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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.

Work Day for the Church

Posted on Dec 27 2020 - 9:15pm

Sign ups for the he work day for the is week are closed, but the event is ON.  Those of you signed up will arrive at the Church at 9:00 AM and work until approximately 1:00 PM cleaning and maintaining the big, beautiful home next to Calvary Church  The Church has offered to donate money to the troop in return for our time and work.  Now is your chance to see the inside of this historic home AND help Troop 161 earn some desperately needed funds for the bank account.

Backpacking Trip January 15th-17, Zaleski State Forest

Posted on Dec 27 2020 - 9:15pm

Our next backpacking trip is scheduled for January 15th-17.  Stay tuned to this web page and the Announce@troop161 e-mails for details.  Here's the plan so far:

Skating party - Moved to Sunday and update.

Posted on Dec 13 2020 - 9:15pm
Nelson Dewitt has been working very hard on planning the ice skating trip for next Saturday.   Unfortunately, skating slots at Summit Park are filling up quickly next weekend.

Work Day for the Church

Posted on Dec 13 2020 - 9:15pm

We have an opportunity to give back to our sponsoring organization, Calvary Episcopal Church.  We have been asked to do some minor work and chores in the house next to the church.  The event is scheduled for December 30th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we have the following restrictions:

Troop Dues due

Posted on Dec 13 2020 - 9:14pm

Hello Troop,

 Once again, it’s time for our yearly dues. This year our dues are $ 85 for Scouts.  This comparable to last year.  

 Dues for adults are $65.  Unfortunately, since our primary fundraising event was cancelled this year, the Troop cannot cover the enrollment for adults.    

Weekly Meetings to be Held Online

Posted on Dec 13 2020 - 9:14pm

Due to the change in weather and our continued desire to stay safe and healthy, we are going back to online meetings only.  The meetings will continue to start at 6:30, just they have for the past several weeks.  You can log in at the link we always use:  https://meet.google.com/xmh-xrzr-kmy  to join us.

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