Welcome !

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.

Board of Reveiw and Court of Honor

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 10:03pm

Just a last minute reminder that we have a Court of Honor on 10/22 at 7:00 PM (during our regularly scheduled meeting).  Adults may be available for last minute Scout Master's Conferences and Boards of Review on 10/15

Bike Maintenance Class has been rescheduled

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 10:00pm

The previously scehduled bike maintenance class schedueld for 10/13 has been reschedueld for 10/27, from 2-4 pm. The class will be at the Garage in OTR at 1150 Vine St, #17 (corner of Vine and Central Parkway) 

Merit Badge Challenge - Dates are avialable

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 9:56pm

The 2020 Merit Badge Challenge information is becoming available very soon. While we don't have a course catalog as of yet, all of our scouts should be thinking about which merit badges they need and, most importatnly, when they are going to start their prework.  As soon as course catelogs are out, they will be posted

Advancement - Board of Reviews and Court of Honor

Posted on Oct 4 2019 - 1:05pm

Just a reminder for those of you that care close to rank advancement, the next Court of Honor to recognize advancement will be held on Tuesday, October 22nd.  We will have Scoutmasters available on Tuesday October 8 and Tuesday October 15 to conduct Board Of Review meetings for rank advancement.  


Posted on Sep 30 2019 - 6:36am

Just a reminder that Peterloon is this coming weekend.  Some important points:

1.Registratoin is, for the most part, locked.  Please contact Mr. Henderson at (513)478-2848 or via mail at henderson.gerald@gmail.com to confirm that you are registered.  If you are registered and  cannot attend, please let him know as there are scouts and adults on the waiting list. 

10-Mile Bike Ride October 12, 2019 at Miami-Whitewater Forest.

Posted on Sep 29 2019 - 3:01pm

Troop 161 will have a bike ride October 12, 2019.

We will meet at the Miami-Whitewater Forest Visitor Center at 9:30 am.  Ride should end around 11-11:30 am back at the visitor center.

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