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.
Join us at Cabela’s in East Hartford on Saturday, 27 January from 11 AM to 3 PM for the Connecticut Rivers Council 2018 Summer Camp Kick Off. Staff from all three of the council’s camps will be present to give you all the information you need and to answer any questions you may have.
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November 1st is the deadline to sign your troop up for a week at Camp Workcoeman in 2018 and pay just $50 to reserve a site! Join us on one of the cleanest lakes in Connecticut in the beautiful Northwest Hills at Camp Workcoeman and your Scouts will experience an unforgettable week of Scout Camp.
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On Friday, 11 August 2017, Camp Workcoeman will host a Merit Badge Completion Day.
Scouts looking to finish merit badges are invited to work with the staff to work on requirements towards the completion of specific merit badges.
Check-in begins at 9:30am and final departure is 3:00pm; Scouts may depart early once merit badges are completed.
The following merit badges are available for completion during the day: Archery, Basketry, Camping, Canoeing, Climbing, Fishing, Forestry, Leatherwork, Metalwork, Nature, Orienteering, Pioneering, Rifle Shooting, Rowing, Shotgun Shooting, Small-Boat Sailing, Swimming, Wood Carving
Please email with requests for different merit badges as staff or materials may not be available. Questions should be directed to Program Director, Tom Leisten at [email protected].
Registration for Merit Badge Completion Day can be completed here.
Fee for the day is $15 and includes lunch. The fee will be collected upon check-in Friday. No new merit badges may be started.
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 93 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.