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Troop 161 was chartered on March 13, 1927 and has a rich history spanning over eight decades. We serve youth living and going to school in the neighborhood of Clifton and the surrounding area in Cincinnati, Ohio. We meet year round on Tuesday nights from 7:00 until 8:30 at Calvary Episcopal Church, 3766 Clifton Ave. We have at least one overnight activity a month and at least one week of Scout Camp in the summer. See the "About Us" section for more information about the Troop. If you have any questions or you want to request more information about joining the Troop, just click on Contact Us in the menu to the left to send us a message.

Funderaiser Sales are still behind

Posted on Apr 11 2021 - 9:12pm
Hi Everyone - I just looked at previous years fundraising compared to this year.  As two weeks prior to the flower sale, we've only sold about 60% of what we sold in 2019.  That's a difference of about 900 bags between our last sale and this year.  

Coming event #1 - Disc golf at Winton Woods

Posted on Apr 11 2021 - 9:12pm

  Hello Scouts and Scouters!

 Please come out for a fun afternoon playing disc golf.

Coming Event #2 - Backpacking in Red River Gorge April 23-25

Posted on Apr 11 2021 - 9:11pm

Our backpacking event for April is coming up in 2 weeks. We will be hiking a portion of the Red River Gorge Geological Area of the Daniel Boone National Forest. This trip will build on the previous two trips we have already completed and is intended to be an "intermediate-level" backpacking event. Please ask me if you have any questions or concerns about participation.

Summer Camp Update

Posted on Apr 11 2021 - 9:11pm

Hello Troop 161!!

Just a couple of updates on Summer Camp:

Payment is due by 4/15.  Cost is $300/camper. 

Classes began enrolling on Saturday, 4/10.  Please get in touch with Mr. Dyson at briandyson@hotmail.com or Mr. Wittenauer at daveandannie1@msn.com if you haven't scheduled  your classes.  Remember, Eagle classes may fill up early.  Also try to schedule your classes close to the same location to make getting around easier.

Mulch and Flower Sales info and schedule

Posted on Apr 4 2021 - 10:58pm

Hello everyone - Our mulch sales have dropped off in the past week or so. Please tell your neighbors and friends to go to troop161mulch.org put their order in.  Everyone should also post on Next Door.com.  If you advertise on social media, BE SURE TO LET EVERYONE KNOW WE HAVE A LIMITED DELIVERY AREA. We deliver to Clifton, CUF, Northside, College Hill, Spring Grove Village and North Avondale.  (We can deliver to areas close to these neighborhoods, but not across town with out some prior arrangement or discussion).

Troop Meetings will be at 7:00 PM, outdoors at the church

Posted on Apr 4 2021 - 8:24pm

After a successful outdoor meeting at the church last week,  we will be meeting in the parking lot of the church.  We are moving the meeting time back to 7:00 moving forward. Please note the time change.  While we are not quite back in our meeting room, we are getting closer.  Here's what this means:

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