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.
Camp Workcoeman’s annual Steak or Chicken Barbecue will be held on Saturday, May 9. Sponsored by the Citizens of Shawtown, all proceeds will benefit camp improvement projects. The cost is $25 for adults and $13 for children ten and under. For more information, see this flier. Make your reservation online today!Read more »
The 2015 Boy Scout pre-camp planning meetings will be Saturday, May 2 and Saturday, May 16. All pre-camp planning information will be discussed related to programs, medical form requirements, and the Sunday check-in process. All troops should be represented at one of these meetings.Read more »
In addition to our annual Trail to Eagle program, Camp Workcoeman is please to offer a number of other specialty camps this year, such as Emergency & Medical Services Camp, Shooting Sports Camp, Workcoeman Wilderness Experience, PADI Scuba Certification Week, and Horsemanship Camp. Visit our specialty camps page for more information. Also of note, the Pistol Program will be returning this year as well.Read more »
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 91 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.