18 October 2022 — Registration for November's Sportman Merit Badge Day and Five Mile Hike and Orienteering Clinic closes at 11:59 PM on Monday, October 31.
13 August 2022 — A variety of day and weekend Scouting programs are planned for this fall at Camp Workcoeman. These activities include both Scouts BSA and Cub Scout events as well as adult Scouter training opportunities.
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. Camp staff and volunteers run a variety of year-round programs for Scouts on both an individual and unit basis.
During the six week summer camp season, Scouts enjoy unforgettable Scouting experiences. Currently, the summer camp season consists of four weeks of short-term daytime Scouts BSA opportunities and two weeks of Cub Scout Day Camp. Overnight unit and family camping is also available, as well as a variety of à la carte opportunities for units.
Camp Workcoeman is proud to host adult Scouter training programs this fall. Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will take place September 9–11; this is the outdoors component of the required courses to be a ‘trained’ Scouts BSA Scouter. Level I Archery Instructor Training will take place September 17. This is the ‘hands on’ portion of the training; the online portion must be completed beforehand.
2022-08-26 Update: NRA Instructor/Range Safety Officer training will take place throughout the fall and winter. Basic courses in rifle and shotgun take place in September; Basic Instructor Training takes place in October; NRA rifle and shotgun instructor training takes place in October and November; and Range Safety Officer training takes place in January.
A variety of day and weekend Scouting programs are planned for this fall at Camp Workcoeman. These activities include both Scouts BSA and Cub Scout events.
Cooking Merit Badge has been added to the summer 2022 schedule. It will take place August 1–3, 2022. A pre-meeting via Zoom to be held Tuesday, July 26 at 7:00 PM to cover requirements outside of camp. The cost is $90. This program is sure to fill up quickly, so, don’t delay, register today!
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 98 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.