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.
Leader Orientation Meeting: An orientation meeting will be held via Zoom on Saturday, May 16th at 10 AM. The meeting ID was emailed to troop leadership on April 29th. To confirm your attendance or request the meeting ID, contact Camp Director Lou Seiser. An update will be provided on the status of the summer camp season. Other topics covered include camp program, merit badge selections, medical forms, health information, and much more. A representative from every troop is asked to attend this meeting.
Scouting at Home: Camp Workcoeman is providing weekly Scouting at Home activities to help you stay busy and connected with camp. These videos and challenges are posted to the camp’s social media channels and are cataloged on the new Scouting at Home section of this website.
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 Please refer to these news articles for the most up to date information; other pages of the camp website may be out of date.
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.