Meryl Evans

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Spring Break Trip Reservations

Troop 1000 SHIPS OUT!  Spring Break is quickly approaching and Troop 1000 has an fun-filled 6 days planned.  The Troop will be spending one night on the USS Texas, visiting Space Center Houston and completing a Moon and Mars expedition at the Houston Science Museum.  Then we finish up the trip with 2 nights on …

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February: Caving Campout

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This campout required reservations. All the spots are filled. Any new informatin will be posted here. Scouts will journey to the center of the earth! Or at least explore what lies beneath the canyon lands of Longhorn Cavern State Park. An experienced guide will lead us on a speleo-adventure through caves and caverns where you …

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Inclement Weather

Troop 1000 follows PISD’s recommendations when it comes to canceling meetings. When PISD cancels school and after-school events, we will cancel our meeting. When there is no school, such as Martin Luther King. Jr. holiday, the Troop will make a decision 30 to 60 minutes before a meeting. Then we will send a cancelation notice …

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Troop 1000 Monthly Themes

Month Theme Merit Badge Program Patrol January Troop Skills N/A PLC February Caving / Geology Caving / Geology Hornets March Nuclear Science Nuclear Science Chiefs April Cooking Cooking Silver Foxes May Aquatics Aquatics Bald Eagles June Summer Camp Individual-based Hornets July Hiking/Backpacking Hiking/Backpacking Chiefs August Patrol Campouts N/A Silver Foxes September First Aid / WRFA …

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Eagle Palm Changes

Bryan Wendell, BSA Senior Editor and author of the “Bryan on Scouting” blog site has published major changes in the way Scouts earn Eagle Palms. These modifications go into effect on August 1, 2017. For a complete read, please see the post on how Scouts can earn Eagle Palms. Here are some highlights: Background: Eagle Palms …

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How to get Tweets from @Troop1000

Fast Follow from Twitter. Receive Tweets from @Troop1000 on your phone even if you don’t have a Twitter account or use it. This is a simple way for us to get information out in real-time. Just text follow Troop1000 to 40404. Tell Twitter to be quiet. Turn text messages on or off by sending on …

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Medical Forms

It is that time of year again to update your son’s and the troop adult medical forms. Please turn in Parts A & B immediately along with a new or updated Troop Medication Forms. You can find the forms at http://t1000.org/medical-forms.

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Clothes Closet

Clothes closet items for sale

T1000 Clothes Closet is open every month on Money Monday to sell new items, as well as accept and distribute gently used Scout uniforms and equipment. Here’s the list of Clothes Closet items for sale. We’re now selling socks for $8 a pair. We have a selection of sizes in the crew and ankle lengths. …

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Welcome to One Grand Troop of Plano, Texas!

Where would you like to go? Prospective families: The Family Troop Guide has most everything you need to know. Learn more about Troop 1000 and joining. T1000 Open Houses. Advancement: See Advancements and Awards for rank requirements, Merit Badges, and others. Camping: Latest camping info and permission slips.

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