Camp Workcoeman

Camp Workcoeman is used year-round for short-term camping for all Scouting Cub Packs, Scout Troops, and Venture Crews, as well as for district and Order of the Arrow activities.

During the six week summer camp season, over 1,200 Scouts enjoy unforgettable Scouting experiences. The summer camp season consists of 5 weeks of Boy Scout Resident Camp and one week of Webelos Resident Camp and Cub Scout Day Camp. It is also home to Laurel Music Camp.

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Reserve the Climbing Wall

Did you know that your unit can reserve Camp Workcoeman’s new Douglass Climbing Center for off-season use? The wall is available most weekends September to June, weather permitting. To reserve the wall, contact Paul McClain. Click here for more information.

Help Build a Campsite Pavilion

Make your campsite more enjoyable! Your unit can help contribute to and construct a campsite pavilion. Pavilions cost $2000; the project can be funded by one troop or split amongst other troops that use the campsite. An example pavilion was constructed this spring in the Tenderfoot’s Compass area behind the camp office. Click here for more information or contact Ranger Frank.

2016 Merit Badge Completion Day

The 2016 Merit Badge Completion Day will be held at camp on Saturday, September 10th beginning at 10 AM. The cost to attend is $15 and registration must be completed on the council website. The deadline to register is September 1st. Stay tuned for merit badge selection instructions. Click here for more information.

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Why should your troop attend summer camp at Camp Workcoeman?

  • A Quality Program

    A flexible program, tailored to the needs of your troop from the new Scout to the veterans.
  • A Dedicated Staff

    A Camp Director with 36 years experience and a trained, high quality staff that return every year. Flexibility, caring, and dedication are the essential qualities that make up the Camp Workcoeman Staff.
  • A Consistent Philosophy

    You want the best summer program, and the staff is here to deliver the finest program available to your Scouts!

About Camp

Camp Workcoeman is located in the hills of northwest Connecticut in scenic New Hartford and Barkhamsted. The camp consists of approximately 427 acres on the shore of beautiful West Hill Pond, possibly the cleanest in Connecticut.

Established in 1924, it is one of the oldest continuously operated Scout camps in the country. For 92 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.

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  • Camp Workcoeman

    Office: (860) 379-2207
    Nurse: (860) 379-1756
    Fax: (860) 379-1311
  • Connecticut Rivers Council

    Office: (860) 913-2700
    Fax: (860) 289-6447


169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057