18 February 2021 — The summer 2021 season at Camp Workcoeman will be atypical but nonetheless rewarding. 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.
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 97 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.