouts and adults) - Move sale items from storage to church and sort per merchandise type and price.
2nd shift Saturday (06:00 AM - 09:00 AM) Ravens, Silver Foxes - Setup. Move sale items to parking lot and unpack as needed and arrange on tables or tarps.
3rd shift Saturday (07:45 AM - 11:00 AM) Panthers - Sell. Oversee designated area, greet buyers, answer questions, facilitate sales, keep area clean, p;ickup trash and any items broken.
4th shift Saturday (10:45 AM - 02:00 PM) Hornets - Sell. Same as above and help markdown for quick sale.
5th shift Saturday (01:30 PM - 04:00 PM) Bald Eagles, Chiefs - Takedown. Pack and save saleable items, sell remaining books & videos at half price books, 2 older Scouts help haul trash to Plano recycling center

New Medical Forms!

Medical Forms

There is a new 2014 Medical form which is available in the Quick Links. Everyone needs to have a current,signed form for 2014 turned into our Medical Forms Coordinator, Sharon Luker at

If a Medical form has already been turned in and signed for 2014, the new form does not have to be used until 2015.

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Tom Thumb Reward Card - 2075

Do you shop at Tom Thumb? Did you know that Troop 1000 is signed up with Tom Thumb's Good Neighbor Program? You can have up to 3 charities linked to your reward card. And sign up is easy! Just go to your local Tom Thumb store, and have the Customer Service department add our Troop Good Neighbor Number to your account. Our number is: 2075. The Troop will start earning a percentage of what you buy automatically. Start raising money as you shop for us today!