Camp Workcoeman

COVID-19 Update

9 August 2020 — A hybrid Swimming merit badge class will be offered August 17–21; it will consist of virtual classroom instruction combined with in-person swimming sessions at camp. Visit the Council website for more information and to register. Additionally, The Great Workcoeman Boat Race will take place at camp on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

14 July 2020 — Fall programs are being planned for both Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA. Reservations are now open for the 2021 summer season; register your troop by 1 October 2020 to earn loyalty benefits.

21 June 2020 — As of 17 June 2020, units in the Connecticut Rivers Council can resume in-person activities per updated state guidance. Please see for full details.

16 June 2020Camp Workcoeman has now reopened in a very limited capacity, but all regularly scheduled summer programs remain canceled. There will be no camping until further notice, but limited work days have now resumed while following Council, state, and CDC guidance.

10 June 2020 — The 2020 camp patch is now available for order. Click here for more information.

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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.

Reserve Your Spot for 2021

Be sure to reserve your troop’s spot at Camp Workcoeman for the 2021 summer season!

Act now to take advantage of our loyalty program; if your troop registers by October 1st:

  • The $50 campsite reservation fee is waived.
  • $100 Trading Post credit for your troop towards your final invoice if you pay the per Scout deposit by Feb 1st.
  • Preferred discount pricing on off-season paid programs. (Certain programs apply.)
  • A free weekend tent camping site at any of the Connecticut Rivers Council camps before the 2021 season. (Some blackout dates apply.)
  • Exclusive free Scouter pricing for 2021 that includes one additional adult Scouter for free over normal pricing (e.g., 10 Scouts get 3 free Scouters, 20 Scouts get 4 free Scouters, etc.).
  • A personal visit from a camp staff member who will come to your troop meeting in the 2020–2021 off-season to talk about 2021 summer camp.

Visit for a full list of dates and the reservation link.

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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  • 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


169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057