Summer camp leader meetings are scheduled for Saturday, April 25th on Long Island and Saturdays, May 2nd and 30th at Camp Workcoeman. More information is available here.
All meetings are scheduled from 10:00–11:30 AM. These meetings are scheduled for your troop leadership to meet with key members of the camp staff and develop a program that meets your needs. You will also be given the procedure to submit merit badge selections. Your camp Scoutmaster and senior patrol leader are encouraged to attend ONE of these meetings.
You will also be given information regarding camp policies, medical forms, and related health information, as well as procedures for your Sunday arrival and check-in. At meetings at Workcoeman, a visit to your campsite is possible with a Camp Commissioner. Please verify your attendance by signing up online.
A $50 deposit per Scout deposit is due on March 15th. The fee balance is due on May 15th to get the lowest possible fee of $435. Remember new for 2020 is a sibling discount of $20 per Scout.
You are encouraged to take advantage of camperships too. The online application can be found HERE. Please contact Michele Saboslai (860-806-0751; [email protected]) at the council office for assistance with payments.
Campership funds are also available through the Camp Workcoeman Alumni Association. Contact the Alumni Association Treasurer, Tom Leisten, at [email protected] for information and an application. Camperships are available to any Scout from any council attending Camp Workcoeman.
Join us on Saturday, June 6th for the annual Camp Workcoeman Beaver Day. This work day allows us to get a head start on setting up camp for another exciting season. We’ll gather in the Dining Hall at 8:30 AM before beginning work at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be provided. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
The 2020 Camp Workcoeman Program Guide is now available! It contains all the information you need to plan your week of Scouts BSA camp at Camp Workcoeman.
Many members of the Citizens of Shawtown gathered at a recent workday at Camp Workcoeman to tackle several projects in preparation for the spring season at camp. One work party completed the final installation of the roof on our new Pole Barn next to the Ranger’s Maintenance Building and installed a temporary cover on the entrance of this all important new addition to camp. Simultaneously, the second work party mixed concrete, pouring it into multiple forms that will eventually become the bases for a new Pavilion and the first of many new benches that will be constructed this Spring at Workcoeman! It was a great day as temperatures soared above 40 degrees!
Join us for our next workday at camp on Saturday, March 28st. There’s lots to do assisting Ranger Frank in his daily efforts to keep our camp in top shape for 2020. Please join us for coffee and donuts at 8:30 AM with work commencing at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be provided. Please confirm attendance to either Ranger Frank or Brian Cornell. Members of the Citizens of Shawtown, their friends, and all others interested in helping are invited.
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 99 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.