29 January 2023 — Registration for summer 2023 Scouts BSA programs is now open! Visit campworkcoeman.org/2023 for full details. Additional info will be added in the coming weeks.
4 December 2022 — A variety of day and weekend Scouting programs are planned for this winter and spring 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, week-long Scouts BSA Powder Horn and NYLT offerings, 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.
Registration for summer 2023 Scouts BSA programs at Camp Workcoeman is now open. Visit campworkcoeman.org/2023 for full details.
New for summer 2023, Camp Workcoeman will be offering week-long Scouts BSA Powder Horn and National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) courses. Building on the success of the past couple of seasons, Camp Workcoeman will continue to offer a variety of short-term opportunities for both Scouts BSA and Cub Scout participants throughout the summer of 2023. This includes day and family camp for Cub Scouts and one and two day merit badges, a la carte activities/rentals, and scuba certification for Scouts BSA. In addition, overnight unit and family camping is available all summer.
Most information on Scouts BSA programs is now available on this website; remaining information on Scouts BSA programs, the Scouts BSA Summer Program Guide, and information on summer Cub Scouts programs will be added in the coming weeks.
A variety of day and weekend Scouting programs are planned for this winter and spring at Camp Workcoeman. These activities include Scouts BSA, Cub Scout, and Scouter training events.
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.
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 99 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.