Camp Workcoeman

News & Events

Steak Dinner — Saturday, June 1, 2019

June 1st is an important and busy day at camp as both Beaver Day and our annual Steak Dinner will be held.

The Steak Dinner, hosted by the Citizens of Shawtown, is an annual fundraiser. Dinner begins in the Camp Workcoeman Dining Hall at 6 PM and is preceded by hors d'oeuvres at 5:30 PM. The cost to attend is $25 for adults and $13 for children 10 and under with all proceeds benefiting camp improvement projects. To reserve your spot sign-up online.

2019 Program Guide Now Available

The 2019 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.

Pre-Camp Planning Meetings

Summer is fast approaching. To make sure you and your troop are prepared, we ask that each troop sends their camp Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader to one of our pre-camp planning meetings. We will discuss information on new merit badges, program opportunities, medical form preparations, and everything you need to know for planning your troop’s summer camp experience.

Meetings will be held in the Camp Workcoeman Dining Hall on May 11th and 18th beginning at 1:30 PM. An additional meeting for Long Island troops will be held April 27th beginning at 10:00 AM in St. Raymond’s School Cafeteria (263 Atlantic Avenue, East Rockaway, NY 11518). It is only necessary to attend one of these meetings. Please confirm attendance to the Camp Director, Lou Seiser ([email protected]).

Beaver Day — Saturday, June 1, 2019

Join us on Saturday, June 1st 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. Click here for more information. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

Additionally, spring works days are scheduled for Saturday, May 4th and Saturday, May 11th.

Edit (4/19/19): Work day moved from April 20 to May 4 due to rain.

Citizens of Shawtown Newsletter — Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 edition of the Citizens of Shawtown newsletter is now available. Read the latest news here and visit the Citizens of Shawtown page to find out more.

The Citizens of Shawtown is Camp Workcoeman’s volunteer support organization which works throughout the year to provide instructional support for camp programs and to organize, fund, and carry out maintenance projects.

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 95 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