Camp Workcoeman

COVID-19 Update

19 May 2020Camp Workcoeman is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and all regularly scheduled summer programs are canceled. There will be no camping, work days, etc. until further notice. Beaver Day is postponed indefinitely. Activities may be possible in the late summer and early fall if conditions permit. We do not yet know what these activities will look like; however, the safety of our Scouts, staff, and guests is and will always be our top priority.

04 May 2020 — The annual Shawtown Steak Dinner scheduled for June has been canceled (more info).

29 April 2020 — A new Scouting at Home section of this website has been created to catalog weekly videos and challenges posted to camp social media channels aimed at keeping you occupied and engaged during these difficult times.

More details and updates are available under the News & Events section of this website. These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.

COVID-19 Update — Summer Planning Continues

Summer camp is currently being planned for as scheduled; camp and council leadership are receiving and following advice and guidance from state and local health officials. Changes that have been made to certain aspects of our planning are listed below.

‘Early Bird’ Payment Deadline: The Connecticut Rivers Council has moved the deadline for payment of camp fees to June 15th and is willing to work with units should additional arrangements be needed. All registrations should be processed and paid through ctscouting.org.

Leader Orientation Meetings: Scoutmaster Meetings on Saturday, April 25th for Long Island troops and Saturdays May 2nd and 30th for troops from other areas will be held via ‘Zoom Teleconferencing.’ Information needed to join these meetings will be emailed beforehand. Topics covered include camp program, merit badge selections, medical forms, health information, and much more. A representative from every troop is asked to attend one of these meetings. Each orientation meeting will begin at 10:00 AM.

Apply for a Campership: Campership applications are currently being accepted—these are funds being made available by Connecticut Rivers Council and are meant to help Scouts with financial need attend camp. Please do not hesitate to apply for a campership by clicking HERE. The campership deadline has been extended until May 15th.

Additional updates will be posted on this website as they become available. Please refer to these news articles for the most up to date information; other pages of the camp website may be out of date.

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 96 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