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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.

Camp Workcoeman Staff

Lou Seiser

Lou Seiser

Camp Director

This year marks his 40th year as Camp Director. Lou has high standards for his staff and for the quality of the program and camp operation.

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Dan Ruede

Dan Ruede

Assistant Camp Director

Dan has been a vital part of the Camp Workcoeman Staff for many years. He has served as Program Director and Assistant Waterfront Director and is an integral reason for the success of Camp Workcoeman.

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Frank Galliher

Frank Galliher

Camp Ranger

Frank became the ranger at Camp Workcoeman after serving as Camp Director at Camp Tadma. His combined experience is an asset to Camp Workcoeman.

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Tom Leisten

Tom Leisten

Program Director

Tom’s past experience as Commissioner and Outdoor Skills Director will ensure his success as Program Director. He is an Eagle Scout and has earned the Venture Ranger Award.

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Jeff Seiser

Jeff Seiser

Director of Cub Scout Programs

Jeff brings experienced leadership to the Cub Scout Programs at Camp Workcoeman. Cubs can look forward to new and exciting program opportunities.

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Bill Hatfield

Bill Hatfield

Business Manager

Bill has been a member of the Workcoeman Staff for many years. His experience with program and the administration provides leadership to a successful camp operation.

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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