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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.

Ready or not, Peterloon is near

Posted on Sep 17 2016 - 9:48pm

Hey Troop 161 - Peterloon is getting closer every day!!  We have until 9:00 SUNDAY NIGHT to get in touch with Mr. Henderson to register.  If you want a t-shirt, please let him know.  He needs sizes and quanties.  From a previous e-mail from out stalwart Peterloon admin:

Event update - Advancement Campout

Posted on Sep 10 2016 - 10:28pm

Hey scouts- just one final reminder about the advancement campout scheduled for 9/17 -9/18.  There are many scouts that have signed up.  We are still finalizing drivers.  If you can drive, can you please contact Mr. Wittenauer at daveandannie1@msn.com? 

Peterloon is coming!! And if you are interested and haven't registered, we have good news.

Posted on Sep 10 2016 - 10:22pm

Calling all Scouts!!!  If you haven't heard (and thanks to the dilligent work of Mr. Henderson, you probably have), Peterloon is coming!!  This event , set for October 7, 8 and 9, is expected to draw over 5,000 scouts to camp Friedlander, in our own back yard.  More importatnly, IF YOU HAVEN'T REGISTERED, THE COUNCIL GAVE US AN EXTENTOIN TO SIGN UP.  We now have until the 18th of September to get on board.   Contact Mr. Henderson at henderson.gerard@gmail.com.

Next outing - Advancement Campout

Posted on Aug 30 2016 - 9:44pm

Hey Scouts - still need those last few requirements to move up before the Court of Honor in October?  We have you covered.  The weekend of September 17 and 18th, the Troop is holding an advancement campout.  Many of you are very close to moving to the next level, so this could put you over the top on our next step to Eagle. 

Popcorn Sales have begun!!!

Posted on Aug 29 2016 - 1:25pm

 To all the scouts (and parents) in troop 161- Jacob Wagner, our popcorn Kernel, has taken his post!!!   Order forms for popcorn sales went out at the meeting on August 23.  If you haven't gotten a form, please don't forget to grab one at the next meeting!!!  If scouts are going door to door for sales, remember to wear your Class A (shirt, neckerchief, slide, kaki or green shorts).  Jacob has contact information in the Contacts section of the website.  Feel free to reach out to him with questions.

Troop 161 on TV

Posted on Mar 30 2014 - 9:39pm

Some of our Scouts may be part of a Kentucky Life episode that was filmed while they were caving at Great Saltpetre Cave in Kentucky last year.  The program will be shown on Saturday April 12, 2014, at 8/7 Central on KET.  It should repeat on Sunday, April 13 at 4/3 Central on KET. This is the weekend before Easter, and five weeks before Open House - http://www.ket.org/cgi-bin/tvschedules/index.pl?date=2014-04-12+18:00.  We also understand that the program will be be available online at the same time it is on air at http://www.ket.org/live/ for anyone that doesn't have access to WKET.

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