Camp Workcoeman

News & Events

2018 Summer Camp Kick Off

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.

Click here for more information.

Reserve a Campsite for 2018

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.

Click here to register.

BSA Expands Program to Welcome Girls

Big changes in the Scouting program in the year ahead! The Boy Scouts of America’s Board of Directors has agreed to welcome girls into the Cub Scout Program beginning next year; a program for older girls will be announced next year and become available in 2019. Once council details are set, get in touch for information about how you can make sure your pack or troop can provide a quality summer experience to ALL youth!

For years, Camp Workcoeman has been home to Laurel Music Camp, a coed group of high school students that come together and camp for a week.

Workcoeman is ready to support the needs of young men and women as they advance and have fun in the Scouting program.

Click here to read the full press release from the National Council.

2017 Merit Badge Completion Day

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.

2017 Cub Scout Leader Guide Now Available

The 2017 Cub Scout Leader Guide is now available. This guide contains everything you need to know to ensure that your son has a blast at Camp Workcoeman this summer. It’s not to late to register your son for camp; sign up today. If you have any questions, contact Jeff Seiser, Director of Cub Scout Programs, at [email protected]. We hope to see you at camp!

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 93 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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Phone

  • 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

Address

169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057