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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.

Sean W. Eagle Scout Project Work Day - 6/27 9:00 a.m.

Posted on Jun 24 2015 - 8:17pm

Sean's first work day is this Saturday, 6/27.  Due to a high chance of rain, the work day will be painting indoors at 1546 Knowlton Avenue.  Sean will be starting at 9:00 a.m., and Sean expects to be done by around noon – 1:00 p.m.  The first day will be painting about 60 metal T-posts with oi based gloss enamel paint.  It is advised that Scouts wear work clothing that they would not mind getting paint on, as the paint that we will be using is not able to be washed off.  Breakfast and Lunch will be provided for volunteers.  Please RSVP directly to Sean if you can help out on Saturday.  Sean's email address was included in an email regarding his project.

Sean W. Eagle Project Work Day - July 11

Posted on Jun 24 2015 - 8:17pm

Sean W. will be having the second work day for his Eagle project on Saturday, July 11th, starting at 10:00 a.m. and expected to finish at 4:00 p.m.  Sean is installing approximately 30 6 foot boundary markers at Timberidge on 7/11.  He will be starting at 10:00 a.m. and expects to finish by 4:00 p.m.  The markers will be installed using a post hole driver.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves, shovels, loppers, post-hole drivers and pinch bars.  All volunteers should bring a water bottle along to prevent dehydration.  Lunch will be provided for volunteers.  Please RSVP to Sean W. if you can make it.  Sean's email is in the Troop directory and will also be included in the email reminder about this event.

Sean W. Eagle Project Work Day - 7/25

Posted on Jun 24 2015 - 8:17pm

Sean W. will be having the third work day for his Eagle project on Saturday, July 25th, starting at 10:00 a.m. and expected to finish at 4:00 p.m.  Sean is installing approximately 30 6 foot boundary markers at Timberidge on 7/11.  He will be starting at 10:00 a.m. and expects to finish by 4:00 p.m.  The markers will be installed using a post hole driver.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves, shovels, loppers, post-hole drivers and pinch bars.  All volunteers should bring a water bottle along to prevent dehydration.  Lunch will be provided for volunteers.  Please RSVP to Sean W. if you can make it.  Sean's email is in the Troop directory and will also be included in the email reminder about this event.

Sean W. Eagle Project Work Day - 8/1

Posted on Jun 24 2015 - 8:17pm

Sean Wood's fourth and final work day for his Eagle Project will be on Saturday, August 1st.  Work will start at 10:00 a.m. and is expected to be finished at 4:00 p.m.  Sean will be installing 2 concrete corner T-posts.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves, shovels, loppers and post-hole drivers.  All volunteers should bring a water bottle along to prevent dehydration.  Lunch will be provided for volunteers.  Please RSVP to Sean if you can make it.  Sean's email is in the Troop directory and will be in the email reminder about this event.

Summer Camp - July 12 - 18

Posted on Apr 12 2015 - 2:56am

Summer Camp is quickly approaching again this year.  The Troop will be attending summer camp at Ransburg Scout Reservation outside Bloomington, Indiana again this year.  Scouts - registration for summer camp classes opens on Monday, April 20th at 8:30 a.m.  Download a copy of the class schedule, make your picks and get them to Mr. Wagner so he can get you registered.  The sooner you make your picks, the better your chance of getting the classes you want.  Some classes fill up very quickly - Rifle Shooting, for example, will probably fill up Monday morning.  See the attached flyer and other materials regarding summer camp this year.  If you plan on attending summer camp and have not already submitted your $140 down payment, please get it to Mr. Moore as soon as possibie.   The cost of summer camp this year will be $315.  See attached flyer for more information.

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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