Parks and Campsites

Backpacking in Ohio State Parks — This site offers information on all of the backpacking trails in Ohio state parks, as well as rules for those backpacking in the parks.

Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area — Part of Wayne National Forest, Lake Vesuvius is a frequent location for Troop 85 backpacking and camping trips.

Wayne National Forest — Wayne National Forest is located in southeastern Ohio, and is the only national forest in the state of Ohio.

Catholic Church

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Scouting Homepage — The Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Scouting homepage, with information religious emblems and the annual Scout retreat. St. Luke’s is part of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Youth Protection Resources — Information on the Archdiocese’s youth protection guidelines and training. All Troop 85 events comply with these guidelines.

Saint Luke the Evangelist — The homepage of St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church. Troop 85 is chartered at St. Luke’s.

Official Scout Websites

Camp Birch — Camp Hugh Taylor Birch is the Scout camp maintained by Tecumseh Council, and hosts both Summer Camp programs and many other campouts throughout the year.

Chief Logan Reservation — Chief Logan Reservation is a Scout camp operated by Simon Kenton Council, where Troop 85 has occasionally attended Summer Camp.

Chillicothe District Homepage — The homepage of Chillicothe District, serving all of the Greene County troops in Tecumseh Council. Troop 85 is a part of the Chillicothe district.

Tecumseh Council — The homepage for Tecumseh Council. Troop 85 is located in Tecumseh Council.

Tecumseh Council Calendar — The Tecumseh Council calendar is available here in PDF format.

Tecumseh Council Forms — Tecumseh Council’s form download page. Forms available here include tour permits, medical forms, troop meeting plans, and merit badge counselor applications.

Tecumseh Council Totem — Download PDF copies of the Tecumseh council newsletter, The Totem.