Welcome To Troop 161 -

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.


Wright-Patt Museum Tour and Campout

Posted on Oct 10 2021 - 11:18pm

Come along to visit the “National Museum of the U.S. Air Force” for the day and then enjoy a crisp autumn campout, “rustic cabin style”, at BSA Camp Birch near Dayton.  Two great reasons to get out of the house and join your 161 friends for the weekend.  Trip departs Saturday Oct 23 and returns Sunday afternoon

Cincy Steps Walk

Posted on Oct 5 2021 - 5:15pm

The Cincinnati Steps is an urban hike through the many outdoor stair ways in the older Cincinnati neighborhoods.  It is about 8 to 9 miles long. It will climb (up and down) about 2000 steps throughout the city crossing the paths of 4 of the 5 historic Inclines (Fairview, Bellevue, Main Street, and Mount Adams). Lunch will be along the Ohio River roughly between 12 and 12;30,  before we retrace our steps to Fairview.

Backpacking/Camping Trip - 9/25

Posted on Sep 19 2021 - 11:17pm

Hellos Everyone - Just following up from Mr. Casteel.  Don't forget to sign up for the Backpacking /Camping event this weekend at Ceasar Creek!!!  There are links to sign up for both the Backpacking portion and the Camping portion linked below

Austin Dyson's Eagle Project, - Day two

Posted on Sep 1 2021 - 8:22am

After a successful start, Austin will need help for one more day, September 11, to complete his project.  There is  a sign sheet for the project at this link:  Austin's Eagle Project Sign up. Austin even providing lunch - Either Chicken/Pork Tamales or, for our vegetarians, a Cheese Quesadilla.  When you sign up, you will need to complete the waiver here:  https://cincinnatiparks.regfox.com/cincinnati-parks-volunteer-release-liability-waiver-general

Cycling Trip September 18th!!

Posted on Sep 1 2021 - 8:22am

Join us for pedaling and pizza!  We’ll ride 10 miles from Milford to Loveland, entirely on the Little Miami Bike Trail.  We’ll go at a fairly easy pace and stop for lunch in Loveland at the “The Works” pizzeria.  Now refreshed and restored, we’ll ride the 10 miles back to Milford for a total of 20 miles.  Bring lunch money, water, helmet, etc.  Family members are welcome.  More details in the flyer, attached below.

Philmont - Our first Update in a while

Posted on Sep 1 2021 - 8:21am

After a long period of quiet, we really need to send out an update about our  looming Philmont adventure.

We are setting out for a High Adventure Camp in New Mexico from June 14 though and returning on June 28th.  We will spend 10 days on the trail,  backpacking from adventure to adventure, covering 80 to 100 miles at altitudes ranging from 6,000 to 10,000  feet.  This is the adventure of a life time!!!

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