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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.

Video troop meeting is this week at 6:45

Posted on Aug 3 2020 - 3:31pm

Apologies for the double e-blasts this week.  As in the last few weeks, the troop will have a video meeting at 6:45.  You can access the meeting at this link:

Congrats to Mr. Lundy for 50 years of service!!!

Posted on Aug 3 2020 - 3:28pm

Mr. Lundy has received the BSA Veterans award for 50 years of service. See the link in the August Dan Beard Fireside Chat newsletter here.

No Meeting on Tuesday, 7/28

Posted on Jul 23 2020 - 7:03pm

Since many of our scouts will be out of town next week, there will no meeting next week.  See all of you on August 4th!!!

Online mneeting set for 7/21/20

Posted on Jul 19 2020 - 9:25pm

We are having an On-Line Troop meeting on Tuesday, 7/21  at 6:45 in Google Meet.  Last week's meeting went very well.  We hope to have a few more scouts attend.  There will be more discussion about future events and a SSC breakdown of Sunday's Cincinnati Steps walk.  

On Line Meeting for Tuesday ,7/14 is ON!!!!

Posted on Jul 12 2020 - 9:20pm

We are indeed restarting the meetings for Troop 161 this week.  As was mentioned in last week's e-blast and an e-mail that went out just prior to that, we are having an On-Lie Troop meeting at 6:45 in Google Meet.  There are no plans for Tuesday to meet in person afterward.  We may doscuss that at the meeting on Tuesday.  The meeting may be short (20 minutes, give or take, maybel less).  Our SPL and ASPL are working on an agenda now.   

We are starting the re-opening process!!!!

Posted on Jul 5 2020 - 9:57pm
We are starting the re-opening process!!!!  The church and the council require us to be consistent with Covid-19 restrictions, so the meetings will be different for a while.  Here are the details:

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