28 April 2021 — Introducing Summer 2021 @ Workcoeman: Scouting À La Carte. A series of one and two session daytime merit badge classes will be offered mid-week and on weekends for Scouts BSA. Day camp will be offered for Cub Scouts. Additionally, overnight unit and family camping will be offered any night throughout the summer.
19 March 2021 — Effective 19 March, units in the Connecticut Rivers Council may resume overnight tent camping and expand in-person activities in accordance with state and Council guidance. Please see the Short Term Camping section of this website to reserve a campsite at Camp Workcoeman and ctscouting.org for full details.
The 2021 Camp Workcoeman Scouts BSA Program Guide is now available! It contains all the information you need to plan your summer adventures at Camp Workcoeman.
Now is the time to register for exciting Scouting adventures outdoors at Camp Workcoeman! Our Scouting À La Carte program offers maximum flexibility for unit and individual participation. Numerous one and two session daytime merit badge opportunities are available and are split into two waterfront weeks and two outdoor skills weeks; badges are offered Tuesday–Thursday and on the weekend. Our Scuba certification program will run during the waterfront weeks. Additionally, overnight unit and family camping are available all summer with additional camp facility rentals available. Don’t delay, register today!
Now is the time to register your son or daughter for exciting Scouting adventures outdoors at Camp Workcoeman! We’ll be offering two weeks of Cub Scout Day Camp (July 19–23 and August 9–13, 2021), two Baloo’s Family Weekends (July 24–25 and August 14–15, 2021), and unit and family camping opportunities all summer. Visit the Summer Overview page for full details.
Nature themed day only Scouting programs are planned for 22 May 2021 at Camp Workcoeman. A Nature Adventure Merit Badge Day as well as a Shooting and Fishing Merit Badge Completion Day are available for Scouts BSA. Additionally, a Cub Scout Nature Experience is taking place.
The Citizens are currently planning for their annual Steak Dinner to be held after Beaver Day on Saturday, June 5. Precise COVID-19 restrictions are TBD; more information will be forthcoming.
The Citizens of Shawtown is Camp Workcoeman’s volunteer support organization, which works throughout the year to provide instructional support for camp programs and to organize, fund, and carry out maintenance projects.
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 97 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.