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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.

Wright Patterson Trip March 6th

Posted on Feb 28 2021 - 12:37pm
Hello Troop 161:
The trip to Wright Patterson AFB Museum is still on for Saturday, 3/6.  The museum is aware we are attending, and would a head count.  Can you got to the Google from here and let us know if you plan on attending?

Wright-Patt Trip is on 3/6

Posted on Feb 21 2021 - 9:12pm

Our trip to Wright Patt is in two weeks, on March 6th. A flyer should be out presently. Per the website, the museum is open for buisness with considerations for COVID safety.  The museum insists on masks (as does the troop) and maintaining 6 feet of social distancing.   The Valkyrie Café will be open for up to 120 people at a time and offer a limited menu. Only bottled beverages will be sold – fountain drinks, coffee, and ice from the self-serve drink stations will not be available.  

Merit Badge Challenge Update

Posted on Feb 21 2021 - 8:58pm

As you may be aware, class selection for the merit badge challenge was somewhat limited.  We are working with the council to expand course selection, so stay tuned. We are also working on the possibility of offering somem classes specifically for Troop 161.  Again, stay tuned. 

Merit Badge Challenge Update

Posted on Feb 21 2021 - 8:47pm

So far we have 5 scouts signed up for the virtual MBC.  Still time to get your name in!  Sign up! Don't forget your pre-work!

The sign up form and pre-work are attached. 

Weekly Troop Meeting

Posted on Feb 15 2021 - 6:48pm

We are still meeting on line - Here's the link if you need it:


Virtual MBC

Posted on Feb 7 2021 - 9:12pm

Just a reminder, the virtual Merit Badge Challenge registration is still open.  So far, we ahve three scouts that have expressed some interest.  As a reminder, here's the details:

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